Articles By Ryan Patrick

Giving police passwords would ‘criminalize privacy’: encryption vendor

The news that Canada’s police chiefs are advocating for federal laws that would compel individuals to provide electronic passwords with a judge’s consent isn’t sitting well with some members of Canada’s IT community.

Published on: August 18th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

The NHL’s Big Data project involves the cloud

Hardcore and casual fans alike know the National Hockey League’s (NHL) 2016 Stanley Cup playoff final kicked off with the Eastern Conference champion Pittsburgh Penguins against the Western Conference champion San Jose Sharks

Published on: June 3rd, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Microsoft officially ends support for SQL Server 2005

It’s official: support for Microsoft Corp.’s venerable database offering SQL Server 2005 came to an end this week. As of April 12, the 10-year-old server product is officially out of Microsoft's product lifecycle

Published on: April 15th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Driving tech innovation for the Toronto Raptors and Toronto Maple Leafs

At nearly 20 games over the .500 mark, the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA) are having a tremendous year. The same, unfortunately, cannot be said for the National Hockey League's Toronto Maple

Published on: February 22nd, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Security in the Cloud: A whole new toolbox

Is cloud computing inherently secure? Depends on how you look at it. It sounds like a facile answer to the question, but security in the cloud really comes down to your approach to

Published on: December 21st, 2015 Ryan Patrick