Articles By Alex Coop

FireEye discloses data breach and theft of hacking tools

American cybersecurity firm FireEye says it was on the receiving end of a cyberattack recently and that a government-backed hacking...

December 8th, 2020 Alex Coop

Montreal remains Canada’s top destination for data centre business, says Vantage Data Centers’ Canadian VP and GM

Canada quietly witnessed significant M&A activity in the hyperscaler space over the past two years, capped off by Vantage Data...

December 7th, 2020 Alex Coop

Phishing simulation reveals more than 70% of public sector workers who clicked on malicious link ended up compromising passwords

A massive phishing simulation has revealed that roughly 70 per cent of global users working in the public sector are...

December 7th, 2020 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – A new map of the universe; Google employees seek answers regarding fired AI researcher; Steve Wozniak starts fresh

The European Space Agency's satellite has provided precise new data about outer space, Google employees sign a letter demanding to...

December 7th, 2020 Alex Coop

Coffee Briefing, December 4, 2020 – News from AWS, distributors, and MSPs on Reddit talk about IT burnout

Coffee Briefings deliver our entire audience -  the IT administrators and channel partners as well as the C-Suite - the...

December 4th, 2020 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – US labour board dunks on Google; The dire future of business travel; COVID vaccine supply chain targeted by hackers

The U.S. labour board dunks on Google for allegedly spying on workers who were organizing employee protests and firing them,...

December 4th, 2020 Alex Coop

ServiceNow is acquiring Canadian AI services startup Element AI

Another one bites the dust. After launching in 2016, raising US$102 million in Series A funding and opening offices across...

November 30th, 2020 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – Amazon Sidewalk; Banks extend WFH policies; Black Friday data

Amazon faces a privacy backlash for its Sidewalk feature, some of Canada’s big banks extend WFH policies, and we’ve got...

November 30th, 2020 Alex Coop

Coffee Briefing, November 27, 2020 – Leadership changes, Dell’s Q3, and MSPs ask for help managing bad clients

Coffee Briefings deliver our entire audience -  the IT administrators and channel partners as well as the C-Suite - the...

November 27th, 2020 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – Amazon server outage; Shopify gets a shoutout in the NYT; Raspberry Pi hacks a Tesla

An Amazon outage knocks out connected vacuum cleaners and other “smart” objects, Shopify gets a shoutout in the New York...

November 27th, 2020 Alex Coop