Tag Archives : #Privacy

Boots on to drive IoT adoption  

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a hot, hot topic today, not only because it’s something new and interesting, but because it has the potential to change how businesses are run. And businesses are starting to figure that out. The trouble is, new fields lack standards and best practices, and, for that matter, knowledge coming […]


Colin Wallis, executive director, Kantara Initiative

Are passwords really passé?

Future proofing anything is a monumental challenge in the IT world these days. Identification and authentication are areas that are especially problematic. For every password protocol or biometric innovation, there’s a very real threat of counterattack. The digital identity world is coming out with all sorts of innovations; some are viable, some border on the […]

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 […]

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