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Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Twitter commit to open source data portability

Several of the world's biggest tech brands announced plans to allow users to transfer their data from one platform to another today, as Google, Microsoft, Twitter, and Facebook announced they are collaborating on

Published on: July 20th, 2018 Brian Jackson

McAfee introduces new portfolio that includes SaaS solution

McAfee Inc. is refreshing its cyber-security portfolio and allowing customers to deploy their solutions on Amazon Web Services (AWS), the device-to-cloud cyber security company announced this week. The new portfolio, McAfee Mvision, is

Published on: July 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – 12 Russians charged with hacking US election, Jeff Bezos is richer than you, Amazon Prime Day worker strikes

12 Russians have been charged with interfering in the 2016 US election, Jeff Bezos is the richest person in modern history, and Amazon Prime Day is affected by mass worker strikes in Europe.

Published on: July 17th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Ex-Apple employee charged by FBI; U.K. fines Facebook; Tesla expands in Shanghai

An ex-Apple employee gets charged by the FBI, the U.K. fines Facebook for breaching the Data Protection Act, and Tesla plans to build a plant in China. Trending on LinkedIn - a former

Published on: July 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

SolarWinds acquires Trusted Metrics, launches new threat monitoring solution

IT management software vendor SolarWinds announced today that it has acquired Trusted Metrics, a solution provider specializing in real-time threat monitoring and management. The two companies did not disclose the price of the

Published on: July 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

Dataguise launches new partner program

Dataguise is launching a new partner program. The data governance company today announced the launch of the DgSecure Partner Program, giving partners the opportunity to resell Dataguise software. The new partner program includes

Published on: July 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Facebook gave 61 firms extended access to user data; Mario app makes $60M; Samsung devices sharing pics?

Facebook let 61 companies keep accessing user data, Cambridge Analytica-style, after officially banning the practice in 2014. Super Mario Run, a mobile app that Nintendo had the audacity to sell for $14 Canadian,

Published on: July 4th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Commvault partners with AI-powered search and discovery company Lucidworks

Commvault says its enterprise backup, recover and archive solutions will get a significant upgrade following a new partnership with Lucidworks. The two companies will work together to bring new innovations in artificial intelligence

Published on: June 27th, 2018 Alex Coop

Optiv Security CMO describes Canada as ‘flagship model’ for growth as business expands

Underperforming sales numbers in the U.S. last year didn’t stop Optiv Security’s Canadian business from experiencing an 85 per cent year-over-year services revenue growth, leading the security company to add three new executives

Published on: June 27th, 2018 Alex Coop

Mid-tier enterprises the focus of next phase of growth, says SonicWall

SonicWall says its next phase of growth is about protecting mid-tier enterprises, and it’s rolling out some major updates to its current lineup of solutions to prove it. The company is introducing new

Published on: June 26th, 2018 Alex Coop

BlackBerry expects to tap into 100 more markets through new partnership

British smartphone and consumer electronics maker Bullitt Group is known for its durable products that are used by farmers, construction workers and outdoor enthusiasts, and after entering into an agreement with BlackBerry Ltd.,

Published on: June 22nd, 2018 Alex Coop

Siemens picks industrial cyber security firm as a strategic partner

Global technology firm Siemens is now selling Claroty’s industrial cyber security products, thanks to a new partnership. Claroty, which has partners across Canada, was selected by Siemens following an “intensive technical evaluation,” the

Published on: June 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

Trend Micro announces new managed detection and response service

In addition to adding new AI-powered capabilities across its portfolio, Trend Micro today announced its own managed detection and response (MDR) service. The company says customers will be able to deploy a Trend

Published on: June 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

GDPR can actually help MSPs improve business, digital transformation efforts, says study

Many Canadian businesses and MSPs are still trying to figure how to comply with new GDPR guidelines, and while that’s a challenge for smaller firms with limited resources, it could actually help them

Published on: June 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Cybersecurity risks at the World Cup – Tech in Sports Ep. 48

All the latest sports tech news of the week, including World Cup predictions, ticket purchasing through Snapchat, ball tracking at the US Open, and more! Plus, we spoke with Alexis Dorais-Joncas, a security intelligence

Published on: June 18th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs