CRN Security News


  • Security Threat Survival Guide for VARs
    Corporate IT managers are under pressure to maintain water-tight security measures as threats to infiltrate corporate data networks become more sophisticated and gain complexity. VARs who service corporate customers recognize this need to survive and say they are looking for solutions that solve the entire range of their customers' security needs.
  • Meteoric Rise To The Top
    The rise of Juniper Networks in the Security Appliance product category of the VARBusiness Annual Report Card study over the past three years has been meteoric. Last year the vendor came in third behind former front-runner Sonic Wall and second-place Cisco Systems.
  • Channel Friendliness Counts
    In this year's VARBusiness Annual Report Card survey, England-based vendor Sophos was something of a dark horse. But competing in the ARC awards for the first time, Sophos, with an overall score of 73, won the highest marks ever in the security software category. Sophos soundly beat second-place Cisco Systems, which had won or tied for first place the previous three years, but this year only managed an overall score of 67.
  • Novell Secures NYC Transit Systems
    The authority had a tall order: cut costs, reduce overhead, and gain great security into and out of its system, while extending the infrastructure.
  • Promisec's Watchful Eye
    Sometimes the strongest threats to the security of a network come from inside, and that's where Promisec steps in.
  • Home System Backup in a Windows World
    Save often, and to multiple destinations. Everyone hears that piece of sage advice, but it's not always followed. An application like Windows Home Server that makes backups easier to perform and manage is worth a first, second and third look.
  • Home System Backup in a Windows World
    Save often, and to multiple destinations. Everyone hears that piece of sage advice, but it's not always followed. An application like Windows Home Server that makes backups easier to perform and manage is worth a first, second and third look.