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Better trained people, not technology, will solve improve cyber security, SecTor told

Looking back over his 18 years in the cyber security industry Chris Pogue sees nothing to boast about. “Arguably we...

October 20th, 2016 Howard Solomon
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Rogers CEO Guy Laurence suddenly steps down

Rogers Communications CEO Guy Laurence has suddenly left the company, it was announced this morning, without an explanation about why...

October 17th, 2016 Howard Solomon
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Why OVH opened the world’s largest datacentre in the Great White North

Pop quiz: Where is the world’s largest datacentre located? Your first guess would be probably be somewhere in Silicon Valley,...

October 12th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Prepare network systems for the upcoming leap second

As if network administrators don't have enough to worry about, keeping their timing right is a big priority. Not timing...

October 10th, 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
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New online literacy test system for Ontario students crashes

The province of Ontario's IT wizards got a failing grade Thursday after a new online system for standardized tests crashed forcing...

October 21st, 2016 Howard Solomon
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Over 70,000 Canadian credit cards suddenly on sale on dark Web: SecTor

Some Canadian organizations like to think they’re safer from cyber attack because of the relatively few publicly-reported data breaches here....

October 21st, 2016 Howard Solomon
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VMware on IBM Cloud: Securing cloud workloads & disaster recovery

Backup and Disaster Recovery: VM Ware on IBM Cloud with NetApp AltaVault Secure Cloud Workloads: VMware on IBM Cloud with...

Sponsored By: IBM
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Skyhigh CASB now arranges capabilities by admin users

With CISOs increasingly having to deal with the cloud officially – with management signing up for cloud-based services – or...

October 20th, 2016 Howard Solomon
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vRealize cloud management suite adds support for Azure, containers

Few organizations will have a single cloud. Many will subscribe to several and have hybrid clouds as well, so flexibility...

October 20th, 2016 Howard Solomon
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Infosec pros worry about cyber security funding for smart cities

As the global economy has slowed an increasing number of local governments have launched smart city initiatives, hoping not only...

October 20th, 2016 Howard Solomon
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Infoway releases RFP for electronic prescription service

Canada Health Infoway is asking health IT companies to respond to the newly launched request for proposal (RFP) for PrescribeIT, a new...

October 20th, 2016 Howard Solomon
IDC's MaturityScape

IT spending rationalization should be about shifting funds to innovation

Attention CIOs: If you don’t introduce a strategic cost reduction program, someone else will do it for you. In a...

October 20th, 2016 Gary Hilson
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Gartner’s top 10 strategic predictions for 2017

If Gartner Inc.'s predictions are on the money, here's what a typical day might look like for you in 2020:...

October 19th, 2016 Brian Jackson
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The Modern Mobile Enterprise

The rise of mobile devices is the most significant change to business workflow, and as enterprise mobility continues to grow...

Sponsored By: SOTI

How Multifactor Authentication Can Help Combat Cybercrime

The digital era is in full swing and there’s no denying that it has made our daily lives infinitely easier....

Sponsored By: Telus
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Only do penetration tests if your security program is up to it, say experts

Penetration testing is an exam that cyber security experts tout for finding out the true strengths and weaknesses of an...

October 19th, 2016 Howard Solomon

CanadianCIO Innovation Summit report: grappling with digital transformation’s human issues

If you could listen to 25 CIO’s and technology leaders in two days of unguarded conversation and discussion, what would...

October 18th, 2016 Jim Love
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Over 100 groups cashing in on ransomware, Canadian infosec pros told

Ransomware is such big business that security vendor F-secure is tracking 110 gangs making money from the malware, the company’s...

October 18th, 2016 Howard Solomon

5 Ways Technology is reshaping the Auto Industry

With 2017 inventory around the bend, we’re looking at big year ahead in the automotive industry. Smart mobility is now...

Sponsored By: Marccx Media

Interview: Otto Berkes on building a modern software development factory

The public Internet is one of the revolutionary technologies that radically changed the world. New business models, including software-as-service are...

October 18th, 2016 Howard Solomon
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Snowden says Trudeau afraid to kill anti-terrorism bill

Whistleblower. Hero. Traitor. Patriot. These words and more have been used to describe former cybersecurity contractor Edward Snowden, who in 2013...

October 18th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Riverbed update focuses on improving UC and end-user device experience

Building on a flurry of announcements it made a month ago at its Disrupt event, application performance company Riverbed Technology...

October 17th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Nascent Google development language shows promise for more productive coding

It’s simply called “Go” but if you want to learn about the development language that’s gaining traction as way to...

October 17th, 2016 Gary Hilson
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Gartner sets 2017 CIO Agenda: Build towards being a digital ecosystem leader

ORLANDO -- If you want to be a top performing CIO get ready to increase the number of partnerships at...

October 17th, 2016 Brian Jackson
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Huawei says it can boost cable speeds to 25 Gbps

In some parts of the country cable is the way businesses chooses to go for broadband connectivity for a variety...

October 17th, 2016 Howard Solomon
Cisco buys Worklife to expand collaboration offerings

Cisco buys Worklife to expand collaboration offerings

Cisco Systems is buying Heroik Labs, Inc., the company behind Worklife a meeting productivity application. Terms of the deal weren't...

October 17th, 2016 Howard Solomon
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Canada lagging behind other G20 nations in fostering digital platform innovation: Accenture

Platform-based businesses from Salesforce to Uber have become some of the world's biggest economic success stories in recent years, but...

October 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood
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Few prepared for new European data protection regulations: Survey

The creation of the European Union was to give nations on the continent some combined muscle to stand up to...

October 17th, 2016 Howard Solomon
Demand rises for cyber-insurance

Demand rises for cyber-insurance

As new cyber-insurance products come to Canada, the demand for financial protection against data breaches is growing, according to a...

October 17th, 2016 Danny Bradbury

The Summit on Enterprise Mobility – a few observations

I attended the fifth annual Summit on Enterprise Mobility earlier this month presented by the Strategy Institute in Toronto.  I was...

October 16th, 2016 Don Sheppard
Dan Ariely - Gartner Symposium keynote

CIO as a ‘decision architect’ – one psychologist’s view

ORLANDO -- You're guilty and Dan Ariely, a professor of psychology and behavioural economics at Duke University, knows it. You're...

October 16th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Takeaways from the CanadianCIO Innovation Summit

When 25 senior technology leaders gathered in Muskoka recently to talk digital transformation, the discussions were passionate and varied. Whether it...

October 16th, 2016 Steve Proctor

Cloud roundtable series touches down in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto

ITWC CIO Jim Love will be one of several senior IT leaders participating in a cross-Canada Leadership roundtable series looking...

October 16th, 2016 Steve Proctor
CanadianCIO Census 2016 Mapping Out the Innovation Agenda

CanadianCIO Census 2016 Mapping Out the Innovation Agenda

The role of the CIO is evolving. They are increasingly perceived as top level executives that are being asked to...

October 14th, 2016 IT World Canada Team

IBM offers hybrid cloud object storage service

Vendors, researchers, entrepreneurs and academics around the world are finding new ways and reasons to collect and store data. Long...

October 14th, 2016 Howard Solomon
3 reasons why Hyperconverged is the cost-efficient, simplified infrastructure for the modern data center

3 reasons why Hyperconverged is the cost-efficient, simplified infrastructure for the modern data center

Want to know how to simplify your IT infrastructure, reduce costs through scalable infrastructure and increase reliability and productivity?...

October 14th, 2016 IT World Canada Team
Why Lenovo for Hyperconverged?

Why Lenovo for Hyperconverged?

Companies are constantly looking for less complexity and more agility from their servers. Hyperconverged systems are part of the new...

October 14th, 2016 IT World Canada Team

VMWare and Amazon Web Services bury the hatchet, collaborate on new hybrid cloud service

Three years after its CEO warned partners that any enterprise storage customers using Amazon Web Services (AWS) would be lost...

October 14th, 2016 Howard Solomon
The rapid growth of data

The rapid growth of data

With emerging technologies like wearables, virtual reality and mobile payment platforms, enterprises are seeing an explosion of new sources of...

October 14th, 2016 IT World Canada Team