With all of the data breaches making headlines today - like the Canada Revenue Agency's loss of 900 Social Insurance Numbers due to Heartbleed this week - it's becoming clearer than ever that businesses and organizations need to closely guard their data. One of the easiest ways to do that?
Mistakes can happen in any organization, but when the office of the federal privacy commissioner loses an unencrypted hard drive with personal information it must sting. But that's what happened on Feb 14 during the agency's move to Gatineau, Que. from its home across the river in Ottawa. The Toronto Star revealed
To earn the professional designation of Information Systems Professional, or I.S.P., CIPS now requires applicants to pass an ethics exam. I was on the committee that helped create that exam and I think we can learn almost as much from the questions we did not include as from those questions
Hitachi Data Systems revealed the latest version of its tier 1 Virtual Storage Platform, using the background of a Toronto airport to link to its theme that the array is pitched at organizations moving to cloud computing. The VSP G1000 can scale block-storage throughput performance of well over 3M IOPS, over