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Dimension Data CEO Lays Out $12 Billion Plan
7:24 PM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
CEO Brett Dawson says the global systems integration giant is doubling down on providing its own Dimension Data-branded cloud-computing services offerings.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
12:30 PM EST Fri. May. 10, 2013
For the week ending May 10, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
Solution Provider Review: F5's Application Delivery Firewall (Video)
11:15 AM EST Wed. May. 08, 2013
FishNet Security's Robert Schaffer explains why F5 Network's new add-on for its Advanced Firewall Manager delivers an extra layer of protection.
Bradford Networks, Brocade Join Forces To Take On BYOD
11:34 AM EST Tue. May. 07, 2013
Under a new partnership, Bradford Networks is integrating its network access control Network Sentry software with Brocade's new HyperEdge Architecture.
WordPress Bloggers Beware: You're Easy Pickings For Cybercriminals
10:30 AM EST Fri. May. 03, 2013
Dell-SecureWorks researchers explain the dangers of failing to apply the latest patches to the WordPress platform and third-party components.
CA Acquires Layer 7 To Bolster Cloud, Mobile Security Strategy
4:02 PM EST Wed. Apr. 24, 2013
Layer 7 Technologies will be integrated into CA's access management and Web application delivery portfolio.
Verizon Analysis: Top 10 Causes Behind Data Breaches
12:00 PM EST Wed. Apr. 24, 2013
Attackers are stealing account credentials and bypassing security systems as valid users, according to Verizon's analysis of 621 breaches that occurred in 2012.
AP Twitter Account Takeover, Rogue Tweet Leads To Market Hit
4:00 PM EST Tue. Apr. 23, 2013
A Twitter account hijacking could be linked to weak or stolen passwords, experts say.
ForeScout To Launch FireEye Connector For APT Detection
4:12 PM EST Mon. Apr. 22, 2013
The network access control platform maker will offer a plug-in to the FireEye antimalware platform for free to its current customers.
McAfee Channel Chief Unveils Program Changes, Adds Partner Support (Video)
4:36 PM EST Thu. Apr. 18, 2013
In a wide-ranging interview, McAfee Channel Chief Gavin Struthers said the channel program has been retooled to include an improved partner portal, more outreach and support of sales initiatives.
Virtual Instruments Leads The Performance Management Charge (Video)
3:37 PM EST Tue. Apr. 09, 2013
John W. Thompson talks about this new company, Virtual Instruments, and how it's ensuring the optimal performance of applications housed in virtual and cloud-based environments.
Former Symantec CEO: 'We Did The Best Job We Could But Not The Best Job Possible'
4:42 PM EST Fri. Apr. 05, 2013
Former Symantec CEO John W. Thompson says the aim was true on the security-storage vision behind the blockbuster $11 billion Symantec-Veritas merger in 2005, but the execution could have been better.
RSA Sells Off Knowledge-Based Authentication Service To LexisNexis
10:54 AM EST Thu. Apr. 04, 2013
RSA says the sale of its identity verification service means it can focus on its SecurID hardware token business and other core competencies.
Report: Amazon Signs $600M Cloud Infrastructure Deal With CIA
6:29 PM EST Wed. Mar. 20, 2013
The CIA inks $600 million cloud infrastructure deal with Amazon Web Services, reportedly aimed at giving the CIA a public cloud that runs inside the firewall to ensure sensitive data doesn't leak.
Cisco Warns Of Serious Password Weaknesses In Devices
10:40 AM EST Tue. Mar. 19, 2013
A number of Cisco IOS and Cisco IOS XE releases in routers, switches and appliances fail to salt passwords, making them less resilient to brute-force attacks.
Check Point President: Channel Can Help Prevent Targeted Attacks (Video)
3:00 PM EST Tue. Mar. 12, 2013
Check Point President Amnon Bar-Lev said the channel plays a role in helping firms prevent intellectual property theft by building out robust security architectures and applying basic security principles.
Getting Weird At RSA 2013: 10 Scenes That Made People Look Twice
10:00 AM EST Tue. Mar. 05, 2013
Let's face it: Security vendors are getting weird when it comes to marketing their wares, and this year at RSA was no exception. CRN walked the show floor and found 10 scenes that were truly strange.
20 Examples Of Wacky, Over The Top RSA Signage
4:00 PM EST Thu. Feb. 28, 2013
The RSA security is a chance for security vendors' marketing teams to go hog-wild, and at this year's show, they did just that. Big data security is fast emerging as the buzzword du jour.
5 New Security Advances You Need To Check Out
4:00 PM EST Wed. Feb. 27, 2013
Check out the new encryption, virtualization protection, antimalware analysis and other security features that were unveiled by vendors at the 2013 RSA Conference.
Security Expert: Trusting Service Providers With Security Is Dangerous
8:37 PM EST Tue. Feb. 26, 2013
Bruce Schneier, CTO at BT Managed Security Solutions and an all-around security superstar, compares the current state of online services to the age of feudalism -- and guess who the serfs are?
Samsung Knox Brings BYOD Security To Android Devices
11:58 AM EST Tue. Feb. 26, 2013
Unveiled at Mobile World Congress, Samsung's Knox aims to bring an extra layer of security and privacy protection to Android devices in the enterprise.
Citrix's New Mobile Device Management Play: XenMobile MDM
12:46 PM EST Wed. Feb. 20, 2013
Based on technology from its Zenprise acquisition, Citrix's XenMobile platform aims to give enterprise mobile users a wide range of device and platform options while letting administrators manage the devices according to compliance and policy requirements.
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