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OCE Discovery 2018

Anyone who thinks that Ontario is lacking in innovation needed to have a wander through the 200,000 square feet of exhibit space at the...

ITIL in 2018 – cloudy days ahead?

Managing information technology has been, and still is, a significant challenge for both enterprises and their service providers. The Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL),...

Agents of change – The BIGPush past gender gaps in VC tech funding

Women do things differently – out of necessity, and to their credit. And nowhere has the “mother of invention” been greater than in the...

Tapping tech for public safety

When we call for emergency services, we don't think about how we'll be taken care of – we just assume it will work. That...

Growing financial inclusion

Let's face it, when it comes to payment methods, we're spoiled. We can use credit cards, debit cards, digital wallets, or even good old...

SMB Summit – the wrap

Panel: Governance, risk, compliance, and cloud security Michael O'Neil, principal analyst at InsightaaS set the stage for the SMB Summit governance, risk, compliance, and cloud...

BadRabbit and other vermin

There's a BadRabbit in town, and it's slamming European media outlets, as well as transportation and government organizations in the Ukraine and Russia. Some...

Cyber Security Month – books to build awareness

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month in Canada, an internationally recognized campaign aimed at  informing the public on the importance of cyber security, and...

How can we fix stupid?

Hanlon's Razor says, "Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity." In the wake of the Equifax data breach, 145.5 million...

ReMAPping value networks: only in Canada, eh?

Software may be eating the world, but when combined with hardware, it has potential to unleash new productive capacity, while ensuring that the fruits...

Spammers an enterprise unto themselves

The business world operates according to many well-entrenched patterns. Work schedules are defined based on labour and customer demands; a majority of day-to-day business...

Fintech gaining serious street cred

Fintech has become a major entry in the buzzword lexicon in recent years. While not a new concept – in fact, some consider fintech...

The future of encryption

What does a simultaneously dead and not-dead cat have to do with cybersecurity? Quite a bit, as it turns out. Schrödinger's quantum kitty is the...

Cyber security lessons from the energy community

Any widespread disruption of electricity, water or gas can have huge impact on day-to-day life. Critical infrastructure must be failsafe, protected and resilient –...

Held for Ransom and WannaCry

Ransomware is big business. In early May, the UK's National Health Service (NHS), along with hundreds of other organizations worldwide, was crippled by a massive...