CRN Security News


  • Cisco Patches ASA, Firewall Vulnerabilities
    Cisco has patched five vulnerabilities affecting its PIX 500 series and ASA 5500 series security appliances, the most serious of which could enable an attacker to elevate their user privileges and gain administrative access to an affected device.
  • McAfee: Malware Attacks On Mobile Operators Soar
    Recent research by security vendor McAfee found that mobile operators around the world are faced with a greater threat of attacks from cybercriminals, despite spending more on wireless security.
  • Microsoft Issues Warning On Daylight Saving Time Flaw
    Microsoft is warning customers that the switch to early daylight-saving time this year isn't accounted for in a number of its products, including Windows XP, and that users will need to update their software to avoid potential problems.
  • IBM Makes Headway In NAC
    IBM said it will integrate its recently acquired Internet Security Systems security management software with appliances from Mirage Networks that monitor the health of PCs and other endpoints of corporate networks.
  • Fragmented approach no longer cuts it, say RSA Conference goers


    RSA Look-Back: Security Takes Integrated Turn
    Fragmented approach no longer cuts it, say RSA Conference goers. Thankfully more than 300 exhibitors were on hand to show integrated security systems at last week's RSA Conference.
  • Symantec Unifies Support, Launches Online Training
    Symantec on Monday said it has completed the integration of the legacy Veritas technical support offering and launched a new technical training program that lets partners get sales certification online.
  • RSA: NAC Experts Recommend Due Diligence
    When considering whether to deploy network access control, organizations need to first figure out goals and develop comprehensive user policies, and then test how NAC plays on the network before flipping the switch.
  • VeriSign: Cyberattacks To Go Up 50 Percent By 2010
    Cyberattacks will increase by 50 percent between now and the completion of Project Titan, VeriSign's Internet infrastructure overhaul, VeriSign CEO and chairman Stratton Sclavos said in his RSA Conference keynote.
  • Kurzweil: Biotech Will Drive Software Security
    As the IT industry continues to grow and become more profitable, the role of security will take on ever greater importance that it does today, and the human evolutionary process is a good place to look for guidance on what to expect.