Category Archives: Data Security

Cyber Security in the Era of the Smart Home Devices

From the apps and websites we use every day to the numerous connected devices we continue to add to our homes, there are more ways than ever cybercriminals can hack your data. As we enter a more connected reality, we need to be increasingly aware that smart home and IoT (Internet of Things) devices may … Continue reading Cyber Security in the Era of the Smart Home Devices

Cybersecurity in 2020

While we saw the threat landscape change in 2019 with even more sophisticated attacks, we predict 2020 to be even more extreme. More targeted ransomware – 2019 saw ransomware exploits getting highly targeted against specific businesses, as well as local government. Attackers are spending more time intelligence-gathering on their victims, to ensure they can inflict … Continue reading Cybersecurity in 2020

Don’t Let Cybersecurity Spook You This Halloween

Children around the globe are getting ready to be scared and surprised this Halloween. However, scared and surprised are not how you want to run your business. During this Cybersecurity Awareness season, it’s time to be aware of cyber security intelligence and protect yourself from hackers’ tricks.  Trick or Trojon – Malware for Hackoween  Malware comes in all sorts of shapes and … Continue reading Don’t Let Cybersecurity Spook You This Halloween

CTV: TransUnion breach shows rising threat of third-party cyberattacks

A cybersecurity breach at TransUnion has underscored the rising threat of third-party attacks and the difficulty of preventing them. The credit monitoring agency confirmed this week that the personal data of 37,000 Canadians was compromised when someone illegally used a legitimate business customer’s login to access TransUnion data. Daniel Tobok, CEO of Cytelligence Inc., said … Continue reading CTV: TransUnion breach shows rising threat of third-party cyberattacks

The Loop: So, you’ve been hacked. Here’s what you should do

Cytelligence CEO Daniel Tobok sat down with CTV’s Your Morning to discuss what happens when you’ve been hacked and what steps you should take such as: Credit monitoring Financial statement monitoring Scam prevention Verifying information Read the full article here

CTV Your Morning: So, you’ve been hacked, here’s what you should do

In the wake of the recent Capital One hack that went public, you might be concerned about the safety of your information online. It’s something you probably don’t think about enough – what happens when you’ve been hacked? What are the immediate steps you should take? Security expert and Cytelligence CEO Daniel Tobok has the answers … Continue reading CTV Your Morning: So, you’ve been hacked, here’s what you should do

Capital One data breach impacts millions

Capital One says it was hit with a data breach, affecting an estimated 100 million US individuals and approximately 6 million in Canada, according to a press release published Monday July 29, 2019. What do you need to know? Cytelligence CEO and cyber expert Daniel Tobok keeps you up to date as the story develops. Capital … Continue reading Capital One data breach impacts millions

Capital One Breach: Q&A with Cytelligence CEO Daniel Tobok

In one of the biggest data breaches ever, a hacker gained access to more than 100 million Capital One customers’ accounts and credit card applications earlier this year. Paige Thompson is accused of breaking into a Capital One server and gaining access to 140,000 Social Security numbers, 1 million Canadian Social Insurance numbers and 80,000 … Continue reading Capital One Breach: Q&A with Cytelligence CEO Daniel Tobok

What Types Of Data are Cyber Criminals Most Likely To Steal?

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: March 20, 2019 To effectively protect your organization against cyber criminals, it's important to understand what types of information and data are being targeted. The recent disaster at the Equifax credit reporting agency in the United States, which holds personal and financial information on millions of people, including executives … Continue reading What Types Of Data are Cyber Criminals Most Likely To Steal?

Practical Cybersecurity Tips For Small Businesses

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: March 20, 2019 Cybersecurity is often thought of to be a problem for governments and established corporate entities, but the truth of the matter is that cyber criminals are attacking more small and midsize businesses than ever before. Many of the attacks come in the form of phishing scams, … Continue reading Practical Cybersecurity Tips For Small Businesses

How Encryption Protects Against Corporate Data Breaches

Daniel Tobok E: dtobok@cytelligence.com Posted on: March 20, 2019 In today's business environment, data breaches are inevitable. No business is immune, as seen by the big companies falling victim to attacks in the news, almost every day. LinkedIn, Yahoo, and Equifax (just to name a few) are all massive enterprises that would seem capable of … Continue reading How Encryption Protects Against Corporate Data Breaches