Peering into the future of IT

ORLANDO – Worldwide IT spending is projected to surpass US$2.9 trillion in 2015 – a 3.9 per cent increase from 2014. Where will these new investments be made? What will be the impact

Published on: October 20th, 2014 Jim Love

Are most Canadian companies willing to “roll the dice” on data breaches?

We roll our eyes when news reports reveal another data breach, but maybe we shouldn’t be surprised: A privacy lawyer at one of the country’s biggest law firms, says 70 per cent of

Published on: September 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

No short-cuts to IT security, Canadian retailers warned

Retailers around the world are reeling from an avalanche of data thefts this year, leaving many paralyzed about what to do. But a Canadian security expert warned retailers here not to take short-cuts

Published on: September 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Finalists for ITAC awards released

A telehealth service for Canada's north, a cloud archiving system and tablet-based consumer survey solution for retailers are among the 19 finalists that qualified for this year's ITAC Ingenious Awards. The Information Technology Association of

Published on: September 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon

When meeting the IT security standard isn’t enough

There's a price to be paid for organizations that aren't on the leading edge of security -- they usually get caught. That's the lesson from an incident a Canadian penetration tester ran into

Published on: September 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Fortinet offers wireless solution to help retailers retain shoppers

Leveraging the Wi-Fi capabilities of the smart phones most people carry around is increasingly important to retailers. Being able to sense how much time a customer spends in front of which display as

Published on: August 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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

Wide-angle security: modern threats require modern managers

The fact that C-level management is increasingly viewing the entire enterprise through the same wide-angle lens probably doesn't come as big news to most of us. As operations, management and data are increasingly

Published on: June 5th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Redknee aims to cut monetization time for new mobile services

In the scramble for new mobile customers, communications service providers are always looking for ways to differentiate themselves with new features. Mobile customers – consumers and enterprise users – are notoriously demanding, and

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Andrew Brooks