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Is the Dazzling Future of the Smart City at Risk? How Can Smart Cities Protect Themselves Against the Effects of Ransomware?

The dazzling future of the Smart City; where governments are always connected -managing traffic lights, pollution control, and the power grid – all the way down to full home automation, from smart garage door openers, to your intelligent Google Nest … Continue reading

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Targeted Ransomware Attacks Are On the Rise and are Crippling Local Governments: How Can They Protect Themselves?

Targeted ransomware attacks being perpetrated on local government entities is on the rise. Although the ransoms demanded are often relatively small, typically under $100K, the overall costs to remediate the attack and the damages inflicted by downtime and decreased efficiencies … Continue reading

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Warning Investors of Cyber Security Risks to a Business’ Operations, Profitability and Share Performance – The New Norm?

This article from ZDNet was of particular interest to us as a Network Security Company and really hit home how much potential financial impact Cyber-Attacks can have on any and all private and publicly listed companies. The cloud-based team collaboration … Continue reading

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Hackers Can Now Give You… Tumours!

Security in the Healthcare industry has been coming up a lot in the news lately, but not just for the hacking of patient data or the ransoming of hospital infrastructure; that has been the norm in the past. The latest … Continue reading

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Save Patient Zero!

Owing to the onslaught of ever-evolving malware, firewalls will typically offload an inconclusive scan to a sandbox in order to properly identify whether content is safe or malicious. This is how it works: Your firewall will attempt to use Deep … Continue reading

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IoT and Smart Cities – Protecting Them From Growing Security Concerns

I was fortunate to participate and present at the 2019 Smart Cities Summit and Expo in Taipei, Taiwan last week representing Canada’s leading cybersecurity Industries in a visit facilitated by the Alberta Taiwan Office and the Alberta Economic Development and Trade – Trade … Continue reading

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Responding to the Need by MSSPs for a Next Generation Secure Web Gateway, Wedge Announces the Release of its Wedge Intelligent Web Shield™

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain – February 25th, 2019 – In response to MSSP’s need for in-depth monitoring and visibility, advanced threat detection, and support for mobile/remote office users, Wedge Networks, the global leader in Orchestrated Real-time Threat Prevention, is pleased to announce the … Continue reading

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Android App Store and the Growing Threat to Mobile Devices and the IoT

As the popularity of the Android OS grows, powering not only phones but increasingly tablets, TV boxes, and a host of other IoT devices; its rapidly increasing install base becomes a double-edged sword.  The Android platform has become quite ubiquitous … Continue reading

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Citing Rapid Growth and Expansion Opportunities, Wedge Networks Announces Addition of Regional Sales Director to Support Korean and Japanese Markets

CALGARY, Canada – January 1st, 2019 – With rapidly growing interest in the global marketplace for Real-time malware prevention products, Wedge Networks has added a new regional director of sales for Korea and Japan, based out of South Korea, to help … Continue reading

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How Wedge Can Prevent Your Organization From Becoming a Statistic

Statistics Canada (StatsCan) published a very telling statistic yesterday, as shown in a Globe and Mail news item stating that more than 1 in 5 Canadian businesses were hit by cyberattacks last year. The survey went on to inform that … Continue reading

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