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Heartbleed Bug

Published on 14 April, 2014 - 08:45 by sgelinas heartbleed, News
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. For example, on a secure website connection, a small lock appears and the sites address begins by https://, guaranteeing secure communication.The software vulnerability...

Terranova Training wins at Dunamis 2014!

Published on 27 March, 2014 - 14:46 by sgelinas prizes, News
A new team member made ​​its debut at Terranova Training! We are proud to introduce the Dunamis Trophy we won on March 26, at the 33rd edition of the Dunamis Gala which recognizes companies and business people of the city of Laval.Terranova Training is thrilled to be the winner of the "Business Services - up to 15 employees" category.Dunamis, a contest organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the City of Laval, is the annual event which recognizes excellence and innovation...

Terranova Training finalist for the prestigious Mercuriades Awards!

Published on 12 March, 2014 - 11:20 by sgelinas Mercuriades, prizes, News
We 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.Terranova Training is proud to be a finalist alongside Quebec companies that stand out for their excellence and expertise!"Since the...

Target CIO Resigns Following Massive Data Breach

Published on 5 March, 2014 - 16:51 by sgelinas News
Target Corp.’s Chief Information Officer Beth Jacob is resigning, effective immediately, in the wake of the massive data breach during the holiday 2013 shopping season during which as many as 70 million customers had their personal information stolen, including 40 million debit and credit card accounts.   Read full article on TechCrunch http://techcrunch.com/2014/03/05/target-cio-resigns-following-massive-data-breach See how Terranova can help prevent data breach http://www.tnawareness....

Terranova Training, finalist at Dunamis 2014

Published on 24 February, 2014 - 11:13 by sgelinas nominee, prizes, News
Laval’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry unveiled the finalists of the 33rd Edition of Concours Dunamis 2014 on February 12, at Château Royal in Laval. Co-chairs of Concours Dunamis 2014, Andrée Courteau, President and CEO of Tourisme Laval, and Robert Lefebvre, President of CLD Laval, presented the 54 finalists of Concours Dunamis 2014 in front of nearly 150 of the community’s business personalities.Terranova Training Inc. is a finalist in the category "Business...

Emails too tempting not to open

Published on 23 September, 2013 - 09:17 by annieboulanger phishing, News
A 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.The study showed that the most common malicious emails that respondents fell prey to included emails mimicking a financial institution (15.9%), a social networking site (15.3 %) or an online payment service (12.8%).According to the...

NETrends 2013

Published on 9 September, 2013 - 13:09 by annieboulanger News
A 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.As for fraud relating...

Lise Lapointe, Nominee for the « Femmes d’affaires du Québec 2013 » prize

Published on 5 September, 2013 - 13:21 by annieboulanger Lise Lapointe, nominee, prize, News
Lise Lapointe, president and founder of Terranova Training has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious « Femmes d’affaires du Québec » prize, in the Internationally Active Entrepreneur category.This annual contest, presented by the Réseau des Femmes d’affaires du Québec, honors Quebec women who have distinguished themselves in the business world, and ardently supports the excellence of working women and their crucial contribution to the socio-economic development across Quebec."I am...

Universities become targets of Email Phishing attacks

Published on 30 August, 2013 - 11:11 by annieboulanger fraudulent emails, identity theft, phishing attacks, scams, News
McGill University, like many other institutions, has recently been a victim of fraudulent emails, a scam commonly referred to as "phishing."It is easy to deceive an inexperienced user by sending him an email with a strong incentive to click on fake websites which closely mimic legitimate ones. Once the user’s trust is gained, he may provide the requested information, such as his access codes and passwords, his account numbers or other personal information. After the information is obtained,...

A bank educates its clients on identity theft

Published on 30 August, 2013 - 09:39 by annieboulanger banks, engineering techniques, phishing, scam, social networks, News
Do you think Internet users can recognize phishing emails and prevent a fraudster from stealing their identity for financial gain or to commit other crimes?A federation of Belgian banks demonstrated that these techniques were feasible by engaging in the following experiment. With the help of an agency, a phishing email was sent to various bank clients. One of them was scammed by this fake email and provided personal banking information. The agency then had access to his bank account and used...