Hackers unleash Apple ID phishing attacks

Just days before Apple Inc.’s much anticipated product announcement on Tuesday, reports are circulating that a hacker group has launched a phishing campaign which exploits users’ security concerns over their Apple online accounts.

Published on: September 8th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Wearables, apps disclose user passwords and location: Symantec

Smart phones, mobile apps and wearable technology devices such as wristbands that monitor biometric signs are privacy and security risks to their users according to a recent report from Symantec Corp. The software

Published on: August 1st, 2014 Nestor Arellano

How IT departments pour security dollars down the drain

IT departments spend hundreds — maybe millions — of dollars a year on network security systems to protect the organization from ever-increasing threats. But a Symantec Corp. technology evangelist says the worst thing

Published on: June 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Symantec revamps partner program

Security software vendor Symantec Corp. announced details of a much awaited redesign of the program which now promises a clearer connection between partner performance, and competency and rewards. The sweeping changes, brought about

Published on: May 6th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Cyber crooks set data breach record in 2013: Symantec

The year 2013 was a record year both in terms of the total number of data breaches and the total number of customer records that were compromised, according to Symntec Corp. The security

Published on: April 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Ottawa solution provider launches data migration service

Ottawa-based Kanatek Technologies is bringing a new data migration service to the market. The new Kanatek data migration service was developed in partnership with data migration tool vendor Globalnet, and is specifically designed

Published on: March 20th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Newsmaker #21 Sean Forkan, Symantec Canada

In a year of change at Symantec, Sean Forkan was a constant as vice-president and general manager of Symantec Canada. In Canada, Symantec said goodbye to industry veteran and longtime Symantec Canada channel

Published on: February 20th, 2014 CDN Staff

Symantec takes on virtual machine sprawl

Virtual machine sprawl has become a major issue with IT customers and their channel partners. According to research firm Enterprise Strategy Group, increasing server virtualization and managing data growth will remain some of the

Published on: January 21st, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

New Symantec software leverages SSD

Symantec Corp. is releasing today a new version of its Storage Foundation product that has been re-built to take advantage of solid state drives (SSD). According to Arun Balakrishnan, the manager of information

Published on: December 9th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Symantec shifting to channel competencies model for Symantec 4.0

Security vendor Symantec Corp. has announced a shift in its channel program that will move the focus from developing product specializations to solution competencies, as part of a wider corporate shift the company

Published on: December 6th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Cisco Canada hires former Symantec Canada channel chief

Cisco Systems Canada has confirmed to CDN that Fred Patterson has joined the subsidiary as the director of channel development for the security architecture business. Patterson spent the last nine years as channel

Published on: November 1st, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Malware in the spotlight as Symantec refreshes product line

Security vendor Symantec Corp. is updating its line of consumer security offerings for 2014, and this year a key focus is on detecting and protecting against malware. Changes to Norton Antivirus, Internet Security,

Published on: September 4th, 2013 CDN Staff

15 scenes from VMworld 2013

Published on: September 4th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

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