Security

AVG completes North American disti strategy with D&H agreement

Francois Daumard AVG 300

While its acquisition by fellow Czech-based security vendor Avast approaches, AVG continues business as usual, completing the final phase of its North American distribution strategy that was first announced months before the acquisition. The deal will also apply in Canada, but has not yet been implemented here.

Data breach costs climb again despite security tech advances: IBM study

Patrick Vandenberg IBM

While advances in technology today provide a stronger opportunity than ever to disrupt attacks, that requires having the right systems in place. Siloed systems, and limited use of the new technologies hurt here. So does the failure of many companies to have a proper incident response plan, which can cut breach costs significantly.