Women are less concerned about cyber threats: Kaspersky

A recently released survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International reveals that female Internet users care less about protecting themselves online than men. While awareness may be a factor, the survey also revealed that

Published on: March 6th, 2015 Dave Yin

Webcam, cryptomalware protection highlight Kaspersky’s 2015 solutions

Security vendor Kaspersky Lab has released its updated product lineup for home users, which includes Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015, Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 and Kaspersky Internet Security – Multi-Device 2015. According to Kaspersky, the

Published on: July 14th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

How IT departments pour security dollars down the drain

IT departments spend hundreds — maybe millions — of dollars a year on network security systems to protect the organization from ever-increasing threats. But a Symantec Corp. technology evangelist says the worst thing

Published on: June 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Newsmaker #21 Sean Forkan, Symantec Canada

In a year of change at Symantec, Sean Forkan was a constant as vice-president and general manager of Symantec Canada. In Canada, Symantec said goodbye to industry veteran and longtime Symantec Canada channel

Published on: February 20th, 2014 CDN Staff

Security vendors announce merger

One of the major criticisms of security vendors by channel partners is that there are too many of them. In an industry that has embraced consolidation, the security vendors tend to back off

Published on: February 13th, 2014 CDN Staff

Symantec and Microsoft takedown Click Fraud Botnet

Symantec and Microsoft teamed up to takedown of the command and control servers used by a threat called Trojan. Bamital. According to the Symantec, this malware was used to carry out extensive click

Published on: February 6th, 2013 CDN Staff

Kaspersky targets the enterprise market

More than 64 per cent of Kaspersky Lab's revenue comes from its consumer business. This bit of success has led the privately-held company to grow just over 30 per cent despite the global economic meltdown

Published on: April 8th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

BitDefender taps Tech Data for major Canadian enterprise push

Its retail offerings already a fixture on Canadian store shelves, Romanian Internet security software vendor BitDefender is launching major push to capture the Canadian enterprise market through the channel, and has tapped distributor

Published on: February 4th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Video: Kaspersky’s Canadian channel progress

It's been a little over six months since Internet security vendor Kaspersky Lab set-up shop in Canada, tapping former Symantec Canada channel chief and Net Integrations executive Kevin Krempulec to lead the operation

Published on: August 28th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

It’s time for the FTC to investigate Mac security

When I read the headline about a security researcher who had published proof-of-concept code for a vulnerability, I was upset. To disseminate proof-of-concept code is to basically say, "Here is a way to

Published on: May 27th, 2009 Ira Winkler

Eight great free security tools

Your PC is under attack on all fronts.These eight free downloads and services will help you beat back the bad guys with antivirus and antispyware programs, personal firewalls, and even a program that

Published on: March 24th, 2009 Preston Gralla

Kaspersky looks to secure the Canadian enterprise

Canadian resellers have a new weapon in their arsenals in the never-ending war against malware with the opening of Kaspersky Lab's Markham, Ont. office.Kaspersky, already a strong presence in the retail market, is

Published on: January 6th, 2009 Lynn Greiner

Bell Micro launches new North American security division

Bell Microproducts Inc., a value-added distributor (VAD) based in San Jose, Calif., last month launched a new security division in North America for its partners.While the division is new to North America, it

Published on: December 15th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

One on one with McAfee Canada’s Ross Allen

With one quarter already under his belt as general manager of McAfee's Canadian operations, Ross Allen is ready to put his stamp on the security vendor's operations in Canada.No stranger to the channel,

Published on: June 6th, 2008 Jeff Jedras