How the City of Toronto tackles cybersecurity

In some ways, running a city is like running a business. There are costs and pressures, and there's also a pressing need to understand the way cybersecurity and cybercrime are changing. And for

Published on: November 27th, 2013 Candice So

Canada behind BRICS countries in trusting IT, EMC study finds

When it comes to data protection, China, the U.S., South Africa and Brazil are in the vanguard, with some of the most forward-thinking IT protections in place – and Canada is lingering behind,

Published on: November 22nd, 2013 Candice So

Dear CIO, communicate the business value of IT

“What is the value of an exercise machine?” – Probably one of my favourite opening questions by Gartner analyst Richard Hunter, vice-president and Gartner Fellow, just prior to sharing with the audience his

Published on: November 21st, 2013 Brian Clendenin

CIOs and CMOs meet in the middle at ITBusiness.ca event

Why can’t IT and marketing just get along? They can, but it’s going to take a lot more than just awesome digital technology. That was the takeaway from a roundtable of Canadian marketing

Published on: November 21st, 2013 Christine Wong

Management is one of biggest roadblocks to IT security, Ponemon study says

There can be a whole slate of reasons why a small business doesn’t invest more in IT security: lack of people, money, time, etc. But here’s what may also be holding small businesses

Published on: November 20th, 2013 Candice So

HP updates Access Control to boost printer security

BOISE - With the huge influx of data in workplaces everywhere, Hewlett Packard Co. (HP) is ramping up security on its printers with another update to HP Access Control, its security solution for

Published on: November 14th, 2013 Candice So

Running old PCs? That could cost you more than $4,000 a year

Small businesses running just three older PCs in their offices can lose out on both employee productivity and money for repairs - potentially racking up costs of about $4,000 per year, according to

Published on: November 4th, 2013 Candice So

The future of managing BYOD: race to mobile data management

With the bring your own device (BYOD) trend catching on within offices everywhere, businesses are thinking about how to integrate their employees' devices into their workplaces. The question is, how do you manage

Published on: October 24th, 2013 Candice So

Three pointers for BYOD and cloud for SMBs

With the rise of industry buzzwords like ‘cloud’ and the bring your own device (BYOD) trend, it’s hard for small businesses to know where to turn to store their data and keep it

Published on: October 21st, 2013 Candice So

Microsoft Office is still heavyweight in the workplace, Forrester survey finds

Microsoft Corp.'s Office 2013 is still the top choice among workplace productivity tools, although cloud-based email is steadily gaining some ground, according to a new study from technology and market research firm Forrester

Published on: October 18th, 2013 Candice So

Organizations embracing mobile to boost productivity, but integration is hard

Just ahead of the Mobile Enterprise Strategies Summit next week, IT World Canada has released a survey of decision-makers and their attitudes towards bringing mobile devices into their offices. The biggest findings? Canadian

Published on: October 18th, 2013 Candice So

Salesforce Identity to help handle mobile and cloud in the workplace

Customer management giant Salesforce.com Inc. has launched an integrated identity service for its customers, allowing them to connect across apps and devices. Branded as “Salesforce Identity,” the new features act as a good

Published on: October 15th, 2013 Candice So

Sophos adds end-point management to UTM 9 release

A new version of Sophos Unified Threat Management (UTM) is available today, the firm announced, and is offering more end-point protection features than previous models.The Boston-based vendor tries to cover all of a

Published on: July 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Why IT should love – and listen to – end users

In November 2009, a pharmacist working for the Department of Veterans Affairs was checking a patient's prescription information, using a portal to the Defense Department's health records system. But something was clearly wrong:

Published on: March 24th, 2010 Frank Hayes