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Attacker exploits undisclosed Microsoft Exchange zero-day vulnerability

Researchers from Vietnamese cybersecurity outfit GTS have uncovered a malicious campaign that exploits a yet-to-be-revealed zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Exchange.

Google announces scrapping of its gaming service Stadia

Google has announced it will discontinue its cloud gaming service Stadia, which launched in November 2019 and has been dubbed Netflix for games because it allowed players to stream games online without owning a console.

Elizabeth Warren writes FTC to stop Amazon’s acquisition of iRobot

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is leading the charge in the U.S. Senate to persuade the Federal Trade Commission to block Amazon’s $1.7 billion takeover of iRobot, warning that approving the deal would hurt consumers and restrict competition.

Amazon announces increase in hourly wages

Amazon has confirmed an increase in hourly wages for workers in the United States, claiming that the average entry-level wage for most frontline logistics and transportation workers will be more than $19 an hour.

Professional risk is a major factor in the decline of women in CISO/CSO roles

43 per cent of respondents in a new report by Accenture said that professional risk remains a “very” or “most important” factor in the decline in women taking up CISO or CSO positions.

U.S. tech IPO market faces slowdown

According to Refinitiv data, the IPO market for U.S. technology companies was the worst since the 2008 financial crisis, owing to a variety of economic factors including stock market volatility, interest rate hikes, and rising inflation. Moreover, this year’s IPOs of U.S. technology companies attracted the lowest market valuations since the 2008 global financial crisis. […]

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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.

Cybercrime is on the rise, here’s how to fight it

For as long as there has been an internet, there has been cybercrime. Over the past three decades, the two have been playing a...

Digital transformation applications (Article 3)

What business applications offer significant benefits when implementing digital transformation? This article explores those application opportunities. The previous article in this series described systems and...

Leading the next wave of innovation by attracting and developing Agents of Transformation

Organizations in all sectors are urgently looking to ramp up their digital transformation programs to drive competitive advantage as the world emerges from the...

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Coffee Briefing-September 27, 2022 – OpsGuru achieves AWS Premier Tier Services Partner Status; ServiceNow...

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 last week’s Coffee...

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Leadership Coaches Weigh in on the New World of Work

The world of work was already changing before the pandemic, but COVID accelerated trends ranging from staff burnout and mental...

Microsoft report reveals new trends, productivity paranoia, in the hybrid work era

A new Microsoft Work Trend report revealed that shifts to hybrid work and increased workload are leading to productivity...

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4000 series graphics cards: promising specs but major pricing problems

The Nvidia GeForce RTX 4000 series graphics cards have arrived in all their glory. Built on the “Ada Lovelace”...

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...

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Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for Friday, September 30, 2022

This episode features a discussion about what corporate and infosec leaders should be thinking about during Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Cyber Security Today, September 30, 2022 – A new ransomware gang discovered, attacks on virtual servers and more

This episode reports on the Royal ransomware gang, attacks on VMware, and social engineering attacks on critical providers

Hashtag Trending Sept. 30 – Amazon raises wages; Google shuts down Stadia, Instagram bans Pornhub

Amazon is raising wages for frontline workers, Google shuts down stadia, and Instagram bans Pornhub’s account. That’s all the tech news that’s trending...

Hashtag Trending Sept. 29 – More EV charging stations; Meta shuts down political influence network; and FCC cracks down on spam texts

The U.S. approves planting electric vehicle charging stations across the country, Meta shuts down a Chinese influence network, and the FCC wants...

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...

Words from a World Changer – an interview with Jim Balsillie

Filming just wrapped on a new feature-length production about Canada’s iconic Blackberry device, but there’s no need to wait until the movie’s release...

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

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.

International Women’s Day: Seven women who changed technology

You may find it difficult to believe in today's male-centric tech industry, but in the early days of IT, it was often the women who were the pioneers

25 crazy, wacky gadgets at CES 2022 [Part 3]

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Why a network security model just won’t cut it for the cloud

By Subhalakshmi Ganapathy, Product Evangelist, ManageEngine When an IBM study found that cyber risk is the only challenge weighing more heavily on the Canadian C-Suite...

It’s time for public sector tech leaders to get serious about their skills

Canada's public sector is currently lagging behind when it comes to the adoption of digital skills. Pluralsight's recent State of Upskilling report tells us that...

No slowdown in sight for dynamic tech hub in Mississauga

Did you know that Mississauga is home to nearly 1,000 IT companies? Not many do. Perfectly situated between Toronto and Waterloo in Canada’s Innovation...

Veer AI – Enterprise-level AI for SMB retailers

Small and medium-sized eCommerce companies may think applying artificial intelligence (AI) to retail is only for large retailers. They are envious of the ability...

ROCarbon Labs working with eco-conscious companies for the greater good

A small business owner wanted to make his business net zero in terms of carbon emissions — both to be responsible and to save...

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