CRN Security News


  • TJX Confirms Largest Credit-Card Breach Ever
    Retail giant TJX, the parent company of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and several other retailers, confirmed that credit- and debit-card information on at least 45.7 million of its customers was stolen in 2003 -- representing the biggest credit-card theft in history.
  • Is Caymas The First NAC Market Casualty?
    The future of Caymas Systems, a startup in the once red-hot network access control market, was in doubt Wednesday after the company's Web site went dark and its main phone number stopped working.
  • BioPassword Readies For Battle With Token Vendors
    Software-based authentication vendor BioPassword is girding for a street brawl with token vendors for control of the two-factor authentication space with its release of BioPassword Enterprise 3.0.
  • 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.