Interview with the Montreal Gazette – Governments, companies often skimp on Internet defences: specialists

By February 29, 2012Articles

companies often skimp on Internet defencesCompanies often skimp on Internet defences

“These companies say they’re already secure and don’t need to spend money on it.  Then we pull out passwords and social insurance numbers,” said Terry Cutler,  chief technology officer at security firm Digital Locksmiths.

Cutler said such breaches happen when there isn’t a comprehensive security  policy that comes from the top and touches all staff.

“They need to do a full audit. Email is just one piece of the machine,” he  said. “If someone was able to intercept their email in plain text, they have  much bigger problems.”

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VP of Cybersecurity at SIRCO
I’m Terry Cutler, the creator of Insider Secrets from an Ethical Hacker on Internet Safety …That’s a system that’s been used to help defend corporations and individuals from cyber threats.
 
I’m a government cleared cybersecurity expert (a Certified Ethical Hacker), and the Vice-President of Cyber at SIRCO, an investigations and protections firm in Montréal, Canada.
 
I’m also a frequent contributor to National & Global media reportage about cyber-crime, spying, security failures, internet scams, and the real social network dangers that families and individuals face every day.
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I’m Terry Cutler, the creator of Insider Secrets from an Ethical Hacker on Internet Safety …That’s a system that’s been used to help defend corporations and individuals from cyber threats.   I’m a government cleared cybersecurity expert (a Certified Ethical Hacker), and the Vice-President of Cyber at SIRCO, an investigations and protections firm in Montréal, Canada.   I’m also a frequent contributor to National & Global media reportage about cyber-crime, spying, security failures, internet scams, and the real social network dangers that families and individuals face every day.

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