Canadian Information Processing Society
Jun. 27, 2013

Featured CIPS Member Benefits (Jobs, Books, Masters programs)
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Athabasca University - MSc IS program (I.S.P/ITCP holders)
I.S.P. and ITCP holders qualify for Athabasca University's Master of Science in Information Systems Program

Athabasca University - Executive MBA program (I.S.P holders)
I.S.P. holders qualify for Athabasca University's Executive MBA programMore

A message for those being affected by the floods in Southern Alberta
CIPS
On behalf of the CIPS, we wish to ensure you that our thoughts are with you, your family members and your colleagues that are affected by the floods in Southern Alberta during these trying times. We wish you and the Province of Alberta a safe and speedy recovery.More

Canadian Cyber Defence Challenge - Bringing high school students and security professionals together
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The Canadian Cyber Defence Challenge (CDC) is the first program in Canada that brings high school students and security professionals together in an attempt to raise cyber-security awareness amongst Canada's youth. The CDC is led by a team of professionals representing three primary support organizations: Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) Manitoba, International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc., (ISC), Manitoba/Saskatchewan Chapter and ISACA Winnipeg.More

Future Leaders in IT E-magazine - Showcasing women leaders in IT!
CIPS
"The women showcased here are representative of many wonderful women leaders in IT/ICT. They are intentionally chosen from many different fields. Their words and their personalities are on the page. In their videos, they speak to the girls. These women champion girls in IT."More

2nd Annual Global Mining IT and Communication Summit (Nov 5-6, Toronto) - CIPS Members receive a 15% discount!
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The 2nd Global Mining IT and Communication Summit will examine tools and systems related to EAM to maximize NPV, discuss Big Data v/s Smart Data and future adaption, assess latest technology and software to boost network immune systems and identify the CIO's perspective in the world of IT & OT convergence.More

Private, Hybrid, Public: What Cloud Keeps Your Organization Connected? (via Microsoft TechNet)
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Microsoft prides itself in providing three base offerings of cloud services: Private, Hybrid and Public. All three have their advantages and so organizations must do their due diligence to ensure the best fitting option is chosen. Ensuring the right fit for your organizations implementation will appease executives, will help increase employee productivity and if done correctly will allow for growth.More

Call to Participate in Survey to help boost Ontario's productivity and performance by training non-IT professionals in new and emerging I.T. technologies - Deadline extended to July 19
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CIPS and ICTC kindly ask for you participation in a Survey to help boost Ontario's productivity and performance by training non-IT professionals in new and emerging I.T. technologies. The response deadline is now July 19, 2013. Thank you for your participation and contribution! More

SecTor First Round of Speakers Announced (SecTor: Oct 7-9, Toronto)
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SecTor 2013 is off to record start, in terms of quality speaker submissions, attendee registrations, and a growing expo of security's best vendors. A sampling is provided below, but visit www.sector.ca to see the latest.

Use discount code CIPS-2013 to receive 10% off the registration price. Can't attend the full conference? Use code CIPS-expo2013 to gain free access to the expo ($50 value). Tell your colleagues about this great deal and register today. More

CIPS INTERVIEWS: Chat with Silvio Micali ACM Turing Award recipient in 2013 (Nobel Prize of Computing); World-renowned distinguished researcher and professor MIT: Part 2
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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 Prize from ACM SIGACT and EATCS. A Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering, he is the recipient of the RSA Mathematics Award, the Berkeley Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award, and the ISE (Information Security Executive) New England Rising Star Award.More

European court: Google does not have to delete sensitive information
The Guardian
Google is not obliged to delete personal information from its search results, even when that information damages an individual's reputation, an adviser to the European court of justice has decided. In a long-running case about the "right to be forgotten" by search engines, judges have been asked to rule on whether Google should be treated under law as a publisher of information or simply a host. More

CIPS INTERVIEWS: Chat with Shafi Goldwasser
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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 Lab (CSAIL), as well as a professor of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. More

Information technology training for non-IT professionals to boost Ontario's productivity and performance
CIPS
A 12-month made-in-Canada competency-building and training project, "Digital Competencies and Training Modules for Non-IT Professionals", is now underway. This project is paid for in part by the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities' (MTCU's) Sector Initiatives Fund (SIF). More

Featured I.T. Jobs
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Senior Systems Analyst, Edmonton, Alberta

Senior IT Security Specialist, Toronto, Ontario

Dean, Faculty of Applied Science and Technology, Oakville, Ontario

Manager, IT Strategy & Business Support, Regina, Saskatchewan

Director, Application Development Services, Vancouver, British Columbia

Solutions Analyst, Winnipeg, Manitoba

See more Job Postings and Upload your Resume at: http://jobs.cips.caMore

ASIS International and BICSI sign MOU
Today's Facility Manager
ASIS International and Building Industry Consulting Service International have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The overarching objectives of the agreement are to foster the growth of the security and information technology systems industries, promote public safety, and protect critical infrastructure globally.More

New master's degree in cyber security management launches
Washington University in St. Louis
Each year, about 431 million adults worldwide are victims of cybercrime, costing $388 billion based on time and monetary loss. The problem is so severe that President Barack Obama recently said, "cyber threat is one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we face as a nation." To address this growing need, the Washington University in St. Louis School of Engineering & Applied Science, partnering with WUSTL's Olin Business School, is launching a master's degree in cyber security management in fall 2013 to provide area professionals and full-time students with the skills needed to prepare for and stop cyber attacks in their workplace.More