The New Cyber Norm

Cyber Security Awareness Month Commences! It’s the most wonderful time of the year… Cyber Security Awareness Month! In true Secure Sense fashion, we want to arm you, the people, with our top security knowledge, tips and tricks to keep your organization out of the headlines, and focused on what matters most, your business. Each week this month will be dedicated to a new cyber security theme and you’ll have the opportunity to...

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Getting to NSE Level 8: A Conversation with Matthew Watkinson

Matthew Watkinson is the chief security architect at Secure Sense, an IT security provider based in Canada. He has achieved Level 8 certification through Fortinet’s Network Security Expert (NSE) Training Institute’s Certification Program. He is skilled in the technical aspects of unified threat/next-generation firewall operations and design, web application security, and SIEM operations and deployment. He’s also knowledgeable in offensive security assessments including penetration testing and social engineering. We spoke with Matthew...

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Securing the Evolving Workplace: Zero Trust and COVID-19

By: Bassam Khan Many companies have had to drastically, and quickly, restructure the way they work in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past few weeks. For those businesses that were able, their entire workforce switched to working from home (WFH) practically overnight. We currently don’t know how long this way of working will last, and many are even suggesting that this unprecedented situation will change how we work forever. This...

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How To Make Distance Learning Secure

Distance learning has become the norm for families across the country in the past few months as education leaders try to keep staff and students safe. While we approach the fall season- and back to school, it is unclear how students and school boards will navigate distanced education or back to traditional school. Many districts across Canada are implementing a hybrid model in which students will be doing a mix of...

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The Email gateway may be more relevant than ever

The Email Gateway May Be More Relevant Than Ever

Phishing attacks, both targeted and broad spectrum, have become commonplace in the workplace and private life. If you have an email account, you have probably received at least a few offers to help a desperate, ex-communicated Prince in a far-off land gain access to his millions of dollars. All it will cost you is a few thousand bucks to cover his legal fees and you will get compensated tenfold! Come to...

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