Canadian Employers: You're Competing Globally for Talent

During a discussion with a group from the Canadian infosec community, the group repeatedly lamented the state of salaries in Canada. It seemed to really boil down the fact: employers seem to be unwilling to pay for top talent. It’s competitive locally! During some discussion, it seemed that the job postings that were being shown had a re-occurring theme of a senior role in Canada being on par with a mid-level role in the US.

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I let out a long sigh as I read the following tweet: “Cue the techsplainers” Which may be in reference to this article. ‘splaining - The missing manual For those of you unfamiliar with the concept of “splaining”, it comes from the term “mansplaining”, in which a man will explain something to a woman because he feels that she’s incapable of understanding without his explanation. While this does happen, the pejorative term is used frequently by the regressive left as a way of dismissing any argument.

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The Unencrypted iOS Kernel And You

Big-ish changes? So Apple has decided to ship an unencrypted kernel in iOS 10. What does this mean, and what are the practical considerations around this decision? Shipping an unencrypted kernel will now allow for the inspection of the code at the very core of the Apple device, something that we have not had the ability to do before. Apple is claiming that this will lead to a more robust patch cycle due to more eyes being able to spot bugs.

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