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Check Point releases its top five security threats for 2014

January 2, 2014

Check Point Software Technologies has identified the Top 5 Security Threats to beware of in 2014: 1. Hacking will hit home: Hacking is no longer limited to the enterprise and government spaces. Recent hacks have affected consumers directly and…

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McAfee Labs forecasts growth in ‘Mobile Ransomware’

January 2, 2014

McAfee Labs this week released its annual 2014 Predictions Report, analyzing 2013 trends through its McAfee Global Threat Intelligence (GTI) service to forecast the threat landscape for the coming year. In 2014, McAfee Labs expects to see the…

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Trend Micro’s 2014 predictions: More mobile threats on the way

December 19, 2013

Trend Micro Inc. recently released its 5th annual security predictions report, Blurring Boundaries: Trend Micro Security Predictions for 2014 and Beyond. According to Trend Micro’s chief technology expert and his team, one major data breach…

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IBM Security study reveals business best practices of CISOs

October 24, 2013

IBM Corp. this week released insights from the 2013 IBM Chief Information Security Officer Assessment, which examines three areas impacting security leaders, including business practices, technology maturity and measurement capabilities….

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Bell first to launch Samsung KNOX security offering

October 10, 2013

Bell Canada and Samsung Electronics Canada today announced the “first global availability” of Samsung KNOX, a security offering that the two companies say ensures enterprise customers have security and protection when employees use…

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Attackers are sharpening their skills: IBM

October 3, 2013

IBM Corp. recently released the results of its X-Force 2013 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report that reveals Chief Information Security Officers (CISO’s) must increase their knowledge of the evolving vulnerability and attack landscape such as…

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Android-based malware incidents spike considerably

August 22, 2013

McAfee Labs this week released the McAfee Threats Report: Second Quarter 2013, which found that Android-based malware achieved a 35% growth rate not seen since early 2012. The company said the rebound was marked by the continued proliferation…

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Siobhan Byron to lead Westcon’s Canadian operations

August 1, 2013

Westcon Group, a distributor of unified communications, network infrastructure, data centre, and security product offerings recently selected industry veteran Siobhan Byron to lead its operations in Canada.

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Cisco buys security vendor for US$2.7 billion

August 1, 2013

Cisco Systems Inc. recently announced the purchase of cybersecurity services vendor SourceFire.

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RBC launches cloud-based mobile payments service

July 18, 2013

RBC this week announced its patent-pending RBC Secure Cloud mobile payments service. The new technology, a first in Canada, will allow clients to more safely and securely pay for purchases using their mobile devices, the bank stated in a…