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CIOs with unlicensed software are courting trouble: BSA

CIOs using unlicensed software could be putting their organization at greater risk of malware attack, according to a report released...

March 3rd, 2015 Danny Bradbury
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5 cool devices featured at Mobile World Congress 2015

Here's a quick look at some of the latest smart phones and tablets announced at the Mobile World Congress in...

March 3rd, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano
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Darktrace: The enterprise immune system

I understand that many of you reading this have never worked in a security operations centre (SOC), but there's a good chance...

March 3rd, 2015 Michael Ball
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Security, premium materials come together in Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 edge

The smartphone galaxy got a little larger on Sunday as Samsung Electronics launched its new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6...

March 2nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras
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Keeping Cloud Canadian

Learn about how and why Britesky created the Enterprise Cloud Provider which overcomes these challenges and delivers real enterprise-grade cloud...

March 2nd, 2015 IT World Canada Team
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Raptor’s Amir Johnson passes three social media lessons to CIOs

Members of the Toronto chapter of the CIO Association of Canada got some very useful pointers on how to use social...

March 2nd, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano
A warning on the rise of mobile threats

A warning on the rise of mobile threats

There's a wave of malware headed towards organizations that cybersecurity pros may not be ready for. We're talking about mobile-based...

March 2nd, 2015 Howard Solomon

Observations on the Canadian government cloud RFI

The Government of Canada issued a Request for Information (RFI) on December 2, 2014 requesting comments on the topic of...

March 2nd, 2015 Don Sheppard
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New Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL feature free Office 365, cloud storage

Microsoft Corp. hopes to entice mobile phone users to its new Lumia 640 and the larger phablet, Lumia 640 XL...

March 2nd, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano
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BlackBerry offers up cloud EMM for enterprise and SMBs

BlackBerry is aiming to expand its enterprise mobile management (EMM) business into the small and medium size business realm by...

March 2nd, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano
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Canadian contact centres ill-prepared for future

Canada’s CIOs had better be ready to deal with their customers in new ways, according to a report issued last...

March 2nd, 2015 Danny Bradbury
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Technology Radar: Tracking technology trends that will change the future of the industry. Fostering innovation

Because of this, it is hugely important to predict where the IT industry is heading in the near and long...

February 27th, 2015 IT World Canada Team
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Digital reinvention Preparing for a very different tomorrow

However, these new technologies are truly still in their infancies. The transformation that is already underway will soon intensify, resulting...

February 27th, 2015 IT World Canada Team
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7 steps to becoming an IT manager

Are you ready to take it to the next level? You've been working in IT for several years now, and...

February 27th, 2015 Stephen Abraham
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MobileFirst apps beat BlackBerry offerings on security: IBM

Las Vegas, NV – IBM announced an update to its MobileFirst platform that makes the app-building solution modular, cross-platform and more...

February 27th, 2015 Dave Yin
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5 must read cloud stories for Feb. 27

Three new container orchestration tools from Docker With the growing popularity of software containers and app deployment provider Docker, more...

February 27th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Securing ICS Infrastructure for NERC Compliance and beyond

Discover the better way to secure ICS Infrastructure by leveraging a Unified Threat Management (UTM) approach that supports critical compliance...

February 27th, 2015 IT World Canada Team
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Updates for Tor, Firefox browsers

If you're really serious about not being followed on the Internet your choice is the Tor browser, which leverages a...

February 27th, 2015 Howard Solomon

L-3’s VP of security suggests setting up ‘counterintelligence’ programs to fend off attackers

An attempted cyber-attack against L-3 Communications that was thwarted with the assistance of the Canadian government is an example of how...

February 27th, 2015 Shane Schick
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5 ½ Things That Make a Firewall “Next Gen”

These provide reliable, accurate control of network traffic through increased contextual awareness, including applications that generate network traffic and who...

February 27th, 2015 IT World Canada Team
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Simplify Your Network


February 27th, 2015 IT World Canada Team
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WD offers personal cloud storage for pros

Storage solution vendor WD, a division of Western Digital, has launched four new network attached storage (NAS) solutions that allow creative...

February 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Apple faces iPhone, iPad-related patent suits from Ericsson

Swedish telecommunications giant Ericsson has filed separate patent complaints against Apple Inc. asserting 41 patents involving the American company’s iPhone...

February 27th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano
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Security Concerns in the C-Suite and How Next-Generation Firewalls Can Help

Download this CSO Quick Pulse - an analyst brief - to discover why companies are looking to next-generation firewalls to...

February 27th, 2015 IT World Canada Team
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ITIL provider Axelos to launch cyber security, Agile skills program

Global best practices training and certification provider Axelos will be rolling out a new cyber security and Agile project management...

February 26th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Top 5 must read cloud stories for Feb. 26 pulls together five of some of the most important cloud computing stories you need to read to start off...

February 26th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Why CSOs should plan for the future

It is the nature of many security pros to look to the past to prepare the organizations IT defences. After...

February 26th, 2015 Howard Solomon
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6 inspiring Jony Ive quotes that CIOs should commit to memory

In some respects, what little we know about Jonathan Ive reminds me of the kind of CIO that is now...

February 25th, 2015 Shane Schick

Android for Work gains support from BlackBerry, SAP

Google is rolling out its own mobile container solution meant provide a combination of enterprise security and consumer convenience to...

February 25th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Good Apps, Bad Apps. The Cost Of Creating Exceptional Mobile Moments Through Mobile Apps

Forrester performed three studies to identify the characteristics of good and bad mobile apps from the enterprise and consumer perspective....

February 25th, 2015 IT World Canada Team

Build more robust native mobile applications with IBM MobileFirst Platform.

Download this white paper and find out how IBM MobileFirst Mobile Platform enhances the entire mobile app lifecycle management process,...

February 25th, 2015 IT World Canada Team
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SIM maker Gemalto says it was ‘probably’ hacked by NSA, GCHQ

It’s likely that the United States National Security Agency (NSA) and Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) carried out the cyber-attack...

February 25th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano
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From aspiration to adoption: realising the business value of BPM

Download this report to find out how....

February 25th, 2015 IT World Canada Team
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Make the mobile promise come true with the IBM Smarter Process approach

Download this IBM white paper to learn how combining mobile technologies with the software that runs your business -- the...

February 25th, 2015 IT World Canada Team

Smarter Process for Dummies

Learn how four major technologies — mobile, cloud computing, Big Data, and social collaboration — are disrupting business and how...

February 25th, 2015 IT World Canada Team

PureApplication System

The unique patterns that run on the IBM PureApplication System come optimized with industry best practices and deployment strategies to...

February 25th, 2015 IT World Canada Team
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Telus teams with cloud firm Jasper on IoT project

Telus has partnered with cloud solutions company Jasper Technologies Inc., to provide businesses tools to managed Internet of things (IoT)...

February 25th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

IT World Canada’s Fawn Annan joins board of Women in Communications and Technology

IT World Canada president and CEO Fawn Annan is one of seven new board members of Women in Communications and...

February 25th, 2015 Jeff Jedras
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The hottest IT jobs in Canada

Tech trends such as big data, mobility and the increasing sophistication of cyber-attacks have raised the demand for IT professionals...

February 25th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano
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There is talent out there

It's a claim made from coast to coast: we can't find IT talent. Yet, at the same time, there is...

February 25th, 2015 Bruce Stewart
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The digital governance dilemma Canada’s public sector must confront

Not long ago, Sandford Borins went to a federal government Web site to see what level of digital interaction he...

February 24th, 2015 Shane Schick
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HP launches ‘brite-box’ open network switch line

Hewlett-Packard has launched a new line of open network switches adding to the growing assortment of white box components geared...

February 24th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Mobility at work: iOS retains dominance in enterprise space

Devices powered by Apple Inc.’s iOS mobile operating system outnumber by wide margin machines running on other platforms, according to...

February 24th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano
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Why people ignore security warnings

Employee IT security awareness training is one of the most effective weapons CSOs can have in their armoury. But old...

February 24th, 2015 Howard Solomon
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Victoria tech scene flourishes

Out in Victoria, Vancouver Island, a hot tech scene is bubbing nicely away, with a healthy growth rate in key...

February 24th, 2015 Danny Bradbury
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Exciting times ahead for IBM in 2015

IBM’s brand is synonymous with consulting: the company has 434,246 employees and operates in over 170 countries. Due to its...

February 24th, 2015 Chris Lau
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Bell appeals CRTC ruling on mobile TV app pricing

Bell Mobility Inc., has filed a motion with the Federal Court of Appeals in the hopes of reversing a recent...

February 24th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano