CRN Security News


  • Partner sales and marketing support are key elements for vendors to build loyalty


    What Security VARs Want In A Partner Program
    By definition, partner programs are all about establishing relationships, and for security technology partners, there's no such thing as too much support. While many VARs put profit margins at the top of their wish lists, when pressed, many mention sales and marketing support as among the most important elements of their vendors' partner programs.
  • Apple Patches 93 Holes In Mega Update
    Numerous flaws addressed in Apple's update bundle allow a remote attacker to execute malicious code that could allow them to completely control an affected machine.
  • NAC Vendor Lockdown Networks Bites The Dust
    NAC startup Lockdown Networks has closed operations after running out of VC capital, in what could be interpreted as a sign of the cooling network access control market.
  • Vigilar Releases Latest SaaS Solution
    The latest version of ATLAS addresses the growing need for asset management, which has become costly and time consuming for many businesses to maintain in-house.
  • Your PC Workspace, Secured
    F-Secure Corp.'s Internet Security 2008 includes everything necessary to secure a PC. Antivirus? Present. Antispyware? Check. Firewall? Looking great. Antiphishing, antispam and parental controls? Yes, yes and yes. It even has a free trial version of F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus for Windows Mobile and other phones.
  • Trend Micro Victim Of Malicious Hack
    Experts say this incident is part of a growing trend of attacks in which legitimate sites are used to host malicious code that steal information from the machines of unsuspecting victims.
  • Review: Catbird Pocket V-Agent
    Catbird provides a unique tool and offering that VARs can use to secure virtual machines. The Test Center takes a look.
  • RSA's Coviello: Storage and Security Go Hand In Hand
    At Everything Channel's Virtual Tradeshow, Coviello says an increasingly sophisticated threatscape, along with stringent compliance requirements, will open up opportunities for partners to offer combined storage and security solutions.