Managed network security services
- April 01, 2008
Hindered by concerns about cost and integration with SIEM, network access control (NAC) technology has been slow to infiltrate customer sites. But VARs are finding success with NAC in specific vertical markets and as part of larger projects.
- March 13, 2008
Sophos says it is bringing network access control (NAC) to the masses by putting it into its flagship antivirus security product.
- August 16, 2007
Fortinet, a unified threat management (UTM) vendor, has launched a global security partner program in hopes of taking enterprise customers away from Cisco and other competitors.
- July 03, 2007
This week's announcement of the Catbird V-Agent will spur larger vendors to enter the virtual security products market, experts say.
- June 13, 2007
Symantec's Endpoint Protection and Information Foundation offer integrated security with antivirus, firewall, data leak prevention and intrusion prevention. Partners and analysts say the two new products will bring new sales opportunities to the ...
- June 08, 2007
Instant messaging security risks, especially the potential for data leaks and policy breaches, are the biggest reasons businesses and organizations need to secure their instant messaging apps. These compliance concerns mean new sales opportunities ...
- June 01, 2007
Google bought GreenBorder for its "sandbox" browser function, but that doesn't mean it will compete with Symantec and McAfee.
- May 29, 2007
Manageability is still the top draw for virtual desktops, but security is an unintended benefit that might push other customers to sign off on otherwise untenable projects.
- May 08, 2007
To make endpoint security really work, VARs will have to teach customers about real risks from USB, WiFi and other devices that poke holes in typical security plans.
- April 25, 2007
The need to quickly identify and respond to threats has driven the development of tools that can define not just whether a resource can be used, but how it is used, and by whom.
- April 20, 2007
Finding and securing hardware too dumb to authenticate plugs security gaps and makes NAC rollouts easier, too.
- April 19, 2007
The acceptance of open source security software can mean some new opportunities for the channel, but some clients' concerns still linger.
- April 18, 2007
Symantec's new SaaS platform will make VARs become more like service providers and reward those that already are, experts say.
- April 16, 2007
When clients upgrade their wireless network security from WEP, it's a good time to sell other security improvements, too.
- March 28, 2007
Entering managed security services (MSS) is a significant investment, so make sure you've considered the pros and cons carefully.