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  • Input research finds education spending marginal over the next two years, before recovering in 2008


    Education Spending Slows
    According to Input's latest "State and Local Education MarketView" research, K-12 education spending will slow through 2007 as state and local governments struggle with ever-increasing health-care costs and other conflicting budget priorities.
  • Mozilla Readies Patched Firefox
    Mozilla posted new versions of its Firefox and Mozilla browsers that include a fix for a recent vulnerability that could let attackers grab control of a PC.
  • Briefs: September 12, 2005
    Vint Cerf, known by many as a founding father of the Internet, is joining online search giant Google as chief Internet evangelist.
  • Firefox 1.5 Beta One Released, First Bug Surfaces
    Mozilla released the first official beta of Firefox 1.5, the next major update of the group's open-source browser. Yet a security researcher posted information and proof-of-concept code for a major vulnerability in most versions of Firefox, including the beta.
  • Check Point Chief Touts Integrated Security Management Solutions
    As Check Point Software continues to upgrade its entire product line to its recently launched NGX platform, which unifies management, company Chairman and CEO Gil Shwed sat down with CRN Industry Editor Larry Hooper to discuss the security vendor&s channel efforts and its position in the fast-changing market.
  • VentureTech Network aims to fill in gaps


    On The Hunt For The Right VARs
    Ingram Micro&s VentureTech Network is looking for a few good members. The solution provider organization is recruiting partners to fill in both geographic and skill-set gaps, said Greg Spierkel, CEO of the Santa Ana, Calif., distributor.
  • Palisade Appliance Monitors Network Traffic
    Security administrators have found that managing IP traffic can be a powerful defense against malicious applications and intruders. But managing traffic at the packet level day after day has been an almost impossible task. To reduce the analytical burden, many have turned to security appliances and firewalls to build protection into network connections, but those solutions rely on signatures and constant updates to prove effective.
  • One Critical Windows Patch Planned
    Microsoft has only one security bulletin ready to release next week, a sharp dropoff from the half-dozen that the company issued in August.

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