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Employee turnover costs $57,150 annually

Although employee departures continue to plague the workforce, according to the results of an Express Employment Professionals survey, 48 per cent of U.S. hiring managers say their company is experiencing increased turnover, up from 44 per cent in late 2021.

Amazon and Apple set to return to advertise on Twitter

According to reports, e-commerce juggernauts Amazon and Apple plan to resume advertising on Twitter, with Amazon spending around $100 million per year.

Google Rust code paying off, reducing memory related flaws

Since 2019, Google has been integrating code written in the Rust programming language into its Android operating system, and its efforts have paid off in the form of fewer vulnerabilities, with more than half of memory-related flaws reduced, a milestone that coincides with Google’s switch from C and C++ to the memory-safe programming language, Rust.

Intel invests in research to achieve breakthrough in packaging improvements

Intel researchers have announced a number of technological innovations and concepts, including packaging improvements that could result in computer chips that are ten times as powerful as today’s most advanced silicon.

Hackers using fake crypto app to install to install the AppleJeus malware

Hackers backed by North Korea’s government attempted to infect the computers of hundreds of people working in a variety of industries, including news media, IT, cryptocurrency, and financial services, Google said.

EU to allow calls on flights

The European Commission ruled that airlines can offer 5G technology alongside slower mobile data on board planes.

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

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

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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.

Succeeding in the post-COVID world of work

A chief information officer (CIO) can lead their organization as it changes to succeed in the revised post-COVID world of work. The most significant...

The impact of COVID-19 on tech employment in Canada

The global pandemic has impacted and challenged labor markets worldwide. In March and April 2020, over 3 million Canadians lost their jobs. However, over...

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Ontario school board trying to recover from cyber incident

Durham District School Board is able to hold classes in school but online courses aren't available

Federal and provincial governments to bring high-speed internet to over 1500 homes and businesses in Huron County

The governments of Canada and Ontario have announced an investment of more than C$3.8 million to bring high-speed internet...

Microsoft issues out-of-band patch for domain controllers

Update fixes an escalation of privilege vulnerability in Kerberos authentication

Ontario appeal court limits privacy claim in data breach lawsuits

In Ontario data breach victims can't sue organizations for intrusion upon seclusion, says appeal court. But, warns a lawyer, a new right to sue is coming in proposed federal law

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Cyber Secuity Today, Week in Review for Friday, December 2, 2022

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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

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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

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

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Data has created a new ethical frontier that financial institutions must address

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Alberta innovator teaching oil and gas companies how to fish

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Alberta company part of green solution in Canadian oil and gas

Customer-centricity in business is hardly new, and CEOs will talk all day long about the importance of doing right by the customer as a...

Advancing construction management in the cloud

The construction industry does not immediately spring to mind when we think of industries pursuing digitally-enabled growth. However, construction management is an area of...

The Business Case for Beefing Up on Cybersecurity

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