Security

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.

HPE creates new product category with two converged Internet of Things systems

Tom-Bradicich

In what is likely the most exciting of the announcements so far at HPE Discover, HPE announces two converged EdgeLine devices, as well as the ability to use their Vertica Big Data solution and functionality from their Aruba secure wi-fi system in IoT devices. New IoT partnerships and IoT Innovation Labs were also announced.

Seclore signs major deal with Citrix to power Information Rights Management for ShareFile

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Seclore, which is India-based, has been making a large push in the North American market, and while they have been selling direct here, are just beginning to build out a channel. The OEM deal with Citrix is their largest to date, and will add significantly to their exposure, while filling what had been a security gap in ShareFile.

Westcon-Comstor sees major Canada opportunity with new Oakville logistics centre

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The move of the distributor’s facilities from Montreal to a facility of double the size in the Greater Toronto Area will enable more Canadian integration work, better SLAs for more customers, and improved co-ordination with the U.S. distribution facility in Indianapolis.

All-channel startup Fireglass launches partner program for differentiated security solution

Guy Guzner headshot_CEO Fireglass

Fireglass, whose technology is based on isolating potential threats from the Internet, testing them, transforming them into benign content, and passing them on to the customer in real time, has announced its initial partner program. A key element – the always popular high margins.