Network Security News
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.
Fortinet Taps Top Channel Execs For Key Channel Chief Roles
5:55 PM EST Mon. May. 20, 2013
The promotions fill vacancies left by two key departures. U.S. Channel and Americas channel executives tell CRN the focus will be on boosting communications and encouraging certification training.
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.
McAfee Acquires Stonesoft For Enterprise Firewall Capabilities
10:18 AM EST Mon. May. 06, 2013
McAfee says its Stonesoft buy will add next-gen firewall capabilities and an advanced malware detection engine to its intrusion prevention and firewall product lines.
Breach Stats Prompt Need For Vulnerability, Configuration Assessment: Report
7:40 PM EST Wed. May. 01, 2013
Enterprises need to focus on vulnerability and configuration weaknesses that are consistently being targeted by attackers, according to security experts.
Digital Privacy Watchdog Calls Out Apple, AT&T, Verizon
11:25 AM EST Wed. May. 01, 2013
A new report by the Electronic Frontier Foundation gives out some low grades to companies for a lack transparency and potentially freely give up user information to the government.
Dutch Officials Nab Suspect In Spamhaus DDoS Attacks
10:09 AM EST Tue. Apr. 30, 2013
Authorities arrest a man in Spain and seize computers, data carriers and mobile phones they say were connected with the March attacks on the antispam blacklisting service Spamhaus.
DDoS Attacks Behind Unauthorized Wire Transfers, ACH Fraud: Report
5:47 PM EST Mon. Apr. 29, 2013
Security researchers at Dell SecureWorks have found that short-lived DDoS attacks against banks could be a precursor to an unauthorized wire transfer.
Box Brings In Former Symantec, Yahoo Execs To Ramp Up Security, Trust
5:58 PM EST Thu. Apr. 25, 2013
Box hires former security executives from Yahoo and Symantec in its bid to bolster trust with customers and encourage enterprise adoption.
New Sophos Americas Chief Examining Partner Lead Gen Concerns
4:18 PM EST Thu. Apr. 25, 2013
Former Astaro business partners are seeing the well of sales leads dry up, indicating Sophos could be focusing on other parts of its business.
Cisco Warns Of Ongoing Attacks Targeting Dangerous Flaw
3:26 PM EST Wed. Apr. 24, 2013
Attackers are targeting an outdated flaw on one of the most widely used hosting control panels, the Plesk Panel, used by cloud-based hosting providers.
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.
Verizon Data Breach Report Finds Employees At Core Of Most Attacks
8:00 PM EST Mon. Apr. 22, 2013
Attackers are choosing the least sophisticated methods, often turning to phishing attacks and stolen account credentials, to gain a foothold into corporate networks, according to the 2013 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report.
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 Details Partner Growth (Video)
12:01 PM EST Mon. Apr. 22, 2013
The security firm is increasingly relying on the channel to boost sales in its security portfolio, according to McAfee's channel chief, Gavin Struthers.
Five Companies That Came To Win This Week
5:55 PM EST Fri. Apr. 19, 2013
For the week ending April 19, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
HP Readies Security MSP Program, Inks Big Deal With CSC
10:00 AM EST Fri. Apr. 19, 2013
Top executives are investing millions to encourage channel growth and attempting to attract resellers and managed security services providers for its ArcSight and Fortify security business.
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.
McAfee's Struthers: New Incentives, Level Playing Field Paying Off
11:10 AM EST Thu. Apr. 18, 2013
McAfee's channel chief says channel program revamp comes as most partners are in a transition phase, with pure reselling in decline and increased growth in providing cloud-based security management services.
5 Reasons DDoS Attacks Are Gaining Strength
2:00 PM EST Wed. Apr. 17, 2013
The average attack bandwidth and duration has increased significantly in the first quarter of 2013, according to Prolexic Technologies, a maker of distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection appliances.
Sophos Readying Cloud-Based Endpoint Protection For MSPs
6:32 PM EST Wed. Apr. 10, 2013
Sophos CTO Gerhard Eschelbeck tells CRN that he and his engineering team have been working on Web-enabling the Sophos Endpoint Protection Platform for more than a year.
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.
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