CRN Security News


  • How to detect malware's ultimate bodyguard


    Rooting Out Rootkits
    One critical aspect of systems building is staying on top of security threats. Another is having the best detection tools available to keep those threats at bay.
  • Security Solutions On the Rise
    The market for business e-mail security solutions is expected to grow from $1.9 billion in 2005 to $2.9 billion by 2010, according to a report from Ferris Research, which also reveals e-mail security revenue is on the rise by almost 25 percent per year.
  • Avaya Extends VPN, Video Features To VoIP
    Avaya Tuesday at Interop-New York targeted remote and mobile workers with new built-in VPN capabilities for its IP phones and expanded a partnership with Polycom to further integrate VoIP with videoconferencing.
  • Glitch Downs Symantec Discussion Group
    A computer error caused a technical support discussion group on Symantec's Web site to become inaccessible for about 24 hours last week, a spokeswoman for the security vendor said Monday.
  • Interop's the place to be for VoIP, app security, WAN optimization


    Talking Up IP Technology
    At Interop this week, networking technology will enjoy more popularity than it has in at least five years, solution providers say.
  • Vendor brings video, VoIP to Web collaboration


    Aventail Improves Communication
    Security vendor Aventail&'s new Web collaboration solution incorporates VoIP and videoconferencing features to improve user-to-user communications and boost productivity.
  • Security: Keep It Simple
    Small-business-focused solution providers can look forward to a banner year in security sales in 2006.
  • System Builders Join Managed Services Fray
    System builder Seneca Data is adding a managed services component to its lineup in an effort to encourage its VAR and ISV partners to find new opportunities with a recurring revenue component.
  • VARs cite 'dramatic turnaround' in vendor's channel relationships


    HP Enacts SMB Rules
    Hewlett-Packard has started to turn over to the channel previously direct accounts that were buying through its call center in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Cracked: Sober Worm Update Scheme
    A security firm said it has cracked the Sober worm and uncovered the URLs the long-running worm will use in January to update itself to a new variant.
  • eBay Yanks Listing For Excel Bug
    An unknown security researcher tried to sell a vulnerability in Microsoft's Excel spreadsheet program on eBay, but the online auction site pulled the listing late Thursday.
  • Bluesocket Adds teeth To WLAN
    Wireless vendor Bluesocket has upgraded its Blue-Secure WLAN management software to strengthen security and improve performance of voice over WLAN.
  • Symantec Warns of '06 Security Threat
    Security companies have charted a steep rise in targeted attacks over the past year as would-be hackers move away from headline-grabbing, far-reaching attacks to more profit-motivated ones targeted at a narrower range of victims
  • Majority of Federal Agencies Ill-Prepared For Disasters
    Despite hard lessons learned from both terrorist attacks and natural disasters, federal agencies still have a way to go in developing continuity of operations plans (COOP), according to a recent study from Citrix Systems.

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