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Exploit What?

Within seconds of visiting a webpage the site begins to gather intel on your system. All this information can be used to pinpoint specific weaknesses in applications, environments, and or browser vulnerabilities. Exploit kits are prolific on the Internet, and open your system up to any number of attacks. Here are 5 ways to securely browse the Internet. […]

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Ransomeware

Email is a common method used by attackers to distribute ransomware. Attackers target victims using spoofed emails giving the appearance of a known contact. These emails will have malicious code, when opened results in the ransomware infection. […]

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Ransomeware is an Industry

In 2015 ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) market began to emerge in 2015, with multiple variants issued for sale in cyber-criminal forums. With the cost of deploying an attack rapidly dropping you will logically see an explosion of variants to increase the criminal’s chances of success. […]

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Is Your Bank Complacent?

Cyber-attacks against the banking industry have soared in the last few years. And financial institutions now face 300% more attacks than any other industry. Comparatively with other industries, the financial services industry isn’t shy where it comes to cyber security investment and generally has a superior level of protection. But this attracts a more sophisticated […]

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The Cyber Security Challenge

From year to year, cyber-attacks represent the highest growing threat in terms of mitigation costs, and as a result, annual cyber security budgets continue to increase. Yet, companies still don’t know if they are sufficiently protected as hackers continue to find vulnerabilities and break into their networks despite their sophisticated firewalls and anti-virus systems. […]

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Information Security and Productivity for Accounting Firms

Cyber Crime is a disease that is afflicting the very essence of the connected world we rely on. Every message that is moving across the Internet is traversing a public infrastructure constantly watched by those that wish to hack the contents. Accountants are by definition collaborating with their clients and other professionals on issues, documents, […]

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British Columbia Government Shield Trade Mission To Israel a Success

Shield Services just completed a successful trade mission with the British Columbia government to Israel to strengthen intergovernmental relationships, with a focus on the life sciences and cyber security sectors “British Columbia’s attractive fiscal climate, business incentives and diversified economy offer significant opportunities for growth and investment. Shield was invited by the British Columbia government […]

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Cyber Chaos

Chaos is here, qualified people in the cyber security industry have warned us for years that cyber-criminals will soon be ready to start all out warfare and their primary targets are financial, healthcare, and government data, in general these industries are not ready to defend against this type of attack. What malicious attacks that have […]

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Bank Security: Are You Leaving The Front Door Open?

Cyber-attacks against the banking industry have soared in the last few years. And financial institutions now face 300% more attacks than any other industry. Comparatively with other industries, the financial services industry isn’t shy where it comes to cyber security investment and generally has a superior level of protection. But this attracts a more sophisticated […]

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Are You Security Complacent?

Most all of the headlines these days continue to include information and talk about “data hack this”, “hacker that” and which security solutions are the “crown jewels”. Because of the sustained awareness of security, you too are looking within your own realm of responsibility at work and at home in an effort to keep you, […]

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