10 tips for securing BYOD in your workplace

While tech-giddy employees are prone to fawn over every new iThing smuggled into the workplace – devices that are often used in violation of company policy -- IT security pros see something very

Published on: September 5th, 2012 Joe Dysart

Cisco gears up for 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto as official ICT partner

Cisco has officially embarked on a three-year long marathon race to provide key IT services for the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games in Toronto. The company was unveiled today as the

Published on: August 29th, 2012 Christine Wong

Women entrepreneurs to be thrown in Dolphin Tank

Canada's flagship IT business organization is hoping to launch a series of Dragons' Den style pitch events for women tech entrepreneurs modeled on a similar initiative in the U.S. The Dolphin Tank events

Published on: July 10th, 2012 Christine Wong

Data lost or breached at 82.5 per cent of government IT systems in Canada

Government IT managers in Canada are over-confident and reactive rather than proactive when it comes to protecting public data from security threats, a new study suggests. Although 97.5 per cent of government IT

Published on: June 14th, 2012 Christine Wong

Chatsworth Products opens first Canadian sales office

Toronto-area IT professionals looking to organize their server rooms and hide their cabling will have one more vendor to choose from, as Chatsworth Products Inc. (CPI) opened a sales office in Vaughn, Ont

Published on: May 23rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

CEOs pinning their hopes on IT, especially social media: IBM survey

CEOs around the world say information technology will be the biggest business game changer over the next three years, topping even global economic conditions that continue to wreak havoc on their best laid

Published on: May 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Are you a painter or mechanic?

by Stuart Crawford  Do you have a passion for IT? Back in November 2008, I lost my passion for technology.   The perfect storm of why I hated technology had been brewing for

Published on: May 14th, 2012 Stuart Crawford

Canadian SMBs may have a false sense of IT security: study

Canada's small and medium sized businesses may be underestimating the need to plan for IT disasters compared to SMBs in other countries around the world, a new survey shows. Symantec surveyed 2,053 businesses

Published on: May 14th, 2012 Christine Wong

PEI’s big pitch: grow Canada’s tiniest province through tech sector

The premier of Prince Edward Island was in Toronto on Thursday, pitching Bay Street on his plan to use small businesses and tech-based sectors to grow the economy of Canada's tiniest province. Although

Published on: May 3rd, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup news round-up: April 12, 2012

Two University of Toronto computer engineering students hope other universities throughout North America will adopt social academic network and talent management platform they developed.Social media talent management CoursePeer (http://www.coursepeer.com), which is currently being

Published on: April 12th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Bridging the gap between Ottawa’s two tech solitudes

In case you missed it, two solitudes have emerged in Ottawa over the past decade that have nothing to do with French and English. A cultural split has developed in Ottawa's technology sector,

Published on: March 8th, 2012 Christine Wong

Business Software Alliance’s latest weird argument for stronger IP laws

The Business Software Alliance has found a newly imagined detriment of Canada’s supposedly sub-par intellectual property laws – make sure you’re sitting down for this shocker – it’s slowing down the advancement of

Published on: February 28th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Ottawa’s tech industry organization gets new name, new mandate

The agency in charge of promoting Ottawa's technology sector has a new name and a new mandate as of today. The Ottawa Centre for Regional Innovation (OCRI) has been rechristenedInvestOttawa. It's the second

Published on: February 21st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

UPDATE: Toronto’s IT job market is second hottest in North America, study says

Toronto's information technology sector is in the middle of a hiring boom that makes it the second best place to look for an IT job in North America, topping even high tech hubs

Published on: February 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff