Five ways to bolster your IT budget in 2016

Enterprise IT budgets could take a hit in 2016, if IDC’s latest predictions are anything to go by. With less...

December 24th, 2015 Danny Bradbury
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Why Canada lags behind in the cognitive computing race

Canadians are happy to carry on using cumbersome, awkward computer systems for the time being, it seems. A recent report...

December 23rd, 2015 Danny Bradbury

DevOps does not negate ITIL or ITSM; they can be leveraged for greater agility

DevOps has become a reality in many organizations, stressing the integration of developers and IT operations staff, but it doesn’t...

December 23rd, 2015 Gary Hilson
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Canadians are most of the victims as banking Trojan returns

A banking botnet that was taken down nine months ago by police in several European countries earlier this year has...

December 23rd, 2015 Howard Solomon

Attackers using social media to spread malware with ‘free’ offers

Security awareness training usually focuses on the online communications people use most: Email. However, a recent malware campaign aimed at...

December 22nd, 2015 Howard Solomon
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Oracle ordered to give PC users an easy way to remove old Java SE

Every once in a while regulators do a good thing. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission did one this week. It...

December 22nd, 2015 Howard Solomon
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Google Chrome to start issuing warnings for SHA-1 certificates in January

A new year brings hope for starting the next 12 months with a clean slate. However, it may also start...

December 21st, 2015 Howard Solomon

Canadian data breaches in 2015: Big firms weren’t the only targets

Of all the publicly-disclosed data or privacy breaches in this country in 2015, one topped them all by a wide...

December 21st, 2015 Howard Solomon
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B.C. government must strengthen records management, says report

A report into records mismanagement by the B.C. government has made several sweeping recommendations in advance of legislation that will...

December 18th, 2015 Danny Bradbury