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Dozens of MP’s online accounts appeared in data breaches

| 03/18/2019 5:41 pm EDT

Nearly a hundred emails for members of parliament — among them eight direct-to-MP emails — have been recorded in various data breaches dating back years, an analysis done by the Wire Report revealed. That includes some 87 general email accounts for members of...

Security data overwhelming Canadian IT depts: Cisco

telecom | 02/23/2018 2:13 pm EST

Only 45 per cent of cybersecurity alerts are investigated in Canada, according to Cisco Systems Inc.’s 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report. That puts Canada in second-lowest place behind China in a list of 17 countries and regions included in the study. A security alert is a possible breach indication detected by network security software, according to a follow up email from Cisco. Contributing to the problem are too many false positives, vulnerable, unpatched networks and a lack of forensic tools used to determine which alerts to investigate, the email said. One reason security...