Jim Love

I've been in IT and business for over 30 years. I worked my way up, literally from the mail room and I've done every job from mail clerk to CEO. Today I'm CIO and Chief Digital Officer of IT World Canada - Canada's leader in ICT publishing and digital marketing.

Articles by Jim Love

Ransomware attackers expand the attack surface. This Week in Ransomware – Friday, Sept 2

Ransomware continues to grow and expand, both in the number of attackers and the number of potential victims. This week we feature some of...

Deeper Dive: The Metaverse: Episode 5 – Future Proofing and Resource Guide

In this episode we explore the near-term future of the metaverse and what we need to be doing to understand it in our current...

Deeper Dive: The Metaverse: Episode 4 – The incredible world of Second Life

In this episode we look at a first and long running virtual world which has been going on for almost two decades – Second...

Deeper Dive: The Metaverse: Episode 3 – The map of the metaverse

We are still in early days.  But what does the metaverse look like? We attempt to describe some of the key players and what...

Deeper Dive: The Metaverse: Episode 2 – When will it arrive?

This is again a text version and fairly lengthy summary of the podcast as opposed to a transcript. I (Jim Love) have edited it...

Deeper Dive: The Metaverse: Episode 1 – The future history of the metaverse

These are summaries versus actual transcriptions of the episodes from our podcast and we provide them for reference or for those who prefer to...

Is “state-backed” ransomware excluded from cyber insurance? Plus three points of irony. This Week in Ransomware – Monday, Aug 29th

We were sent a note drawing our attention to the following story from a company engaged in cyber security protection. It raised interesting questions...

Hashtag Weekend: Quantum computing and what you need to know today with our guest Brian Lenahan, chair, Quantum Strategy Institute

Quantum computers offer the potential for a new level of computing power far beyond anything we've ever seen.  They are so powerful that they...

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