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

Antivirus maker Avast buys rival AVG for $1.3 billion

Security vendor Avast is acquiring fellow antivirus maker AVG, best known for its free consumer products, in a cash deal valued at $1.3 billion. In addition to scale, Avast is looking to broaden

Published on: July 7th, 2016 Dave Yin

Kaspersky announces private network offering among three service additions

Kaspersky has added three new services solutions and services to its cyber security portfolio. Kaspersky Anti Targeted Attack Platform  This combination of technology and services is designed to be a holistic approach to preventing,

Published on: March 4th, 2016 CDN Staff

New daily malware count was on the decline in 2015: Kaspersky

Malware, it seems, has peaked - at least in the number of novel files. A new report released by Kaspersky Lab suggests that the average number of new malware files in 2015 is

Published on: December 8th, 2015 CDN Staff

Kaspersky’s new price tags on data leaks may give sticker shock

We all know security breaches are costly, but just how much? New figures released by Kaspersky Lab on the budget required to recover from such a breach are oddly specific: $551,000 for enterprises and

Published on: October 7th, 2015 Dave Yin

A quick look at what’s new in AVG’s Business Edition 2016 software suite

Security vendor AVG has announced the 2016 release of its Business Edition software suite, including its AntiVirus and Internet Security offerings. The solutions continue to focus on the SMB market, with scalability beyond this space,

Published on: October 1st, 2015 CDN Staff

AVG releases latest update to remote monitoring and management platform

Makers of popular free antivirus software AVG has launched the 9.2 update to its Managed Workspace remote monitoring and management platform. Targeted at SMBs, Managed Workplace 9.2 features remote control capability from ISL Online,

Published on: September 18th, 2015 CDN Staff

This Indian security vendor is offering 50 per cent margins to Canadian channel

If you have not heard of Quick Heal Technologies, you may soon. The Pune, India-based security vendor is making its first foray into North America and has announced an ambitious channel program: it's offering 50

Published on: May 19th, 2015 Dave Yin

A quick look at Kaspersky’s new Small Office Security offering

Kaspersky Lab has launched a new version of its Small Office Security solution, which the company promises features enterprise-grade protection yet priced for small businesses. To do so, the security vendor lists three

Published on: May 11th, 2015 Dave Yin

Symantec board okays split

Just after the United States stock market closed on Thursday, The board of directors of antivirus software pioneer Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) announced it has unanimously approved a plan to split the company

Published on: October 10th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Security cloud platform includes end-point protection

Canadian businesses are now able to subscribe to Oxford, U.K.-based Sophos Ltd.'s new Sophos Cloud platform, so long as they're comfortable with the service being delivered from a Europe or U.S.-based server, according

Published on: October 29th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Lighter, faster McAfee’s promise for 2014

McAfee is the latest security vendor to update its lineup of consumer Internet security software offerings for 2014, and this year the promise is promising a suite that is lighter and faster. Increased

Published on: September 9th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

AVG unifies platform for managed security service providers

NEW YORK CITY -- Anti-virus solutions provider AVG Technologies has launched a new product line, rolling out updated versions of its anti-virus software for consumers as well as small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). On Sept.

Published on: September 5th, 2013 Candice So