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Hackers using new Windows vulnerability
IT World Canada
Microsoft is rushing out a patch for a newly-discovered zero-day vulnerability which affects all currently supported versions of Windows (including Vista) and Windows Server 2008 and 2012. The news came this morning from security firm iSight Partners, which in conjunction with Microsoft discovered the hole in the OLE package manager in the client and server versions of Windows after attacks on unspecified NATO countries and institutions (Canada is a member of NATO), academic institutions in the U.S., Ukrainian government organizations, Western European government organization, energy sector firms (specifically in Poland) European telecommunications firms United States academic organization.
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CIPS SK Oct. 22 Regina Luncheon Presentation: 'Leading Change. And the Projects that Make Us Crazy'
CIPS
This talk covers the nuances of leading change in large organizations. Core concepts are introduced to contextualize popular methodologies such as PROSCI. Real life examples are provided to help analysts understand how change efforts are typically mismanaged and what can be done to minimize or avoid the ensuing insanity.
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Featured I.T. Jobs
CIPS
Software Developer, Markham, Ontario

BUSINESS SYSTEMS ANALYST, Edmonton, Alberta

Manager, Systems Development and Maintenance, Toronto, Ontario

IT Network Administrator, The Pas, Manitoba

Application Developer, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Head, Service Management, Toronto, Ontario

Senior Technical Analyst (SA III), Sherwood Park, Alberta

BRM Technical DBA, Calgary, Alberta

Software QA Analyst, Vancouver, British Columbia


See more Job Postings and Upload your Resume at: http://jobs.cips.ca

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Robert Walters research: IT pros work fewer hours than in other professions
Computerworld UK
A quarter of IT professionals are working 50 or more hours a week, according to research, but the large majority work a lower number of hours than most other professionals in other industries.

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Business needs a new kind of information technology employee
CIPS
How often have you heard about the fast pace of change in the IT world and how hard it is to keep up? That fast change used to be about hardware and software.

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People, not IT, come first in data security, Toronto group told
IT World Canada
Big data presents a lot of potential for organizations of all sizes. But the head of the Ontario division of the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) says any work with big data needs to be done with data security in mind.

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Featured Whitepaper: 'Best Practices for Building a Mobile Strategy'
CIPS
Mobile computing represents the most significant shift in IT since the birth of computing. Organizations that have embraced this shift are gaining a significant advantage over competitors while those that have not are becoming quickly irrelevant.
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National Post: CIPS Member Benefit
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Learning the language
IT World Canada
The computing world owes a lot to Unix, and not just because it spawned Linux and Apple's OS X. Unix also was responsible for the C programming language (announced in 1973), which today stands at the top of many lists as the most popular development language in use around the world.
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Enterprise Architecture TOGAF® 9 course discount for CIPS Members
CIPS
Metaplexity Associates is pleased to announce a new schedule of our four-day accredited course, Enterprise Architecture Using TOGAF® 9. We cover TOGAF 9 (version 9.1) Levels 1 & 2, and prepare participants for success on The Open Group's enterprise architecture certification exams. In addition, training focuses upon the use of best architecture practices to address high priority issues and challenges important to participating organizations.
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SecTor 2014
CIPS
Illuminating the Black Art of Security. Now entering its eighth year, SecTor has built a reputation of bringing together experts from around the world to share their latest research and techniques involving underground threats and corporate defences. The conference provides an unmatched opportunity for IT Professionals and Managers to connect with their peers and learn from their mentors.
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Big Data & Analytics Summit Canada
CIPS
CIPS members received 20 per cent discount. Quote VIP Code CIPS20 while registering. To register email customercare@strategyinstitute.com.

At this cross-industry summit, discover the benefits of big data and analytics. Identify key use cases, methodologies and technologies to help your organization make the most out of your big data investments.

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