Many organizations are saddled with outdated IT systems and network infrastructures that are expensive to operate and difficult to defend from cyber threats. When CGI executives met face-to-face with 1,300 business and IT leaders this year, 73% told us that the “need to modernize” is a top IT priority. A similar percentage said this last year as well. More...

As cloud computing continues to become more of an IT staple than a trend, government agencies are increasingly committing their critical information, such as e-mail and official records, to cloud-based services. The cloud offers benefits ranging from maximizing capacity utilization, to enabling flexible historic data retention and access, to improving IT responsiveness and lowering costs. Yet government agencies continue to have genuine concerns about the risks of storing critical and often sensitive information in the cloud. Key questions include: More...

Across business and technology media alike, I’ve seen frequent coverage of the hundreds of thousands of cybersecurity and IT security job openings that are not getting filled. By 2022, the cyber talent gap is estimated to exceed 1.8 million jobs. In all industry verticals we continue to hear about more companies and government agencies suffering from cyber-related breaches and ransomware attacks. There is no question that supply is low, demand is high, and that the demand is not abating. More...

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