CRN Security News

  • A Linux Alternative To Windows Media Center PCs
    Digital integrators looking for an inexpensive alternative to Windows Media Center PCs may want to look at the MediaReady 5000 from Video Without Boundaries. The Linux-based system offers media distribution, PVR, Internet and other capabilities.
  • RSA Introduces Security The Hardware Way
    RSA's venture into a hardware-based security solution helps bring its advanced technology into arms' reach of the small-business environment, yet still offers the scalability to adequately serve the enterprise.
  • Spyware Doctor 3.5
    A real-time utility that detects, removes and protects a PC from malicious threats.
  • Total Protection gives partners a taste of security-as-a-service

    McAfee Simplifies Security
    McAfee on Monday plans to take the wraps off McAfee Total Protection, a set of security solutions aimed at helping businesses oversee the protection of corporate assets via one management interface.
  • Check Point Completes Its Security Vision
    Check Point Software on Monday plans to add the final piece of the puzzle in its vision for unified security management by announcing the integration of end point security into its SmartCenter management solution.
  • D&H Adds Security Vendors
    D&H has enhanced its security line card, picking up new products from WatchGuard Technologies, TrustELI and Anthology Solutions that target the small- and midsize-business market.
  • McAfee Embraces Services With Global Services Strategy
    As managed services continues to dominate the tech scene for 2006, security vendor McAfee joins the fray with the launch of its Global Services Strategy. Under that initiative, the vendor will train and certify its channel partners to provide services around McAfee products.
  • Hackers Tap Bank Web Sites In Unique Phishing Attack
    In a new form of phishing, hackers have cracked the computers hosting the Web sites of three Florida banks, redirecting banking customers to a bogus homepage in order to steal account information and other personal data.
  • State, Local Gov't IT Spending To Reach $72 Billion
    IT spending by state and local government is expected to grow 44 percent to $72 billion in the next five years, according to Reston, Va.-based research firm Input, with more than 80 percent of that total falling in the laps of private-sector companies as non-core government competencies are increasingly outsourced.
  • Security Firm Releases Patch For Zero-Day IE Flaw
    There's still no patch from Microsoft for a critical security flaw in the Internet Explorer browser, but computer security firm eEye Digital Security has released a temporary patch for the zero-day vulnerability.