CRN Security News

  • Integrator Enjoys Northern Exposure
    With more than 60,000 users and 70,000 networked devices, the government of Ontario, Canada, had a difficult job making sure its network was secure and patched against the latest exploits.
  • Security Vendor Koolspan Enhances VAR Program
    Security vendor KoolSpan in late May expanded the scope of its channel program to raise the profile of its flagship security platform and account for the diverse needs of its solution provider partners.
  • New Exchange Server Gets New CAL
    Exchange Server 2007 enteprise CAL adds voice access to e-mail--unified messaging--Antigen and other security for an additional fee
  • Microsoft OneCare Goes Live
    Microsoft is turning on its Windows Live OneCare all-in-one PC security service on Wednesday, but rival services from McAfee and Symantec will be out on its heels.
  • Check Point To Address 'Security Sprawl'
    Check Point Software Technologies will examine business issues associated with the growing complexity of network security management at its annual partner conference in Orlando, Fla.
  • RSA Touts Progress On Channel Program Overhaul
    A year after embarking on an ambitious restructuring of its channel program, RSA Security says its improved training, channel management and deal-registration initiatives have helped to significantly boost its partner ranks.
  • AMD To Roll Out Low-Power CPUs
    Advanced Micro Devices, which has spent the last year touting power savings in its server processors, plans to roll out a line of desktop CPUs with models that the company says will be more than twice as efficient as some of its mainstream desktop parts.
  • Fighting The Good Fight
    The recent theft of veterans’ and blood donors’ personal data, including Social Security numbers, brought to the forefront the importance of using encryption or other such technologies to secure data.
  • An Identity Thesis
    I don’t know about you, but I have astonishingly poor luck with those magnetic key cards they use at many hotels. Since I dispense of a purse as often as possible, I’m constantly shoving them in my Day-Timer with a gazillion other pieces of plastic or in a conference badge holder, deactivating them by putting them too close to something or other they shouldn’t be near.
  • Lenovo Denies Its PCs Are Security Risk
    The chairman of Lenovo Group Ltd., the computer maker partly owned by the Chinese government and the buyer of IBM's PC division in 2005, said Thursday that the 16,000 computers his firm sold to the U.S. State Department are not a security threat.
  • Analyst: VA Data Loss No Surprise
    The government is at least a decade behind the private sector in data security, a Gartner analyst said in the wake of the Veterans Affairs personal data security debacle.
  • Symantec Suit Against Microsoft Symbolizes Security Shift
    Several years of negotiations over Microsoft's right to use Symantec's Volume Manager software boiled over last week when Symantec filed a lawsuit that threatens to keep Microsoft from further developing and distributing Vista and Longhorn.