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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...

Quebec’s privacy bill 64: Is your business ready?

Certain provisions of the "An Act to modernize legislative provisions for the protection of personal information" (formerly known as Bill 64) will come into...

Advice to CISOs: Don’t shoulder everything

Security is a team effort, says Google CISO Phil Venables. It shouldn't all fall on the infosec leader's shoulders

‘Outages happen,’ telecom regulator tells parliamentary committee looking into Rogers crisis

The head of Canada's telecommunications regulator said this month's huge internet and wireless network failure at Rogers could result in more regulation of the...

Deloitte launches new security service based on Zero Trust

Deloitte yesterday launched Zero Trust Access, a new managed service the consultancy says provides a cloud-native approach to “securing communications between users, on any...

Interac outage exacerbated by poor network design, says expert

With files from Paul Barker The massive Rogers network outage on July 8 took down the Interac payment system, forcing Canadian merchants to turn away...

Money talks when it comes to attracting, retaining IT talent: Gartner

Lily Mok, vice president, analyst at Gartner, says there are three ways chief information officers (CIOs) can attract and retain IT talent in 2022...

Broadcom blog on VMware development plans panned by analyst

It was a move designed to quell any fears by end users and partners alike about the recent acquisition of VMware by Broadcom, but...

2022 CanadianCIO Fireside Chat

If you’re a business executive in need of community and peer-to-peer learning experiences, you’d do well to check out this 15-minute video. In it, ITWC CIO Jim Love, Anatoli Olkhovets, Group VP, Peer Insights Gartner and Mayank Mehta, Group VP, Peer Insights Gartner, will discuss the value of community for executives who, for any number of reasons, may lack a sense of being “in the loop” and connected with their peers.

Leadership Coaches Weigh in on the New World of Work

The world of work was already changing before the pandemic, but COVID accelerated trends ranging from staff burnout and mental health issues to...

Words from a World Changer – an interview with Jim Balsillie

Filming just wrapped on a new feature-length production about Canada’s iconic Blackberry device, but there’s no need to wait until the movie’s release...

The Impact of Exemplary Leadership

Mark Bryant has worn two hats for more than a year in his dual roles as CIO of PCL, a group of multi-national,...

The CIO of the Year Awards

The CIO of the Year Awards recognize Canadian technology leaders who have demonstrated business and technological vision, entrepreneurship, a capacity to drive enterprise transformation and a demonstrated ability to drive value in the marketplace.

The winners will be honoured on MAY 26, 2022.

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CIO Census

The Way Forward: Building the Digital Enterprise

The global crisis that began in early 2020 has forced organizations to change. After an extended period spent in “get through today” mode, CIOs are now working to adapt to nearly nonstop change, and forge a path into a hyperdigital future.

This year’s CanadianCIO Census covers all aspects of the CIO role, and will provide a glimpse into the challenges and opportunities that lay before us as the global crisis abates.

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President to President Videos

ITWC’s Fawn Annan interviews leading Canadian tech executives on leadership