In the News

Progress by police in N.B. online sexual exploitation case promising: Beauceron CEO

Progress by police in N.B. online sexual exploitation case promising: Beauceron CEO

Steady progress by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in pursuing the lead suspect in a horrific online sexual exploitation case that targeted a young woman at the University of Moncton shows police are actively pursuing the case and is a promising sign, says Beauceron Security CEO David Shipley. 

Don't sacrifice privacy for false perceptions of security: Beauceron CEO

Don't sacrifice privacy for false perceptions of security: Beauceron CEO

In the wake of a series of horrific attacks against unarmed civilians on the streets of London and in Manchester, the UK government is pushing for more control over the Internet and to weaken encryption technologies that protect the privacy of hundreds of millions of people worldwide. 

"How much are we willing to throw on the floor for a fake perception of security," says Beauceron CEO David Shipley, noting that strong encryption is used to help protect banking and other online services people depend on every day. 

Image courtesy of Lauren Tucker / Flickr. Used under Creative Commons License. 

Hacking hearts and minds - Beauceron CEO talks about cyber propoganda

Hacking hearts and minds - Beauceron CEO talks about cyber propoganda

Beauceron CEO David Shipley speaks with Toronto640 AM's Tasha Kheiriddin about Russia's growing use of so-called fake or false news and cyber propaganda to influence election outcomes in democratic countries around the world. 

"This really is about hacking humans," says Shipley. "When we talk about Russia hacking elections this isn't about popping electronic voting machines, it's about popping into people's heads and creating narratives that are helpful to their interests."

The importance of resilience: Beauceron CEO David Shipley talks about the British Airways IT meltdown

The importance of resilience: Beauceron CEO David Shipley talks about the British Airways IT meltdown

Four days after the failure of its IT systems, British Airways is in the midst of a PR meltdown after a catastrophic IT failure that crippled its operations out of its two hub airports in the United Kingdom. 

Beauceron CEO David Shipley spoke with Toronto640AM's Kelly Cutrara about what may have happened, why companies of all kinds need to carefully consider their backup strategies and the importance of practicing your digital fire drills in order to be ready for adverse cyber events.

Ransoms all around: Beauceron CEO talks about WannaCry, Bell breach and Pirates of the Caribbean

Ransoms all around: Beauceron CEO talks about WannaCry, Bell breach and Pirates of the Caribbean

It's been a big week on the digital high seas for piracy, breaches, ransoms and extortion. 

Beauceron CEO David Shipley spoke with Toronto640 AM's The Morning Show about the latest updates on the global WannaCry ransomware worm epidemic, the news that Canadian telecommunications firm Bell suffered a breach of 1.9 million customers, employees and contractors e-maila and other information and the shakedown attempt against Disney by real-life digital pirates. 

A Titanic near-miss: Beauceron CEO talks with the CBC about global cyber(in)security

A Titanic near-miss: Beauceron CEO talks with the CBC about global cyber(in)security

The fallout from WannaCry continues to be felt worldwide and in Canada more organizations including hospitals and universities have had to deal with minor outbreaks of the ransomware worm. 

Beauceron CEO David Shipley spoke with CBC morning shows in Fredericton, Moncton and Saint John this week about the significance of the incident and why at its core it's about people, process and culture as well as technology. 

"Two Very Bad Things Coming Together In A Very Bad Situation": Beauceron CEO On Global Ransomware Attack

"Two Very Bad Things Coming Together In A Very Bad Situation": Beauceron CEO On Global Ransomware Attack

Beauceron CEO David Shipley spoke with New Brunswick's 91.9 about the WannaCry global ransomware epidemic and its impact on the UK national health system. 

The CEO of New Brunswick cybersecurity company Beauceron Security says the ongoing massive, worldwide ransomware attack is not just a technology problem.