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Maritime Security: Preventing Cyber Attacks in Ports

A few days ago, the Port of San Diego was hit by a ransomware cyber attack that affected its IT systems and administrative functions. The incident didn’t interfere with regular seaport operations and public safety, but caused disruptions in business services. The attackers requested payment in Bitcoin: port officials haven’t disclosed the amount of that demand.

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Seven Programming Languages Best Suited For eCommerce Solution Development

eCommerce has evolved significantly over the past decade and is expected to surpass $4 trillion in retail and e-commerce sales by 2020, according to IBM. There are a lot of Content Management Systems (CMS), hosted solutions, and plugins freely available for you to set up your online retail presence.

10 Canadian Tech Startups to Watch in 2018

The Canadian tech ecosystem is booming with startups regularly attracting some serious investment. Many of these young companies are also showing that they can overcome early challenges and grow both revenue and personnel.

How to Interview a MEAN Stack Developer

So you’re looking to hire a MEAN stack developer for your bootstrap startup or established company and you’re going to conduct the interviews yourself. What questions should you ask to identify the candidate that will be a good fit for your team and project?

Cool Innovations in Biotechnology That Can Change Your Life

Biotechnology isn’t something that’s just restricted to sci-fi movies anymore, we actually have it. Although we’re still in the embryonic stage, you can expect the industry to make significant strides in the near future.

5 Reasons to Attend Vancouver Startup Week This Year

Vancouver Startup Week (VSW) is back this September, bringing together hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors, community leaders, and stakeholders to share innovative ideas and celebrate Greater Vancouver’s tech communities. The week-long celebration kicks off with the Vancouver Hackathon on September 21st.