Access Control News
Tech 10: Hot Antivirus Alternatives For 2013
4:00 PM EST Wed. Jun. 19, 2013
CRN identifies 10 vendors that have developed innovative ways to detect malware and analyze threats to better protect corporate networks. They take a giant step beyond traditional signature technologies.
10 Emerging Security Technologies Gaining Interest, Adoption
12:00 PM EST Mon. Jun. 17, 2013
Despite some security defenses being only in their infancy, they are attracting interest for addressing BYOD issues, cloud security concerns and stolen account credentials. Here's a look at some of the top new security areas gaining industry interest.
Under Regulatory Scrutiny: Top 6 Employee-Requested Social Platforms
10:00 AM EST Mon. Jun. 03, 2013
Organizations that give employees access to social networks and other services are also required to grant regulators access to employee messages. Learn what social network was requested most, according to a survey conducted by data archiving firm Smarsh.
Password Pilfering: Amazon, Twitter, Evernote Take On The Identity Crisis
12:50 PM EST Fri. May. 31, 2013
Amazon rolls out support for federated identities and Twitter and Evernote go with two-factor authentication following a string of password data breaches and security incidents.
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.
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