Canadian Banking Customers Affected by Hack

BMO and CIBC-owned Simplii Financial reveal hacks of customer data

2 Canadian banks say accounts compromised: CIBC says 40,000, and BMO says up to 50,000 affected

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Happy Privacy Week

This week is Privacy Awareness week in Canada. The government has a number of resources to help small businesses with privacy-related risk management, which are free. You can check them out here:  

The New Short: Find Industries Exposed to Exotic Hacking Attacks

A new way to bet against stocks is born. A few hours after Carson Block announced  last Thursday that he was shorting St. Jude Medical Inc. stock over hacking risks to the company’s pacemakers and defibrillators, the e-mails started stacking up in Billy Rios’ and Jonathan Butts’ inboxes. To watch the Bloomberg discussion, and READ MORE: READ MORE

Ridge Canada Launch Announcement

David Peterson and Tom Ridge partner to Offer ‘Intelligent’ Cyber Insurance in Canada TORONTO, Sept. 1, 2016 /CNW/ – Canadian firms struggling to protect their assets and brands from the growing scourge of cyber attacks can now access bespoke cyber insurance solutions that can be tailored to meet the needs of small and large organizations. The READ MORE

Understanding the Implications of IoT and Connected Devices

“The internet isn’t just made of Facebook, Motherboard, 4chan and all your other favorite websites. There are thousands of devices, such as webcams, smart light bulbs, printers, and even smart homes, connected to it and there’s a special search engine that allows you to find them. It’s called Shodan and it’s a great tool to READ MORE

Ridge Canada Website Launch Celebrates Anniversary of First Webpage Ever

What did web pages look like 25 years ago? Well, 25 years ago today, there was only one that the public could see – the very first. And it wasn’t much more than a few pages of text with some hyperlinks – describing what the World Wide Web was envisioned to be. On the same day READ MORE