Articles By Howard Solomon

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Segmented networks, containerization needed to stymie ransomware: Citrix

Ransomware is now a big business, with a security vendor estimating one attacker was able to collect US$121 million in...

September 30th, 2016 Howard Solomon
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Microsoft touts container protection for Edge browser

Browser security is an essential element to an organization's cyber security. Microsoft hoped its new Edge browser, introduced with Windows...

September 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon
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Microsoft offers analytics tool to help admins update PCs to Windows 10

Windows 10 has it advantages, but the stability of Win7 -- to say nothing of the savings in not having...

September 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Google Cloud expands to more cities, but not in Canada

Google is putting a new umbrella name on its enterprise portfolio, now dubbed Google Cloud, and expanding the number of...

September 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon
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Canadian, U.S. doctors hold different views on EHRs

Differences between the single payer healthcare system in Canada and the multiple payers in the U.S. have been cited as...

September 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon
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IBM Canada points finger at Conservatives over Phoenix payroll training: CBC

Who's to blame for the continuing foul-up of the federal government's Phoenix payroll system? With both Conservative and Liberal governments...

September 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon
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Yahoo put user experience, new products over security, says news report

Recovering from a data breach is as much about leadership as it is facing the damage to the organization's brand...

September 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon
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ISACA encourages women in IT to share success stories, leadership

Another group has launched a program to get more women into information technology. The Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)...

September 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon

ITAC calls on Ottawa to do more to support ICT sector

The federal government has to take a lead role in encouraging adoption of information and communications technologies to push innovation,...

September 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon
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UWaterloo adds research chair into data cleansing

With enterprises trying to squeeze more out of every bit of data they collect, making sure data from various sources...

September 28th, 2016 Howard Solomon