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.
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
BlackBerry is extending its security portfolio with the acquisition of a provider of crisis communications solutions for response teams. The company said this morning it is buying San Mateo, Calif.-based AtHoc Inc., whose
A threat intelligence system is essential for organizations to have today to meet the challenge of sophisticated attackers, a security conference audience of Canadian infosec pros has been told. “Without the intelligence-led program