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

BlackBerry’s Crisis Communication Specialization expands to channel partners

Blackberry Solution Providers now have access to BlackBerry AtHoc’s Crisis Communication Specialization tool, allowing them to communicate and collaborate in times of crisis. But the complexion of a crisis is evolving, says Richard

Published on: December 6th, 2017 Alex Coop

Rising ransomware attacks impact the channel, but most businesses still in the dark

While it’s no secret the number of cyberthreats, and in particular, ransomware attacks, have significantly risen in the last couple years, their impact on the channel has flown under the radar – until

Published on: December 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Most data breaches start internally: BlackBerry report

NEW YORK - As new reports of major cyber attacks surface every day, a new BlackBerry study has found that most financial organizations are focusing their cyber security efforts in the wrong place.

Published on: November 15th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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


Canadian celebrities top McAfee’s most dangerous list

Each year McAfee produces a list of the world’s most dangerous cyber celebrities. You may remember actresses such as Lily Collins (pop star Phil Collins‘ daughter) and Emma Watson taking top spot in past years. But

Published on: September 19th, 2017 CDN Staff

Apple and Cisco use partnership to tackle enterprise security with new app, cyber insurance

LAS VEGAS - Apple is often considered the epitome of mobile consumer devices, but its presence in the enterprise space is stronger than ever thanks to its partnership with Cisco. In the spirit

Published on: June 29th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Systems integrator eyes agile procurement for cyber security

Outsourcers, managed service providers and cloud providers have increasingly been a part of a CISO’s portfolio for delivering service to the enterprise for years but procurement officers still don’t know how to deal

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Symantec creates its own venture capital firm

Ask any channel partner today about access to capital and financing and they’ll tell you it’s a concern. Symantec Corp. is trying to do something about it. The security vendor has formed Symantec

Published on: March 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

Check Point CEO isn’t impressed with today’s cyber security efforts

TEL AVIV, Israel –– CSOs are too conservative in running their operations and don’t invest in the latest technology that could better protect their firms, says the head of Israel’s best-known security firm.

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Howard Solomon

Here’s a marketplace where hacked servers from almost every country can be sold over and over again

To understand the scale of hackers out in the world, perhaps this one example is all that is needed. Kaspersky Lab has released information on xDedic, a global forum that appears to be run

Published on: June 15th, 2016 CDN Staff

Are we ready for smart cities with self-driving cars?

Using last generation technology will not be enough to power intelligent cities and it’s time for governments and the IT community in Canada to rethink their approach. Today the digital transformation trend is

Published on: June 10th, 2016 Fawn Annan

Russian “ransomware bosses” make more than the average Canadian household: Research

How does your salary compare to that of a "Ransomeware Boss"? New research on Russian hackers from security intelligence firm Flashpoint suggests that, on average, those use malware to extort money from victims

Published on: June 3rd, 2016 CDN Staff