Cyber space is the new battlefield

SAN FRANCISCO – Calls for governments and info sec pros around the world to band together to fight nation-state and criminal cyber attacks increased here from keynote speakers at the opening of the

Published on: February 16th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Cisco rewriting the networking rulebook

TORONTO – Cisco Systems in 2016 drove the narrative for digital transformation. As the calendar turned to 2017 the networking giant wants to bring more attention to a new kind of transformation –

Published on: February 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

ServiceNow tackling security workflows in new offering

Quick question: Who is the fastest growing multi-billion-dollar enterprise IT company in the world? Answer: Amazon Web Services. O.K. You more than likely already know about AWS. Now, second question; Who is the

Published on: February 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

Industry should make it harder for hackers to earn their money

I didn’t know I was so bad off and I certainly didn’t know I have so many money making opportunities! In the past few weeks, I’ve been notified that: If I don’t pay

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Max Spindle

New year brings many channel chief appointments

We are already a month into 2017 and Xerox Canada, Google and Check Point Software have made significant leadership changes. The first major move came from Xerox Canada. After serving a stint south

Published on: February 1st, 2017 CDN Staff

Check Point CEO isn’t impressed with today’s cyber security efforts

TEL AVIV, Israel –– CSOs are too conservative in running their operations and don’t invest in the latest technology that could better protect their firms, says the head of Israel’s best-known security firm.

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Howard Solomon

Kaspersky hits the road with new channel program

The North American arm of Kaspersky Lab has put forth a new strategy for channel partners that involves the security vendor coming to solution providers - basically door-to-door. The Russian-founded Kaspersky has always

Published on: January 30th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Check Point hires high profile Canadian channel chief

CDN has learned Ang Valentini has left Avaya Canada for a big role at Israeli security vendor Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. Check Point is a multinational vendor of network and endpoint security

Published on: January 26th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Healthy skepticism’s role in security

The biggest problems of today’s technology privacy, security – communications, understanding. Or to say it a little differently… privacy and security are an illusion in today’s world! But then, I’ve learned how to

Published on: January 23rd, 2017 Max Spindle

Email security still requires a human behind the wheel

As more and more security solutions ditch the human element and turn to automation, security solution provider Harmon.ie is going in a different direction - putting the human at the center of it

Published on: January 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Acronis tackles ransomware with upgraded solution

Ransomware - the security breach of nightmares - continues to grow at alarming rates, and Acronis believes its newest solution could ease those fears. Acronis True Image 2017 New Generation, the firm's latest

Published on: January 18th, 2017 Alex Radu

Vendor pushes digital transformation in hospitals

How technology will change hospitals and health care is something that science fiction has been tackling for decades. Whether it be futuristic hospitals or eliminating disease all together, writers have had an expansive

Published on: January 17th, 2017 Alex Radu

CDN Top 100 has new award categories

The CDN Top 100 Solution Providers list is back and now features five brand new categories: Internet of Things, Managed Print Services, Mobile, Security and Storage. These new categories will augment the CDN

Published on: January 10th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Weekly Update – Top 5 tech stories of 2016

IT World Canada's Mandy Kovacs and Alex Radu recap the top 5 tech stories of 2016. Acquisitions Ingram Micro enters new chapter after HNA deal closes Tech Data makes blockbuster deal to acquire

Published on: December 23rd, 2016 Alex Radu