CRN Security News


  • 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.
  • Which peripherals are compatible with Vista? Do "Certified" and "Works" logos convey a functional difference? Find out here--and get recommendations, too.


    Vista-Friendly Peripherals, Part 1
    Which peripherals are compatible with Vista? Do "Certified" and "Works" logos convey a functional difference? Find out here--and get recommendations, too.
  • REVIEW: Securing LAN Connections
    As organizations increasingly rely on wireless technology to conduct their daily business and provide mobility both inside and outside the office, the need to secure and manage that infrastructure is becoming more complex.
  • Getting Started In Data Leak Prevention
    Bill Tomlinson, national security practice director at DynTek, an Irvine, Calif.-based security integrator, talks about the startup costs associated with data leak prevention solutions