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Ottawa cybersecurity firm slashes at least 20 jobs after U.S. company buys it

HelpSystems, a U.S. cybersecurity company, that recently bought Canada-based tech firm Titus has laid off 20 per cent of the acquired firm’s employees, according to the Ottawa Business Journal. Mike Devine, HealthSystem's vice-president

Published on: August 21st, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Cyber Security Today – Warning to online retailers, Microsoft wins over COVID scammers and activists lose control over stolen police data

Warning to online retailers, Microsoft wins over COVID scammers and activists lose control over stolen police data. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday July 8th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity

Published on: July 8th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Follow this password advice for safer computing

Follow this password advice for safer computing. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday June 8th I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. Having to remember or keep track of passwords

Published on: June 8th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Identifying ransomware, how a ransomware gang recruits partners, and a Norwegian fund victimized for $10M

Take the time to find ransomware, how a ransomware gang recruits partners and a Norwegian fund victimized for $10 million. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday, May 18th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing

Published on: May 18th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Canada hit by COVID cheque fraud; Webex, Teams under attack, more COVID email scams and three big data breaches

Canada hit by COVID cheque fraud; Webex, Teams under attack, more COVID email scams and three big data breaches Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday May 8th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter

Published on: May 8th, 2020 Howard Solomon

StorkSupply deliver deals for baby gear on demand

The high cost and short life of baby supplies inspired new dad Matt Cass to create a company. His novel leasing service is saving parents money, time and space on everything from cribs

Published on: May 5th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Cyber Security Today – Email scam targets executives, NSA rates conferencing tools and prepare for COVID tracing apps

Email scam targets executives, NSA rates conferencing tools and get ready for COVID tracing apps Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday May 4th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.

Published on: May 4th, 2020 Howard Solomon

FOOi: the tipping point in cashless transactions in Canada

Transitioning to the cashless society just got easier with FOOi, a digital wallet that enables Canadians to make instant peer-to-peer and peer-to-business payments. And it all began with a conversation about tipping.  

Published on: May 1st, 2020 StartUpToronto

Helping businesses find their ‘Fortay’

For Marlina Kinnersley the #metoo movement couldn’t have come at a better time. For Marlina Kinnersley the #metoo movement couldn’t have come at a better time. Though much has made about issues such

Published on: April 29th, 2020 StartUpToronto

ThinkOn aims to protect and vault your data

As a wholesale provider of storage, compute and networking resources, ThinkOn's mission is to secure a company's data and can even help businesses who need to recover lost data.   When the founder

Published on: April 27th, 2020 StartUpToronto

ChargeLab’s zero billion dollar industry bet

Inspired by his time in The Next 36, Zachary Lefevre’s startup ChargeLab is answering questions about the future of electric vehicle charging infrastructure that we’re only just starting to get serious about asking.

Published on: April 25th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Feedback leverages technology to take a bite out of food waste

Every day thousands of restaurants in Toronto send leftover ingredients to landfills. Toronto Startup Feedback is hoping to change that by offering an online marketplace for Toronto restaurants to use up those ingredients

Published on: April 24th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Recycl3d’s plastic bottle-derived filaments stretch the limit of waste as a resource

Recycl3d has developed a way to turn used plastic bottles into filaments for 3D printing that can be used to create prosthetic limbs, conducive coral reefs, and solar panels – all for the

Published on: April 16th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Pitstop’s data-driven approach to predictive maintenance

Through clever use of big data and diagnostic sensors in vehicles, Toronto-based startup Pitstop is helping to reduce emissions by ensuring automobiles are maintained in real-time.   Growing up amongst the technicians at

Published on: April 14th, 2020 StartUpToronto

Genecis reprograms bacteria to make better bioplastics

As consumers push-back against single-use, disposable products, scientists are looking at new ways to produce plastics. Genecis has designed a scalable way to genetically engineer bacteria to turn food waste into better bioplastics.

Published on: April 9th, 2020 StartUpToronto