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One of the most important security issues service providers and value-added resellers (VARs) can discuss with customers is their antivirus protection strategy. This Channel Checklist provides five steps to walk through with customers to gain a better understanding of their antivirus protection strategy and to help correct deficiencies.
As value-added resellers (VARs) diversify from pure product resales to professional services, they begin to navigate new waters. One common service offering is security assessment, such as network penetration testing, or pen testing. Pen testing involves exploiting holes in a customer's network to determine its absolute level of security. This Channel Checklist provides five steps to help VARs prepare to offer penetration testing services.
This was first published in March 2008