Author Archives: Wedge Co-founder, CEO & CTO

About Wedge Co-founder, CEO & CTO

Hongwen Zhang, Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Technical Officer Dr. Zhang has a PhD in Computer Science from the Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary; a MSc in Computer Engineering from the Institute of Computer Technology - Chinese Academy of Sciences, and a BSc in Computer Science from Fudan University. With more than 18 years of high tech leadership experience, Dr. Zhang was a co-founder of 24C Group Inc., which developed the first digital receipts infrastructure for secure electronic commerce. He was also a principal of Servidium Inc., now ThoughtWorks Canada Inc., a global leader in agile development methodology. Dr. Zhang is a co-inventor on several patents in the area of computing and networking.

IoT and Smart Cities – Protecting Them From Growing Security Concerns

I was fortunate to participate and present at the 2019 Smart Cities Summit and Expo in Taipei, Taiwan last week representing Canada’s leading cybersecurity Industries in a visit facilitated by the Alberta Taiwan Office and the Alberta Economic Development and Trade – Trade … Continue reading

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Android App Store and the Growing Threat to Mobile Devices and the IoT

As the popularity of the Android OS grows, powering not only phones but increasingly tablets, TV boxes, and a host of other IoT devices; its rapidly increasing install base becomes a double-edged sword.  The Android platform has become quite ubiquitous … Continue reading

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“London Bridge Is Still Standing”: Advanced Persistent Defence

Since the beginning of this year 2011, the IT Security industry has been inundated with unending bad news: Epsilon, Sony Playstation Networks, Play.com, and the list goes on. With so much media publicity, it seems that our industry is doomed … Continue reading

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DLP: Data In Motion vs. Data At Rest (DIM vs. DAR)

The Debate column (P15) of the November, 2010 Issue of SC Magazine covers a very interesting topic– For or Against:  “DLP for data in motion is more effective than DLP that secures data at rest”. Two top executives, each from … Continue reading

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Industry Infrastructure Security: The Mouse, The Cat, and The Fears

Thoughts on Stuxnex, Aurora Project, and machine-to-machine security: the mouse, the cat, and the fears Continue reading

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