Author Archives: Cindy Baker

CIOs stepping up to the challenge of managing IT everywhere

For IT leaders, the transition to remote work has been tantamount to opening thousands of branch offices. A recent CanadianCIO virtual roundtable shed light on how organizations are dealing with the challenges of a distributed workforce. “We’ve found that individuals at home are just like branch offices,” said Jack Lumley, National Sales Manager Networking with…

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Pandemic IT response shifting to user experience

One of the last things you want to hear on a 911 call is, “are you on mute?” Dropped calls and video conferences have been an ongoing problem since the pandemic began, said Jack Lumley, National Sales Manager Networking with Citrix Canada at CanadianCIO virtual roundtable with western IT leaders. “It can be life-threatening to…

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Are you making zero progress on Zero Trust? Here’s how to get started

Organizations should press forward more urgently on adopting Zero Trust because traditional approaches to cybersecurity aren’t working anymore. It’s no longer enough to protect the perimeter, said Chris Ruetz, AVP and Country Manager for CyberArk, at a CanadianCIO Virtual Roundtable. “Perimeters are falling down now due to remote work and the cloud,” he said. “Zero…

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Pandemic pressures mounting for IT leaders

Canadian IT leaders say they’re feeling the stress of juggling IT issues brought on by the pandemic and the need to move forward on strategic plans. “The world has changed so drastically and paradigms we used even a year ago have been thrown out the window,” said Jack Lumley, National Sales Manager Networking with Citrix…

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