It’s hard to deny that we live in a digital world. From doing business to socializing and pretty much everything in-between, we share information in the form of digital content. That information gets bought, sold and traded everyday. In the digital world we live in, information is the new currency. [...]
On behalf of the InfosecTO board, a special thank you to all the businesses that came out to help us support security awareness in our community, a thank you to the Toronto Police for your support in this very important initiative of spreading cybersecurity awareness.
As we embrace a digital world, we need to understand that even with a proactive approach to cybersecurity breaches are still going to happen. Japan’s Mt. Gox was hacked in 2014 and 650,000 bitcoins were stolen. Today, they are worth about $9.4 billion dollars. Bitfinex, a Hong Kong-based exchange, was [...]
Email is such an important part of our community, business and even culture. So much so that over 200 billion emails are sent a day. (According to Radicati Group). So it’s no wonder that email is such a big gateway for hackers. Most ransomware, phishing attacks and malware are delivered [...]
When it comes to cybersecurity, despite the clear vulnerabilities that the human factor creates for businesses, recent research has shown that less than 50 percent of companies make security training mandatory for their employees.