High-Tech Bridge hopes to gain half of its new partners from U.S and Canada with channel program launch

Global application security provider High-Tech Bridge is launching a new channel program, and according to its CEO, they’re hoping to gain at least 100 VAR partners, many of which will be in Canada.

Published on: June 13th, 2018 Alex Coop

Should anti-doping agencies be able to hack athletes’ phones? – Tech in Sports Ep. 45

All the latest sports tech news, including the NHL’s dive into using smart data-tracking pucks, DAZN winning exclusive broadcast rights to European soccer in Canada, tech at the World Cup, and more! Plus,

Published on: May 28th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian partner an inaugural member of new global cloud channel program

As businesses demand the ease of public cloud but the security of on-premises cloud infrastructure, hybrid solutions have become increasingly popular. However, this mixed cloud use requires heavy cyber security in a world

Published on: May 25th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – PayPal to buy iZettle for $2.2B; New details about EnStream in Canada; Elon Musk’s Boring Company unveils next project

PayPal has plans to acquire iZettle for $2.2 billion, EnStream, a joint venture between Rogers, Telus and Bell is suddenly in the spotlight, and Elon Musk wants to charge $1 for his new

Published on: May 22nd, 2018 Alex Coop

CISOs need to know what they want in a security management platform, says McAfee exec

Security incident and event management (SIEM) systems have a reputation for being hard to configure and tune. But analytics, orchestration and other new pieces increasingly available won’t necessarily make SIEMs easier to use

Published on: May 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon

CDN Top 100 Solution Providers Security Provider Award: Herjavec Group

It takes a lot to stand out in a market where every tech company nowadays boasts security capabilities, but this year’s CDN Top 100 Security Provider of the Year has done just that.

Published on: May 14th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Lenovo recommits to partners as Accelerate 2018 boasts most Canadian attendees ever

LAS VEGAS - Lenovo is on a journey of putting the customer first, and with 85 per cent of its business based in the channel, it is relying on partners to get the job

Published on: May 10th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Planned cyber security institute could serve Canadian application innovators

Clarification: On May 17 Carleton University told ITWC  that while an arrangement with the Canadian Cybersecurity Innovation Institute has been discussed, a deal has not yet been finalized. The story has been updated

Published on: May 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Cloud adoption hindered by chains to on-prem security, say experts

Infosec leaders are often proud of the infrastructure they’ve built to protect their organizations. But at a cloud security conference in Toronto this week several experts agreed that’s one of the biggest obstacles

Published on: May 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canadian solution providers optimistic about future channel opportunities thanks to new innovations

New innovations continue to drive change within business, and as customers start demanding services like the cloud or artificial intelligence-enabled products, technology providers need to keep up. The results of CDN’s annual Top

Published on: April 25th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

SonicWall launches new managed security service provider program

Security is an increasingly important aspect for any business, and SonicWall’s new offering is hoping to help organizations tackle the problem by giving new tools to channel partners. The security company has launched

Published on: March 28th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Swiss consumer electronics maker to embed BlackBerry security into IoT products thanks to new licensing deal

BlackBerry may have stopped manufacturing hardware products like mobile phones, but it’s far from taking a step back in the technology industry. Instead, the Canadian company has set its sights on cybersecurity and

Published on: March 7th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Patching for Meltdown/Spectre: Make sure your AV supplier has the key

The question of how fast to apply Microsoft's January 3 patches for the Meltdown/Spectre processor vulnerability -- and ones that may be issued today with the Patch Tuesday bundle -- comes down to

Published on: January 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Samsung CIO talks about using Knox’s military-grade security at the Pentagon and beyond

Ask Terry Halvorsen, CIO of Samsung Electronics' IT & Mobile Communication B2B Business, what he knows about Donald Trump's smartphone and you'll be met with a closed door, but ask him about his

Published on: January 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson