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Russia-based Kaspersky fires back at critics

In the semi-opaque world of cyberspace, where attribution of attacks is more art than science and governments and the private sector often work together, a security vendor’s reputation is paramount. With U.S. government

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Howard Solomon

HPE updates backup suite with new security features

The latest updates to Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Adaptive Backup and Recovery (ABR) Suite have kept security in mind. New features announced for the Data Protector, Backup Navigator, and Storage Optimizer solutions within the

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

MafiaBoy reveals the next weakest link in security

PALO ALTO, CALIF. – Noted Canadian teen hacker MafiaBoy AKA Michael Calce, made worldwide headlines just after the turn of the century for producing lethal denial of service attacks against Yahoo, Ebay, CNN

Published on: June 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Shared Services Canada leader responds to critics

TORONTO - Shared Services Canada, the government agency that merged most federal data centres and networking to save money and make IT more efficient, has its critics – including the RCMP and Statistics

Published on: June 17th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Palo Alto Networks affirms channel-first strategy as it launches new cloud services

Vancouver-based Palo Alto Networks is the latest enterprise IT vendor to pitch itself as a developer platform, with the launch of a cloud-based application framework that it says could disrupt how security products

Published on: June 13th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Cisco and IBM join forces to take on cybercrime

Two high-tech giants are joining forces to an effort to fight cybercrime. Cisco Systems and IBM will be essentially sharing and collaborating on threat intelligence incidents and research. The two will also work

Published on: May 31st, 2017 CDN Staff

Citrix is a security company and wants to help Canadians be more secure

ORLANDO - When Michael Murphy left his vice president position at Symantec in 2011, he thought moving from a security-focused software company to one that is known for its server, application and desktop

Published on: May 25th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Citrix introduces security consulting practice

ORLANDO – In addition to the numerous announcements already made so far at Citrix Synergy 2017 in Orlando, the American software giant will now be adding professional security consulting services to its offerings. Citrix

Published on: May 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Citrix Cloud gets extended AI-powered data analytics service

ORLANDO – Cyber security has become a hot-button topic as society increasingly enters the digital age. And as the threat of cyber attacks intensifies, securing devices, networks, applications, and workspaces has become all

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Channel partner says DRaaS is answer to WannaCrypt attack

As ransomware attack WannaCrypt sweeps the globe, compromising tens of thousands of computers across as many as 100 countries, one Canadian IT solutions provider is looking to help companies stay secure and plan

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

The Internet of Everything has a DDOS issue

Way back in 2014, then Cisco CEO, John Chambers, pictured the world connected for the eager CES audience – home, airport, hotel, car, office, products, individuals – and called it the Internet of

Published on: May 19th, 2017 Max Spindle

Solution providers respond to WannaCry attack

The ongoing WannaCry ransomware attack, including WannaCrypt, WanCryptOr and WannaDecryptor has been targeting organizations running the Windows OS since last week. Today, close to 250,000 PCs in more than 150 countries have been hit

Published on: May 16th, 2017 CDN Staff

CA Risk Analytics tool takes a bite out of fraud

Using behavior analytics, machine learning and global transaction data, CA Technologies latest tool can help prevent fraud for payment cards. Called CA Risk Analytics Network, the new tool is a cloud-based service that

Published on: May 5th, 2017 CDN Staff

Are Canadian firms ready for new European privacy rule? HPE releases starter kit to help

The deadline for enterprises to comply with the European Union’s tough new personal data privacy regulations is just over 12 months away, but experts still worry many companies here that fall under its

Published on: May 5th, 2017 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry helping channel partners digitally secure their business

BlackBerry Ltd. has shifted its focus from hardware to software in recent years, wanting to be known for its security and “enterprise of things” technology instead of its flagship mobile phones and keyboards.

Published on: April 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs