CRN Security News

  • Former CA CEO Kumar Pleads Guilty
    Former Computer Associates International chief executive Sanjay Kumar pleads guilty to securities fraud and obstruction of justice charges.
  • Rootkits To Mask Most Malware By 2008
    Rootkits that hide malicious software from anti-virus and anti-spyware tools are growing in number and sophistication, and will pose an unprecedented risk to users by 2008, a security firm says.
  • Everdream Recovers Stolen Data
    Everdream, a remote desktop management service provider, introduced a managed service that remotely erases or encrypts sensitive data on stolen laptops.
  • AMD Price Adjustment Not Expected To Affect Sales
    Advanced Micro Device’s slight upward adjustment of prices for its desktop processor earlier this month is viewed by many as a show of strength as it enters what is traditionally a slow period for desktop sales.
  • SSL, VPN, continuous data protection among key new opportunities

    SonicWall Refines Program, Fires Up SMB Technologies
    SonicWall plans to spend the coming year leveraging technologies from the three startups it acquired in 2005 to address the needs of small and midsize businesses. The company also has adopted new program designations to meet the evolving needs of its channel.
  • A Beta Look At Symantec’s Mail Security
    As e-mail becomes the business communication mode of choice, solution providers are turning to security vendors to combat the increasing drain on productivity and deluge of unsolicited e-mail.
  • ShadowRAM: April 24, 2006
    Bill Gates won his fair share of publicity last week for hosting China’s President Hu Jintao at his palatial estate outside Redmond, Wash., but other tech companies are drawing unwanted attention for allegedly helping Hu’s government censor the Internet.
  • Speeding Up Performance With Diskeeper
    The main culprit for performance bottlenecks in workstations and servers is fragmentation, which is inevitable. However, it can be tamed with Diskeeper’s latest defragmentation product, Diskeeper 10.
  • Briefs: April 24, 2006
    Intel is betting a new business platform brand slated to be unveiled this week is going to spark market share gains against rival Advanced Micro Devices.
  • Review: Symantec Eyes Total E-Mail Security
    Symantec hopes to reinvent the e-mail security market with the release of Symantec Mail Security for SMTP 5.0, a software product that brings antispam, antivirus and content filtering under a single management umbrella.
  • Vitagliano Promises Channel Changes at Juniper
    When Juniper Networks channel chief Frank Vitagliano addresses the vendor’s channel community en masse for the first time next month at its partner conference, he’ll be making a few promises: that Juniper is fully committed to working with partners. and that he’ll work to improve channel-field relations and make the company easier to do business with.