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One-third of Canadians have been a victim of cybercrime: Accenture survey

Correction: An earlier version of this story stated that almost two-thirds of Canadians have been the victim of cybercrime. Accenture has since corrected this statistic to one-third of Canadians. It’s no secret that

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Symantec turns to deception as new security prevention tool

Symantec Corp. has introduced a fully-featured endpoint solution that adds new deception technology. This new development is part of Symantec’s line of tools such as mobile threat defense, endpoint detection and response (EDR),

Published on: October 31st, 2017 CDN Staff

Turns out the BlackBerry Motion is being released in Canada after all

Despite previous reports indicating the next BlackBerry-branded smartphone wouldn't be available in Canada anytime soon, manufacturer TCL Communication has announced that Canadians will be able to get their hands on the BlackBerry Motion

Published on: October 31st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Google’s stacking its emoji cheeseburger wrong, Cook and Zuckerberg meet China’s Jinping

Google CEO Sundar Pichai promises to make fixing Google’s cheeseburger emoji his top priority. The CEOs of two of the USA’s leading tech firms meet with the leader of China. And we hope

Published on: October 31st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Seagate Technology launches new AI-enabled hard drive for video surveillance

Artificial intelligence (AI) is being touted as the next big technological revolution, and Seagate Technology is getting in on the action. The data storage company has announced SkyHawk AI, its first hard disk

Published on: October 30th, 2017 CDN Staff

BlackBerry launches new cybersecurity consulting service for people, privacy, assets… and cars

BlackBerry Ltd. might not be the force it once was in the mobility space, but if there's one aspect of its business in which the company has maintained a sterling reputation, it's security.

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New McAfee tool uses analytics to help threat hunters

LAS VEGAS – With security teams overwhelmed by alerts and the time it takes to sort through data feeds to make sense of them and find root causes, vendors are increasingly offering products

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Howard Solomon

McAfee promises improvements coming for partners program

LAS VEGAS – The head of McAfee’s channel operations for the Americas promises the company’s often maligned partners program is going to be overhauled in a few months. “We’re taking an aggressive approach

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – Your WiFi’s at risk, AirBNB’s new API

A hack for every WiFi network around the world has been discovered, AirBNB finally releases an API, and the first iPhone X shipment will be even lower than initially estimated. From Reddit today:

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Cisco CEO talks about the three “S’s”

TORONTO - Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins was in Canada last week doing a keynote address at the Cisco Connect show and revealed three big issues for the channel: Scale, Simplicity and Security. The

Published on: October 15th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Hashtag Trending – Equifax hit again, Bitcoin passes the $5,000 mark

Equifax just can’t seem to learn its lesson, autonomous cars in California are a go, and Bitcoin smashes through the $5,000 mark.   From Reddit today, it’s come to light that the website

Published on: October 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Worried about ransomware? Buy some insurance

It looks like the insurance industry is getting into the cyber security sector, but instead of protecting an organization or individual from getting hacked; they will be providing specialized insurance policies to help

Published on: October 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Predicting the 2018 NBA champion – Tech in Sports Ep. 14

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week, including the world's largest in-arena scoreboard. Then they debate what the data tells us about who will

Published on: October 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Facebook down, thousands of users download fake version of AdBlock Plus

ZTE officially registers a foldable smartphone with the FCC. A fake version of AdBlock Plus has been downloaded thousands of times. And stop the presses – Facebook is down.     From Google

Published on: October 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Predicting the 2018 Stanley Cup Winner – Tech in Sports Ep. 13

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports technology news from the last week, including the NFL Players Association getting hacked, plus our first thoughts on the new Fitbit Ionic smartwatch.

Published on: October 5th, 2017 Alex Radu