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After the shootings on Parliament Hill businesses may consider if they have a role protecting information in our country. When the terrorism threat level is higher, perhaps there are databases that need to
In a previous article, CIOs must understand foreign markets, I discussed the serious challenges CIOs face when working globally. This is critical since international success is a requirement today. To provide added insight
The cloud allows very simple scalability. But before we scale up we need to think about a number of concerns including data sovereignty and data integrity. I would argue the latter is most
Is it time to move away from defence-based protection of our data and IT systems and fight back against those who would use computers to compromise power, water, communication and transportation infrastructure? It
After working through some challenging management problems, a staffer came to me and reported a setback to which I uttered “Rats, Bats and Alley Cats”. The stupefied employee retorted – “Say what?” I
Usually security implementers are aware of all the red tape they create, and evaluate the trade-offs against the value of what they are guarding. Usability and efficiency are certainly important, but it is