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McAfee Labs Threats Predictions Preview Cyber Threats for 2017 And Beyond
McAfee Labs predicts 14 security developments for 2017
Partnering to Help Curb Spread of Online Terrorist Content
Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are coming together to help curb the spread of terrorist content online.
How to Leverage Social Media Alerts and Trends
Monitoring for more than just brand mentions is imperative in today's media landscape.
Vaultive Announces Next-Generation Cloud Access Security Broker Platform

HackerYou Becomes First Accredited Coding Bootcamp in Ontario

Kaspersky Lab Researchers Announce Threat Predictions for 2017
The list for 2017 includes the impact of bespoke and disposable tools, the growing use of misdirection in terms of attacker identity, the fragility of an indiscriminately Internet-connected world, and the use of cyberattacks as a weapon of information warfare.
New McAfee Survey Reveals Only 42 Percent of Consumers Take Proper Security Measures to Protect Their New Gadgets
Streaming Sticks, Drones and Smart Home Products Top List of Devices that Can Compromise Consumers’ Security if Left Unprotected
CGI expands cybersecurity capabilities by opening new security operations center in France

Fewer than Half (44 per cent) of Canadian Consumers Take Proper Security Measures to Protect New Gadgets: McAfee Survey
Streaming Sticks, Drones and Smart Home Products Top the List of Devices that Can Compromise Consumers' Security if Left Unprotected
Hackers Hone their Skills While Consumers Remain Complacent

Telephone spam filter approved by regulators

Cisco Transforms Endpoint Security with AMP for Endpoints
Faster, more effective Next Generation Endpoint Security allows organizations to see and stop more threats; Cisco also simplifies purchase and deployment of security software with Cisco ONE
Twitter is testing a muted words filter to protect users from abusive tweets
A number of Twitter users have spotted a new “muted words” option within the platform’s mobile app.
IBM Security Adds Cognitive Behavioral Biometrics to Help Protect Banking Customers from Cybercrime
IBM announced new behavioral biometric analysis capabilities in its digital banking fraud prevention technology, Trusteer Pinpoint Detect, using patented analytics and machine learning for real-time cognitive fraud detection. 
Viruses, Worms and Trojans Oh My!

Amy Schumer is No. 1 on the 2016 McAfee Most Dangerous Celebrities List
Now in its 10th year, the study reveals which celebrities, musicians and TV hosts generate the most dangerous search results, potentially exposing consumers to malware.
SecureKey Completes $27 Million Strategic Investment Round

Phishing and Ransomware Pose Serious Security Threats

Samsung Canada Announces Refund and Exchange Details for Note7 Devices

Canadian SMB cyberattack risk spikes once $10 million annual revenue reached