CRN Security News

  • Missed Opportunity has lived large as the poster child of the software-as-a-service set. As of its last quarter, it’s starting to see some lows along with those highs.
  • Keeping Remote-Access Security In "Check"
    Check Point Software Technologies is looking to take remote-access security to the next level with the latest iteration of Connectra, the vendor's SSL VPN platform.
  • AIM Pro to bring IM, Web conferencing to businesses of all sizes

    AOL, WebEx Collaborate
    America Online and WebEx are co-producing Web conferencing for business.
  • Microsoft SMS 2003 R2 Hits Beta
    Microsoft&'s support for third-party and custom applications and security improvements in Systems Management Server 2003 Release 2 will expand opportunities for the company and its channel, solution providers said.
  • Phoenix Targets End-Point Security
    Phoenix Technologies&' BIOSes have quietly been installed in more systems than Microsoft&'s, which speaks volumes as to the company&'s expertise in computer technology.
  • VARs See Big Opportunity In Regulatory Compliance
    Security solution providers are keeping their eyes on the regulatory compliance market as a booming security opportunity in 2006. Solution providers are trying to capitalize on opportunities to satisfy compliance regulations for laws such as Sarbanes-Oxley, Graham-Leach-Bliley and HIPAA, as well as recommendations from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council and a growing number of individual state laws for data security breeches.
  • Corporate users responsible for security policies

    Google Exec: Search Across Computers Concern For IT
    Google technologists said corporate executives and IT administrators are responsible for implementing Google Desktop 3 for Enterprise's Search Across Computers feature in a safe and secure manner
  • Apple May Be Going After OS X Hacker
    Apple may have intensified its legal efforts against a hacker working on technology to enable the Mac OS X operating system for Intel processors to run on computers other than Apple's.
  • SonicWall Security Appliance Designed, Priced For SMBs
    With countless SSL VPN solutions available for the enterprise, the SMB has had to compromise on connectivity and security. As a result, SonicWall designed its new SSL-VPN 200 with the needs and budgetary constraints of the SMB sector in mind.
  • Slurp Is The Perp
    Just when you thought it couldn&'t get any worse, a new security threat arrives that could compromise a business&' intellectual property. That threat can be summed up in one word: iPod.
  • Vernier Looks For Banner Year In &'06
    Mountain View, Calif.-based Network Access Control (NAC) vendor Vernier Networks is anticipating that 2006 will be a banner year for the growing NAC market, and plans on using the channel to capitalize on it.
  • Deserving Recognition
    Some of the best contacts I&'ve made in my nearly 17 years at CRN have come through two massive special reports: the now-defunct Software Star Search directory and the now-thriving Fast Growth 100 ranking, the next version of which we&'ll publish in late July.
  • Microsoft Makes Move To Rattle RIM
    Microsoft and its OEM partners fired a shot across Research In Motion&'s bow last week at the 3GSM conference in Barcelona, Spain, unveiling the first batch of smartphones designed to compete with the BlackBerry.
  • Vendor seeks to boost its branded business with new offerings

    Lexmark Launches Product Blitz With New MFPs, Printers
    Looking to jump-start its fortunes in the market, Lexmark International is rolling out a series of new multifunction products and printers that company executives say offer greater performance, ease of use and increased security.
  • Juniper Touts Channel Growth
    Juniper Networks executives Thursday at the vendor&'s analyst conference touted the strength of its channel and said the coming year would see an increased focus on managed service providers.