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What are the highly damaging internet legal liabilities and risks to you -- chat with Martin Kratz QC, head intellectual property practice group, Bennett Jones LLP, legendary IP and ICT legal authority and pioneer
Chris Di Lullo
My chat with Martin was a real eye opener – there is a tremendous amount of legal risk to you when using the Internet and ignorance does not protect you! Martin Kratz leads the intellectual property practice and co-leads the ecommerce practice for Bennett Jones. His practice is focused around intellectual...
2 Dec 2013
Chat with Shafi Goldwasser ACM Turing Award recipient in 2013 (Nobel Prize of Computing); World-renowned distinguished researcher and professor MIT and Weismann Institute
Chris Di Lullo
Professors Shafi Goldwasser (r) and Silvio Micali (l) Turing Award Recipients in 2013. Photo by Jason Dorfman, CSAIL/MIT Shafi Goldwasser is the RSA Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, and Principal Investigator at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence...
21 Oct 2013
Chat with Silvio Micali ACM Turing Award recipient in 2013 (Nobel Prize of Computing); World-renowned distinguished researcher and professor MIT
Chris Di Lullo
Professors Silvio Micali (l) and Shafi Goldwasser (r) Turing Award Recipients in 2013. Photo by Jason Dorfman, CSAIL/MIT Silvio Micali, the Ford Professor of Engineering at MIT and a Principal Investigator at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), is a recipient of the Gödel...
15 Oct 2013
Chat: Charlene Walrad, VP of Standards Activities, Board of Governors IEEE-CS
Chris Di Lullo
Charlene (Chuck) Walrad Position statement: I very much appreciate the honor of being nominated as First Vice President of the Computer Society. As a long-time participant in a very wide range of CS boards and committees, one of the most rewarding aspects of being a volunteer has been the opportunity...
24 Sep 2013
SECTOR--Illuminating the Black Art of Security—Early Bird Ends May 15th
Chris Di Lullo
Last chance for SecTor early bird pricing! Security Education Conference Toronto Oct 7- 9, 2013 MTCC Toronto Soon the first round of SecTor 2013 speakers and keynotes will be announced, but not before the price goes up. You've got until May 15th to save on this year's premier security education...
8 May 2013
Ang Cui discusses security threats in embedded systems
Watch the video on the ACM Queue website, and watch for more Queue Portrait videos in the future! ACM Queue, the popular website for practitioners, is continuing its series of video interviews of today's leading computing innovators who are also members of ACM, with a spotlight on a young security researcher...
5 Mar 2013
Rob Clyde, CEO Adaptive Computing, Global ICT Industry Pioneer and Top-Ranking Executive
A recognized industry leader, Rob has over twenty-five years' experience as an enterprise software executive with demonstrated leadership success at startup companies to large companies, including Symantec and Axent Technologies. An internet security pioneer and innovator, he is credited with the creation...
9 Dec 2012
Chat-Dharmesh Mehta Top Global Cool Tech Authority and Senior Director Microsoft Corp
This week, I showcase this exclusive interview with Dharmesh Mehta. As senior director of product management and product marketing for Outlook and SkyDrive at Microsoft Corp., Dharmesh Mehta is responsible for driving business and product strategy, marketing campaigns, PR and evangelism for Outlook and...
29 Oct 2012
Dave Roath: Leader PwC U.S. IT Risk & Security Assurance Practice
Dave is a Risk Assurance Partner that leads the PwC U.S. IT Risk & Security Assurance practice. He resides in New York, NY. Dave has more than 20 years of experience in Business Process and IT risk, IT security, IT audit and compliance/regulatory readiness. Dave has a strong background in delivering...
14 Oct 2012
Gregory Grocholski International President, Howard "Bud" Friedman Early Pioneer, ISACA
International President Gregory Grocholski, CISA , is corporate auditor at The Dow Chemical Company, where he is responsible for independently assessing the adequacy of accounting, financial, operating and technology controls of Dow's global operations. In this role, Grocholski has responsibility for...
30 Sep 2012
Bob Treadway, Internationally Recognized Top Futurist and Strategy Advisor, Keynote 2012 ISACA World Congress
Bob Treadway 's work as a futurist, speaker, consultant, and strategy advisor began when clients asked him to develop forecasts to present in advance of his strategic planning consultation and facilitation. Those clients in a wide cross-section of industries listened to his counsel that they could not...
23 Sep 2012
Speakers & Topics You Can't Miss--Security Education Conference Toronto Oct 1- 3, 2012 MTCC Toronto
SecTor is less than three weeks away and our speaker line-up is better than ever! Once again we're bringing the world's leading security professionals to Toronto. The second round of speakers has just been announced. Three are listed below, but be sure to check out the schedule to see all the keynotes...
13 Sep 2012
Microsoft Security Intelligence Report Volume 12 Released
On April 25, 2012, Microsoft published volume 12 [PDF] of the Security Intelligence Report (SIR). This report analyzes the threat landscape of exploits, vulnerabilities, and malware using data from Internet services and [more than] 600 million computers worldwide. To learn more, see the Microsoft Security...
1 May 2012
Robert Stroud: Chair ISACA INSIGHTS 2012 and Global Top Executive
In this interview Rob discusses the value and themes in the ISACA World Congress, INSIGHTS 2012; COBIT value; COBIT and Enterprise Architecture / IVI-IF CMF; what’s new in COBIT 5; current disruptive technologies; new innovations in the next five years; opportunities for IT professionals and businesses;...
19 Mar 2012
AlignIT Manager Tech Talk #9: Your Enterprise on the Go
Earlier this year, there was a post on this blog about the change that’s happening within organizations and how employees are bringing technology from home to make themselves more productive at work. IT departments are scrambling to support these devices and keep workers productive, while figuring out...
15 Feb 2012
TechDays 2011: Security, Identity and Management…Oh Yeah!
TechDays is THE conference for technical training in Canada and it’ll be hitting these cities on these dates: October 25-26: Toronto November 15-16: Vancouver November 29-30: Montreal This year I’m putting together the speakers and sessions for the security, identity and management track. It’s going...
10 Oct 2011
Dharmesh Mehta interview: Director, Windows and Windows Live Division Microsoft Corp.
This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I have an interview with Dharmesh Mehta interview: Director, Windows and Windows Live Division Microsoft Corp. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki As director of product management and product...
5 Sep 2011
AlignIT IT Manager Podcast #39 – Security in the Age of Social Media
A little while ago I posted about the new series that we’ve started – the Manager Tech Talk Video series. We broadcast our first episode in mid-August and from that broadcast, created an on demand video and a new on demand audio podcast for our long-standing IT Manager podcast series. Woot! Here...
25 Aug 2011
Benoit Bertrand: Essential Cloud Trends and Answers–VP, CTO Avanade
This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I have an interview with Benoit Bertrand: Vice-President, Chief Technology Officer, Avanade. Benoit share his top leadership and technology lessons plus key insights on cloud computing...
1 Aug 2011
Jo Surich, President PresiNET Systems, past CIO Province of BC and Partner Sierra Systems: Leading Entrepreneur, Innovator, Executive, Investor
This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I have an interview with Jo Surich, President PresiNET Systems, past CIO Province of BC and Partner Sierra Systems: Leading Entrepreneur, Innovator, Executive, Investor. Jo Surich...
6 Jun 2011
MS10-070 - Now available via Windows Update.
On September 28th, Microsoft is released an out-of-band security update. This bulletin, MS10-070 , has a maximum severity rating of Important and addresses one vulnerability in Windows. We covered it’s release on The Security Bulletins for the Regular IT Guy podcast episode #22 . As noted in the...
1 Oct 2010
Security Bulletins for the Regular IT Guy–September 28th - Out Of Band
Over pints Pierre Roman, Bruce Cowper and Rick Claus decided they would put together a concise and timely podcast each “Update Tuesday”. The object is to keep it simple by letting you know in plain non technical language what the updates are, what they resolve and why you should care. As always - if...
28 Sep 2010
Save $250 today on the leading security conference - standard rates increase August 31st
SecTor - Security Education Conference Toronto 2010 October 25 - 27, 2010, Metro Toronto Convention Centre Save $250 today on Canada's leading security conference - standard rates increase to $999 on August 31st - GO SecTor is the premier event in Canada that attracts the world's brightest (and...
25 Aug 2010
Internet Explorer 8’s Browse with Confidence–Protect Your PC
With 80 percent of Canadians using the Internet (2009 Stats Can ) and 96 percent of those using it from home, it’s important people know how to protect their PC, and the important content it stores – like personal files or family photos. Microsoft Canada experts recommend a mix of common...
3 Jul 2010
Internet Explorer 8 Browse with Confidence—Online Banking and Shopping
I wanted to share with you Microsoft’s Canada newest video for their Browse with Confidence campaign about shopping and banking online. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14mbkiYwUOI PayPal recently reported that while they currently have 84 million users world- wide, within the next 10 years every transaction...
3 Jul 2010
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