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Lack of cybersecurity framework mind-boggling: Telus exec

telecom | 06/04/2018 8:09 pm EDT

TORONTO — A security executive at Telus Corp. told an industry conference on Monday that industry and government must work together to put in place a national framework for cybersecurity in Canada. “It boggles my mind...that we’re still lacking even a basic...

Default credentials factor in hospital software security breaches: McAfee

telecom | 03/21/2018 5:15 pm EDT

Default accounts on hospital systems using free software contributed to a significant increase in publicly-reported security incidents at medical centres around the world, a new report from computer security company McAfee has found. The March study discovered those incidents were up 210 per cent compared to the previous year, despite a 78 per cent decrease in the fourth quarter. “In analyzing the attacks, McAfee Advanced Threat Research experts concluded that many of the incidents...

Import standards on IoT devices a good idea, cyber experts say

telecom | 03/05/2018 5:21 pm EST

OTTAWA — Experts praised the idea of stricter standards for imported...