TMC's Advisor

The Advisor is a periodical published by TMC containing articles of interest to Canadian Business Professionals

This is the current issue - September 2020, Volume 7 Issue 6.
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Before the Security Scan Part 2
By Ellen Koskinen-Dodgson

When you run vulnerability scans or pen tests, best practice is to first lay groundwork and “clean up your act,” data–wise. The scan can then be a report card as well as a road map.Previously, we addressed foundational issues: creating a Security Committee, identifying critical or sensitive information and identifying the risks. Now we discuss prioritizing risks and establishing mitigation plans, as well as adopting recommendations from a scan. Continue…

Before the Security Scan Part 2
By Ellen Koskinen-Dodgson

When you run vulnerability scans or pen tests, best practice is to first “clean up your act,” data–wise. Continue…

Whoops! Human–Caused Risks
By Guy Robertson

The most destructive human–caused risk to any organization is war, with civil unrest and rioting coming in as close seconds. Luckily, the most common human–caused threats are less dramatic, but in some cases, they can also cause extensive damage. Apathy, carelessness, forgetfulness, inattention, and ignorance are such widespread concerns, that it’s safe to assume that every organization has suffered because of them. Continue…

Whoops! Human–Caused Risks
By Guy Robertson

Less dramatic than war or rioting—apathy, carelessness, and ignorance can also cause extensive damage. Continue…

5G Update
By Peter Aggus

We were promised lots—but, as is typical for complex developments, rollout takes time. So what is going on? Time for a closer look at what Canadians can now do with 5G and when the promised “big gains” will arrive. Should you switch to 5G now, or keep waiting? Who is offering service? Are there many 5G phones available yet? How might all of this be affected if Canada opts to join other countries and remove Huawei equipment from the networks? Continue…

5G Update
By Peter Aggus

Time for a closer look at what Canadians can now do with 5G and when the promised “big gains” will arrive. Continue…

Bridging the Skills Gap
By Elleni Koskinen

The digital skills gap is an issue currently affecting organizations around the world. Even the most technologically advanced companies are coming face–to–face with the reality that the work is evolving faster than their workforce. With a lack of digital skills within their own people, and a very limited number of trained graduates emerging into the candidate pool, what are these companies to do? Continue…

Bridging the Skills Gap
By Elleni Koskinen

The digital skills gap means that the work is evolving faster than their workforce. Here are some options. Continue…