Russia probably has the means to attack US electrical grids and otherwise create havoc but probably won’t go that far. Instead, watch for disinformation aimed at undermining the US and NATO.
The US has made a dent in Russian cyber criminal gangs. But tensions with Russia and the shadowy nature of hacking keep the threat level high.
It’s time to think differently about how we address the password problem.
Log4Shell is the latest hacker exploit rocking the internet, and it’s arguably the worst yet. The vulnerability is in an obscure piece of software used on millions of computers.
Keeping biomedical data private is important, but so is sharing it for research. Game theory can help researchers accomplish both.
A comic-based curriculum for after-school programs could hold the key to unlocking girls’ interest in careers in cybersecurity.
Data breaches have become a fact of life. Here are articles from The Conversation that detail the threat, why it happens and what you can do to protect yourself.
The government uses a process called public procurement. A professor of public policy explains how the process works and how it is increasingly used to achieve social goals.
The internet has created new threats to national security and population welfare. The Canadian government needs an oversight department to address cybersecurity and educate their citizens.
Weirdness is a clue about fraudulent email messages. But it takes more than a sense that something’s wrong to get people to investigate.
An increasing number of cyberattacks threaten critical infrastructures. These attacks exploit weaknesses in outdated and insecure systems.
The COVID-19 pandemic has meant an increased dependence on digital technologies. However, this comes with a serious threat to our personal privacy and property.
As schools and colleges confront the challenges of COVID-19, cybercriminals exploit weaknesses in the computer networks and online systems.
Sweeping police powers for online surveillance and hacking raise concerns over privacy and security.
Despite its known vulnerabilities, SMS-based 2FA is used as a security measure by several major organisations, including the Big 4 banks.
The growth of online and space activity make traditional ideas of national security increasingly outdated.
Switching web service providers and providing almost $40 million from the federal budget means the census 2021 website should be safe from crashing at the crucial time this evening.
A tool made for tracking criminals and terrorists has potentially been used against politicians, dissidents and journalists. Here’s how the spyware works.
Cyberattacks are on the rise. Canada needs to work with cybersecurity experts to enable them to identify and address security vulnerabilities.
Parties who design the technologies and platforms on which mobile apps are built and marketed must be brought within the legal accountability framework to close the privacy loop.