Internet of Things

Government regulation of IoT coming, SecTor conference told

Government safety regulation of the Internet of Things is coming, warns a prominent security expert, so technologists have to start pushing their way into the offices of legislators to have a voice in what happens. That was the message privacy specialist and author Bruce Schneier gave infosec pros ...

Looking into the face of Canada’s new face of technology leadership

When I started my first interview for this series, I sat down with Corey Cox and Karim Ramji in the Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello, constructed in 1930. Talking about cloud infrastructure, Internet of Things solutions, and other ‘fourth platform’ technologies in the cozy confines of the expansi ...

ITWC content golden at Canadian Online Publish Awards

IT World Canada’s team enjoyed an exciting night at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA) Nov. 15, winning three gold awards and two silvers in the B2B category. Produced by Masthead magazine, the COPAs is in its ninth year of celebrating the online publishing industry in Canada. ITWC has ...

From mobile devices to blockchain and securing everything: Welcome to the new BlackBerry

NEW YORK – BlackBerry has completed a dramatic shift from being one of the world’s most well known mobile device manufacturers, to becoming one of the top global software and security companies. Speaking during his keynote at the company’s fourth annual Security Summit in New York City, CEO J ...

IT/OT Convergence: 5 questions answered

IT/OT convergence is the integration of IT systems with the operational technology (OT) systems traditionally used in industrial environments. For factory and IT professionals, the reality that information technology (IT) systems are being integrated with operational technology (OT) systems to bet ...

SOTI’s mobile-first solution wins Ingenious Award

The terms disruption, re-invention, innovation and customer experience get used often in the IT sector nowadays, but for Mississauga, Ont.-based SOTI Inc. these buzzwords have a much deeper meaning. The 2017 Ingenious Award winner in the Medium Business category looks to include all those factors w ...

Discussing the future of AI in Canada at North 60

Author Jane Jacobs believed new ideas needed old buildings. So it was not surprising that Google hosted its second North 60 extravaganza, highlighting the brave new world of artificial intelligence, at the roughly 100-year-old Toronto brick works, where kilns once turned out 25 million bricks a yea ...

Finding digital success in the new and unique

Lego is now the biggest toy company in the world, having recently overtaken Mattel in worldwide toy manufacturing. Life may be sweet in Legoland these days, but things weren’t always so rosy for the iconic Danish toymaker. Flip back a mere ten years for a very different Lego story — to a world ...

Defining and demystifying AI for the channel

Not too long ago, “AI” was little more than a film title to most people. In terms of a description, you might have gotten the odd tech-savvy individual talking a bit about intelligent machines and robots and the like but for the most part, nothing specific. Today, AI is transforming our world. ...

OpenText unveils upgrades for enterprise solutions

OpenText is further enabling artificial intelligence (AI) in the enterprise with a new release. The company has announced the availability of OpenText Release 16 Enhancement Pack 3 (EP3), which will deliver upgraded analytics; better AI, Internet of Things (IoT), and information security capabiliti ...