Editor of ITWorldCanada.com and Computing Canada, covering all aspects of enterprise computing, telecommunications, network infrastructure and government IT issues. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications.
Every vendor’s got a piece of the Internet of Things, including Wilson Sporting Goods, which on Monday revealed a Bluetooth-enabled football that captures data about the ball’s performance in the air and relays
Despite urgings from the RCMP and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre to not give in to ransomware, Canadian organizations seem more likely to surrender to blackmail than those in three other countries surveyed, a
The country's biggest phone company could get bigger if regulators and the government allow BCE Inc. to buy Manitoba's incumbent phone company, MTS. The two telecom firms announced the deal this morning, with
Ten days ago Public Services minister Judy Foote praised the work of Shared Services Canada, the branch of her department that spends almost $2 billion a year operating, reducing and merging the government's
Two of the biggest names in IT have announced new products they say will help enterprises better secure their systems. Cisco Systems introduced a new next generation firewall line with an integrated management
Twelve months ago when I started covering cybersecurity the state of things was pretty bleak: 2014 marked another record year of data breaches, there was no miracle technology that would seal the cracks
It’s taken a while but Canadian CISOs are increasingly outsourcing elements of IT protection to managed security service providers (MSSPs). The logic is inevitable: Faced with attackers who are well funded — sometimes