Canada is facing a severe skills gap in IT-related cybersecurity jobs, especially as the number of job-seekers declines despite an abundance of opportunities.
2016 was a banner year in tech and dev, and 2017 promises to be even more exciting.
The biggest developer trends of 2016 tell the story of the constantly-changing tech industry and the innovative developers at its core. Here’s a look at 5 leading stories that defined the dev world in 2016.
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The transformational power of cloud computing will encompass AI, infrastructure, security, and large-scale business opportunities.
Visa Europe is launching a blockchain pilot with BTL Group in an effort it’s billed as “a first-of-its-kind blockchain-based settlement system.”
“Bank encryption will be rendered completely vulnerable when hackers get quantum computing,” one Venture North speaker warned.
While immediate app virality is rare, predicting user uptake is always a guessing game. Surprises on the upside can trigger an avalanche of negative reviews if the back-end infrastructure doesn’t support rapid growth in multiple markets.
Given that blockchain adoption is still in the experimental stage for most financial institutions, incidents that led to the hard fork allow for a better understanding of blockchain vulnerabilities.