Maple-flavoured malware targets Canadians’ financial data

A better, stronger version of a widely used trojan has surfaced, and it seems to have Canadian users in its sights. The latest variant of ZeuS, a widely used trojan, is specifically targeting

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

BlackBerry to supply platform for Canadian payment provider

BlackBerry Ltd. continues to expand the way the can leverage its secure global network . The company said Thursday it has struck a three year agreement with mobile payments provider EnStream LP to provide a secure

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Tax info may be a little too ‘shared': privacy watchdog

Canada's sharing of tax information with the US in compliance with American tax laws may jeopardize the privacy of Canadian dual citizens, warns the country's privacy watchdog. A Canadian Press story, reported in

Published on: May 21st, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Crafting the best customer experience

TAMPA – There’s an e-word tossed around a lot here at this week’s IBM’s SmarterCommerce conference, and it’s not e-commerce: It’s “experience.” Almost every presentation by an IBM official and almost every case

Published on: May 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Are Canadian bank passwords safe enough?

Since the dawn of computing typing passwords on a keyboard has been the standard way of ensuring secure access to IT systems. But an article on today questions whether Google and Twitter

Published on: April 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Canadian location-based data company sold to French firm

In a way, it's a marriage of a Canadian electronic data specialist and a European company that focuses on snail mail. DMTI Spatial, a Toronto-based provider of Canadian location-based data to governments and

Published on: October 21st, 2013 Howard Solomon

Up close with State Street’s CIO

When you're the CIO overseeing 5,000 IT staff around the world, there's a lot on your shoulders. That's the position Christopher Peretta of State Street Corp., which provides financial services to institutional investors, finds himself in. That's why

Published on: November 6th, 2012 Howard Solomon

NBCN offers PriceMetrix CommissionCheck to customers

National Bank Correspondent Network (NBCN) Inc., a subsidiary of Montreal-based National Bank Financial Inc., made a deal with Toronto-based PriceMetrix Inc. to offer its CommissionCheck SaaS product as an added feature to its

Published on: August 26th, 2011 jd speedy


Desjardins General Insurance Group has migrated from its mainframes in an effort to speed up online transactions and better attract incoming IT talent.The Montreal-based property and casualty insurer moved away from the aging

Published on: July 20th, 2011 Rafael Ruffolo