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Bette-Jo Hughes: Avoid the Click-Wrap Trap

February 4th, 2015

Avoid the Click-Wrap Trap There is always talk about the potential and actual consequences of new, emerging technologies. In fact, it usually forms the basis of the discussion of these new technologies: – “can you believe how much cheaper/easier/faster things are going to be?”, or “don’t you think things will be more invasive/less secure/harder to […]

Bette-Jo Hughes - Associate Deputy Minister and Government Chief Information Officer, Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services, Province of British Columbia

Bette-Jo has been the Chief Information Officer for the Province of British Columbia since October 2012. The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) plays a leadership role in promoting and guiding the management of government information as a strategic business asset, and supporting technology infrastructure as a key enabler of business transformation. Prior to […]

Nik Badminton: 2015 Predictions: The Year of Alternatives

February 2nd, 2015

2015 Predictions: The Year of Alternatives For the past few years, I have actively spent time to think about what technology trends will have the biggest impact in the coming one to three years. At the beginning of 2014, I spoke about the Maker Movement, the rise of tech in healthcare, autonomous cars, additive manufacturing […]

Nik Badminton - Futurist

Nikolas is a Futurist with over 20 years of research, writing and speaking experience. He talks about urban design, technology and human connection, intimacy through technology, biohacking, privacy and surveillance, wearable computing, the deep web, disruption in traditional advertising and societal trends that are affecting our world. He also produces amazing events, including Cyborg Camp, […]

Charles Herring: Intrusion Detection for Things

February 2nd, 2015

Intrusion Detection for Things The concept of Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) was introduced in 1987 by Dr. Dorothy Denning in a paper titled “An Intrusion-Detection Model.” The paper describes systems that “aim to detect a wide range of security violations ranging from attempted break-ins by outsiders to system penetrations and abuses by insiders.” From the […]

Charles Herring - Consulting Security Architect, Lancope

Charles started his career in InfoSec in 2002 as a network security analyst and network security officer within the US Navy. He has labored as a network security product tester for InfoWorld Magazine, led a technology consulting firm and currently serves as Consulting Security Architect for Lancope. Charles spends most of his time consulting with […]

Alan Swain: M2M Security Round Table

January 23rd, 2015

M2M Security Round Table At our Wavefront M2M Waveguide Events over the last two years that have toured Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver, one question surfaced in every city – yep “What about security when we start connecting everything to the enterprise?”… To which our industry partners represented from Deutsche Telekom‘s M2M Competence Center, […]

Alan Swain - VP of Technology and Operations, Wavefront

As VP of Technology & Operations at Wavefront, Alan is charged with ensuring that he and his team provides all of its partners and audiences with current and relevant technical expertise on the wireless sector in Canada and around the globe. He brings over 25 years of intensive technical experience, to this role, having worked […]

Marc Saltzman: Cloud Storage or Hard Drive: Which One is Best?

January 22nd, 2015

Cloud Storage or Hard Drive: Which One is Best? We look at the pros and cons of each, plus safety tips to cloud storage You can try to resist, but chances are your life is becoming increasingly digital. This includes your communication (such as email, texts and instant messages), documents (word processing files, spreadsheets and […]

Marc Saltzman - Freelance Journalist and Broadcaster, Technology Expert

Marc Saltzman is one of North America’s most recognizable and trusted tech experts, specializing in consumer electronics, business technology, interactive entertainment and Internet trends. Marc has authored 15 books since 1996 and currently contributes to more than 40 high-profile publications in North America, including USA Today, MSN, Yahoo, Costco Connection, Toronto Star, Postmedia, Telus Talks […]