CRN Security News

  • VARs cash in on making customer solutions simpler

    ID Management Gets Set For Prime Time
    If there's one software application that any organization must have today, it's identity management. Not long ago, comprehensive ID management was not honed enough to enter the market.
  • SEC Shuts Down $50 Million Autosurf Ponzi Scam
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed fraud charges against the owner of an Autosurf site who it accuses of running a $50 million Ponzi scam and pocketing nearly $2 million herself.
  • RFID Skills In Demand, Survey Says
    The number of individuals skilled in radio frequency identification technology (RFID) continues to fall short of demand, according to a survey of solution providers, consultants and systems integrators conducted by the Computing Technology Industry Association of America (CompTIA).
  • Now Past $2 Billion, Juniper Looks To '06
    Hoping to capitalize on the momentum of its emerging technologies and growing partner program, Juniper executives painted a rosy picture of the company's prospects during its annual analyst day.
  • <i>CRN</i> Interview: Trend Micro CEO Eva Chen
    Trend Micro CEO Eva Chen sheds light on the security vendor’s aggressive move into the small- and midsize-business market as well as provides insight on the state of security in other countries.
  • Guard Linux systems against unexpected power failures with a open-source-compatible uninterruptible power supply

    Protect Your Linux Systems With UPS
    Guard Linux systems against unexpected power failures with a open-source-compatible uninterruptible power supply.
  • Briefs: February 27, 2006
    BEA Systems reported fiscal fourth-quarter revenue of $341.4 million last week, up 17 percent over the previous year’s fourth quarter. For the full fiscal year ended Jan. 31, BEA’s revenue was $1.2 billion, up 11 percent from the previous year.
  • Missed Opportunity has lived large as the poster child of the software-as-a-service set. As of its last quarter, it’s starting to see some lows along with those highs.
  • Keeping Remote-Access Security In "Check"
    Check Point Software Technologies is looking to take remote-access security to the next level with the latest iteration of Connectra, the vendor's SSL VPN platform.
  • AIM Pro to bring IM, Web conferencing to businesses of all sizes

    AOL, WebEx Collaborate
    America Online and WebEx are co-producing Web conferencing for business.
  • Microsoft SMS 2003 R2 Hits Beta
    Microsoft&'s support for third-party and custom applications and security improvements in Systems Management Server 2003 Release 2 will expand opportunities for the company and its channel, solution providers said.
  • Phoenix Targets End-Point Security
    Phoenix Technologies&' BIOSes have quietly been installed in more systems than Microsoft&'s, which speaks volumes as to the company&'s expertise in computer technology.
  • VARs See Big Opportunity In Regulatory Compliance
    Security solution providers are keeping their eyes on the regulatory compliance market as a booming security opportunity in 2006. Solution providers are trying to capitalize on opportunities to satisfy compliance regulations for laws such as Sarbanes-Oxley, Graham-Leach-Bliley and HIPAA, as well as recommendations from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council and a growing number of individual state laws for data security breeches.
  • Corporate users responsible for security policies

    Google Exec: Search Across Computers Concern For IT
    Google technologists said corporate executives and IT administrators are responsible for implementing Google Desktop 3 for Enterprise's Search Across Computers feature in a safe and secure manner