Family employed by Ontario accused of $11M COVID benefit fraud
Unproven civil claim on behalf of the province, which also seeks $2 million in punitive damages.
IBM launches digital platform to help Canadian job seekers and business owners get back to work
Canada added nearly one million jobs in June, but there are still close to two million fewer jobs than there were pre-COVID
CGI not worried about another U.S. government shutdown, says CEO
Company begins its strategic plan to double its size within five to seven years.
CGI Group says Brexit and a slowing global economy offer opportunities
The Montreal-based IT consultancy has tended to develop more swiftly in times of economic uncertainty.
Three Indian companies tell Trudeau they’ll invest more than $1B in Canada
Investments will be made over five years; Trudeau claims at least 5,000 jobs to come.
Most companies cyber breached at least once last year: Scalar
Average recovery cost for those attacked more than once per day surpasses $3.7 million.
Gas plants trial hears from IT consultant allegedly hired to wipe hard drives
TORONTO — A private IT consultant who was allegedly…
Bombardier taps IBM to improve its IT operations
Six-year contract, which spans 47 countries, is worth about $700 million.
Germany’s Siemens to cut 2,700 jobs as it modernizes IT unit
Changes include capacity for cyber security, expansion of platforms for data analysis.
Are Canadian companies losing the war on cyber-attacks?
Scalar study notes the number of increasingly sophisticated attacks are on the rise.
NB university establishes cybersecurity ‘hub’
The institute will offer programs for various skill levels to address the widening cybersecurity knowledge gap.
Study finds 48% of Canadian organizations have no cloud security
More than three-quarters of senior IT executives feel it’s not adequately addressed.
SNC-Lavalin scores $500M IT outsourcing deal with CGI Group
400 IT employees working for SNC in more than 25 countries will join Montreal-based CGI.
Telus study finds Canadian businesses split on IoT plans
Nearly half have no plans to implement Internet of Things technology.
Dell selling IT unit to NTT Data for more than $3B
Sale part of Dell’s ongoing restructuring plan.
IBM to create 100 cybersecurity jobs in New Brunswick
Premier Brian Gallant says the expansion builds a strong foundation for continued growth in the province’s IT sector.
Cyber attackers winning security war: study
IT pros see increase in severity, sophistication and frequency of cyber crime.
Safe IT in harsh environments
China passes US in number of billionaires
Driven by rise of information technology and manufacturing.
Prepare a cyber defence
Manufacturers need to be aware of the threat to their businesses and place cyber security high on the action list.
Hackers show cars can be commandeered
US feds and automakers aim to block threats.
Cyber criminals launch attacks from virtual bases in Canada
“A world in which you could put a castle wall around your system and keep intruders out is no longer plausible.”
GM gets techy with HP
Automaker signs project and software contracts with HP to accelerate IT transformation.
Manufacturers are less confident in Q2: PwC
Bets on foreign markets and energy investments as holding the key to growth.
Manufacturers’ confidence is picking up for 2012: PwC study
Canadian manufacturers have started the year feeling confident about their prospects, according to a PwC study.
Get your head in the cloud
Cloud or “adaptive” computing is one of several emerging technologies that offers strategic advantages relevant to companies across many industries.
Closing the perception gap between business and IT
Canadian IT departments are more in sync with their…