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

Kaspersky announces private network offering among three service additions

Kaspersky has added three new services solutions and services to its cyber security portfolio. Kaspersky Anti Targeted Attack Platform  This combination of technology and services is designed to be a holistic approach to preventing,

Published on: March 4th, 2016 CDN Staff

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