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Microsoft details threat actors techniques for deploying ransomware

Last year, over 100 threat actors carried out ransomware attacks, and the number of active ransomware families used in attacks surpassed 50, with Microsoft security teams tracking each and every one of them.

Imminent revenue downturn for Apple

Experts predict Apple to report its first quarterly revenue downturn in nearly four years after strict COVID-19 lockdowns and related protests in China impeded iPhone production at its largest assembler Foxconn during the quarter.

Broadcom set to use VMware in challenging hyperscalers

Broadcom has announced its plans to compete with hyperscale datacenter operators after its procurement of VMware is completed.

OpenAI unveils tool for detecting AI-generated text

OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT, has released an AI Text Classifier tool that may be able to determine whether or not texts were written by AI.

Google to add Microsoft 365 integration to ChromeOS

Google has announced that it will integrate Microsoft 365 into ChromeOS later this year, making it easier for users to install the app and open files.

ElevenLabs announces safeguards to curb usage of voices for abuse

Following an increase in the number of voice cloning misuse cases, ElevenLabs, the startup that provides voice cloning technology has announced additional safeguards it will be introducing to the platform.


Bolster your first line of defence – 5 tips to foster a security culture

While the shift to hybrid work and the rise of interconnected systems have created new opportunities for business, this evolution exposed organizations to new...

Understanding Current Cybersecurity Challenges in Law: Legal Considerations for Artificial Intelligence and Technological Development (Article 6)

With strong competition among countries around the world to become cutting edge leaders in AI, artificial intelligence has been a driving force of innovation...

9 Must-Take Actions as Recession Fears Loom

Even as recession indicators sound the alarm, financial analysts and even central banks remain split on the likelihood of a recession. In July, Scotiabank...

Fighting the cyber war: how secure is your enterprise?

Most Canadian companies that are victims of cyber incidents lack even basic recommended security measures. Fortunately, there are achievable steps to take that greatly improve an organization’s cyber security posture.

Expect your ISP to offer more WiFi functionality

Cognitive Systems Corp. has developed WiFi Motion, software that turns all your connected devices into motion sensors without installing any additional hardware. The software...

Your business plan requires better simulations

Most businesses are facing a more demanding business environment that includes: Increasing customer expectations for improved quality and faster delivery. Stronger competitors. More complex...

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Coffee Briefing Jan. 31 – CIB partners with Arrow; TELUS appoints new chief product...

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team! Missed...


Data Privacy Day: The 10 biggest privacy fines imposed (so far)

  For Data Privacy Week, here's a look at the ten largest privacy fines imposed as of Jan. 27, 2023. This...

Quantum Days 2023 poll examines salary compensation issues

At the recent Quantum Days 2023 panel that explored the inner workings of The Expert Panel on Quantum Technologies,...

Free cybersecurity resources for Canadian retailers now available

Retail Council of Canada's CyberSecure program will include free webinars, links to resources

Data Privacy Week: Build privacy and usability into products, says Telus exec

The telco's chief privacy and data officer offers advice to privacy pros and cheif executives

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Cyber Security Today, Feb. 1, 2023 – Microsoft tracks 100 gangs using ransomware, Google Fi customer data is copied and more

This episode reports on the latest DocuSign scam, YouTube channels hacked for cryptocoin fraud, another warning to open source code repositories and more

Cyber Security Today, Jan. 30, 2023 – A new data wiper discovered, patches for Lexmark printers and BIND are issued and more

This episode reports on a patching strategy for ICS devices, a warning to VMware admins and more

Hashtag Trending Feb.2- Blind app provides info and support to laid off workers; tech CEO quotes Martin Luther King; ChatGPT for $20

Laid off workers flock to Blind app, PagerDuty CEO quotes Martin Luther King when announcing layoffs and OpenAI charges $20 a month...

Hashtag Trending Feb.1- ; OpenAI releases tool to detect machine-written text, Paypal lays off 2000 workers, Canadians discover power draining flaw

OpenAI releases tool to detect machine-written text, Paypal lays off 2000 workers, Canadian team discovers power draining flaw in laptops and phones...

Deeper Dive: The Metaverse: Episode 5 – Future Proofing and Resource Guide

In this episode we explore the near-term future of the metaverse and what we need to be doing to understand it in...

Government CIO: Leadership is about patience and strong relationships

Mohammad Qureshi has had a varied and interesting career that has led to his current position as Government of Ontario CIO and...

The symbol Forrester uses to describe CIO-CMO relations in 2015 says it all

The analyst firm publishes an infographic that suggest improvement in the partnership between IT and marketing, but there's one gaping hole

A happy holiday gift guide – part one

    Tis the season for worrying about what to buy for friends, colleagues, and loved ones – and what we...

Amazon announces release of new devices and updates in Canada

  Yesterday, Amazon announced new updates and devices at the 2022 Devices and Services event. The company says that these...

Innovative Calgary information technology startups

Calgary’s tech innovators and entrepreneurs are leading digital transformation across the province and the world. Calgary is growing alongside Alberta into a global tech hub.

International Women’s Day: Five tech training courses that aim to break gender inequality in Canadian tech sector

women are still largely underrepresented in the tech industry. This slideshow details education and training resources to help women advance in the IT field.


Predictions for the 2023 cyber threat landscape

By Jaime Chanaga As we enter 2023, predictions for what we’ll face in the new year are everywhere, from the economy to healthcare and beyond....

Better understand what healthcare providers need and want

Picture a hospital overflowing with patients, with nurses running to and fro, putting out one fire after another – doing their best to keep...

Finding the way forward with digital spend management

Emerging technologies have revolutionized business processes, yet companies from coast to coast are still wasting time using handwritten records, spreadsheets, and emails to process...

Indoor golf experience provider elevates projector performance

Experience taught the team at Peak Performance & Athletics that when it comes to projector solutions, there is a huge difference between “okay” and...

Enormous growth opportunities for managed services providers in 2023

The IT services market is set for continued growth in 2023 as IT departments across Canada and around the world struggle with staff shortages. Canadian...

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