Meltdown/Spectre Vulnerability Remediation Starts with Visibility: Absolute Can Help
Richard Henderson
Meltdown/Spectre Vulnerability Remediation Starts with Visibility: Absolute Can Help

Here we are, just a few days into the New Year, and already headlines are buzzing with news of a pair of serious vulnerabilities. While originally discovered many months ago, by multiple researchers, Meltdown and Spectre were officially publicly disclosed on Tuesday. Widely reported first as an ‘Intel bug’ because the flaw is found in most of the world’s microprocessors, you are virtually guaranteed to be impacted by this...

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Canada’s Data Breach Regulations Set to Change in 2018
Kim Ellery
Canada’s Data Breach Regulations Set to Change in 2018

Regulatory bodies around the world are making sweeping changes to data breach laws. International organizations are preparing for the impact of GDPR in May 2018; additional data breach regulations are coming to Australia in February 2018; changes in Canada are now anticipated to also go into effect early this year. Proposed Canadian regulations, the “Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations,” were posted for review in September of 2017. If passed, the Regulations...

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What To Do About Internet-Connected Toys
Richard Henderson
What To Do About Internet-Connected Toys

This holiday season, the Internet of Toys brings a new twist to the world of technology and children. While the connectivity and “intelligence” of these new and exciting interactive toys are amazing, they are also their greatest weakness. It’s important to be cognizant of the simple fact that this class of connected device, while cool, cute and cuddly, are still connected devices – and that means all the same rules must...

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