CRN Security News


  • Review: Plugging All The Holes
    Safend Protector 3.1 controls all end points on a network by monitoring real-time traffic and applying highly granular security policies to all physical, wireless and storage interfaces.
  • Trend Micro Takes Aim At Botnet Menace
    When it comes to battling the stealth and sophistication of botnet technology, Trend Micro CEO Eva Chen says knowledge of a Web site's reputation could keep users from making the fateful click that leads to a compromised machine.
  • Show Preview: RFID World 2007
    More than 200 vendors will be on-hand to demonstrate the latest and greatest in RFID next week at the fifth annual RFID World conference.
  • Citrix: Presentation Server Flaws No Cause For Alarm
    Since last November, Citrix Systems has fixed four serious vulnerabilities that security researchers have uncovered its popular Presentation Server software. However, although the vendor rated all four as serious, Citrix says the security of its flagship product isn't a problem.
  • Channel Best-Sellers: Security
    According to exclusive research by CRN and The NPD Group, here are the Channel Best-Sellers in Firewalls, Internet Filters, Network Security Hardware, Security Suites and VPNs.
  • Check Point To Roll Out New VPN-1 Software
    Check Point Software Technologies next week plans to roll out a new version of its VPN-1 software that allows companies to strike an all-important balance between security and performance.
  • Concerns over security issues put vendors and solution providers on the hot seat


    RFID: A Bad Rap?
    As the RFID technology market moves beyond early adopters, vendors and integrators are fielding customer questions about the security of RFID systems.
  • Beyond ID Management: How VARs Can Secure SMB Biz
    Identity management in the VAR channel is not the all-in-one black bucket it is in the enterprise space. Instead of customized frameworks for provisioned, single-sign-on, directory-integrated identity management, in the SMB space there are opportunities to sell identity modules, says Mike Neuenschwander, Burton Group research director.
  • Symantec Fixes Email Security Software Bug
    Symantec is investigating a potentially serious vulnerability in its Mail Security for SMTP software that could be exploited by hackers to launch denial of service attacks or take control over affected systems.
  • Citrix Warns Of New Presentation Server Bug
    Citrix has patched a buffer overflow glitch in its Presentation Server Client for Windows that could pave the way for remote code execution with the privileges of an authenticated user.
  • Palisade Systems Bets Big On Data Loss Prevention
    Palisade Systems is banking big-time on data loss prevention, one of the fastest-growing segments of the security market, and the upstart security software maker is betting that the channel will make it a winning move.
  • Cisco Fixes Multiple Catalyst Vulnerabilities
    Several of Cisco Systems' Catalyst line of switches and routers contain a vulnerability that could be leveraged by attackers to gain complete control over an affected system, the San Jose, Calif.-based networking giant said Wednesday.