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Youth Series: Internet Safety as Educationally Mandatory

February 6th, 2015

Internet Safety as Educationally Mandatory I recently acquired my “New Driver” License in British Columbia. Getting this license required more work than I originally anticipated. I needed to read a book about driving, get lessons from my neighbour, have a practice test, and convince my adjudicator I was fit to be driving on the roads […]

Erinne Paisley - Student, Reynolds Secondary School

Erinne Paisley is currently a grade 11 student at Reynolds Secondary in Victoria B.C., where she is involved in Leadership, Vital Youth, Principal’s Advisory, Open for Change, Reynolds Eco-action, Outdoors Club, and the school’s Peer Mentor program. Erinne is also the founder of actionNow, a student-led group whose mandate is to focus on creating positive […]

Expert’s Corner: Privacy & Security Q&A with Faiz Abdulla

February 5th, 2015

Expert’s Corner with Faiz Abdulla: #PSV2015 In anticipation of the 16th Annual Privacy & Security Conference, Reboot is excited to present “Expert’s Corner”, a series of blog posts featuring outstanding privacy & security leaders and professionals who will be speaking at the conference in February. Read on for a glimpse of what the Privacy & […]

Faiz Abdulla - CEO, PaySavvy

Faiz Abdulla is the Co-founder and CEO of PaySavvy Inc. PaySavvy is a national human capital management provider that offers cloud-based payroll, human resource, and time and labour management software based in Vancouver, BC. It is one of only four payroll providers endorsed by the CRA. Faiz is passionate about changing the story around cloud-based […]

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 […]