New McAfee tool uses analytics to help threat hunters

LAS VEGAS – With security teams overwhelmed by alerts and the time it takes to sort through data feeds to make sense of them and find root causes, vendors are increasingly offering products

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Howard Solomon

McAfee promises improvements coming for partners program

LAS VEGAS – The head of McAfee’s channel operations for the Americas promises the company’s often maligned partners program is going to be overhauled in a few months. “We’re taking an aggressive approach

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Canadian celebrities top McAfee’s most dangerous list

Each year McAfee produces a list of the world’s most dangerous cyber celebrities. You may remember actresses such as Lily Collins (pop star Phil Collins‘ daughter) and Emma Watson taking top spot in past years. But

Published on: September 19th, 2017 CDN Staff

McAfee shifts security focus to machine learning that includes humans

McAfee has released some of the finding from a research report called Disrupting the Disruptor, Art or Science?. The report covers the role of humans in the automation process and how machine learning

Published on: July 26th, 2017 CDN Staff

McAfee’s brand switch is nothing new

McAfee’s brand change was like watching the 1993 movie Groundhog Day starring Bill Murray. I can safely say I’ve seen this movie before. Back in 1997, I reported on an interesting four-way merger

Published on: April 4th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

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

Industry should make it harder for hackers to earn their money

I didn’t know I was so bad off and I certainly didn’t know I have so many money making opportunities! In the past few weeks, I’ve been notified that: If I don’t pay

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Max Spindle

Forcepoint opens Toronto secure data centre

TORONTO – Nine months after rebranding itself Forcepoint, the security vendor has now established deep roots in Canada with the opening of a state-of-the-art data centre in the country’s biggest city to further

Published on: October 6th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

McAfee strategy won’t change with privatization, says exec

Chief information security officers (CISO) who have bought McAfee solutions and channel partners that sell them won’t see big changes immediately when Intel completes the sale of its Security Group to a private

Published on: September 15th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Intel Security tells partners they are a new company

BOCA RATON, FL – Just six months after the last gathering of partners at its user conference, FOCUS, Intel Security invited almost 200 of its top partners here to elaborate on its new

Published on: May 17th, 2016 Lynn Greiner

Intel Security raises requirements in partner program

LAS VEGAS – Intel Security’s partner program has entered the next phase of the revamp begun earlier this year, and it involves higher expectations. The changes, announced here at the Partner Summit at

Published on: October 30th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

New Intel Security products aimed at cloud

LAS VEGAS – Intel Security announced a series of new and updated products to support its corporate strategy concentrating on the endpoint and the cloud as its control points to address the expanding attack

Published on: October 29th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

Intel Security shoots for the moon

LAS VEGAS - At this year’s Intel Security Partner Summit, the company reiterated its goal to be No. 1 with both customers and channel partners, and is continuing to fine-tune its programs to reward

Published on: October 27th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

Retailers blocking Apple Pay, Microsoft no longer selling Windows 7 and more this week in channel history

How much can change in a year? When it comes to the channel, quite a lot. In this look at channel history, we see one tech giant promoting a new offering, another retiring

Published on: October 26th, 2015 CDN Staff