CRN Security News


  • DEMAND GENERATOR: Arlin Sorensen, Heartland Technology Solutions
    Heartland Technology Solutions turned a network infrastructure upgrade into an opportunity to create a state-of-the art technology experience for the Tri-Center Community School District in western Iowa. That experience includes Internet telephony, Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server and an IP surveillance system.
  • Wireless Mesh Networking Alters Urban Landscape
    The proliferation of wireless mesh networks around cities and towns offers solution providers a wide range of business-generating opportunities from installing the networks to securing the data of its users.
  • CA&'s New Security Product Is Suite
    As a result of Internet connectivity growing in leaps and bounds in the SMB market and many security products lacking in certain key areas, CA has come up with an all-encompassing offering called the CA Business Protection Suite.
  • Consolidation Key To Growth
    Two recent acquisitions in the custom-system builder market illustrate the continuing consolidation in this space as builders look for ways to improve their offerings.
  • Splits SBU into pro A/V, on-premise security


    Tech Data's Digital Shift
    Tech Data plans to split its digital-products-focused business unit into two groups: one for professional audio/video and the other for on-premise security solutions, according to the Clearwater, Fla., distributor.
  • ShadowRAM: November 28, 2005
    Apple may be ready to shift to Intel&'s chips, but it apparently is still hedging its bets with other Intel technology.
  • The Blurring Effect
    One trend I believe solution providers will face in the upcoming year, especially as notebook technology advances accelerate, is the tendency for their customers&' professional and personal computing needs to blur together.
  • Hackers Hitting Popular Apps
    Cybercriminals have shifted targets. Until recently, hackers went after operating systems and Internet services like Web servers and E-mail servers. In 2005, they took aim at software applications and set Internet security back six years.
  • Security Exec Leaves Microsoft
    Gordon Mangione, a 14-year Microsoft veteran who was most recently corporate vice president in the company's Security Products Group, has left the company.

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