Canadian Information Processing Society
May. 15, 2014

CIPS Webcast: Tom Keenan - 'Torturing Open Government Systems for Fun, Profit and Time Travel' (Member-Only Content)
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Mr. Tom Keenan (@drfuture) wrote his first machine and assembler language programs in 1965 and by 1972 was working as a systems programmer on the KRONOS and MULTICS operating systems. This led to a long career as a computer science professor, media commentator and writer about the human side of technology.More

Featured I.T. Jobs
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Director, Road User Safety Modernization, Toronto, Ontario

Contractor, Information Management Analyst, Edmonton, Alberta

Senior Systems Analyst, Calgary, Alberta

BRM Technical DBA, Calgary, Alberta

End User Support Analyst, Lacombe, Alberta

Chief Information Officer, Calgary, Alberta

Application Architect, Victoria, British Columbia

Solutions Developer, Victoria, British Columbia

APEX Developer, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

Systems Analyst, IT Finance (SAP FICO & Readsoft), Calgary, Alberta

Director, Delivery, Vancouver, British Columbia

IT Coordinator, Calgary, Alberta

IT Systems Analyst, Joffre, Alberta

Manager, Business It Applications, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Supervisor, IT Audit, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Senior Systems Architect, Calgary, Alberta

Sap Analyst, Quality Management, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan


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CIPS SK Regina May 21st Luncheon: 'Advanced Information Security Defense Techniques and Approaches'
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We live in a world consumed and bombarded with constant news of Advance Persistent Threats, modern malware and insider threats. Our presentation focuses on the variety of techniques, approaches and solutions administrators and security analysts can use to keep their networks and systems secure. We contrast traditional security approaches to modern techniques developed to combat the ever evolving security threats. More

CIPS ON Toronto May 22nd Event: 'IT Megatrends — How to Take Advantage of Them?'
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How does your business embrace new technology? Mobile devices and social computing are transforming business processes and employee productivity. The cloud and big data are becoming key enablers of innovation for businesses of all sizes. Ignoring emerging technologies presents risk. Embracing them presents opportunity.More

Create value by wasting less: 3 basic steps for IT professionals
Business 2 Community
As service provider, your main goal is to provide and continually improve the IT services for your clients. That's the bottom line. The more time you spend providing essential services to your clients, the more valuable you are. The easiest way to accomplish this is to eliminate non-essential tasks from your work day. More

Perspectives on shared services for finance and accounting
Shared Services and Outsourcing Summit
What do Twitter, HSBC, Philips and MGM have in common? Leading shared services experts from these top organizations contributed their insight into Perspectives: Finance Shared Services. Learn about a Twitter case study, strategies for CFO buy-in and see what experts have to say about new technologies and enterprise architecture. More

Top 9 ways to write safer software
IT World Canada
With the Heartbleed vulnerability on people's minds we thought it a good time to revisit the CWE/SANS Institute's advice for eliminating or reducing the severity of the leading mistakes developers make when creating software. Follow these tips and your code will be more secure. More

CIPS ON London May 29th Dinner: 'Organizational Innovation: Enhancing/Creating Value for stakeholders'
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Please join your local CIPS Community for what is guaranteed to be an excellent dinner, presentation and Networking opportunity. CIPS is pleased to present our guest speaker Joseph Edward who will engage our attendees and share his perspective on the importance of organizational innovation and how to implement new ideas to create value. More

Ponemon study: The cost of a data breach in 2014 is $3.5 million
IT World Canada
In December 2013, news broke that U.S. retail giant Target had suffered a major breach, losing the personal information of 40 million credit and debit card holders. And in October 2013, Adobe Systems said hackers had gained access to at least 38 million Adobe IDs and passwords, though the count could be as high as 150 million.More

CIPS SK Saskatoon June 3rd Luncheon: 'Advanced Information Security Defense Techniques and Approaches'
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We live in a world consumed and bombarded with constant news of Advance Persistent Threats, modern malware and insider threats. Our presentation focuses on the variety of techniques, approaches and solutions administrators and security analysts can use to keep their networks and systems secure. We contrast traditional security approaches to modern techniques developed to combat the ever evolving security threats. More

8 tips for penetration testing
IT World Canada
The best defence is a good offence, a cliché goes. So for IT security a good offence is attacking yourself. That's the only way any organization will find out what holes are really there despite your security staff's best efforts. You could hire an independent organization to do the work (advantage: it is skilled at the task, will be merciless and won't take shortcuts) or have IT staffers do it (advantage: saves money). More

CIPS INTERVIEWS: David Alan Grier, Global Technology and Policy Authority, Author
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David Alan Grier is the past 2013 President of the IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Fellow. He has served the society as Vice President of Publications, Director of Magazines, and Editor in Chief of the IEEE Annals. He has a PhD in Mathematical Statistics from the University of Washington in Seattle, and is an Associate Professor of Science and Technology Policy at George Washington University.More

CIPS Members Receive Discount on Enterprise Architecture TOGAF 9 Course
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Metaplexity Associates LLC is pleased to announce upcoming offerings of our 4-day accredited course, Enterprise Architecture Using TOGAF® 9, in several Canada venues. Our courses prepare candidates for The Open Group's full enterprise architecture certification. In addition, training focuses upon practical, real-world solutions to critical IT planning, risk management, and operational issues and priorities important to participating organizations. More

Featured Whitepaper: Improving economic competitiveness and vitality
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Cities that create positive business environments stand to gain tremendously from increased economic growth, job creation and prosperity. To accomplish this, governments and agencies must become agile — striking a delicate balance among business, talent and technology. More

SecTor want you to know that Early Bird Pricing ends May 16th
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Canada's largest IT security conference takes place on October 21st & 22nd with an optional training day on the 20th. Take advantage of current early bird rates and our discount code CIPS2014 to save an additional 10 per cent. More