What we learned from Heartbleed

April 2014 in review: Heartbleed hits

After weeks of reports of data breaches related to retail point of sale devices, a new crisis: Data breaches related...

December 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Target department store

March 2014 in review: On Target

It was difficult to come up with words to describe the magnitude of the Target stores data breach in the...

December 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Six tips for controlling printers

By Patrick Trudel (The author is a federal IT manager who has led major printer rationalization projects for a number...

November 18th, 2014 IT World Canada

Data breach notification in Canada

Canada needs a data breach notification system, and fast

2011 was declared the Year of the Data Breach. It was overshadowed by 2012's cybercrime exploits. Then 2013 broke all...

November 17th, 2014 Claudiu Popa

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The slow move to integrate technology, government and citizens

A few weeks ago there were municipal elections in Ontario. Like many others in my city, I went to my...

November 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

IT staff at TMX Group with Ingenious Award

Meet the country’s top CIOs for 2014

Two women have been named the country’s chief information officers of the year in the first annual award of its...

November 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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ITAC part of effort pressing Ottawa on anti-corruption regulation

A number of industry associations including the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) are increasing pressure on Ottawa to bend...

November 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Ottawa finalizes action plan 2.0 on open government

The second chapter of the federal government's open government strategy now has a confirmed action plan. Treasury Board said Thursday that...

November 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Appeal court agrees CSIS lawyers weren’t candid on spy warrant

The Federal Court of Appeal has refused to let the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)  and the Justice department off the...

November 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon