CRN Security News


  • IE And Firefox Sport New Zero-day Flaw
    Some security researchers say all versions of the Microsoft and Mozilla browsers could be used to harvest data through a JavaScript key-filtering vulnerability.
  • Belluzzo to VARs: ADIC Buy Makes Quantum Major Vendor
    Quantum's pending acquisition of ADIC is not about creating a large tape vendor, but is about creating a major independent storage vendor that can influence the backup, restore, and archiving business in a way system vendors can not. That's the message that Rick Belluzzo, chairman and CEO of Quantum, and other executives brought to attendees of the company's sixth annual channel conference, held this week in La Jolla, Calif. in his first public comments about the acquisition.
  • Microsoft To Ship Antigen Antivirus Line July 1
    Microsoft's antivirus engine will become available to corporate customers and channel partners next month as part of the company's official launch of its Antigen e-mail security product line.
  • PGP Unveils Auto Data Encryption Technology
    PGP on Monday unveiled PGP NetShare, an application designed to automatically encrypt files as they are saved to a specific folder and enable authorized users to access those files from across the network.
  • Fortinet Aims To Secure High-End Networks
    Fortinet added a new load-balancing switch and security blade to its high-end network security infrastructure line for carriers and large enterprises in late May.
  • Execs tout vendor's realignment, details quad-core processor


    AMD's Server Progression
    Advanced Micro Devices promised a quad-core processor by mid-2007, as well as a new dual-core processor designed for mobile users and new platforms for the channel, at a technology briefing last week.
  • Integrator Enjoys Northern Exposure
    With more than 60,000 users and 70,000 networked devices, the government of Ontario, Canada, had a difficult job making sure its network was secure and patched against the latest exploits.
  • Security Vendor Koolspan Enhances VAR Program
    Security vendor KoolSpan in late May expanded the scope of its channel program to raise the profile of its flagship security platform and account for the diverse needs of its solution provider partners.
  • Microsoft will charge more for voice-mail integration, additional security.


    New Exchange Server Gets New CAL
    Exchange Server 2007 enteprise CAL adds voice access to e-mail--unified messaging--Antigen and other security for an additional fee
  • Microsoft OneCare Goes Live
    Microsoft is turning on its Windows Live OneCare all-in-one PC security service on Wednesday, but rival services from McAfee and Symantec will be out on its heels.
  • Check Point To Address 'Security Sprawl'
    Check Point Software Technologies will examine business issues associated with the growing complexity of network security management at its annual partner conference in Orlando, Fla.
  • RSA Touts Progress On Channel Program Overhaul
    A year after embarking on an ambitious restructuring of its channel program, RSA Security says its improved training, channel management and deal-registration initiatives have helped to significantly boost its partner ranks.
  • Startup uses behavior-based approach to identify security breaches


    GraniteEdge’s ESP Appliance Diagnoses Network Attacks
    Startup GraniteEdge Networks is attracting the attention of security VARs with a solution that uses a behavior-based approach to diagnosing network security breaches.

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