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CATA appoints Suzanne Grant as interim CEO following passing of John Reid

Following the sudden and tragic passing of President and CEO John Reid earlier this month, the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) has appointed Suzanne Grant as its interim chief executive officer. While Grant herself

Published on: July 18th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Cybersecurity essentials – processes and technologies

This article is the fifth in a series of articles by NAV CANADA Vice-President and Chief Information Officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Assess how mature your processes and

Published on: July 16th, 2019 ITBusiness Staff

Cybersecurity essentials – Critical threat landscape

This article is the fourth in a series of articles by NAV CANADA Vice-President and Chief Information Officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Identify and define your critical threat

Published on: July 12th, 2019 ITBusiness Staff

Talking about cybersecurity to your board – What are their expectations?

This article is the third in a series of articles by NAV CANADA Vice-President and Chief Information Officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Remember that the role of the

Published on: July 9th, 2019 IT Business Staff

Talking about cybersecurity to your board – Know your board

This article is the second in a series of articles by NAV Canada vice-president and chief information officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Who are they anyway? Knowing your

Published on: July 5th, 2019 IT Business Staff

Talking to your board about cybersecurity

This article is the first in a series of articles by NAV CANADA vice-president and chief information officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. A cybersecurity conversation with your board

Published on: July 2nd, 2019 ITBusiness Staff

Digital Nova Scotia announces winners of 4th annual Digital Diversity Awards

Digital Nova Scotia celebrated diversity in tech with its 4th annual Digital Diversity Awards earlier this week. The Digital Diversity Awards, which were hosted in partnership with the Centre for Women in Business,

Published on: June 5th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – A brewing tech cold war, Facebook takes on fake accounts, Comcast eyes healthcare

Panasonic joins a growing list of companies turning their backs on Huawei, Facebook doubles down on deleting fake accounts, and Comcast is working on an in-home device that tracks health. First up from

Published on: May 24th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Collision 2019: Diversity in technology still has a ‘long way to go’, says Cisco’s Rola Dagher

All the tech innovations at Collision 2019 can't hide the fact that most leadership positions in the industry are not occupied by women, says Rola Dagher, president of Cisco Canada. “I think we've

Published on: May 22nd, 2019 Tom Li

Cyberport: Inside Hong Kong’s unicorn factory

Pierre Mouette is a two-time entrepreneur that was born in Paris, met the co-founder of his current firm in Hong Kong, and is looking to get his line of smart sportswear manufactured in

Published on: April 23rd, 2019 Brian Jackson

Canadian ‘godfathers of AI’ win 2018 Turing Award

Two of Canada's artificial intelligence (AI) pioneers have won the 2018 Association for Computing Machinery's (ACM) A.M. Turing Award along with another peer and will share the $1 million prize. The University of

Published on: March 27th, 2019 Brian Jackson

University of Toronto to build new AI innovation centre with $100 million ‘largest donation ever’

Philanthropists Gerald Schwartz and Heather Reisman have made a $100 million donation to the University of Toronto to build a new Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre to advance disruptive technologies, the university says. “This

Published on: March 25th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Microsoft launches free online classes to teach AI to executives

Microsoft Corp. has launched a new series of online courses for executives to learn about AI, as it tries to help businesses catch up to the trend of AI in business. AI Business

Published on: March 12th, 2019 Buckley Smith

3 women in tech size up the gender gap in 2019

Today is International Women's Day and in honor of that, we are speaking about the state of women in the tech industry and the many challenges they still face when pursuing a career

Published on: March 8th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Cisco Canada President Rola Dagher awarded ‘Woman of the Year’

Ottawa-based Women in Communications and Technology announced the winners of its Leadership Excellence Awards on Thursday, naming Cisco Canada President Rola Dagher the Woman of the Year for 2019. Marking International Women's Day

Published on: March 8th, 2019 Brian Jackson