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Calls for nominations are now open for new women-led cybersecurity recognition awards

Cybercriminals are always at least one step ahead of everyone else, so why not encourage as many people as possible to enter the cybersecurity field? That’s the idea behind a new recognition program

Published on: March 6th, 2020 IT Business Staff

How to empower your team to curate their own tech stacks while mitigating risk

By Dave Gordon   Back in the “old days,” your company provided all the tech used by your employees. There was no such thing as a self-directed search for tools, and no possibility

Published on: January 27th, 2020 IT Business Staff

Cybersecurity essentials – Organized approach

This article is the last in a series of articles by NAV CANADA Vice-President and Chief Information Officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. What is your organizational approach? Cybersecurity

Published on: August 7th, 2019 IT Business Staff

Cybersecurity essentials – Innovation

This article is the 12th in a series of articles by NAV CANADA Vice-President and Chief Information Officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Have a deliberate approach to innovation

Published on: August 5th, 2019 IT Business Staff

Cybersecurity essentials – Third-party assurance

This article is the 11th in a series of articles by NAV CANADA Vice-President and Chief Information Officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Provide third-party assurance While I know

Published on: August 4th, 2019 IT Business Staff

Cybersecurity essentials – awareness and training

This article is the 10th in a series of articles by NAV CANADA vice-president and chief information officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Describe how you will engage, train,

Published on: August 2nd, 2019 IT Business Staff

Hashtag Trending – Apple pivots, Netflix is going Hollywood, Bernie unveils net neutrality plan

This episode is brought to you by ServiceNow - Transforming old manual ways of working into modern digital workflows and unlocking productivity for employees and the enterprise.  Apple is doubling down on its

Published on: August 1st, 2019 IT Business Staff

Microsoft to drop Skype for Business Online and replace with Teams in 2021

Two years after hinting at plans to phase out Skype for Business Online and replace it with Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Corp. made it official this week. Microsoft announced in a blog post that

Published on: July 31st, 2019 IT Business Staff

Cybersecurity essentials – communications

This article is the ninth in a series of articles by NAV CANADA vice-president and chief information officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Describe how, what, and who will

Published on: July 28th, 2019 IT Business Staff

Cybersecurity essentials – capabilities and gaps

This article is the sixth in a series of articles by Nav Canada vice-president and chief information officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Clearly define your capabilities across all

Published on: July 19th, 2019 IT Business Staff

Talking about cybersecurity to your board – What are their expectations?

This article is the third in a series of articles by NAV CANADA Vice-President and Chief Information Officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Remember that the role of the

Published on: July 9th, 2019 IT Business Staff

Talking about cybersecurity to your board – Know your board

This article is the second in a series of articles by NAV Canada vice-president and chief information officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Who are they anyway? Knowing your

Published on: July 5th, 2019 IT Business Staff

Three common digital transformation mistakes

By Deeana Radley, Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) Any business still using pen and paper to track inventory would be seen as behind the times. However, many businesses see nothing wrong with using spreadsheets

Published on: July 4th, 2019 IT Business Staff

Security is #1 IT priority for Canadian businesses, says CDW Canada report

An increasing number of Canadian businesses believe they are more ready for cyber threats than they were this time last year, according to a new report published by CDW Canada. Of those surveyed,

Published on: June 26th, 2019 IT Business Staff

The Pitch: AI startups – Blue J Legal predicts legal outcomes

Blue J Legal account manager Adam Wells explains what his startup does and how it uses AI to solve client problems in six minutes or less at Toronto event IDC Directions 2019. The

Published on: May 8th, 2019 IT Business Staff