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5 Reasons Technological Debt Increases the Risk of Cyber Attack

Failing to keep software and hardware up-to-date can put your business at risk for cyber attacks. The following issues frequently leave businesses exposed to cyber threats and vulnerabilities. The Culprits Behind Technological Debt Most technological debt is unintentional, the by-product of efforts to save money and resources. This focus inadvertently derails cybersecurity by shifting resources [...]

July 21, 2021|Blog, Business|

EDR Price Comparison

EDR price comparison is not the best criteria to use when selecting your Managed Service’s newest cybersecurity partner. The promise to ‘cut the cost of a single salary’ overlooks the fact that AI and machine learning still require human supervision. EDR Price Comparison Myths In our conversations with partners, the team at CYDEF has heard [...]

July 8, 2021|Blog, Business|

The Basics: Secure Software Development

Secure Software Development Lifecycle (SSDLC) is an approach to software development that emphasizes the value of security at every phase of product development. What is Secure Software Development Lifecycle? Secure Software Development Lifecycle (SSDLC) is a collection of best practices focused on adding security to software development. By taking a security first approach from requirement [...]

July 1, 2021|Blog, Business|

CYDEF Recognized Amongst World’s Most Innovative Cyber Companies

CYDEF selected as a leader in the global cybersecurity market by CyberTech100. CYDEF Named to CyberTech100 Ottawa, Canada, June 29, 2021 — CYDEF, a leading provider of advanced cybersecurity solutions, announced recent recognition as one of the world’s most innovative CyberTech companies. FinTech Global’s second annual CyberTech100 list identifies the most innovative digital solutions providers [...]

July 1, 2021|News|

AI Driven EDR: It Doesn’t Replace Human Intervention

AI driven EDR dramatically reduced the workload involved in manual endpoint detection and response. However, the human element of threat hunting remains invaluable. Cybersecurity Solutions Require Supervision Managed Service Providers (MSPs) are in the business of providing a variety of essential technical services to businesses. When a vendor offers a solution that eases the risk [...]

June 23, 2021|Blog, Business|

CYDEF and ADCAI Ink Distribution Partnership for India Market

CYDEF and ADCAI collaborate to offer cybersecurity solutions for the India market.  Distribution Partnership Signed for India Ottawa, Canada, June 24, 2021 — CYDEF is pleased to announce a partnership with Aerospace & Defence Consultants Association of India (ACDAI). ADCAI will be the distributor of CYDEF's proprietary cybersecurity solutions for the Indian market.  The signing of this partnership marks the jumping-off point of a collaborative [...]

June 23, 2021|News|

BDC Extends Support for CYDEF Growth

CYDEF is pleased to announce a round of funding from Business Development Canada (BDC) that will support the expansion of the CYDEF team. CYDEF to Scale Up Sales & Marketing Endeavours Ottawa, Canada, June 15, 2021 — CYDEF is pleased to announce a round of funding from Business Development Canada (BDC). The influx of capital will [...]

June 15, 2021|Business, News|

Small Business Cybersecurity Myths

Small Business Cybersecurity myths and mistakes can destroy a business. Phishing attempts, Potentially Unwanted Programs, and Malware do not differentiate between a small business and a large enterprise. Once infected, a business is at risk – regardless of size. Understanding Cybersecurity Myths The risks posed by cyber attacks are impossible to overlook. From recent attacks [...]

June 9, 2021|Blog, Business|

Small Businesses Need Software Updates

Software updates and patches are frequently avoided by small and medium business owners. These critical updates are thought to take up too much time to download and install, while they offer little business value. Software Updates Offer More Than New Functionality When it comes to saving time, Small and Medium Business owners develop their [...]

June 3, 2021|Blog, Business|

Steve Rainville Appointed CYDEF CEO

The CYDEF Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of current President Steve Rainville as Chief Executive Officer.  Paul Hindo will continue in his role as Executive Chair of the Board. CYDEF Appoints New Chief Executive Officer Ottawa, Canada, May 26, 2021 — CYDEF is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve [...]

May 26, 2021|News|
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