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Barracuda Intros Cloud LiveBoot For VMware For Speedy Disaster Recovery
7:12 PM EST Tue. Jun. 18, 2013
The new Cloud LiveBoot for VMware feature in Barracuda Backup 5.2 gives customers the ability to boot virtual machines after a disaster directly from backed up, compressed and deduped data in the cloud.
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.
AVG CloudCare: 5 Cool Features For Remote Virus Protection
10:15 AM EST Wed. Jun. 12, 2013
Whether managing one store or many, CloudCare is free until customers pay the fee.
5 Government Intelligence Facilities You've Never Heard Of
4:00 PM EST Tue. Jun. 11, 2013
One facility has been around since the dawn of space exploration, while other buildings are still in construction. But, they all have serious data analysis and surveillance support activities associated with them.
Symantec Readying Integrated Product Road Maps, Sticking To Plan, Says CEO
12:50 PM EST Tue. Jun. 11, 2013
An integrated product portfolio will include Symantec's Altiris IT management Unit, ties into its data protection and encryption software and builds on the company's cloud strategy.
Mobile Device Management Market Won't Last: Gartner
7:55 PM EST Mon. Jun. 10, 2013
Despite being projected to be a $1.6-million market by 2014, Gartner analysts say the MDM landscape will either adapt or be consumed by firms that offer emerging technologies to apply mobile application controls.
Don't Rush To Buy Latest Security Appliance, Says Gartner
2:54 PM EST Mon. Jun. 10, 2013
Making an investment in people rather than technology might be better, according to Gartner, which started its summit for security executives this week. Security professionals need to help business leaders weigh the risks associated with important security decisions, according to Paul Proctor, a Gartner research vice president.
SilverSky Buys StillSecure Services Arm To Expand MSP Operations
9:00 AM EST Wed. Jun. 05, 2013
SilverSky said the move adds system redundancy, log archiving and Web application firewall services. StillSecure will likely focus on its network access control business.
SafeNet Inks Deal With Arrow Electronics For Secure Cloud
3:55 PM EST Mon. Jun. 03, 2013
SafeNet said its distribution deal with Arrow Electronics will boost its VMware security offering called ProtectV. Arrow said the encryption technology embraces rising interest in secure cloud technologies.
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.
5 Ways To Safeguard Devices And Data While Traveling Abroad
10:00 AM EST Thu. May. 30, 2013
Some companies don't allow employees to travel to certain countries with company-issued computers and mobile devices, even when traveling on business. Learn how to take precautions and avoid a malware infection.
Protecting The Business From Cloud Application Security Risks
5:35 PM EST Tue. May. 28, 2013
An organization needs visibility into cloud applications in order to mitigate risks.
CIA Investment Arm Has Its Sights -- And Money -- Set On Security Startups
10:00 AM EST Tue. May. 28, 2013
The nonprofit In-Q-Tel was formed to 'break down the barrier between the government and private sectors to support the intelligence community with the tools they need,' says a partner at the firm.
10 Mobile Security, BYOD Privacy And Security Myths
10:00 AM EST Mon. May. 27, 2013
Mobile security and issues introduced by the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend can't be solved by technology alone, security experts say. Learn about some of the biggest mobile security and privacy fallacies.
McAfee Prepping Partners Ahead Of Endpoint Security Refresh
12:35 PM EST Fri. May. 24, 2013
New incentives from McAfee include accelerated deal registration on large sales and an additional 10 percent margin on upgrades.
10 Security Companies That Have Scored CIA Funding
12:00 PM EST Fri. May. 24, 2013
CIA-funded venture firm invests millions in technology startups, mostly security firms. Find out which security companies won In-Q-Tel funding.
Sophos Readying MSP Program Expansion
6:47 PM EST Thu. May. 23, 2013
The reworked Sophos managed services provider program will include centralized management capabilities, supporting Sophos' endpoint and network security products with pay-as-you-go pricing.
Privacy Please: 5 Efforts To Take IT Companies Private
10:00 AM EST Wed. May. 22, 2013
Going private is a hot topic these days, with Websense's $1 billion deal this week and Dell's ongoing effort to become a private company. Here's a look at five "going private" cases -- some that succeeded and some that didn't get off the ground.
Blue Coat To Acquire Solera Networks For Threat Intelligence, Analytics
9:35 AM EST Wed. May. 22, 2013
Executives say the acquisition will combine threat intelligence data from Solera's DeepSee network monitoring platform with Blue Coat's cloud-based WebPulse attack protection service.
Private Equity Firm Picks Up Websense, Partners Not Surprised
10:00 AM EST Tue. May. 21, 2013
Websense had struggled to differentiate itself in a field of data leakage prevention vendors and it had fallen behind Symantec, McAfee, Sophos and Dell-owned Credant Technologies in the space.
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.
10 Hot Products From EMC World To Hit The Storage Scene
2:00 PM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
Even thought there was nothing like the massive EMC 42-product release seen at the EMC World 2012, there was still enough new storage hardware and software unveiled at EMC World 2013 to make the visit worthwhile.
Head-To-Head: Symantec Vs. McAfee In Endpoint Protection
12:00 PM EST Mon. May. 13, 2013
McAfee and Symantec are archrivals with a firm grip on the North American security market. CRN pits both vendors' endpoint security products against each other and names a winner.
Former DuPont Security Chief: Safeguarding Data Is A Daily Struggle
10:25 AM EST Mon. May. 13, 2013
Many companies fail at data discovery and classification because they leave it up to an IT team to undertake the project, says Larry Brock. The business owner needs takes accountability for the crown jewels.
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.
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