Asigra launches backup appliance that targets ransomware

Asigra’s latest attempt to combat sophisticated malware that dumps ransomware on backup systems has taken the form of new hardware released in partnership with iXsystems. The Asigra TrueNAS Backup Appliance - unveiled this

Published on: August 30th, 2018 Alex Coop

Rubrik launches Radar SaaS platform for recovery from ransomware

Data management company Rubrik launched a new application yesterday designed to help companies recover quickly from a ransomware attack. Built for Rubrik’s Polaris SaaS platform, which launched in April, Polaris Radar uses machine

Published on: July 26th, 2018 Alex Coop

Rising ransomware attacks impact the channel, but most businesses still in the dark

While it’s no secret the number of cyberthreats, and in particular, ransomware attacks, have significantly risen in the last couple years, their impact on the channel has flown under the radar – until

Published on: December 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Worried about ransomware? Buy some insurance

It looks like the insurance industry is getting into the cyber security sector, but instead of protecting an organization or individual from getting hacked; they will be providing specialized insurance policies to help

Published on: October 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

2017 CEA Best Security Solution Winners

Infinite IT Solutions won its second Gold award at the 2017 CDN Channel Elite Awards in the Best Security Solution category. The company utilized the cloud and on-premise technologies to help secure any

Published on: September 29th, 2017 CDN Staff

Channel partner says DRaaS is answer to WannaCrypt attack

As ransomware attack WannaCrypt sweeps the globe, compromising tens of thousands of computers across as many as 100 countries, one Canadian IT solutions provider is looking to help companies stay secure and plan

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Solution providers respond to WannaCry attack

The ongoing WannaCry ransomware attack, including WannaCrypt, WanCryptOr and WannaDecryptor has been targeting organizations running the Windows OS since last week. Today, close to 250,000 PCs in more than 150 countries have been hit

Published on: May 16th, 2017 CDN Staff

Hackers aren’t just targeting data anymore, says RSA panel

If 2016 proved anything, it's that data breaches are the new normal across the board, said a group of security specialists at the RSA Conference 2017 Advisory Board roundtable. The roundtable, which took

Published on: February 10th, 2017 Alex Radu

Check Point hires high profile Canadian channel chief

CDN has learned Ang Valentini has left Avaya Canada for a big role at Israeli security vendor Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. Check Point is a multinational vendor of network and endpoint security

Published on: January 26th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Acronis tackles ransomware with upgraded solution

Ransomware - the security breach of nightmares - continues to grow at alarming rates, and Acronis believes its newest solution could ease those fears. Acronis True Image 2017 New Generation, the firm's latest

Published on: January 18th, 2017 Alex Radu

1 billion accounts hacked in record-breaking Yahoo data breach

Just a few months after announcing that in 2014 500 million accounts were hacked, Yahoo Inc. is at it again, disclosing this week that in 2013 one billion accounts were hacked in the

Published on: December 15th, 2016 Alex Radu

Disaster recovery vendor ZAPs into Canada

TORONTO – With a new study out from IDC Canada that shows 40 per cent of Canadian businesses do not reopen after a disaster, the market for business continuity services is getting hot.

Published on: November 14th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Datto reveals new solution against ransomware for MSPs

Data protection vendor Datto released new product updates for Datto MSP partners. The updates primarily feature in Datto’s Siris 3, Datto NAS 3, and Datto Backupify solutions. The Norwalk, Conn.-based vendor created a theme around

Published on: October 27th, 2016 Alex Radu

Why ransomware is currently Canada’s top malware threat

Editor's note: Story and map updated with malware data from July 2016. Hackers may be taking a summer hiatus in Canada, as malware infections dropped for the fourth month in a row to the

Published on: August 10th, 2016 Brian Jackson