The KnowledgeFlow Newsletter – 6th Ed.

Hand-picked headlines from KnowledgeFlow’s dedicated cybersafety curators. Claudiu’s Top Story TORRENT FREAK: “The NFT Bay” Claims to Share Multi-Terabyte Archive of ‘Pirated’ NFTs NFTs have become popular over the past year, with people paying up to millions of dollars to “own” these digital items. NFTs are stored as entries on a blockchain, and prove that … Read more

The KnowledgeFlow Newsletter – 5th Ed.

Hand-picked headlines from KnowledgeFlow’s dedicated cybersafety curators. Top Story GLOBAL NEWS: TTC Cyberattack May Have Stolen Information from Up to 25K Employees, Former Employees The TTC is now saying that the ransomware attack that occurred two weeks ago may have resulted in the loss of the personal information of up to 25,000 employees. This information … Read more

The KnowledgeFlow Newsletter – Edition 4

Hand-picked headlines from KnowledgeFlow’s dedicated cybersafety curators. Claudiu’s Top Story CBC NEWS: Private Proof-of-Vaccine App Portpass Continues to Expose Personal Data Even After Relaunch and Updates Personal information belonging to more than 17,000 users of the private proof-of-vaccination app Portpass is still unsecured and visible online — including, in some cases, photos of drivers’ licences and passports — … Read more

The KnowledgeFlow Newsletter – Edition 3

Hand-picked headlines from KnowledgeFlow’s dedicated cybersafety curators. Top Story CNBC: Microsoft Announces Plan to Cut Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage in Half by 2025 Microsoft plans to partner with community colleges across the United States and provide free resources in an effort to close the gap on the shortage of cybersecurity workers. Microsoft’s plan involves training and … Read more

The KnowledgeFlow Newsletter – Edition 2

Hand-picked headlines from KnowledgeFlow’s dedicated cybersafety curators. Top Story MICROSOFT: Strengthening Cyber Defenses for Nonprofits Microsoft recently launched Security Program for Nonprofits, a new set of security tools designed specifically for nonprofit organizations in the face of increasing cyberthreats over the past year. This set of tools includes data breach notifications, free security assessments, and … Read more

The KnowledgeFlow Newsletter – Edition 1

Hand-picked headlines from KnowledgeFlow’s dedicated cybersafety curators. Top Story IT WORLD CANADA: Cyber Security Awareness Month starts with disappointing Canadian survey According to a new survey by KPMG Canada released at the beginning of Cyber Security Awareness month, few firms are prepared to face most cyber attacks. Only 56% said their firm tests the effectiveness … Read more

Stouffville Group Launches Innovative Cybersafety for Seniors Project

KnowledgeWiseTM Cybersafety Project: Designed, Managed, Customized and Delivered by Seniors for Seniors Whitchurch-Stouffville, November 12, 2020 /PR/ KnowledgeFlow Cybersafety Foundation is proud to announce the launch of the KnowledgeWise Project, the first-of-its-kind, senior-centric training program. The project is currently recruiting a team of senior volunteers who will develop the training material specifically to meet the … Read more

Sharpen Your Cybersafety Arsenal

Three simple rules of thumb for online safety: 1. Ignore urgent emails that demand you take action now. 2. When a data breach includes your data, don’t ignore it. 3. Ransomware implies data theft; act accordingly. Check out the full article here.

Google, Facebook and Microsoft back global plan to ‘eradicate’ online child sexual abuse

Check out the article here. Collaborative efforts to end online victimization are great!What’s less than ideal are politicians hijacking the issue in order to backdoor encryption and breach privacy rights across the board. Parents and educators need to watch for and react to legislative efforts that undermine human rights, on both sides of the border.