CRN Security News

  • Collaboration, innovation help VARs keep their customers one step ahead in 'arms race'

    State of Technology: Beating Back Hackers
    The quarterly VARBusiness State of Technology survey shows just how complex the security market is.
  • Analyst: VA Data Loss No Surprise
    The government is at least a decade behind the private sector in data security, a Gartner analyst said in the wake of the Veterans Affairs personal data security debacle.
  • Symantec Suit Against Microsoft Symbolizes Security Shift
    Several years of negotiations over Microsoft's right to use Symantec's Volume Manager software boiled over last week when Symantec filed a lawsuit that threatens to keep Microsoft from further developing and distributing Vista and Longhorn.
  • Microsoft Posts Bits For Office 2007 Beta 2
    Just in time for Bill Gates' WinHEC keynote, testers on Tuesday got product keys to Microsoft Office 2007 beta 2. Microsoft also is slated to preview WinFS beta 2 at Tech Ed 2006.
  • Aimed at SMB space, new security service gets VARs in the game

    Trend Micro Makes Hosted E-Mail Play
    Trend Micro on Monday plans to launch Email Security Services, designed to help VARs serving SMB customers address the growing threat posed by botnets.
  • Bypass cheap-looking paper and create professional-quality labels directly on your customers' CDs and DVDs

    Label Discs With Linux and Windows Printers
    Bypass cheap-looking paper and create professional-quality labels directly on your customers' CDs and DVDs.
  • AMD Steps It Up For Mobile With Two New Processors
    Attempting to gain a more secure foothold in the mobile market, Advanced Micro Devices unveiled new Turion and Sempron processors, including its first dual-core model, as well as plans for a validated whitebook program.
  • Demand Generator: Pete DeLong, Northeast Ohio Digital
    When Jay Contrucci retired from the beauty supply business in January 2005, he didn't retire for long. Within a year he was the owner of Due Amicci Elite Salons and Beauty Store, opening shop in Canton, Ohio, and was looking to NEO Digital, a Cleveland-based solution provider, to help make his new venture a high-tech success.
  • Blue Security Gives Up, Spammer Wins
    Israeli-based antispam service Blue Security, embroiled in a denial-of-service attack that brought down millions of blogs two weeks ago, has thrown in the towel. On Wednesday, Blue Security posted a message on its site -- now offline -- that it's shutting down operations.
  • Lock up your clients' data with this small, stylish PC

    Build a Mini-ITX Data Vault
    It's sad but true: Viruses, worms, rootkits, and identity and information theft have become everyday occurrences. As a result, the protection of personal and business information on hard drives and removable storage (used for data vaulting) has become key for IT security pros, and should be of great interest to systems builders.
  • Search Biz Makes $1.1 Billion Off Risky Links
    Sites that pay to have their links pop up on search engine result pages are nearly three times more likely to harbor spyware or adware than URLs generated by the engine's algorithms, new research asserts. And search engines are cashing in.