Articles By Brian Jackson

Exit interview: Ontario privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian

In the 15 years that Ann Cavoukian has been the Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner, the very definition of privacy itself has evolved with the digital age. Cavoukian is the first commissioner to

Published on: June 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

CIRA should compete to operate dot-ca domain, says complaint

A Toronto Web domain registrar is upset about the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s (CIRA) plans to expand its mandate by offering new services. Mark Jeftovic, the CEO of easyDNS Technologies Inc. has written

Published on: June 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Twitter Chats with IT World Canada

Sponsor a Twitter chat with IT World Canada: Harness the engaging power of Twitter for your brand with our free guide! Share Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share with

Published on: June 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Ontario privacy czar calls for more government accountability

The federal government and the country's electronic spy agency, the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC), must do more to answer questions about the information they are collecting on Canadians in the digital realm and

Published on: June 19th, 2014 Brian Jackson

SAP highlights partnerships and new integrations with HANA upgrade

SAP doubled down on HANA as its future technology platform for running all of its own applications, plus integrating with partners and customers as it announced a major update to its in-memory database

Published on: June 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Inside Apple’s iOS 8

The upcoming version of Apple’s iOS mobile operating system has loads of consumer-type features. But a number are also aimed at IT managers and business users. At its annual developers conference this week,

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

SAP makes Fiori UX free

Organizations that use SAP AG’s software will now be able to give those enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) tools a free facelift. Fiori -- an interface that is more

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

IBM beefs up software-defined storage strategy with updates

IBM Corp. made a focused push into the software-defined storage (SDS) market at its Edge conference in Las Vegas this week, announcing several updates to existing products to include SDS capabilities and some new

Published on: May 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

OpenText’s big expansion helped by provincial funds

OpenText Corp. will spend $2 billion creating 1,200 new jobs in Ontario over the next seven years with the help of $120 million from the Ontario government. Mark Barrenechea, CEO of the Waterloo, Ont.,-based

Published on: April 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Spear phishing campaigns are more sophisticated: Symantec

Cyber-criminals are getting better at using targeted attack methods and strategic planning to break into the digital data vaults of major corporations, according to Symantec Corp. Last year set a record both in

Published on: April 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson