Intel makes major leadership changes

Renee James, the woman who orchestrated the 2010 nearly $8 billion deal to acquire McAfee, is leaving Intel Corp. as part of an organizational sweep by CEO Brian Krzanich James was Intel president

Published on: July 2nd, 2015 CDN Staff

Intel Security and VMware announce integrated network security solution

Intel Security and VMware are partnering to offer an integrated security solution to protect east-west traffic within a data centre. The new offering will combine VMWare's NSX network virtualization with Intel Security McAfee Network

Published on: June 5th, 2015 CDN Staff

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

McAfee’s twelve scams of the holidays

With electronic and online shopping predicted to be at an all-time high this holiday season, Canadian consumers should be extra weary of cyber-attacks, according to Brenda Moretto, Canadian consumer manager at McAfee, now

Published on: November 14th, 2014 Dave Yin

New Intel Security boss talks Cisco and Symantec’s split

LAS VEGAS – Chris Young is just two weeks on the job as the new face of Intel Security. Young arrives at Intel Security at an interesting time in its history. The vendor

Published on: October 29th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

The Catch-22 with network security

LAS VEGAS – It happens every day in almost every work environment in the world. The IT trade-off of turning off advanced firewall protection to improve overall network performance. According to a new

Published on: October 29th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Selling security to C-Suite buyers

LAS VEGAS – Historically security selling strategies were predominantly based on the FUD factor – fear, uncertainty and doubt. Channel partners along with security vendors propagated this FUD strategy, which led to not

Published on: October 28th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Intel Security re-frames McAfee channel program

LAS VEGAS – Now that McAfee is firmly committed going forward to branding itself as Intel Security, the business unit has decided to re-frame its channel partner program to be more flexible in

Published on: October 28th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

New Intel Security boss asks the big question

LAS VEGAS – Chris Young, the executive who spearheaded Cisco’s acquisition of SourceFire, was lured over to Intel Security about a month ago to run the former McAfee business for the chip making

Published on: October 27th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

BERserk rips through Web security

Intel Security Advanced Threat Research team has uncovered a critical forgery vulnerability in Mozilla’s Network Security Services (NSS) crypto library that could allow attackers to forge RSA certificates used to secure data transmissions.

Published on: September 26th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Tech Data Canada boosts SaaS offerings

Tech Data Canada is making available McAfee’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions to its reseller network. According to the Mississauga, Ont.-based distributor, these products will be supported by the Tech Data Canada Software Business Unit. Through

Published on: September 4th, 2014 CDN Staff

McAfee warns of fake Heartbleed removal kits

It was bound to happen sooner or later. With the threat of Heartbleed still very fresh in our minds, cyber criminals have lost no time in cashing in on the scare by sending

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Red Hat acquires storage vendor and boosts presence in Canada

TORONTO - Red Hat has confirmed it plans to acquire Inktank, a vendor of scale-out, open source storage systems. Inktank's flagship product -- Inktank Ceph Enterprise -- delivers object and block storage software to

Published on: April 30th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

McAfee inks security partnership with power vendor

A partnership deal between security vendor McAfee, now Intel Security, and Schneider Electric, formerly APC, may enable solution providers to resell security along with power and cooling products. The new partnership was announced

Published on: March 18th, 2014 CDN Staff