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

Increase in ransomware attacks, number of variants and the attack surface itself: This Week in Ransomware as of Sunday, August 21, 2022

Number of attacks increasing VPN software provider Atlas VPN has released a report on the most significant ransomware statistics from the past year. The report showed...

Not as protected as we think we are: This Week In Ransomware as of Monday, August 15, 2022

Are the things we think protect us from ransomware working as well as we might think?  Some stories from this week make it clear...

ITWC Research – Bare metal cloud report on what’s driving cloud decisions in Canada now?

"Cloud has won." That was the advice we received from our CIOs panel, which helped us prepare the questions for this year's CIO Census...

Millions recover for free and extortion surpasses encryption: This Week in Ransomware – Sunday, August 7, 2022

As ransomware continues to grow as a threat, the continuing question is - should companies pay the ransom? One group has been actively trying...

DDoS, Macros and APIs – Cyber Security Today for August 5th, 2022

DDoS, Macros and APIs - three formerly popular means of infiltrating and attacking have been reimagined in ways that is bringing them back in...

Cyber Security Today for August 3rd, 2022 – Exfiltration, ransomware attacks critical infrastructure and “What is your personal data worth?”

Exfiltration the theft of data is now a dominant strategy in ransomware,  ransomware groups continue to attack critical infrastructure and a fast food chain...

Ransomware by the numbers – This Week in Ransomware for the week ending Sunday, July 24, 2022

Ransomware the number one threat   Ransomware was identified as the number one threat that businesses are now facing, according to respondents in a recent...

Hashtag Weekend – Interview with Julian Galley of Compugen on his cross country bike tour in support of Alzheimer research

Welcome to Hashtag Weekend. I’m Jim Love, CIO of ITWC, publishers of IT World Canada, Channel Daily News, Tech News Day and a host of...

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