Dell unveils cloud-based SonicWALL advanced threat protection service

It looks like Dell is ramping up its security practice. At the RSA Conference on cybersecurity this week, the company known better for its hardware announced an add-on service to its SonicWALL firewall

Published on: February 29th, 2016 Dave Yin

Malwarebytes security solution focuses on removal rather than mitigation

The term Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) is on every security vendor's lips these days. The core gist, with slightly varied approaches, boils down to one unified solution deployed an entire environment reporting to one

Published on: February 19th, 2016 Dave Yin

International policies will soon dictate security practices: report

A new report released today argues that politics will play an increasing role in cyber security. In its 2016 Cyber Risk Report, HP Enterprise suggested that security professionals should prepare for "shifting politics"

Published on: February 17th, 2016 CDN Staff

Canadian organizations feel they can’t keep up in cyber security

Canada, it seems is losing the cyber security war. At least, that's the country's perception. According to a new study, only 37 per cent of Canadian organizations are actually confident they are a

Published on: February 9th, 2016 CDN Staff

NASA breach shows again that brute force password attacks work

It isn't uncommon for hackers to boast about their exploits; it adds a bit of credibility to their work. So infosec teams should pay attention to claims from a group called AnonSec, which

Published on: February 3rd, 2016 Howard Solomon


Rogers is now a managed security services provider

Could Rogers soon be known as a security company? The Canadian telecom giant announced this week new solutions created in partnership with Trustwave aimed at detecting, preventing and resolving attacks on businesses at

Published on: December 17th, 2015 CDN Staff

IBM unveils security analytics app platform

It’s been a while since we heard IBM and security mentioned in the same breath, but Big Blue is hoping to change that. IBM Security has unveiled QRadar, a new security analytics platform

Published on: December 8th, 2015 CDN Staff

New daily malware count was on the decline in 2015: Kaspersky

Malware, it seems, has peaked - at least in the number of novel files. A new report released by Kaspersky Lab suggests that the average number of new malware files in 2015 is

Published on: December 8th, 2015 CDN Staff

Kaspersky channel leaders on incentives, loyalty, Canada and the future of security

Early this year Kaspersky came out strong in its channel strategy, with new and revamped programs as well as investments in marketing, incentives and channel resources. CDN sat down with John Murdock, vice president of channel

Published on: May 22nd, 2015 Dave Yin

Tablets for prisoners, Formula 1 racing to the cloud and more this week in channel history

Tablets for prisoners Telmate Inc. is about as specialized a solution provider as they get.  The San Francisco-based solution provider specializes in prison communications such as video visitation systems, secure messaging and introduced around this time

Published on: May 22nd, 2015 CDN Staff

This Indian security vendor is offering 50 per cent margins to Canadian channel

If you have not heard of Quick Heal Technologies, you may soon. The Pune, India-based security vendor is making its first foray into North America and has announced an ambitious channel program: it's offering 50

Published on: May 19th, 2015 Dave Yin

Cost of data breaches to quadruple in four years: Juniper

Market research firm Juniper has released a study on data breaches, which estimates that the resulting cost will reach $2.1 trillion globally in 2019, almost four times that of 2015. The majority of these

Published on: May 19th, 2015 Dave Yin

Former channel chiefs land new jobs

The new landing spot for former Avaya Canada president Ross Pellizzari will be network security vendor Palo Alto Networks. Pellizzari told CDN that he has accepted the position of vice president of eastern

Published on: April 13th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto