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Network and application security


October 3, 2007  8:22 AM

Symantec adds bot protection to managed security services



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Managed services providers, Network and application security, News, Software as a service (SaaS)

Symantec continued its services push today by boosting its managed security services (MSS) with bot protection. MSS customers will receive the added protection free with their current subscriptions,...

September 24, 2007  4:27 PM

Security: Without information, it’s nothing



Posted by: Heather Clancy
Authors, Heather Clancy, Network and application security

I saw a provocative presentation earlier this month by Dennis Hoffman, a senior vice president for RSA, the security division of EMC. Hoffman really brings a no-nonsense, solution-centric mindset to the whole security conversation, refreshing in someone who represents a product vendor and...


September 17, 2007  3:44 PM

McAfee introduces security management platform



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Network and application security, News

McAfee announced today a version of its management console designed to support most major security applications, and to allow third parties to write custom code to add special functions to McAfee's existing framework. McAfee describes ePolicy Orchestrator 4.0...


September 11, 2007  8:34 PM

Symantec honors partners with annual awards



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Channel partner programs, Network and application security, News

Symantec gave out its partner awards throughout the day at Symantec Partner Engage in San Diego today. All of the winners received a crystal trophy, except for the partner of the year, who received a brass telescope. Here's who won:

  • Partner of the Year: Continental...


September 11, 2007  8:03 PM

Symantec CEO takes shots at Microsoft’s security play



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Microsoft, Network and application security, News

The conference is called Symantec Partner Engage, but CEO John Thompson took an hour after his keynote address in San Diego this morning to engage reporters in a roundtable discussion. And it didn't take long for the conversation to steer towards Microsoft's plans to compete in the security...


September 11, 2007  12:07 AM

Symantec welcomes partners — on war ship



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Channel partner programs, Network and application security, News

Symantec Partner Engage kicked off today in San Diego with a welcome reception aboard the U.S.S. Midway, a former U.S. Navy aircraft carrier. Symantec partners and executives got the chance to mingle over drinks, dinner and dessert, but they kept the shop talk to a minimum -- likely sensing that...


August 29, 2007  10:42 AM

Microsoft: Vista SP1 beta due soon, Windows Server 2008 RTM early 2008



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Microsoft, Network and application security, Reseller blogs, Server virtualization

For partners who’ve been wondering, Microsoft says it will make Windows Vista SP 1 beta available within weeks to “a moderate sized audience." The service pack will address reliability and performance issues, new hardware support and support for emerging...


August 21, 2007  12:56 PM

Symantec delays Virtual Security Appliance, VMware makes play



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Network and application security, News, Virtualization

Value-added resellers (VARs) who want to get into virtual security have a big decision to make: jump in now with one of the smaller vendors already in the market, or wait a while for the major players to join the party. Symantec was...


August 14, 2007  9:30 AM

Novell enters endpoint security market



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Network and application security, News

There's a new player in the endpoint security market. Networking giant Novell has acquired Senforce Technologies and plans to integrate the Draper, Utah-based vendor's products into an endpoint security suite. The move should help Novell go up against security...


July 31, 2007  9:28 AM

Trend Micro launches SaaS security platform



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Managed services providers, Network and application security, News, Software as a service (SaaS)

Another security vendor is getting into the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business. Trend Micro has released SecureCloud, a platform that offers messaging gateway...


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