United Nations (UNESCO)-founded International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) News impacting you

Here are a sample of news updates from IFIP: – Message from the President, Leon Strous – 2014 World CIO Forum November 2014 held in Xi’an China – 23rd World Computer Congress Oct 4-7, 2015 Daejeon South Korea – News from IFIP’s Italian member AICA – IP3 News – CIPS BC Victoria luncheon with BC…


Help build a prioritized list of National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Business Technology Management (BTM) occupations

Are you a Human Resources (HR) person or an “in the trenches” ICT professional at the managerial level, who has technical knowledge and understanding of Business Technology Management (BTM) related occupations under your jurisdiction or perhaps you know an individual within your company who fits this profile? The BTM area includes occupations such as business…


CIPS free ethics exam key to cyberthreats

Increasing ethics training is the answer to cyberthreats with over 90 percent of networks comprised and this happening in minutes when first exposed. Read more: http://www.itworldcanada.com/blog/increasing-ethics-training-is-the-answer-to-cyberthreats/95133#ixzz36W4Ir6vB


Ethics in IT: Making it Personal—Meet up roundtable Monday June 9th

We assume that our employers, customers, and colleagues are be guided by ethical principles.  So, we may not necessarily think too close to home.  Although it would be difficult to be completely prepared for an ethically challenging situation, however, armed with a bit of knowledge in advance we could defuse the problem before it escalates…


Chat with Jerrard Gaertner International Leader in IT Security, Forensics, Governance, Auditing

Jerrard Gaertner CA•IT/CISA, CEGIT, CISSP, CIPP/IT, CIA, CFI, I.S.P., ITCP Jerrard Gaertner is Director, Technology Assurance Services at a major accountancy and advisory firm. He is a graduate of MIT and a chartered accountant specializing in information technology and information systems auditing. Jerry is certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (ISACA), a Certified Information…


Interview Bashir Fancy CEO: Award-winning International Leader in Risk Management, Security, Fraud, Audit, Governance

Bashir Fancy — CEO Corporate Solutions & Services Inc. Bashir Fancy is a senior executive with extensive and progressive risk management, financial, operations, systems, customer service, product management, audit and governance experience globally. Mr. Fancy specializes in strategic planning and taking a pro-active, holistic approach in a fast paced financial, credit card and retail business….


Atul Varde: Senior VP and CIO Affinity Credit Union, Speaker World CIO Forum (WCF)

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Atul Varde: Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Affinity Credit Union. Due to his recognized standing, Atul is an invited speaker to the World CIO Forum (WCF—November 1 to 4). I will also be…


Awarding-winning Stacey Cerniuk: for each role and project, what attributes create success?

Hear deep insights from the top-awarding-winning Stacey Cerniuk, Founder and CEO of Annex Consulting Group, Entrepreneur, Innovating Executive, Business & Technology Authority. Ask yourself these questions and how do your experiences stack up against Stacey’s? Stacey shares top success attributes for professionals working as: CEOs, leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, HR managers, recent graduates, experienced professionals (early,…


Chats with Kelly Gotlieb, Internationally Renowned Pioneer in Computing - Kelly talks about his Lecture at the University of Toronto, his 90th birthday celebrations and reflecting back

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Kelly Gotlieb, Internationally Renowned Pioneer in Computing – Kelly talks about his Lecture at the University of Toronto, his 90th birthday celebrations and reflecting back. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki I continue my regular chat sessions…


Roger Hart: CEO and past Vice-Chair/CFO IFIP IP3; Leading International Thought Leader

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Roger Hart: CEO and past Vice-Chair/CFO IFIP IP3; Leading International Thought Leader. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki Roger Hart, I.S.P., ITCP/IP3P, P.Eng. currently serves as Chief Executive Officer for IP3 and is a founding director of…