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AI breakthrough: Otter.ai app can transcribe your meetings in real time, for free

The startup has pulled off a feature that artificial intelligence giants and natural language processing software have been working on for …

The top ten mistakes that make life easy for cyber-criminals

Russian hackers have managed to get into the German government's computers. We don't know exactly how they did it. But we do know which common …

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Predictions For 2018

As BlackBerry’s Chief Security Officer, I regularly speak with Fortune 500 C-Suites and leaders representing the world’s top global brands, listening …

Cybersecurity

Unsecured Amazon S3 buckets are prime cloud target for ransomware attacks

Thousands of S3 buckets are incorrectly configured as being publicly writable, making them easy to exploit.<p>Building a slide deck, pitch, or …

The lesson behind 2017’s biggest enterprise security story

The Equifax breach, which impacted an estimated 145.5 million U.S. consumers, was in many ways <i>the</i> enterprise security story of 2017. That’s why so many of us were shocked when, during (now former) Equifax CEO Richard Smith’s Congressional testimony, we repeatedly heard him blame the company’s …

Cybersecurity

Train Your Employees to Think Like Hackers

Companies that want to help their employees become better stewards of cybersecurity need to go beyond regular trainings on password security and other basic protocols. The best way to train employees to defend against hackers is to teach them how to think like one.<p>The first step is getting smart …

CRA probes presale condo flips in Toronto as part of real estate crackdown

Federal government auditors are scrutinizing 2,800 preconstruction condo flips in the Toronto area as part of a crackdown on tax evasion in the real estate industry.<p>The Canada Revenue Agency obtained court orders last year compelling 44 condominium developers to hand over information about people …

Tips for lowering taxes on investments

It's an old saying but it still holds true – nothing is certain but death and taxes. However when it comes to investing and saving for retirement, there is plenty Canadians can do to minimize the amount they end up paying to the tax man.<p>First off, it's important to realize just how important tax …