• Sony Offers Biometric Devices For Small Businesses, SOHO

    Bringing biometric-based security to small businesses, sole proprietors, and at-home workers, Sony on Thursday launched its FIU-600 Puppy fingerprint identity device for securing access to PC and Mac desktops, as well as Web sites and critical applications.

  • Microsoft Demos Palladium Security

    Users of Microsoft's forthcoming security software will have the ability to turn its protection on and off at will, the company says. But applications making use of the security features won't be able to support video or other sophisticated interfaces.

  • Another Loss For Micron

    Micron Technology Inc. reported a tenth straight quarterly loss on Wednesday as a 15 percent drop in sale prices eroded revenue.

  • Security Researchers Feverishly Track New Trojan

    Security researchers at Internet Security Systems say they've captured the code for a sneaky new Trojan application that has installed itself on an unknown number of Internet-connected servers and is attempting to scan and map networks connected to the Internet and send that information back to its controller. But it's not clear how much of a threat it really is.

  • Former Symbol Exec Pleads Guilty to Fraud

    The former chief accounting officer for Symbol Technologies admitted Thursday that he schemed with other top executives to inflate the company's earnings to meet Wall Street estimates.

  • CRN Interview: Michael Capellas, MCI

    Michael Capellas, chairman and CEO of MCI, recently spoke with CRN Senior Editor Christina Torode to outline the role the channel will play in the carrier's convergence and IP services strategy

  • Fortinet Upgrades Antivirus Firmware

    Firewall-systems provider Fortinet released an upgrade to its firmware this week that, along with other recent product rollouts, shows that the often-maligned intrusion-detection and prevention space is very much alive.

  • ERP Market: Good Things In Small Packages?

    The market for multimillion-dollar software packages to run a company's business shrank last year, reflecting enterprises' preference for buying small applications that address specific business activities, said research-firm Gartner on Wednesday.