CRN Security News


  • Network Access Control Made Easy
    Network access control technology was the darling of the security industry in 2006, as vendors spent much of their time squawking about how their NAC offerings could do just about everything but cure cancer. Yet now that the hype around NAC has quieted, a clearer picture is emerging about what the technology means for the channel.
  • Building A Better SAN
    A SAN kit includes everything needed to put a high-performance SAN in place for not too much money.
  • Harry Potter and the Spoiler of Secrets
    Despite a $20-million security effort to protect its midnight unveiling, 'The Deathly Hallows' was leaked over the Internet. Security pros tell ChannelWeb how they could have made sure that didn't happen.
  • Microsoft Partners: Forefront Not Ready For Business
    Microsoft is plotting a full scale assault in the enterprise security market, but some Microsoft partners aren't exactly brimming with confidence over the market-readiness of its Forefront line of security products.
  • Security IVSs step up with new and improved ways to safeguard Vista


    Hitting The Target
    It's a never-ending cat-and-mouse game in the security arena these days, and Vista represents a new target for hackers. Can ISVs save the day?
  • Talent-Hungry Microsoft To Open Development Center In Canada
    A week after an immigration reform bill stalled in the Senate that would have boosted the U.S. government limit on H1-B visas, Microsoft on Thursday announced plans to open a new software development center in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Here's all you'll need to know for getting videoconferencing/videophone to work on a Linux desktop.


    Videoconferencing for Linux
    Here's all you'll need to know for getting videoconferencing/videophone to work on a Linux desktop.
  • General Dynamics' Wins Army Contract
    General Dynamics' C4 unit will provide contractor support and engineering services for the U.S. Army's Command Post of the Future. Earlier this week, the solution provider won the contract, which initially is worth $18.4 million, but has a potential value of $200 million over the next five years.
  • 8 Questions for Juniper CEO Scott Kriens
    Juniper Chairman and CEO Scott Kriens fields questions about the vendor's channel strategy, the future of the security market and the biggest challenge facing Cisco Systems, its main competitor.
  • CSS Buys DHK, Expands Security Services
    Certified Security Solutions, a security consulting services firm, is expanding the breadth of its offerings with the acquisition of DHK Associates. The acquisition, terms of which were not released, give CSS new assessment services which can feed into its existing information security and internet security services.