Information Technology Industry News

December 24, 2017




IXPs: Part of a Smart Community –

Today in Tech – 1972 – Atari Corp Releases Pong –

IoT Tipping Point: Connection Capacity –


Internet Security and Privacy


5 steps to secure IoT gifts this holiday season –

Internet Security matters for small businesses (SMBs) – IDG Contributor Network: Approaching cybersecurity as a critical business function –

How to add a layer of privacy to your conversations using Tor Messenger –

Citizen Lab and CIPPIC Release Analysis of the Communications Security Establishment Act –

Braking news: Nissan Canada hacked, up to 1.1m Canucks exposed –


Open Source


Nextcloud partners with Purism to provide a secure, open source and privacy focused mobile device –

Good guide to cryptocurrency fundamentals –

Top 9 Linux and Raspberry Pi education stories in 2017 –


Unified Communications – VoIP


How Unified Communications Can Improve Customer Service –

Avaya powers the hockey Mecca: Montreal Canadiens’ Bell Centre –


Data Centre and Storage


Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the data centre temp’s delightful –

Seagate’s New Multi-Actuator Could Double Hard Drive Speeds –




Wi-Fi 2018: What does the future look like? –

Improving WiFi Connections in High-Density Environments –


Telecom and Policy


GDPR Puts High Price on Security Breaches –

BT and Huawei to create photonics dream team at Cambridge University –

Chris Seidl to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology – Rural Broadband –


Resort and Hospitality


Securing the IoT: What Hoteliers Need to Know –

4 Ways Texting Will Help Your Hotel This Holiday Season –

SMS Software for Hospitality Industry –