Jared Lindzon


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Jared Lindzon is a freelance journalist based in Toronto covering technology and Canada’s startup community, among other topics. He is regularly featured in the Toronto Star, the Globe & Mail, the National Post, Fast Company as well as an array of other print and digital publications.


Recent Posts


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Ransomware targets enterprise networks

This malicious software historically targeted individuals — locking them out of their own devices unless they made an online payment, typically through Bitcoin — but it has more recently begun to target companies, large institutions and enterprise networks.
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Top 6 training priorities for SDN adoption

If you’re making the transition to software-defined networking — or considering it — you’ll need to upgrade your skills. Here’s how to approach this challenge and determine training priorities, according to a survey of early adopters.
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Get ready for the looming IoT skills shortage

In Canada, we’re seeing an uptick in IoT-related job requests, but staffing and expertise continue to be a barrier to development. To deal with this looming skills shortage, one industry watcher recommends strategies to help IT staff get on board with the Internet of Things.
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Time to brush up on those SDN skills

The transition to software-defined networking is inevitable, according to industry analysts. But the next generation of network professionals not only requires new skill sets, but also the ability to break down silos and work collaboratively with other departments.
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Special Report: How OSFI can help identify your cyber-risk exposures

Though the guidelines were intended to provide federally regulated financial institutions with a framework for building their cyber-security defense, any organization with an Internet connection should be paying attention.
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Hiring Millennials for tech jobs will make the IT talent challenges of yesterday look easy

Research confirms how younger workers want satisfaction, flexibility and other things that a higher salary won’t necessarily cover
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