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SonicWall announces public betas for three new products

SonicWall is announcing public betas for three new products that will help individuals and businesses, who regularly face complex threats online, protect themselves on-premise and on the cloud. The new products - SonicWall

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Alex Coop

Palo Alto Networks launches new cloud-based user behaviour analytics application

Palo Alto Networks is continuing to help companies better protect their systems from cyber threats with its latest product. The Calif.-based security firm has released Magnifier, a cloud-based behavioral analytics application that allows

Published on: January 29th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Intel urges halt to installing its Meltdown/Spectre patches

After getting reports 11 days ago that some Intel-based computers were undergoing high amounts of reboots after installing patches to fix the Meltdown/Spectre vulnerabilities the chipmaker has asked infosec pros and vendors to

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry’s chief security officer on how to secure emerging auto tech

At the CES 2018 BlackBerry booth, BlackBerry Chieff Security Officer Alex Manea shared some attack methods he's seen that might be keeping auto executives gripping their wheels pretty tightly. "The biggest hacks that

Published on: January 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Patching for Meltdown/Spectre: Make sure your AV supplier has the key

The question of how fast to apply Microsoft's January 3 patches for the Meltdown/Spectre processor vulnerability -- and ones that may be issued today with the Patch Tuesday bundle -- comes down to

Published on: January 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Patching Meltdown/Spectre: Take your time, or get to it fast?

The country’s biggest municipal power system has wasted no time in implementing patches to the Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities. “We have been issued patches from many of our vendors (while still awaiting

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Microsoft warns patches for Meltdown, Spectre may clash with AV

Windows administrators will have to be careful applying a Microsoft fix for the Meltdown/Spectre microprocessor flaws that burst suddenly in the news this week, cautioning that it may clash with anti-virus software. The

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

IBM marks more than 100,000 patents in 25 years with cloud, cyber security enhancements

The inventors who serve as the backbone of International Business Machines Corp. passed a significant milestone this year, and a diverse array of fields including artificial intelligence (AI), the cloud, and cyber security

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung CIO talks about using Knox’s military-grade security at the Pentagon and beyond

Ask Terry Halvorsen, CIO of Samsung Electronics' IT & Mobile Communication B2B Business, what he knows about Donald Trump's smartphone and you'll be met with a closed door, but ask him about his

Published on: January 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – CPU bugs affect virtually every computer, Samsung reveals chip behind the upcoming S9, airport and hotel robots

Two CPU security flaws were discovered this week that affect virtually every modern computer, Samsung unveiled its new chip that is expected to release in the Galaxy S9, and LG plans to fill

Published on: January 5th, 2018 Alex Radu

Intel, AMD, ARM admit CPU vulnerability; patches could cause large performance hit

Enterprise and cloud provider security team leaders are anxiously awaiting operating system patches to fix a security vulnerability in some processors from Intel, AMD and ARM to see how bad a performance hit

Published on: January 4th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – Breaches reported by law; Trudeau’s cyber security plan

Get ready for reporting breaches of your security safeguards if you’re covered under federal law; the Trudeau government will release the latest federal cyber security plan and be prepared for more imaginative cyber

Published on: December 27th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Focus on evolving business models in 2018, VMware execs tell partners

2018 is quickly approaching and companies are preparing for what seems like the inevitable digital transformation of their businesses. In the second part of our two-part Q&A, CDN spoke with VMware's vice president

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

VMware execs reflect on a successful 2017, growing Canadian market

As 2017 comes to a close, businesses are reflecting on the year and preparing for 2018. VMware has had a busy 2017, filled with new products and services,  collaborations, and leadership changes. Numbers-wise,

Published on: December 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Free Emoji Keyboard’s 40 million users hacked, Vine might make a comeback, AI masters chess in 4 hours

Ai.type’s Free Emoji Keyboard has suffered a breach that has affected 40 million users, Vine might be making a comeback, and artificial intelligence has learned to master chess in 4 hours. From Google

Published on: December 8th, 2017 Alex Radu