Articles By Alex Coop

Cisco is buying internet monitoring solution ThousandEyes

While Cisco wouldn't say what it plans to pay, the tech giant announced Thursday it plans to buy internet monitoring...

May 29th, 2020 Alex Coop

Why coronavirus may make the world more accessible – BBC

Disable people make up 15 per cent of the global population, and this feature from BBC highlights how many of...

May 28th, 2020 Alex Coop

IBM layoffs affect services groups, impact on Canadian business unknown

IBM is cutting an unspecified number of jobs in the first significant staff reduction under new chief executive officer Arvind...

May 28th, 2020 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