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Phishing training needs both broad and targeted approach, says report

Employees are one of the weakest points infosec pros have to deal with in preventing cyber attacks, particularly when it comes to resisting phishing. Yet after years of attempts to raise security awareness

Published on: January 23rd, 2020 Howard Solomon

The evolution of low code citizen developers and what it means for businesses

By Rob Starr   Like a lot of other terms and classifications you’ll come across in IT, the definition of citizen developer might change here and there depending on who you ask. But

Published on: December 27th, 2019 ITBusiness Staff

Breaking down cybersecurity best practices one castle wall at a time

It’s not a situation Marilyn Gallagher-Crawford is accustomed to, but last week the councillor for Ajax Ward 1 found herself fending off a small army of foot soldiers trying to penetrate her castle.

Published on: December 10th, 2019 Alex Coop

Applications for free IT career training courses closing soon

ComIT - a registered charity that provides free IT career training courses to those who can prove a need - has three January courses with application deadlines approaching. On Dec. 20, online applications

Published on: December 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Sidewalk Labs signs letter of intent to collaborate with George Brown College

Sidewalk Labs is further cementing its footprint in Toronto by signing a letter of intent to collaborate with George Brown College on future projects related to its ongoing smart city project in the

Published on: November 28th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Microsoft added to Digital Health Canada’s Certified Education Provider Accreditation Program

Digital Health Canada recently announced that five of the Microsoft Learn tracks have been added to its list of accredited programs in its Continuing Education Provider (CEP) program. CEP courses are comprised of

Published on: November 26th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Diversity more than just meeting numbers, everyone needs to ‘go all in’ says #movethedial founder

Women account for only about 25 per cent of Canada’s tech industry, and it's a number that's remained stagnant over the past 10 years. While attendees at this year's #movethedial Global Summit remained

Published on: November 20th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Humber College launching cloud computing certificate in partnership with AWS

Skills in cloud computing have become almost essential in the modern workforce and Humber College is taking steps it hopes will help fill the talent gap in Canada. Leading the way in that

Published on: November 15th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Creation Crate aims to change the way we learn

Uninspired by the current approach to learning, Creation Crate founder Chris Gatbonton devised a new way of connecting with science, technology, engineering and mathematics through DIY electronics projects. Chris Gatbonton never really connected

Published on: October 29th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Lack of cybersecurity training still a major issue, says Scalar study

A lack of cybersecurity training in the workplace continues to be a major reason why there's a surge in cyberattacks in Canada, according to a new study from Scalar Decisions Inc. entitled The Digital

Published on: October 25th, 2019 Buckley Smith

How to be become your customers’ emotional favourite

B2B is not one size fits all; not everyone is a buyer no matter how hard we wish. Yet revenue teams (marketing and sales), continue to operate as though “buyers” were a singular

Published on: October 25th, 2019 Tibor Shanto

Are LinkedIn Skills Assessments trustworthy? One CEO says no

LinkedIn recently released a new feature, Skills Assessment, that many thought might deliver more transparency to skills listed on users' profiles. But Tigran Sloyan, chief executive officer of CodeSignal, who has been working

Published on: October 1st, 2019 Buckley Smith

Canadian immigrant providing free IT career training across the country

Pablo Listingart moved to Canada from Argentina in 2015 after a successful career working in IT for such companies as Microsoft Corp. and IBM Corp. He brought with him a project he had

Published on: September 19th, 2019 Buckley Smith

LinkedIn launches Skills Assessment to allow users to verify their skills

LinkedIn Corp. has launched a new feature that it says will bring some verification to the skills that users list on their profiles. The new feature is called Skills Assessment, and it allows

Published on: September 17th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Student survey reveals 95% of students feel mandatory online courses are a bad idea

A new survey from the Ontario Student Trustees' Association (OSTA-AECO) revealed that 95 per cent of the 6087 students surveyed disapprove of the e-learning mandate introduced by the provincial government back in March.

Published on: September 10th, 2019 Buckley Smith