Hashtag Trending – Spotify goes public, BMO to open tech campus, Equifax breach hits millions more customers

Spotify goes public, the Bank of Montreal will open a tech campus in Toronto’s Eaton Centre, and Equifax reveals millions more people were affected by its data breach last year. First up from

Published on: March 2nd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

2018 budget “misses the mark”: a comprehensive analysis of all its tech initiatives

The 2018 Canadian budget has been unveiled, and while there are plenty of tech-related initiatives, many in the industry are feeling let down. The government has gone all in on cybersecurity, big data,

Published on: February 28th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

The most impactful tech stories of the 2018 Winter Olympics – Tech in Sports Ep. 31

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including a cryptocurrency-sponsored Canadian Olympic speedskater, a tech summit at the NBA All-Star game, Tom Brady's new

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CDN’s #22 Newsmaker of the Year – Michael Calce AKA “Mafiaboy”

Mafiaboy is a name people probably haven’t heard in a while, but the Montreal-born former teen hacker made a comeback in 2017. When he was only 15, Calce launched a series of highly

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Kaspersky Lab discovers zero-day vulnerability in Telegram messenger

Researchers from Kaspersky Lab have discovered a zero-day vulnerability in the messaging service Telegram that allowed hackers to mine cryptocurrency from machines with the desktop app installed. The vulnerability has been exploited since

Published on: February 13th, 2018 Alex Coop

Kaspersky bundles security products into single solution

Kaspersky Lab is amalgamating some of its cybersecurity products into a single platform called Kaspersky Threat Management and Defense solution. In addition to the financial services and healthcare industries, the new product, available

Published on: February 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Telus, Trend Micro team up to open Cybersecurity Research Centre in Toronto

As the world continues to become more digital, businesses and consumers are facing more challenges than ever. To address the growing volume of cyber threats, Canadian telecommunications giant Telus and cybersecurity solution provider Trend

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

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

Hashtag Trending – Fujifilm and Xerox merge, UK fines companies weak on cybersecurity, Suncor invests in autonomous trucks

Fujifilm and Xerox merge into an $18 billion dollar corporation, the UK government will fine companies millions of dollars for failing to protect against cyberattacks, and Suncor invests big in electric autonomous vehicles.

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

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

Top 25 Newsmakers featured in CDN’s January Digital Edition

CDN has created its Top 25 Newsmakers list every year since 2001, and this year is no different. While longtime CDN editor Paolo Del Nibletto is no longer at the helm, the show

Published on: January 25th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

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

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

SonicWall releases new security services through its new partner program

Customers need new security solutions that protect them from today’s relentless cyber-attacks, and security partner SonicWall has unveiled new products and a new partner program to do just that. The company has launched

Published on: November 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs