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AWS announces a no-code mobile and web app builder

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched a no-code mobile and web app development tool Amazon Honeycode. A fully managed service, Amazon Honeycode is a visual application builder that can be used by customers

Published on: June 25th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Students, educators and parents struggling to adapt to new learning dynamic

With files from Alex Coop and Catherine Morin   What Zhen Zhao envisioned to be a regular visit to his parents in Ottawa has turned into an indefinite stay. A dental student at

Published on: May 20th, 2020 Tom Li

CompTIA launches a new cybersecurity analyst certification worldwide

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) has updated its cybersecurity analyst (CySA+) certification exam, the association announced this week. The new exam applies behavioural analytics to the information technology (IT) security market, validating

Published on: May 1st, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

CompTIA takes its certification exams online amid COVID-19 pandemic

CompTIA, the global provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications and training for information technology (IT) professionals, yesterday launched an online testing option for its certification exams in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The company

Published on: April 16th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Essential industries are getting CIRA’s cybersecurity services for free

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) today announced six months of free access to CIRA DNS Firewall to all healthcare facilities, small businesses and non-profits to help them protect against a growing number

Published on: April 3rd, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Your devices are germ magnets – here’s how to keep them clean

Given our dependency on our electronics, it’s no surprise that they’re a great harbour for grime, germs and viruses. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to keep household surfaces and electronics clean. Smartphones

Published on: March 20th, 2020 Tom Li

Tips on CASL compliance and how to avoid being fined

Complying with the Canadian Anti-Spam Law (CASL) is a tricky business. On July 1, 2014, Canada enacted the CASL to curb rampant electronic and telephone spamming. It established five types of consent a

Published on: March 16th, 2020 Tom Li

CDN TOP 100 Solution Providers: Ranking starts to take shape

With the application deadline for an appearance on the 2020 CDN Top 100 Solution Provider ranking now passed, the wealth of information provided has been passed on to analysts, judges and CDN writers

Published on: March 10th, 2020 Steve Proctor

How IT leaders can prepare for COVID-19 challenges

With the coronavirus spreading globally, industry experts are warning IT leaders to confirm their business recovery and pandemic preparedness plans are updated in case large numbers of employees have to work remotely or

Published on: March 10th, 2020 Howard Solomon

3 key reasons not to tell your team about planned cyberattack simulations

By Dave Gordon   Cyberattacks and data breaches have now become a pressing concern for all organizations regardless of size, industry and origin. Just recently, Canadian federal agencies were reported to have mishandled

Published on: March 3rd, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Microsoft to replace MCSA, MCSD, and MCSE with role-based certifications

Microsoft announced on Feb. 27 that its role-based certificates will replace existing Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), and Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certificates on June 30, 2020.

Published on: March 2nd, 2020 Tom Li

Why your phishing defence strategy needs to involve humans, not just tech

By Dave Gordon   Phishing attacks have been around for a long time since email went widespread in the mid-1990s. However, just like many other aspects of cybersecurity, phishing attacks have been becoming

Published on: February 27th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Veritas country manager says cloud governance misconceptions still a problem

While businesses are becoming more cloud-savvy, misconceptions about cloud governance remain, according to Garth Scully, Veritas country manager for Canada. Large enterprises have “without question” gained a better understanding of multi-cloud management and

Published on: February 18th, 2020 Alex Coop

Mitacs placing 400 interns with ENCQOR 5G network projects

Nonprofit national research organization Mitacs has announced that it is working with the ENCQOR 5G network to place 400 student interns from Ontario and Quebec into various 5G-related projects within their network. ENCQOR

Published on: February 12th, 2020 Buckley Smith

U of T launches FinTech boot camp

The University of Toronto has launched a FinTech boot camp and applications are open. The course, which is 24 weeks long and is composed of two night classes during the week and one

Published on: February 3rd, 2020 Buckley Smith