Moving Canadian Business Securely To The Cloud

January 22nd, 2016

The final argument against Canadian businesses moving to the cloud is going away in 2016. This year both Microsoft Azure and AWS are going to start delivering services from Canadian soil. According to Mark Schrutt, Research Vice-President Services and Enterprise Applications at IDC Canada, “60% of Canadian buyers preferred to have IaaS delivered from within […]

Mark Nunnikhoven - Vice President, Cloud Research, Trend Micro

Mark Nunnikhoven helps organizations build securely in the cloud.  Opinionated, passionate, driven, Mark is more than a cliched byline. In his 20+ years tackling development and operational challenges around the world, Mark has seen all manner of “interesting” solutions. Teaching the community through his writing, speaking, and code, Mark works hard to help everyone modernize […]

Prevent, Detect and Remediate: Enforcing Proactive Responses to Today’s Endpoint Vulnerabilities

January 21st, 2016

Organizations are more global, complex and mobile than ever before – so naturally, the state of endpoint security is changing as well. The challenge is that traditional security solutions, such as anti-virus and anti-spyware software, aren’t built for 24/7 compliance with consideration to today’s sophisticated and evolving cyberattacks. Alone, these traditional solutions lack the capabilities […]

John Beal - IBM Endpoint Security and Saas Leader, Canada

John Beal is the National Endpoint Security and Saas Leader for Canada. Previously he was the Sales Leader for Mobility and Endpoint Solutions across Canada and the Caribbean. He has 20 years experience with IBM across both Hardware and Software.

Security in Healthcare: Strengthening Your Defense Team With Analytics

January 15th, 2016

Today’s digital environment provides the opportunity to harbour, share and utilize endless streams of information, including healthcare. Healthcare organizations store incredibly private, and potentially valuable data that may reveal unique insights into both medical conditions and effective patient care. For instance, treatments are becoming more personalized than ever before, patients are monitored much more efficiently […]

Paul Lewis - Executive Consultant Security Services, IBM Canada

Paul has more than 25 years international experience in Information Technology, Privacy, Security, and Risk Management and an acknowledged expert in North American, Canadian, and European security and privacy practices. He is Executive Consultant for IBM Canada’s Security Services Practice and IBM North America Healthcare Security Leader. Paul has completed projects in many sectors with […]

Privacy & Security Issues We Are Facing in Today’s Digital World

January 6th, 2016

The largest issues related to privacy and security are so big and are cascading through the mind of society so rapidly that it is difficult to get our little individual minds around them. All we can do is sketch the monster emerging from the sea. The science fiction writer Vernor Vinge said at the NASA […]

Richard Thieme - Author and Futurist

Richard Thieme is an author and professional speaker focused on the challenges posed by new technologies and the future, how to redesign ourselves to meet these challenges, and creativity in response to radical change, including “identify shift.” His column, “Islands in the Clickstream,” was distributed to subscribers in sixty countries before collection as a book […]

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 […]