Serious Gaming

Serious gamingTerranova is breaking new ground in information security training and awareness by including the concepts and techniques of “serious gaming” in its training services. Continue reading…

Heartbleed Bug: A wake-up call situation

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A serious security vulnerability, baptized “Heartbleed,” has recently been reported in OpenSSL software, a widely used communications security product. OpenSSL sets up a secure connection between a computer and an application (e.g., the Web), by encrypting the information exchanged to protect personal and confidential data. Continue reading…


Terranova Training finalist for the prestigious Mercuriades Awards!

blog_mercuriadeWe are very pleased to announce that Terranova Training is a finalist at the prestigious Mercuriades 2014 in the category Export and International Development.

Mercuriades, which is in its 34th year, is a competition organized by the Federation of Chambers of Commerce of Quebec ( FCCQ ) that celebrates entrepreneurship, success and ambition of local businesses. Continue reading…


Emails too tempting not to open

emailA recent study showed that approximately 30% of users open emails despite suspecting that they contain malware or seeming dubious. Nearly 10% of respondents admitted to falling victim to infection on their system after having opened an attachment in a malicious email. Continue reading…


The ISO/IEC 27002 Standard

secure_computerThe ISO/IEC 27002 standard is part of a family of international standards (ISO 27000) for the management of information security. It includes the best industry practices to protect the availability, integrity and confidentiality of information. A risk assessment is initially necessary to identify priority controls to be implemented within a company in order to improve the information’s security level. Continue reading…


NETrends 2013

phishingA recent CEFRIO study shows that advancing technology as well as the rise in the number of Internet users has led to increasing risk. Although Quebecers have progressively adopted necessary measures and precautions, it seems that nearly 3% of them have been victims of bank fraud or online extortion. In fact, about 145,000 adults (2.7%) have had their credit or debit card numbers or bank account information stolen, and 43,000 have been victim of a fraudulent money transfer. Continue reading…