Articles By Andrew Brooks

New PCI standard disappointing, Toronto conference told

Every transaction system used by a North American business that uses credit cards has to follow the Payment Card Industry (PCI)'s standards. But against the background of continuing breaches at retailers,the PCI’s latest

Published on: June 18th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Government agencies still vulnerable to Heartbleed, study says

The Heartbleed OpenSSL bug just refuses to die. Now it looks as if the measures many web sites, including some belonging to Canadian provincial and federal governments, may still be at risk despite

Published on: May 12th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Canadian innovation hothouse showcases cool new media products

Telematics, Tentacles, and Augmented Reality. Attendees at 'A New Media Gathering' got to experience all that and much more. The event hosted by Innovation Synergy Centre in Markham (ISCM), a non-profit outfit that

Published on: October 15th, 2009 Andrew Brooks

Digital signage fuels Vancouver SkyTrain’s voyage to success

Digital signage has been around for decades, as anyone who has ever had to commute knows. The technology is about as old as computing itself, and has evolved just as dramatically. But if

Published on: September 22nd, 2009 Andrew Brooks