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Toronto Raptors unveil a “digital war room”

TORONTO – During the grand opening of the BioSteel Centre, Masai Ujiri, president and general manager of the Toronto Raptors guaranteed that an National Basketball...

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Seven solutions to help secure Active Directory

Imagine having to consolidate the directory services of an organization with over 100,000 users, 300 administrators and thousands of PCs. That was the problem Wayne Glabais...

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Infosec pros still pressured to release unsecure projects: Survey

Despite an increase in the number of data breaches last year infosec pros say they continue to be pressured by the business side to release...

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Focus on IoT – Scott Bradley, VP of corporate and government affairs, Huawei Canada

ITWC partnered with the City of Toronto to co-host Technicity this past December. The day brought together leadership within the organization of the city, technology...

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VMware focuses on end user productivity with Workspace ONE, Horizon updates

Having helped transform the data centre to one that is software-defined, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger said the company is now looking to do the same...

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Half of cyber attacks on Canadian firms succeed, survey suggests

A group of Canadian infosec pros say the number of cyber attacks their organizations faced increased 17 per cent in 2015 over the previous year,...

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Intel highlights increasingly diverse workforce in annual report

Hack Harassment wasn’t an isolated incident: Intel Corp.’s initiative against online bullying was part of a $300 million effort started last year to make the...

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IBM partners with Bell to secure connections to its cloud

There are more clouds gathering in Canada, and they are not harbingers of economic woes, but of IBM partnering with Bell to provide business customers...

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Indegy says its new appliance sees inside the control layer of ICS devices

Indegy offers network appliance to improve industrial controllers’ protection

Another security supplier has announced an appliance it says will give operational and IT security teams greater visibility into changes made to supervisory control and...

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Sharing is vital to thwart attackers, says Microsoft security exec

It's tough to share threat intelligence with competitors, but in an era where attackers have time, money and resources on their side, going it alone...

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Sobeys partners with Orckestra to roll out online grocery shopping with delivery

After a long day at the office, the last thing anyone wants to do is fight the crowds at a grocery store to bring food...

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Visa becomes a technology platform company with new open model

SAN FRANCISCO — Visa Inc. launched Visa Developer on Thursday, signalling a shift to a new model of doing business on an open platform and...

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Deception technology enhances honeypots for cyber defence

Intellectual property can be as valuable as gold for some companies. And for those firms, leading-edge cyber security can also be as valuable as a...

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Rocana looks to make big data analysis for IT operations more affordable

Enterprises shouldn’t have to cherry pick which data to analyze, so one vendor wants to make it easier and affordable for smaller organizations to apply...

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CIO being cut out of C-suite

Long live the “new” CIO — but don’t forget the lessons from the past

We live in interesting times. The pace of change and new opportunities available by digital technologies are exciting to say the least. It is great...

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NASA breach shows again that brute force password attacks work

It isn't uncommon for hackers to boast about their exploits; it adds a bit of credibility to their work. So infosec teams should pay attention...

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Microsoft’s Project Natick looks at the feasibility of the undersea datacentre

Microsoft wants your data to take a dip. While the traditional data centre has been located on land — and typically in a remote location...

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Here’s why container adoption is on the rise

Containers are here to stay, it seems. Four in five CIOs will be increasing their investment in the technology, according to a survey by tech...

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Is software really eating the world?

Marc Andreessen of Mosaic, Netscape fame and an investor in many well-known Internet companies, stated in a New York Times essay in August of 2011...

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Enterprises eye the cloud as a testing sandbox as they make the transition toward iterative software deployments

As enterprises make the transition from occasional massive software upgrades to more continuous live updates using a DevOps model, testing must evolve as well. But...

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5 ways to confront the collaboration imperative

Fifty per cent of Canadian CIOs see enterprise collaboration as a technology to have a “significant impact” over the next five years, according to the...

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The “EHR for all Ontarians” Progress Report

In 2009, amidst the numerous eHealth boondoggle stories and negative sentiment, I began writing a blog for ITWorld. In one of my posts, I discussed...

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Mobile device management goes broader, more application focused

The Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) phenomenon has quickly gone from emerging trend to par for the course in most organizations, but the uptake of what has been...

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DragonWave boosts long-haul wireless communications offering

Enterprises that need their own high-speed long range communications often lease them from telcos, but in some cases, it may make more sense to create...

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Analytics trends for 2016

Several interconnected trends in analytics capability are causing companies to advance their analytics efforts in pursuit of competitive advantage. The trends for 2016 include the...

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Taking security to cloud

Cloud computing and government security considerations

In the 1990's, the Clinton administration ordered that there be an airgap between all government cloud computing and the actual Internet. Their security concerns were that there...

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Operational Decision Management for Dummies

Featured Download Engage Business Users in Process Improvement with IBM Blueworks Live Your business rules are hidden in your applications or processes. You’d like to...

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Securing the healthcare enterprise

Featured Download Securing the healthcare enterprise   With disastrous data breaches making headlines far too often, healthcare executives need to rethink the dangers of today’s...

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