Cybersecurity startup Huntress valued at over $1.5 billion after latest funding
Canadian Cyber Security Journal
by CCSJ Staff
1M ago
(Reuters) – Huntress, the small business-focused cybersecurity startup founded by former hackers for the U.S. government, was valued at over $1.5 billion after raising $150 million in its latest funding round. Venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, late-stage tech investor Meritech Capital and Huntress’ existing backer Sapphire Ventures led the round, the company said on Tuesday. […] The post Cybersecurity startup Huntress valued at over $1.5 billion after latest funding appeared first on Canadian Cyber Security Journal ..read more
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Banning TikTok in Canada would do more harm than good
Canadian Cyber Security Journal
by CCSJ Staff
1M ago
Use of TikTok, the popular short-video app, has become a norm for many Canadians in the last few years. However, some people have become concerned that the Canadian government might ban the app. These concerns come after the United States (US) passed legislation that will force ByteDance, TikTok’s owner, to either sell its assets or […] The post Banning TikTok in Canada would do more harm than good appeared first on Canadian Cyber Security Journal ..read more
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Cybersecurity Discourses in SMEs: From Synergistic Assets to Impractical Liabilities
Canadian Cyber Security Journal
by CCSJ Staff
1M ago
A study by Yang Hoong and Davar Rezania from the University of Guelph, Canada explores how small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Canada perceive and approach cybersecurity. It presents a conceptual framework that examines the interaction between the discourse of agency, prevailing conditions, and the resulting discourse of strategy. The research identifies four strategic narratives […] The post Cybersecurity Discourses in SMEs: From Synergistic Assets to Impractical Liabilities appeared first on Canadian Cyber Security Journal ..read more
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Cybersecurity standards emerging in Canada as ransomware business booms
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by CCSJ Staff
1M ago
The ransomware business is booming in Canada. Recent victims have included large corporations such as retailer London Drugs, as well as the City of Hamilton, Ont., and the government of Newfoundland and Labrador. But the criminals who sometimes brag of their attacks on the so-called dark web don’t seem fussy about their victims, based on […] The post Cybersecurity standards emerging in Canada as ransomware business booms appeared first on Canadian Cyber Security Journal ..read more
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Cybersecurity expert weighs in on the possibility of a U.S. ban of TikTok
Canadian Cyber Security Journal
by CCSJ Staff
2M ago
Anyone who has a Gen-Z person in their life is likely familiar with the popular social media app TikTok, but a new bill in the U.S. may soon take it off of the American market. With so much singing, dancing, and lip syncing all in one app, TikTok seems fairly innocent, but the app has […] The post Cybersecurity expert weighs in on the possibility of a U.S. ban of TikTok appeared first on Canadian Cyber Security Journal ..read more
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3 Top Cybersecurity Stocks to Buy in April
Canadian Cyber Security Journal
by CCSJ Staff
3M ago
Cybersecurity companies are generally resistant to economic downturns, because their clients won’t shut off their digital defenses to save a few dollars. Increasingly complex cyberattacks will also drive more companies to upgrade those defenses. However, it can also be tough for investors to spot the best long-term plays in the fragmented cybersecurity sector. So today, […] The post 3 Top Cybersecurity Stocks to Buy in April appeared first on Canadian Cyber Security Journal ..read more
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New program propels tech startups to tackle critical cyber challenges facing Ontario sectors
Canadian Cyber Security Journal
by CCSJ Staff
3M ago
Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange and Rogers Cybersecure Catalystlaunch groundbreaking Cyber Challenge to develop cybersolutions for six of Ontario’s key industries. BRAMPTON, ON, April 17, 2024 /CNW/ – Today, the Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange (“CCTX”) and Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst at Toronto Metropolitan University (“the Catalyst”) proudly announce the launch of the Cyber Challenge: a groundbreaking new […] The post New program propels tech startups to tackle critical cyber challenges facing Ontario sectors appeared first on Canadian Cyber Security Journal ..read more
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About 23% of security teams include women, ISC2 found in its Cybersecurity Workforce Study.
Canadian Cyber Security Journal
by CCSJ Staff
3M ago
Only 17% of respondents to the ISC2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study were women, showing a continued struggle for workplaces to recruit and retain women in this industry. This year’s report shows positive trends as well, with younger women finding paths into cybersecurity careers. ISC2 provided a detailed look at the state of women in the workforce, […] The post About 23% of security teams include women, ISC2 found in its Cybersecurity Workforce Study. appeared first on Canadian Cyber Security Journal ..read more
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It’s a field that needs more workers — and these Fredericton whiz kids have a head start
Canadian Cyber Security Journal
by CCSJ Staff
3M ago
A cyber attack on the City of Saint John in November 2020 may have been just a headline for many, but for a group of students at Nashwaaksis Middle School, defending such an attack is the stuff career ambitions are made of. As organizations increasingly rely on technology, the ransomware attack that took down the […] The post It’s a field that needs more workers — and these Fredericton whiz kids have a head start appeared first on Canadian Cyber Security Journal ..read more
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Latest MTI report outlines changing pattern in transit cybersecurity risk and how to manage it
Canadian Cyber Security Journal
by CCSJ Staff
3M ago
The latest Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) report examines the changes in the cyber risk landscape, the responses of the insurance market and public transit agencies to these changes and provides recommendations for how the different segments of the market can continue to help manage the risk of catastrophic loss. The report, Is There a Light […] The post Latest MTI report outlines changing pattern in transit cybersecurity risk and how to manage it appeared first on Canadian Cyber Security Journal ..read more
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