Tag Archives : #Privacy


Microsoft brings Canadian Azure to early adopters

A (r) evolutionary conjuncture of factors has culminated in Canadian-based, Microsoft cloud resource lift-off. First announced last June, Canadian cloud capability has finally come into focus with release of an operational preview of Microsoft’s Azure to select “early adopter” customers out of data centre facilities located in Toronto and Quebec City. In Q2 2016, the […]

Janet Kennedy, president, Microsoft Canada

Sangam Manikkayam, principal security architect, Symantec Canada

Symantec Canada: filling the privacy and security gaps

With over 20,600 employees in 50 countries, Symantec is the fourth largest software company in the world, and a leading provider of managed security services through the cloud, including data loss prevention, encryption and authentication. The Mountain View, California based company currently supports customers with cloud-based solutions in three ways: users consume Symantec’s cloud-as-a-service hosted […]


Cloud Security, Privacy and Reliability, a new community offering from the TCBC

The Toronto Cloud Business Coalition – a group of more than 60 Canadian experts drawn from the IT management, cloud services provider, channel, academic, VC/corporate finance and consulting communities – has published a new document outlining best practices to manage cloud security risk and in the use of cloud to improve IT reliability. Cloud Security, Privacy and […]

TCBC security front page

LG rolled TV screen

The shape of “things” to come

Every January, the Consumer Electronics Show, now simply known as CES, fills virtually every available space in Las Vegas with the latest and greatest new toys. This year, alongside the computers and fancy displays lurked all manner of connected gadgets, members of the “Internet of Things” (IoT). Some made sense, and some fit into the […]


Big Brother is watching

We tend to think of our phones and computers as personal devices. They live close to our bodies, and are privy to confidential information. We don’t think of them as gossipy snoops that pass that confidential information off to people who could profit from it. Silly us. Most of the electronics we carry merrily do […]

Lynn Greiner, freelance IT journalist and regular contributor to InsightaaS