CRN Security News


  • Bradford Revs Up Campus Manager
    Security upstart Bradford Networks earlier this month unveiled a new version of its flagship Campus Manager NAC offering that includes revamped identity management, end-point compliance, policy enforcement features and VPN support.
  • Small, midsize enterprises can be assured of compliance and more; new channel program will assure VARs of the vendor's commitment


    Review: Reconnex's iGuard 2600S Plugs Data Leaks
    Protecting intellectual property, keeping data private, fending off corporate espionage, meeting compliance requirements and monitoring network traffic are all enough to make a network administrator's head spin.
  • Vernier's Inline NAC Appliance Has An Edge
    Security vendor Vernier Networks earlier this month began shipping the Edgewall 8800, an inline NAC appliance with integrated intrusion-detection and -prevention features as well as the ability to process packets at speeds up to 40 Gbps.
  • ShadowRAM: November 27, 2006
    The wise guys on the stock message boards have been having a field day with Dell. A lot of what is said has to be written off as just the rantings of angry day traders, but one commenter on the Yahoo message board posed a question that caught our attention:
  • As threats are on the rise, software vendor Fortify creates a new way to thwart hacker attacks


    Redefining The Walls Of Security
    Having a secure network isn't enough protection anymore as hackers move beyond trying to duck through chinks in firewalls and target applications themselves. In response, Fortify Software is on the frontlines with its application security software and its burgeoning U.S. channel presence to offer solution providers another weapon in the war against information piracy.
  • Check Point Seeks Piece Of Encryption Pie
    Check Point Software Technologies is looking to add encryption to its product portfolio by bidding to acquire Sweden-based Protect Data, parent company of mobile encryption vendor Pointsec.
  • Netgear Wireless Flaw Comes To Light
    Security researchers from the Month of Kernel Bugs (MoKB) project have dished up details on another critical wireless device driver vulnerability, this one affecting a popular Netgear wireless product.
  • Exploits Surface For Critical Microsoft Bug
    Just two days after Microsoft patched 13 vulnerabilities, programmers have crafted working exploits against a pair of bugs, one of them dubbed critical, security researchers said Thursday.
  • Microsoft Plans 'Fresno' Windows Server Appliance
    Microsoft will take on Linux in the appliance market with an entry-level "Longhorn" Windows Server that will support a small number of users but requires no client access licenses, channel sources say.
  • Zero-Day Attacks Top Security Threat List
    A dramatic surge in zero-day attacks and exploits of Microsoft Office have been the two most important threat trends for 2006, the SANS Institute reported Wednesday.

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