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

Cisco unveils new security services and ThreatGRID offering

Cisco Systems today announced the addition of its ThreatGRID offering, now branded as AMP Threat Grid under the Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) umbrella, as well as the availability of security services to partners. First,

Published on: April 7th, 2015 CDN Staff

Smart home device vendors know their products are not secure: Symantec

Not only are smart home devices not secure, but device manufacturers are not doing anything about it, according to Symantec. In a recent white paper published by the security vendor, the company described

Published on: March 23rd, 2015 Dave Yin

Women are less concerned about cyber threats: Kaspersky

A recently released survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International reveals that female Internet users care less about protecting themselves online than men. While awareness may be a factor, the survey also revealed that

Published on: March 6th, 2015 Dave Yin

Follow Friday: Ethical hackers to follow on Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing ethical hackers that can provide insight on this practice.  First up is is Steve Werby, a security strategist, and business-minded hacker and researcher. He tweets at: @stevewerby

Published on: March 5th, 2015 Dave Yin

Hackers have plenty of choice in extorting information: Intel Security

When it comes to how best to extort information, hackers have plenty of choice. That's a key finding of a report entitled "Hacking the Human Operating System" released by Intel Security, in which the

Published on: March 4th, 2015 Dave Yin

5 ways to raise security awareness in the workplace

Educating staff about safe IT practices is a never-ending process — at least it is in the best organizations. But what’s the best way to do it? E-mail pleas, memos left on desks,

Published on: February 13th, 2015 Howard Solomon