Could ChatGPT and Other AI Applications Expose Your Proprietary Information and Compromise Your Security Program?

What you don’t know can have devastating consequences for your business.By Bill Dunnion, Director, Corporate Cybersecurity at Calian Machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) offer immense potential for streamlining processes and automating repetitive tasks. However, there are some important considerations to keep in mind when implementing these technologies. The risks and challenges associated with machine …

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Navigating Regulatory Changes with Data and More: A Must-Have Data Profiling Tool for CIOs

As technology evolves and regulations surrounding data become increasingly stringent, the role of Chief Information Officers (CIOs) has become more crucial than ever. Today, CIOs are faced with the daunting task of ensuring data compliance while effectively managing and harnessing the potential of unstructured data. With the advent of Bill C26 and C27, regulatory changes …

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White Paper – Blueprint: The Engine Behind Ransomware

A new white paper has been published by the CISO Division of CIOCAN with support by Calian Group Ltd. In today’s digital landscape, no business is immune to the threat of ransomware. This comprehensive report aims to demystify the financial motivations, guide you through risk assessment, and explore the impact of emerging technologies. Please download this …

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Vault Vision announces expanded security capabilities with OpenID Foundation and FIDO Alliance partnerships

Denver CO, Mar 30th, 2022. Vault Vision, a leading technology provider of identity and authentication management solutions announced a partnership with OpenID Foundation and the FIDO alliance. Vault Vision’s new partnerships come at a time where 40 percent of American users have had their online data compromised, according to Google. The shift away from password-based authentication …

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Welcome, Andriy Ostapyshyn

Andriy Ostapyshyn is the Director Of Information Technology at DP World As an Information and Operation Technology leader with more than twenty years of combined experience in the logistics, manufacturing, and financial services industries, Andriy has led and planned ERP implementations, IT infrastructures, software product deployments, and strategic operations. I have solid experience leading teams …

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Welcome, Peyman Parsi

Peyman Parsi is the Chief Technology Officer at Blanc Labs. Chief Information Officer / Chief Technology Officer leading teams of 400+ staff and budget of $100M+ mission-critical, highly available, large volume transactions platforms for global organizations in Financial Services, Capital Markets, Banking, Brokerages, Investment Management, Wealth and Asset Management, Pension Funds, and Insurance. Peyman Parsi …

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Lending a Lifeline by Lending Laptops


Over the course of the last few days, ERA has seen an increase in donation requests, primarily families who, before COVID-19 did not own a laptop or a computer and would attend their local libraries to gain online access for the likes of school work. However, they are now contacting ERA to apply for a …

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CaseIT is an annual international undergraduate business case competition with a strong Management Information Systems (MIS) focus designed to find the best and brightest in strategic IT case analysis. It is a forum where students from various backgrounds of IT and business can showcase their skills in areas such as teamwork, problem solving, and critical …

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IT World Canada


IT World Canada – Publisher of CanadianCIO  For almost three decades IT World Canada has been building solid relationships with Canada’s IT professionals by delivering timely, incisive information that helps them succeed in their jobs.  Each issue of CanadianCIO will look at the business outcomes driving IT investments in large public and private sector enterprises. …

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DX/Blockchain Certification

The CIO Association of Canada (CIOCAN) identifies needs in the marketplace for ongoing education of its members to better serve the firms they represent.  Part of its mandate is to foster and make professional development opportunities available to its member’s as Canadian businesses move towards wider adoption of digital transformation. RedMobile Consulting, is a Global …

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New Leader for CIOCAN Calgary Chapter


At the recent meeting of the Calgary Chapter Board, long-time board member Thomas Schmidt was elected President, effective immediately. Thomas said “I am very pleased and proud to take on the President role from John (Vince).  His leadership, diligence, and hard work have positioned the chapter to continue on its journey of excellence and represent …

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ICTC Partnership


ICTC – Information and Communications Technology Council A not-for-profit sector council, the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC),  strives to create a strong, prepared and highly educated Canadian ICT industry and workforce. The ICTC forges partnerships that will help develop the quantity and quality of ICT professionals needed to maintain and improve Canada’s position as a …

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