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Senate calls for national ‘self-driving cars’ strategy’ as Canada is ‘ill-prepared’

Autonomous vehicles are being touted as the future of the transportation industry but a new report by the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications says Canada is “ill-prepared” for this fast approaching “new

Published on: January 29th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Data breach at Bell Canada, most Android apps aren’t ready for GDPR

Bell Canada suffers a data breach, more than half of Android apps don't follow the new EU data protection regulations, and Elon Musk isn’t getting paid unless Tesla is massively successful. First from

Published on: January 24th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Bell acknowledges data breach

Bell Canada has acknowledged hackers have accessed personal information of what it has told CBC News are less than 100,000 customers. The telco says information accessed included names, email addresses, account user names

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Howard Solomon

Salesforce CEO calls for heightened regulation and leadership changes among tech giants

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff called for a shift in culture among tech leaders that emphasizes trust, while calling out former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick in the process during a panel about consumer trust

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Alex Coop

BlackBerry’s chief security officer on how to secure emerging auto tech

At the CES 2018 BlackBerry booth, BlackBerry Chief Security Officer Alex Manea shared some attack methods he's seen that might be keeping auto executives gripping their wheels pretty tightly. "The biggest hacks that

Published on: January 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry launches new cyber security product: Jarvis

Manually scanning code for issues is nearly impossible, but automakers still have to make sure their software is working correctly. BlackBerry Ltd.’s new cyber security product Jarvis will make that much easier. Announced

Published on: January 15th, 2018 Alex Coop

Canadians hate passwords, using them wrong, ready for biometrics instead: Visa

Consumers are ready to adopt biometric authentication technology such as facial recognition and fingerprint sensors to access the majority of password-protected services, according to a new survey by Visa Inc. Conducted on Visa's

Published on: January 11th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Cisco and Hyundai team up to develop secure open connected car network

Autonomous and connected cars are one of the hottest trends at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and both Cisco and Hyundai are on board. The two companies are combining forces

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

IBM marks more than 100,000 patents in 25 years with AI, cloud enhancements

The inventors who serve as the backbone of International Business Machines Corp. passed a significant milestone this year, and a diverse array of fields including artificial intelligence (AI), the cloud, and cyber security

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Cybersecurity tops BLG’s legal business risks for 2018

Cyber security is the biggest legal challenge that organizations must confront in 2018, according to Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) LLP. Businesses across Canada will have to follow in Alberta’s footsteps, currently, the only province

Published on: January 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Microsoft touts hybrid as the future of cloud at Toronto Tech Summit

Microsoft Canada put AI-fueled offerings for SMB office and enterprise cloud in the spotlight at its Toronto Tech Summit Wednesday. It's also betting on hybrid as the go-to cloud model of the future.

Published on: December 13th, 2017 Christine Wong

Pick up some cyber security tips from the December 2017 issue of Municipal Interface

ITBusiness.ca readers - even those not directly involved in their company's tech department - will want to hear the advice contributor Howard Solomon solicited from the cyber security experts who spoke at MISA

Published on: December 7th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Cyber security a growing concern to Canadians

Canadians are more concerned about cyber security than they were in 2016. According to the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s (CIRA) latest Internet Factbook, 75 per cent of Canadians are worried about the threat of

Published on: December 5th, 2017 Alex Coop

Canadians still don’t know if they are among 57 million victims of Uber breach

As the ramifications of Uber’s stunning admission it hid from the public that hackers made off in 2016 with personal information on 57 million riders and drivers around the world are still shaking

Published on: November 23rd, 2017 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry’s seven recommendations for a more secure smart car

As cars get smarter and more connected, they are equipped with more mechanisms that can be targeted in cyberattacks, like infotainment systems and autonomous driving features. And with autonomous features taking over the

Published on: November 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs