Articles By Alex Coop

The Best VPN Services for 2020 – PC Mag

Using a VPN helps reduce the risk of someone snooping on your data, or worse, stealing it. Public Wi-Fi networks,...

May 26th, 2020 Alex Coop
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GitLab runs phishing test against employees – and 20% handed over credentials – SiliconANGLE

When it comes to cybersecurity, people are the weakest link. GitLab reiterated this point beautifully in a recent exercise involving...

May 25th, 2020 Alex Coop

Canada still lacks cybersecurity ‘street smarts’ says CIRA director

While the federal government combats hostile foreign intelligence services seeking the country’s biggest secrets, hackers and fraudsters are keen on...

May 22nd, 2020 Alex Coop

Shopify to let employees work from home permanently – Reuters

Shopify's chief executive officer dropped a bombshell on Twitter this morning - although when you look at some of the...

May 21st, 2020 Alex Coop

LinkedIn’s Workforce Confidence Index shows company size plays a big role in remote work satisfaction – LinkedIn

Remote work is here for the long haul. Even one of the world's most paper-dominated industries is getting cozy with...

May 20th, 2020 Alex Coop

CIO Strategy Council director says its new standards needed while legislation ‘catches up’

The CIO Strategy Council published a new National Standard of Canada for third-party access to data last week, news that...

May 12th, 2020 Alex Coop

PowerStore, Dell EMC’s shiny new midrange storage option, arrives

Dell EMC quietly launched its new midrange storage device called PowerStore last week representing a culmination of its other midrange...

May 10th, 2020 Alex Coop

ICT spending forecast ‘looks worse now’ than it did last month, says IDC Canada

Barely a month ago, IDC Canada’s Nigel Wallis said during a webinar that the novel coronavirus crisis has contributed to...

May 8th, 2020 Alex Coop

Facebook and Google extend working from home to end of year – BBC News

If you thought work from home initiatives are going away this year, well, they're not. Facebook and Google are saying...

May 8th, 2020 Alex Coop

Sidewalk Labs pulls the plug on smart city project

This story has been updated since the morning of May 7 to include additional comments from Ann Cavoukian, as well...

May 7th, 2020 Alex Coop