Vawn Himmelsbach


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Vawn Himmelsbach is the editor of expertIP. She has reported on technology, business and travel for two decades, for media outlets such as the CBC, Toronto Star, Metro News, The Globe & Mail, ITBusiness, PCworld Canada, Computerworld Canada, Technology in Government and Computer Dealer News. She also spent three years covering tech as an Asian correspondent.



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Be a disruptor — not one of the disrupted

There’s a lot of talk about digital transformation, but turning that talk into action is one of the greatest challenges that businesses face today. And it requires a fundamental shift in how we run our businesses, according to Forrester Research. Here’s how to turn talk into action.
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Get ready for the onslaught of DeOS attacks

Cisco’s 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report says destruction of service attacks could leave organizations without a backup to restore systems after an attack. But it also points to a resurgence in traditional attacks, like adware and spyware, as well as a social engineering attack that may be more...
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5 Films from TIFF network admins should go see at their local movie theatre

The Toronto International Film Festival always has a packed schedule, but we’ve picked the flicks that might appeal most to Canadian IT pros
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