Thursday, September 23, 2021


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Cyber Security Today, Sept. 20, 2021 – Patch for OMIGOD vulnerability, a list of ransomware exploits and prison for AT&T scammer

Today's episode reports on hackers looking to exploit the OMIGOD vulnerability, a list of ransomware exploits being used by attackers and AT&T scammer sent to prison




All the new Microsoft Surface devices announced today

Updates four, adds one new.

Cyber Security Today, Sept. 22, 2021 – Epik breach has epic ramifications, misconfigurations by EventBuilder users and phishing attacks on the aviation sector

Today's podcast reports on the theft of data from US web hosting provider Epik, misconfigurations by users of the EventBuilder tool and the discovery of a  phishing campaign against the aviation sector

Hashtag Trending Sept. 22 – Facebook climate misinformation; Amazon’s creepy AI cameras; remote work changing cities

Today's HTT script was prepared by Jori Negin-Shecter. Facebook is found to be a climate misinformation hub, Amazon’s AI driver cameras cause a stir, and remote...

Salesforce goes all-in with Slack

Salesforce is now fully leveraging Slack, the communication platform it acquired for $27.7 billion last year, by integrating it with Salesforce products. Slack is now a...

Pearson and Canadian edtech partner to level up digital math support across Canadian schools 

Pearson Canada and Canadian edtech Knowledgehook have partnered to provide digital support for teachers and students to improve mathematics education in Canada.

Ontarians are getting digital ID this fall: All you need to know

After an increasing number of Canadians and businesses moved online throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, three-quarters of the population feels it’s important to have a secure...

AI-infused planning and forecasting is reshaping the way finance teams work

In 2017, The Economist published a story titled, The world's most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data. Four years later, “data is the new...

Coffee Briefing, Sept. 21, 2021 – all the tech news; a podcast roundup; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada reporter Pragya Sehgal,...

Hashtag Trending September 21- iOS 15; Facebook pushes back on WSJ allegations; AI and real estate

Hashtag Trending September 21- iOS 15; Facebook pushes back on WSJ allegations; AI and real estate

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Delivering top-flight educational experiences through digital tech

In early 2020, businesses shuttered their offices and sent employees home to work as a pandemic safety measure. Schools did likewise, morphing into remote...

Cyber security: 10 questions Canadian Board of Directors need to ask

By Cheryl McGrath, ICD.D; Area Vice President and Canadian Country Manager, Optiv Security | James Turgal, Vice President Cyber Risk, Strategy & Transformation, Optiv...

How managed service providers are helping organizations transition IT workloads to hyperscale cloud

We recently sat down with Marvin Sharp, the Vice President of Product & Strategy for hybrid multi-cloud managed service provider Aptum, to discuss the...

Post-Covid UC as much about culture as technology

Unified communications (UC) is not new technology. Many businesses were using it prior to January 2020 to help keep their people connected - a...

Firewalls play an important role in long-term back to work strategies

By Nick Alevetsovitis As we enter the second half of 2021 and people begin returning to the office, two essential—and very different—narratives are emerging. The first...


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