Intel/McAfee alliance aim to secure the Internet of Everything

LAS VEGAS -- Intel president Renee James, told a crowd of more than 3,000 customers and channel partners at the annual McAfee Focus conference that the Intel/McAfee partnership was made to invent the

Published on: October 3rd, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Trusted advisor: Trend or myth with CIOs?

LAS VEGAS – Four of the top CIOs in the high tech industry basically shattered the notion that solution providers need to gain trusted advisor status with them. The trusted advisor approach is

Published on: October 3rd, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

What to make of Microsoft Canada’s new president

I don’t know exactly what to make of Janet Kennedy’s appointment to the corner office of Microsoft Canada. She is, with all due respect, unknown to the Canadian market. While I think it

Published on: October 3rd, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

McAfee channel chief comes clean to partners

LAS VEGAS – Gavin Struthers, the worldwide channel chief for McAfee, called himself every name in the book. He told an audience of channel partners, of which 25 are McAfee’s top solution providers,

Published on: October 2nd, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

McAfee repackages and re-prices itself

LAS VEGAS– McAfee has repackaged and re-priced several of its solutions for the channel. Security solutions for mobility, apps, risk, real time, ePO, email, device control, firewall, encryption and end point will now

Published on: October 2nd, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

McAfee Canada drops the president’s position

On the eve of McAfee's annual Focus Conference in Las Vegas comes news that the security vendor no longer has a president’s role at its Canadian subsidiary. Multiple sources both inside McAfee and outside

Published on: October 1st, 2013 CDN Staff

Why women are more dangerous than men on cyber-attacks

Every year security vendor McAfee posts its most dangerous cyber celebrities. This year rising young actress Lily Collins (pop star Phil Collins' daughter), has supplanted Emma Watson as McAfee's 2013 Most Dangerous Cyber

Published on: September 17th, 2013 CDN Staff

Lighter, faster McAfee’s promise for 2014

McAfee is the latest security vendor to update its lineup of consumer Internet security software offerings for 2014, and this year the promise is promising a suite that is lighter and faster. Increased

Published on: September 9th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Privacy and data protection enhanced in McAfee Mobile Security update

Security vendor McAfee has released an updated version of its McAfee Mobile Security offering with new features focused around privacy and the protection of personal data and online identity on Android devices. Users

Published on: July 30th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

John McAfee on not being crazy, and selling security software with paranoia

It seems like it’s been awhile since we've heard from John McAfee, the founder of the security vendor of the same name when he fled Belize to the U.S. via Guatemala after becoming

Published on: June 27th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Arrow and Avnet will offer McAfee’s embedded solutions

Security vendor McAfee has teamed with value-added distributors Arrow Electronics Inc. and Avnet Embedded to help bring its embedded security solutions to market. The distributors will now offer McAfee Embedded Security to their

Published on: June 25th, 2013 CDN Staff

Security vendor poaches SMB chief from Apple

Security vendor McAfee has poached its new small and medium-sized business (SMB) chief from Apple. Bill Rielly has joined McAfee as senior vice-president for SMB. He comes to the Intel-owned security company from

Published on: June 18th, 2013 CDN Staff

McAfee identifies Koobface social worm as key threat

McAfee Labs, the research arm of security vendor McAfee, identifies the Koobface social networking worm as a key threat in its recent Q1 threat report, and also reported a significant rise in spam

Published on: June 6th, 2013 CDN Staff

Security leaderboard: Symantec leads, but McAfee gains

If there’s one sector of IT that’s said to be immune from an economic downturn, it’s security. And the security market experienced strong growth in 2012, according to market research firm Gartner. In

Published on: May 30th, 2013 Jeff Jedras