ransomware, blackmail

Ransomware at the U of C: Where does IT go from here?

In June the University of Calgary, while recovering from a significant malware incident, chose to pay a $CDN 20,000 ransom...

July 15th, 2016 Mark Olson

Top researcher Pedro Domingos on leading his team to win the top AI prize

The Machine Learning (artificial intelligence or AI) megatrend embedded everywhere is essential for enterprise survival and competitive advantage. It is...

June 7th, 2016 Stephen Ibaraki

The Panama Papers: What does this data breach mean for IT and cybersecurity?

The Panama Papers were released by a hacker who broke into the servers of Mossack Fonseca.  So those papers are stolen...

April 27th, 2016 Donna Lindskog

Mike Hinchey: software research director and 2016 IFIP president shares tech insights

The rapid application of computing research within a year into commercialization and enterprise innovation adoption is required for enterprise success....

March 30th, 2016 Stephen Ibaraki

Gisèle Yasmeen, Senior Fellow UBC Institute of Asian Research

Computing is at the foundation for all domains such as science, business, government, education, media, non-profits, society and consumers. It...

March 9th, 2016 Stephen Ibaraki

Computers will detect our emotions and share that information

As early as this summer there may be movies that adjust their plot depending on what emotions are detected on...

February 29th, 2016 Donna Lindskog

Thomas A. Limoncelli, internationally recognized system administrator, shares success secrets for the enterprise

Practical system administration, agility, and DevOps are rooted in successful enterprises. Drawn from his deep experiences authoring pioneering top books...

February 12th, 2016 Stephen Ibaraki

Precedent needed to be sure private messages stay private

Email and texting may seem private, but we need some legal precedents to be sure. BBC news is reporting that...

February 3rd, 2016 Donna Lindskog

Apps like Uber need more attention

Uber is an example of a computer app that causes disruption to the economics of a profession. Jon Kay at...

December 14th, 2015 Donna Lindskog