CRN Security News


  • 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.
  • Review: Send A Message To Spam
    Arguably, e-mail has become one of the most important forms of communication for the 21st century, yet its reputation as a time-saving, efficient communications mode has lost its luster over the last few years. Thanks to spam, inappropriate content, data leakage, malware and so on, e-mail has become more of a burden than a help for many users, and, worse yet, a liability for employers.