Articles By Nestor E. Arellano

Six security lessons from one of the biggest attacks in history

Pitching big data to the c-suite

“My first big mistake was calling it big data,” said George Hamin, director of eBusiness and information for Subaru Canada....

March 27th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano
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BlackBerry posts profit for second quarter in a row

BlackBerry Ltd. once more beat analysts’ expectations by posting a small fourth-quarter profit of US$28 million. Although the smart phone...

March 27th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano
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Report raises alarm on connected cars spying on Canadian motorists

Modern cars with sensors and computers that are able to collect information about the people operating them have become very...

March 26th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano
PayPal uses OpenStack private cloud

Why PayPal ditched VMware for OpenStack

As part of a move to reinvent its infrastructure, global online payment company PayPal has transferred nearly all Web traffic...

March 25th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano
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5 must-read cloud stories for March 24

Coca-Cola takes a sip of software virtualization Coca-Cola Co. is one of the many companies betting on virtualization to boost security....

March 24th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano
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Linux lovers fear Windows 10 lockout

Microsoft's move to alter its User Extensible Firmware Interface(UEFI) Secure Boot standard in Windows 10 that has many users of...

March 24th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano
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Public Mobile founder takes CEO seat at Wind Mobile

A shake-up of Wind Mobile’s board has resulted in the founder of rival carrier Public Mobile taking the chief executive...

March 23rd, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano
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Flaw in Cisco VoIP phones allows hackers to intercept conversations

Cisco has issued a security alert warning users of several of its voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phones that a...

March 23rd, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano
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Leaked documents reveal Canada’s cyber warfare tools

Implanting malware on computer networks, disabling enemy computer systems, disrupting and grabbing control of an adversary’s infrastructure. It all sounds...

March 23rd, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano