CRN Security News

  • SonicWall Unveils Wares For SMBs
    SonicWall earlier this month targeted the needs of SMBs with the launch of the antispam, antiphishing and messaging security software it obtained in its February acquisition of MailFrontier.
  • Web Filtering Feast
    Whether you are in the security market or not, the Web filtering market is about to get very interesting for the channel.
  • Microsoft’s Sam Push Puts ISVs, Data At Risk
    Microsoft plans to continue running the service of its latest acquisition, AssetMetrix, for the next six to nine months as it mulls product and service options for its new software asset management (SAM) offering.
  • Apple rolls further from security tree with more users

    Mac's Exposed Core
    Insolent Mac users can no longer rest safely in their insular world. They must now face the same viruses, worms and hackers that the Windows community has known for years.
  • USC Hacker Case Pivotal To Future Web Security
    Eric McCarty claims he hacked into the University of Southern California's computer system to warn of its vulnerabilities. The case could be a watershed event in the area of security research.
  • Briefs: May 8, 2006
    Quantum plans to acquire Advanced Digital Information Corp. (ADIC) for about $770 million. With the acquisition, Quantum would become the third-largest tape automation vendor after Sun Microsystems and IBM, according to research firm Freeman Reports. The transaction is expected to close in three or four months.
  • The pressure's on Symantec to realize its 'grand vision' and deliver on the promise of its Veritas acquisition

    Symantec's Vision Quest
    All eyes are on Symantec top brass John Thompson and Julie Parrish as Vision kicks off this week. While much progress has been made since its acquisition of Veritas, a decline in share price has put the pressure on the company to show the merger’s true value. Also being watched: how Veritas’ direct sales culture is being melded into the Symantec fold.
  • Growing Up Together
    Many CRN readers have pegged a large part of their businesses to selling solutions for the proverbial “little guy.” Certainly, much of our readership could itself be classified in this category. I figure I’m pretty safe in saying this, since the U.S. Small Business Administration estimates that small businesses represent something like 99.7 percent of all U.S. employers.