McAfee acquiring cloud security company Skyhigh Networks for undisclosed amount

After splitting from Intel into its own standalone cybersecurity company earlier this year, McAfee is now making moves of its own. The company has announced it will be acquiring Skyhigh Networks, a cloud

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Barracuda unveils expanded cloud functionality for firewall solutions

With more businesses moving to the cloud, solution providers are looking for new ways to protect their data. Barracuda Networks, a US-based cloud security and protection provider, has announced expanded public cloud functionality

Published on: November 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Citrix Cloud gets extended AI-powered data analytics service

ORLANDO – Cyber security has become a hot-button topic as society increasingly enters the digital age. And as the threat of cyber attacks intensifies, securing devices, networks, applications, and workspaces has become all

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

VirtualArmor begins expansion into Canada, lists on the Canadian Securities Exchange

Cloud and network security provider VirtualArmor International Inc. has joined the list of companies trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) The Centennial, CO-based company, now trading under "VAI", chose to list in

Published on: November 30th, 2015 CDN Staff

Canadian security firm expands as cloud demand grows

A Toronto-based data protection company has opened a new office just outside the city as it expands operations to deal with the growing demand for cloud security solutions. Perspecsys Inc., said its new

Published on: November 14th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Security opportunities for MSPs

What is the biggest thing in tech news today? It’s not the cloud, and it’s definitely not “managed services.” With the advent of things like Office 365, it’s just not all that interesting

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Stuart Crawford

#CDNCloud: A Computer Dealer News Twitter chat

Updated Aug. 28 at 2:41pm EST - We had a great Twitter chat with guest experts Robert Hart of the Canadian Cloud Council and Renee Bergeron of Ingram Micro. Thanks again to everyone

Published on: August 15th, 2014 Candice So

Six emerging trends Dell Research sees changing the future of IT

When Dell CEO Michael Dell announced the creation of Dell Research at Dell World in Austin, Tex. in December, its mandate was to look at disruptive technology four-to-five years away from the market.

Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Could the Canadian public service ever store data in the cloud?

When speaking about cloud, the terms “data sovereignty” and “data residency” come up frequently.  Within the private sector, there is still a great deal of FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) about topics such

Published on: May 15th, 2014 Brian Bourne

Fortinet brings security platform to Amazon’s cloud

Network security vendor Fortinet is bringing its FortiGate security platform to Amazon Web Services. FortiGate-VM implements critical network security controls including bi-directional stateful firewalling, intrusion prevention and VPN within a customer’s virtual private

Published on: March 28th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Turning cloud computing into a security advantage

SAN FRANCISCO - After the warnings about the cloud and its potential threats to security, it seems counter-intuitive to say the cloud can actually help businesses shore up the security of their data.

Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Candice So

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

Mistakes security vendors make in the cloud

Published on: June 4th, 2011 Jeff Jedras

Cloud security raises unanswered security questions

We've been hearing a lot about cloud computingfor the past few months, much of it hype. This is one of the year's hot buzzwords, and every marketing type on the planet wants a

Published on: October 19th, 2009 Grant Buckler