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Heartbleed: What is the impact and what should you do about it?

Heartbleed is a flaw at the core of OpenSSL which is the core technology that powers 2/3 of web server on the internet. This fatal vulnerability has gone completely unnoticed until it became known to the public on April 3rd. This vulnerability allows an attacker to steal confidential information from various websites including usernames, passwords,…
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Lunch with… SC Systems and DevFacto

Every month, Alberta Venture features a lunch between a young executive, who gets to pick the person they would like to talk business with, and a senior executive who gets to pick the place to eat if they are willing to act as a mentor.  This past week, the young executive was Shant Chakmakian, owner…
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News Release: What nonprofits need to know about their IT

Edmonton, AB – This year marks the 25thanniversary of the Vitalize conference, and with it, the energy and enthusiasm of new ideas and fresh approaches to training and development in nonprofit organizations.  “Organizations that operate on a not-for-profit basis are a vital part of the Alberta economy,” notes Shant Chakmakian, President and Founder of SC…
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Techno-Savvy Shant Chakmakian is a Sizzling Twenty Under 30

Article as printed in the Fall 2013 edition of Edmontonians magazine, written by Rena J Traxel. Shant Chakmakian obviously believes in having the right credentials to support his business. He's been described as a "three-time serial graduate of NAIT". He earned diplomas in Computer Network Administration in 2004 and Network Engineering in 2008, and his…
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