CRN Security News

  • Aruba, AirWave Target Legacy Customer Base
    Aruba Networks and AirWave Wireless last Monday said they have teamed to help customers bring their "thick" wireless access points from rival Cisco Systems and other vendors into centrally managed WLAN deployments.
  • Under The Hood
    Dive into the data to see where the CRN Fast Growth solution providers found the hottest markets and technologies.
  • McAfee Broadens Its Horizons
    McAfee has authorized Ingram Micro and Tech Data to carry its IntruShield Network Intrusion Protection and Foundstone Enterprise Vulnerability Management, marking the first time the products are available through broadline distribution.
  • HP And Rivals Get Schooled
    Eyeing growth in the K-12 and higher-education segments, Hewlett-Packard has slashed prices on some PCs, printers and support services by as much as 15 percent for students and educators.
  • Symantec: Vista Beta Code Could Pose Security Risks
    After kicking the tires on beta versions of Microsoft's upcoming Windows Vista operating system, Symantec researchers reported that the large amount of new code in the next-generation OS could lead to security vulnerabilities.
  • The State Of Spam
    Filters have gotten so effective at keeping junk e-mail away from users that there's little public outcry against spam today. But behind the scenes, the problem is worse than ever -- and it could mask a serious, real-world threat.
  • New Aventail SSL VPN Does NAC
    Aventail is putting the finishing touches on a revamped version of its SSL VPN platform and touting its ability to serve as a network access control (NAC) solution for the SMB and enterprise markets.
  • Watchfire Boosts Web Services Security
    Hackers frustrated with recent improvements in Web application security have begun shifting their attentions to Web services, and security vendor Watchfire intends to head them off at the pass.
  • Hackers Turn To Open Source
    Hackers have borrowed the same open-source development techniques used to build Firefox, Apache and Linux as they collaborate on malware projects.
  • ShadowRAM: July 17, 2006
    OK, so it's still in beta, but Windows Defender Beta 2—Microsoft's free downloadable antispyware application—is a major-league headache, according to a gang of South Florida SMB and SOHO solution providers who get together regularly to shoot the bull. "It has a huge footprint, it bogs down machines, and the way we look at it, we'd suggest not just waiting until version 1.0, but waiting for version 1.3 or higher, depending on your own level of aversion risk," one of the gang said.