CRN Security News


  • Q&A: AMD CEO Hector Ruiz
    Advanced Micro Devices Chairman and CEO Hector Ruiz shed light on AMD's channel plans during an interview at the company's Executive Forum in February.
  • Juniper Beefs Up Security Appliance Software
    As part of its strategy to give organizations more visibility into what's going on in their networks, Juniper Networks this week launched new versions of the software that runs its security and intrusion prevention and detection appliances.
  • The chipmaker is also prepping a low-cost, low-power PC platform for emerging markets code-named 'Shelton 2'


    Intel Preps 'Clear Bay' SMB Server Platform
    Intel will ship later this year a special purpose platform for SMB customers code-named "Clear Bay" that that is a modular server platform based on six Xeon processors that features integrated storage and networking, redundancy and hot swapping support. Shelton 2 is another special purpose built platform for low cost, low power PCs for emerging markets that solders "Yonah" processors onto a board
  • Cisco Warns Of New ASA, PIX Vulnerabilities
    Cisco Systems on Wednesday warned of several security flaws in its Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA) and PIX firewalls that attackers could use to get around authentication or carry out denial of service attacks.
  • Symantec Reports Solid Q4 Revenue Growth
    Although Symantec's fiscal fourth quarter profit took a hit due to charges, the Cupertino, Calif.-based security giant reported strong revenue growth Wednesday in its Q4 earnings call.
  • Malware that turns computers into spam factories is an epidemic. One network security firm has identified some big name victims, and is naming names.


    Spam Botnets Worm Their Way Into Fortune 1000 Companies
    Malware that turns computers into spam factories is an epidemic. One network security firm has identified some big name victims, and is naming names.
  • Industry Insight: REAL ID For Real
    In less than three years, most states will be issuing driver's licenses that meet federal security standards for identification -- that is, unless questions about funding and privacy issues delay or derail the promise of the REAL ID Act of 2005.
  • Watchguard Names CEO
    Six months after being acquired by a private equity firm, security vendor Watchguard has named a permanent CEO.
  • Review: A Virtual Solution To Spam
    Proofpoint aims to give VARs a new way to fight spam with its Messaging Security Gateway Virtual Edition product, which combines the strengths of software-based antispam solutions with the ease of use associated with an appliance by using virtual technology.
  • Bake-Off: 3 Network Access Control Apps Put To The Test
    Network access control has become a linchpin of IT security, but which products offer good potential for VARs? The CRN Test Center tried out three software products that can help accelerate a solution provider's entry into the NAC market.