Entries by Staff

Strong email security can’t stop human error at the Bank of Canada

LEARN MORE                     FREE TRIAL                          CONTACT EVIZONE In February 2014 alone, employees at the bank of Canada were flooded with 25,000 phishing emails encouraging them to open a document containing malware that would infect their computer and steal banking credentials. As the Financial Post reports, a good chunk of those emails were filtered out by the […]

Publicly-traded companies don’t disclose their cyber-vulnerabilities adequately

LEARN MORE                     FREE TRIAL                          CONTACT EVIZONE 61% of companies in the S&P/TSX Composite Index acknowledged cybersecurity as a material risk to their business. This was the main finding of the Canadian Securities Administrators’ (CSA) staff notice on the disclosure of cybersecurity risks and incidents. However, the CSA’s research is more much more troubling. While the […]

It’s ‘likely’ that other countries tried to hack Canada’s elections

LEARN MORE                     FREE TRIAL                          CONTACT EVIZONE After the FBI and CIA both concluded that Russian hackers influenced the American presidential election, is it worth asking if this threat of interference exists in Canada? Yes, says former Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) director Richard Fadden, and it has probably already happened. The former spy agency head told […]

Your next power blackout could be caused by hackers

LEARN MORE                     FREE TRIAL                          CONTACT EVIZONE Unsurprisingly, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) is not the only organization vulnerable to Russian hackers. The infrastructures that allow you to live a comfortable modern life are at risk too. As Bloomberg reports: “Computer code connected to Russian cyberattacks by U.S. intelligence agencies has been found in a laptop […]

Yahoo’s security issues just became one billion times worse

LEARN MORE                     FREE TRIAL                          CONTACT EVIZONE 2016 wasn’t a good year for Yahoo. After announcing in September that 500 million user email accounts had been hacked in 2014, it was revealed in October that the company itself had been spying on users and collecting the data for the NSA and FBI. Now, a new hack […]

Encryption: how can companies balance privacy and the law?

LEARN MORE                     FREE TRIAL                          CONTACT EVIZONE This week, Canada’s fourteen privacy commissioners made a public declaration against increasing the government’s ability to decipher encrypted devices. According to the Globe and Mail, the group was led by federal Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien who stated that: “This is not the time to further expand state powers and […]

You can now rent an army of malicious robots for a small fee

LEARN MORE                     FREE TRIAL                          CONTACT EVIZONE Last week, the Evizone blog introduced you to the growing safety concerns regarding unencrypted Internet of Things (IoT) devices. For the owners of the devices, a hack can mean a complete infiltration of a digital network, leaving all their data vulnerable. But the threat to corporations is just as […]

What is your metadata and why are people trying to steal it?

LEARN MORE                     FREE TRIAL                          CONTACT EVIZONE It’s one of those terms that gets thrown around whenever people talk about cybersecurity. Everyone has heard of it, but why is metadata so important, and why is it so vulnerable? Simply put, metadata is data about data. Let’s say you send a text message to someone. That text […]

Evizone to attend 22nd annual Regulatory Compliance for Financial Institutions conference in Toronto

(MONTREAL, QUEBEC, July 11, 2016) – Evizone Ltd., the Montreal-based software and services provider offering enterprise solutions in communications governance, secure messaging and regulatory compliance, today unveiled a newly revamped website and logo. The website offers a crisp, modern design with access to new tools and updated information about the company.

The changes follow recently improved new releases of Evizone’s Communications Governance content management system, which automates supervisory review, compliance, and e-discovery, and of its Secure Communications service, both protected by Evizone’s patented security.

“Our new look emphasizes Evizone’s philosophy of continuous improvement on all fronts,” said Bill Wells, Chairman of Evizone. “We are extremely proud of our products, developed by some of the best software engineers in the world. We provide the highest level of communications security commercially available in fast, easy to use systems. Our new look and new website reflect this level of excellence.”

Cybersecurity concerns persist post-election

LEARN MORE                     FREE TRIAL                          CONTACT EVIZONE To say that Hillary Clinton’s email problems were her downfall would be gratuitous, but there’s no question that it contributed to a certain narrative about her character and abilities. We’ll leave it to more suited analysts to conduct the postmortem on her campaign. However, now that Donald Trump is […]