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Douglas Bonderud

Freelance Writer

A freelance writer for three years, Doug Bonderud is a Western Canadian with expertise in the fields of technology and innovation. In addition to working for the IBM Midsize Insider, The Content Standard and Proteomics programs for Skyword, Doug also writes for companies like Ephricon Web Marketing and sites such as MSDynamicsWorld. Clients are impressed with not only his command of language but the minimal need for editing necessary in his pieces. His ability to create readable, relatable articles from diverse Web content is second to none. He has also written a weekly column for TORWars, a videogaming website; posts about invention and design for InventorSpot.com and general knowledge articles for WiseGeek. From 2010-2012, Doug did copywriting for eCopywriters.com. Doug is currently a municipal police officer, on track to become a fantasy/sci-fi author.

Written By Douglas Bonderud

New Heartbeat Monitor Could Be a Lifeline for Bank Authentication

Halifax is testing a new authentication feature that relies on a heartbeat monitor to verify users' identity and grant them access to their bank account.

US Senate Intelligence Committee Secretly Approves Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act

The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee recently approved the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, which would encourage businesses to share information.

Lesson Learned? Data Breach at University of Chicago Exposes Student Records

Student records and faculty information were exposed as part of a data breach against the University of Chicago. It is unclear who is responsible.

Malware Calling: WhatsApp Feature Leveraged by Scammers

A limited-time WhatsApp calling feature offer is actually a cybercriminal scam that works to trick unsuspecting users into downloading malware.

Study: Banking ID Theft Losses Decline Despite New Data Breaches

According to a recent study, even though banking ID theft is on the rise, the number of banking customers victimized and the total cost are down.

Cyber Resiliency: Are Mobile Apps the New Fallback?

As organizations work to boost their cyber resiliency to recover from attacks, mobile apps may be the newest security measure that can protect them.

The Dark Web and Cybersecurity: Let There Be Light?

A new report by the Global Commission on Internet Governance discusses the impact of the Dark Web on Internet governance and cybersecurity.

Broken Web Browsers: Malware’s New Address?

More than 75 percent of enterprises have been infiltrated by browser-borne malware. What steps can companies take to protect against broken Web browsers?

Is Financial Malware Breaking the Bank?

Financial malware is on the rise, according to a new Trusteer study that takes a hard look at the life cycle of these fraudulent transactions.

The Responsible Disclosure Policy: Safeguard or Cybercriminal Siren Song?

Having a responsible disclosure policy is the best way to communicate software vulnerabilities to the public. However, is this doing more harm than good?