CRN Security News

  • Credit Union Giant Taps VAR For Authentication Technology
    In the banking industry, it's all about compliance and security. In fact, ensuring that it was keeping step with the latest requirements proved to be an increasingly full-time job for Forum Credit Union, one of the largest credit unions in the country. The credit union turned to technology partner Allied Solutions to find a workable technology solution to help it adhere to the latest requirements for online banking and safeguard its employees as well.
  • Trend Micro Warns Of Server Antivirus Flaws
    Trend Micro has patched a pair of remote code execution vulnerabilities in ServerProtect, its server-based antivirus software, that could open the door for attackers to gain control over affected machines.
  • RSA Preps EnVision For SIEM Market Battle
    RSA, the security division of EMC, has rolled out a new version of EnVision, the security information and event management (SIEM) technology that was the centerpiece of EMC's acquisition of Network Intelligence last fall.
  • 2007 CRN Channel Champions: Security
    Find out which security vendors locked up CRN Channel Champions honors this year in the areas of client security software, network security software and network security hardware.
  • Q&A: AMD CEO Hector Ruiz
    Advanced Micro Devices Chairman and CEO Hector Ruiz shed light on AMD's channel plans during an interview at the company's Executive Forum in February.
  • Juniper Beefs Up Security Appliance Software
    As part of its strategy to give organizations more visibility into what's going on in their networks, Juniper Networks this week launched new versions of the software that runs its security and intrusion prevention and detection appliances.
  • The chipmaker is also prepping a low-cost, low-power PC platform for emerging markets code-named 'Shelton 2'

    Intel Preps 'Clear Bay' SMB Server Platform
    Intel will ship later this year a special purpose platform for SMB customers code-named "Clear Bay" that that is a modular server platform based on six Xeon processors that features integrated storage and networking, redundancy and hot swapping support. Shelton 2 is another special purpose built platform for low cost, low power PCs for emerging markets that solders "Yonah" processors onto a board
  • Cisco Warns Of New ASA, PIX Vulnerabilities
    Cisco Systems on Wednesday warned of several security flaws in its Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA) and PIX firewalls that attackers could use to get around authentication or carry out denial of service attacks.
  • Symantec Reports Solid Q4 Revenue Growth
    Although Symantec's fiscal fourth quarter profit took a hit due to charges, the Cupertino, Calif.-based security giant reported strong revenue growth Wednesday in its Q4 earnings call.
  • Malware that turns computers into spam factories is an epidemic. One network security firm has identified some big name victims, and is naming names.

    Spam Botnets Worm Their Way Into Fortune 1000 Companies
    Malware that turns computers into spam factories is an epidemic. One network security firm has identified some big name victims, and is naming names.
  • Industry Insight: REAL ID For Real
    In less than three years, most states will be issuing driver's licenses that meet federal security standards for identification -- that is, unless questions about funding and privacy issues delay or derail the promise of the REAL ID Act of 2005.