One-third of Canadians have been a victim of cybercrime: Accenture survey

Correction: An earlier version of this story stated that almost two-thirds of Canadians have been the victim of cybercrime. Accenture has since corrected this statistic to one-third of Canadians. It’s no secret that

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

The dawning of a new day for McAfee

After six years and eight months under the control of Intel, today McAfee has been officially set free and will be run as an independent operation based in Santa Clara, Calif., with offices

Published on: April 4th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cyber space is the new battlefield

SAN FRANCISCO – Calls for governments and info sec pros around the world to band together to fight nation-state and criminal cyber attacks increased here from keynote speakers at the opening of the

Published on: February 16th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Avaya launches Surge, its revamped IoT security solution

LAS VEGAS - Avaya, Inc. has revamped one of its IoT security solutions to include a wider scope of application. Formerly SDN Fx Healthcare, the company has relaunched the platform as Avaya Surge,

Published on: February 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

ITAC wants you to help make Canada a leader in IoT

TORONTO - The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is looking towards the future. Though it will continue serving its diverse membership base regardless of sector, for now the organization plans to help

Published on: November 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Your employees are the biggest cyber threats to your business

Malware isn’t the only security risk to businesses, as employees are the top cause of costly security breaches according to a report by global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky Lab. Kaspersky’s Business Perception of IT

Published on: November 24th, 2016 Alex Radu

The majority of hacks come from a company’s trusted insiders: Infographic

While hacks from outside perpetrators seem to make all the headlines, but what if the majority of bad actors already have legitimate access to your systems? IBM has collected data from 8,000 client

Published on: June 10th, 2016 CDN Staff

Patch quickly to detect ransomware, Canadian telecom industry warned

One of the best strategies to defeat ransomware is to patch systems as soon as possible, a senior official at a security vendor has warned the telecom industry. Attackers often reverse engineer a

Published on: June 7th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Kaspersky unveils ATM and PoS security solution

With cyberattacks on retailers growing by the day, it's surprising few security vendors have aimed solutions directly at vectors specific to this industry. Kaspersky Lab is hoping to change that with the release

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 CDN Staff

Intel getting closer to the cloud

Intel made several cloud-based announcements today in an attempt to aid the channel in deploying scalable cloud services. The chip making giant has introduced the Xeon E5-2600 v4 line based on 14nm process

Published on: April 1st, 2016 CDN Staff

CRTC looks to partners to help investigate fraud, says CASL is here to stay

For anyone holding out and hoping that the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) was a fad, the message from the public regulator this week was clear - it's not. At a downtown forum Tuesday

Published on: March 22nd, 2016 Dave Yin

Westcon-Comstor to distribute Imperva security solutions

Westcon-Comstor has signed a North American distribution agreement with security solution provider Imperva. In addition to security, Westcon-Comstor also distributes unified communications, network infrastructure and data center solutions. According to the company, Imperva is

Published on: March 16th, 2016 CDN Staff

EMC and Ernst & Young announce strategic partnership

EMC and Ernst & Young (EY) today announced a strategic alliance. The relationship will bring together collaboration and joint offerings across relevant EMC product lines and EY practice areas, the companies have said. This includes

Published on: March 16th, 2016 CDN Staff

Canadian flavour at the RSA conference

California wine was flowing this week at the trade show during RSA’s annual conference, but the booth it was being served from had a Canadian flavour. The stand was co-sponsored by the federal

Published on: March 4th, 2016 Howard Solomon