BlackBerry announces new ransomware recovery tool

BlackBerry is attempting to make it easier for a businesses to protect itself against ransomware attacks by introducing a new recovery feature for its Workspaces platform, it announced on Monday.  Making the announcement

Published on: August 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

NIST release new guidebook about keeping your company safe from cyber attacks

During a year when cyber security has been a concern for everyone from the Canada Revenue Agency, to the FIFA World Cup, its safe to say that it's on the forefront of everyone’s

Published on: July 26th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Plurilock rolls out a formal partner program after huge interest in its continuous user authentication solution

A Canadian cybersecurity firm’s AI solution that provides continuous user authentication by tracking keystrokes and mouse movements has caught the attention of the channel community, leading the company to launch its first global

Published on: July 25th, 2018 Alex Coop

Optiv Security launches new service aimed at protecting privileged credentials

Optiv Security is launching a new remotely delivered, managed service that protects an organization’s most important user accounts. The new Privileged Access Managed Service solution is Optiv’s attempt to address unprotected privileged credentials,

Published on: July 24th, 2018 Alex Coop

McAfee introduces new portfolio that includes SaaS solution

McAfee Inc. is refreshing its cyber-security portfolio and allowing customers to deploy their solutions on Amazon Web Services (AWS), the device-to-cloud cyber security company announced this week. The new portfolio, McAfee Mvision, is

Published on: July 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

SolarWinds acquires Trusted Metrics, launches new threat monitoring solution

IT management software vendor SolarWinds announced today that it has acquired Trusted Metrics, a solution provider specializing in real-time threat monitoring and management. The two companies did not disclose the price of the

Published on: July 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

Optiv Security CMO describes Canada as ‘flagship model’ for growth as business expands

Underperforming sales numbers in the U.S. last year didn’t stop Optiv Security’s Canadian business from experiencing an 85 per cent year-over-year services revenue growth, leading the security company to add three new executives

Published on: June 27th, 2018 Alex Coop

BlackBerry expects to tap into 100 more markets through new partnership

British smartphone and consumer electronics maker Bullitt Group is known for its durable products that are used by farmers, construction workers and outdoor enthusiasts, and after entering into an agreement with BlackBerry Ltd.,

Published on: June 22nd, 2018 Alex Coop

Trend Micro announces new managed detection and response service

In addition to adding new AI-powered capabilities across its portfolio, Trend Micro today announced its own managed detection and response (MDR) service. The company says customers will be able to deploy a Trend

Published on: June 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

Ottawa firm acquisition will help Calian deliver ‘cyber resilience’ to public and private sectors

Looking to compete with the big players nationally, Calian Group Ltd. has acquired Canadian IT and cyber security firm Secure Technologies International. Calian, which employs more than 2,900 people with offices and projects in

Published on: June 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

McAfee and IBM Security extend partnership with new product integrations

A new partnership between IBM Security and McAfee aims to help cybersecurity professionals respond faster to the millions of new cyber threats discovered every year. According to the most recent McAfee Labs Quarterly

Published on: April 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

ESET launches new enterprise security products

After reaching out to enterprise IT security specialists across the world, cybersecurity firm ESET says it's developed a single console that can detect, predict and prevent cyber threats. “What we found is that

Published on: April 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

Splunk closes acquisition of Phantom Cyber Corporation

Former CEO and founder of Phantom Cyber Corporation expects the company to further expand into the security and IT market after being acquired by Splunk Inc. “We had almost 10,000 community users, over

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

Palo Alto Networks introduces new hardware, firewall

California-based security company Palo Alto Networks rolled out updates to one of its operating systems and launched a new firewall for industrial settings. The updates to the company’s PAN-OS operating system will help

Published on: February 23rd, 2018 Alex Coop