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Iva Peric-Lightfoot, Country Manager, ESET Canada

Iva Peric-Lightfoot is ESET Canada's Country Manager. She leads ESET’s Canadian operations, with a sales and marketing office in Toronto and works alongside the ESET research centre in Montreal. With more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry, she has significant expertise developing and implementing national and international channel strategies. Throughout her career, Peric-Lightfoot built channel businesses for and drove various channels and markets which included consumer, enterprise and e-commerce.
Iva’s previous experience includes Navarre Corporation and Symantec where her responsibilities included the strategic direction for distribution and development of new Canadian markets.

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How To Protect Your Company From The Next Ransomware Attack

(1) Comments | Posted May 18, 2017 | 10:35 AM

The worst cyber security threats are malicious, persistent and wormlike in their ability to spread havoc. One such threat was unleashed on the world last week, which has come to be known as WannaCry.

The unprecedented global cyberattack crippled IT infrastructure for more than 230,000 organizations across...

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What Your Family Needs To Know On World Password Day

(0) Comments | Posted May 4, 2017 | 12:08 PM

Chances are, your passwords need to be updated.

How do I know this? Because I lead the Canadian operations of ESET, a world class internet security company, and I'm pretty sure my passwords need to be updated.

It's one of those things none of us want...

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Cyberattack Risk Spikes At $10 million In Annual Revenue For SMBs

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2016 | 10:56 AM

Client records, accounting history, secrets to the trade -- what would happen to your small business if it was all stolen or you suddenly couldn't access it? For many small and medium businesses (SMBs), the issue of cybersecurity is often eclipsed by other business priorities that hoard the company budget....

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Your Password Could Be Safer -- Here's How

(1) Comments | Posted August 30, 2016 | 8:39 AM

Growing up before the age of the internet and social networks has left many older users unaware and unprepared for risks looming in the virtual world. From that perspective, children today are lucky to have exposure to the best cybersecurity practices, such as keeping good password hygiene. For those not...

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How To Protect Your Devices And Personal Info While Travelling

(0) Comments | Posted August 4, 2016 | 10:24 AM

During a vacation, you're probably not thinking about how you can ensure your personal information and electronic devices are cyber-secure. After all, the point of vacation is to unwind. That being said, your devices and information can actually become more vulnerable when you travel because you're doing things outside of...

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