CRN Security News


  • EMC Hints At Keeping RSA Separate
    Although EMC last week hinted about plans to bring RSA Security's partner program into its own once the acquisition closes, it appears that is not the plan.
  • Diamond's Sound Gets Xtreme
    For about $60, the Diamond Multimedia Xtreme Sound card is quickly becoming more attractive than its competitors. With a 7.1 channel surround with Dolby Digital Live, Diamond's latest is able to provide video gaming and DVD theater surround sound experiences just as good as, if not better than, those of more expensive competitors.
  • New sales divisions focused on mature, emerging technologies


    Access Splits Efforts
    Solution providers applauded Access Distribution's announcement last week to split its sales efforts into divisions focusing on mature and emerging technologies.
  • After joining forces with vendors to offer hosted solutions, an MSP warmly welcomes the lucrative prize of an SMB-centric target


    Smarter Relationships
    Offering hosted Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint solutions helped Apptix, a Herndon, Va.-based MSP that targets small-business customers, nearly double its revenue between 2004 and 2005, and the company is on target to continue to see explosive growth as the market for hosted solutions expands.
  • Porticus Gives A Voice To Biometric Authentication
    Startup Porticus Technology recently emerged from stealth mode with biometric security technology that uses the dynamic range of a person's voice to authenticate callers on interactive voice response (IVR) systems.
  • Small Business Technology Institute Awards Winner Of Web Site Challenge
    Intel and the Small Business Technology Institute (SBTI) have once again teamed up to encourage small businesses to tap the solution provider community in this year's SheBusiness program, which awards one female-owned business with $10,000 to expand its technology and make the move to e-commerce.
  • Apple Fixes Vulnerability In SAN Software
    Apple fixed a vulnerability in its Xsan storage area network software that could enable attackers to execute malicious code on computers connected to the file system.
  • ANALYSIS: Check Point Avoiding Check Mate
    The grim assessment spelled out in Check Point Software Technologies' 2005 annual report is prophetic: "If we fail to enhance our existing products, develop new and more technologically advanced products or successfully commercialize these products, the results of our operations will suffer."
  • The Sorry State Of Security
    So imagine our surprise when we both got word that our personal information had been exposed—his from a Veterans Affairs' laptop and mine from an Alumni Affairs database.
  • Federal Security Spending To Climb
    Federal IT spending on sec-urity is expected to grow 19 percent over the next five years, reaching $6.3 billion by 2011, according to Reston, Va.-based research firm Input.
  • McAfee Faces Lawsuit Over UTM Technology
    Security vendor Deep Nines on Wednesday filed a patent violation lawsuit against McAfee over a unified threat management technology used in the design of security appliances.
  • 10 Free Ways To Keep Your PC Safe
    You don't have to spend a fortune to protect your PC from viruses, Trojans, phishers, scammers and snoops. In fact, you don't have to spend a penny. Here's how.
  • D-Link Hardens Firmware For Wireless Bug
    D-Link on Wednesday said it's preparing final versions of firmware updates to address a buffer overflow vulnerability discovered last month in several of its consumer-grade wireless routers.

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