Articles By Sarah Lysecki

Canadian Living magazine to pilot search-friendly content system

One of Canada’s largest publishers of consumer magazines is in the process of migrating the online content of one of its well-known women’s sites onto a new Web-based publishing platform. Transcontinental Media Inc.

Published on: October 30th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Seniors home promotes Internet use and education

TORONTO – For Leana Ho, a senior citizen who lives in senior housing at a Toronto nursing home, knowing how to use a computer and the Internet is vital for her to stay

Published on: October 26th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Users the most important factor in security: IDC

Four thousand information security professionals in 100 countries ranked management support of security policies, users following security policy and qualified security staff as more critical to securing their enterprise over software and hardware

Published on: October 25th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Canada falls short on IT graduates

A nonprofit council that monitors that Canadian IT landscape is set to release a study that shows a considerable gap between the number of new hires needed each year versus the number of

Published on: October 23rd, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

DigitalEve closes Canadian chapters

The Toronto chapter of DigitalEve officially closed its doors after board members unanimously voted to shut it down, citing lack of interest and income. The closure is another blow to the cause of

Published on: October 20th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Supply chain bodies partner for increased data access

The Canadian branch of a global supply chain standards body has signed an agreement with its U.S. counterpart's subsidiary that will allow its members to access a database of 4,100 suppliers and retailers

Published on: October 20th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Toronto to host global forum on abuse of messaging technology

A global consortium of communications firms will hold a members-only meeting next week in Toronto to discuss the latest attacks affecting all types of messaging services from e-mail to voice over IP to

Published on: October 19th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

IT industry aims PCI Express at enterprise workloads

SAN FRANCISCO - Advanced Micro Devices recently said rival chipmaker Intel's plan to enhance PCI Express technology to address performance requirements from compute-intensive applications won't make a difference“It's like having a Maserati out

Published on: October 19th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

EMI Music Canada amps up online video transmissions

EMI Music Canada newsletter subscribers can now view music videos almost two times faster than before, thanks to streaming technology the record label is using from a California-based company. Itiva Digital Media’s Qmesh

Published on: October 17th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Federal facial recognition project raises privacy fears

The federal government is remaining tight-lipped on a project that would allow the use of biometrics as a potential method to detect identity fraud with Canadian passports.Passport Canada recently completed a Privacy Impact

Published on: October 17th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

McMaster students to evaluate Bell’s service-oriented architecture

Bell Canada is investing $1 million over the next five years in a post-undergraduate program at an Ontario university in which students will work with Bell employees on real world problems. The money

Published on: October 16th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

VoIP study says call quality on the way up

Minacom, which builds service level test systems for telcos and cablecos such as Bell and Rogers, released a report based on customer data that measures hundreds of calls each month. The study was

Published on: October 13th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

CRTC sticks with original ruling on voice over IP

Incumbent telephone companies were dealt a blow by the Canadian Radio and Telecommunications Commission as the regulator decided to stick with its original ruling on voice over IP that it made over a

Published on: October 13th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Spammers use press trap to fool anti-spam engines

As anti-spam software has increased its effectiveness in guarding corporate e-mail accounts, spammers have resorted to new ways of disguising their messages to get past even the tightest filters, according to a Montreal-based

Published on: October 13th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Spammers use press trap to fool anti-spam engines

As anti-spam software has increased its effectiveness in guarding corporate e-mail accounts, spammers have resorted to new ways of disguising their messages to get past even the tightest filters, according to a Montreal-based

Published on: October 13th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki