Cybersafety Sentinel October 2023 Week 4

Claudiu’s Top Post

Today, accessible information sharing comes with the downside of some of it being spectacularly wrong. But misinformation is not as impactful a problem as the deliberate corruption of narratives designed to undermine public trust to instill apathy, exude powerlessness or ignite passion. Read More

5 Canadian Hospitals Impacted In Cyberattack

A cyberattack on shared service provider TransForm has impacted operations in five hospitals in Ontario, Canada, impacting patient care and causing appointments to be rescheduled. Read More

TikTok Privacy Concerns Continue In North America

TikTok executives faced off on Wednesday with Canadian lawmakers who have concerns that data from the app could end up in the hands of the Chinese government. Read More

Watchmaker Seiko Confirms Customer Data Breach

Seiko Group, the Japanese company known best for its timekeeping business, published an update on its July ransomware attack, revealing that the group behind it stole 60,000 items of personal data. Read More

Police Consider Implementing Private Camera Surveillance

An officer looks at a screen showing a network of security cameras from people’s homes and businesses around the city, which can be watched all at once, in real-time. They access areas from which emergency calls come in, or scenes of crimes. Read More

Why Cybersecurity Training Isn’t Working

Despite regular cybersecurity awareness training, employees still compromise security by falling for social engineering attacks. Unfortunately, these attacks compose the vast majority of cyberattacks. And the reason for that is clear: people are vulnerable to being tricked. Read More