Tags : security


McAfee Bumps Up Channel Benefits, Updates Security Solutions for SMBs


[May 15, 2012]

Vendor adds new e-commerce co-branding demand generation resources.

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Tags: security , SMB , McAfee , channel partners

New Class of Security Chiefs Emerging, Says IBM Study


[May 15, 2012]

Influencers direct business security strategies.

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Tags: security , IBM

F5 Networks Wants More Security Channel Partners


[March 21, 2012]

New Vault program offers financial incentives, rewards and training to channel partners closing deals for vendor’s data center firewall technology and security bundle.

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Tags: security , channel partners , F5 Networks

Businesses Slow to Adopt Formal Mobility Policies, CompTIA Study Finds


[March 09, 2012]

U.S. survey of 500 U.S.-based business and IT professionals shows evolving corporate guidelines dominated by security and management issues.

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Tags: security , mobility , mobile , policy , CompTIA , IT professionals

Cisco Upgrades CCNA and CCNP Security Certifications


[March 06, 2012]

New courses address threats related to mobility, cloud computing, virtualization and BYOD.

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Tags: cloud computing , security , mobility , virtualization , certification , Cisco , CCNP , BYOD , CCNA

Juniper Report: Mobile Malware Rising Rapidly


[February 24, 2012]

Vendor’s 2011 Mobile Threats Report shows 155 percent spike in mobile malware across multiple devices. Android malware jumps 3,325 percent from June to end of year.

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Tags: security , Android , mobile , malware , spyware , Juniper Networks

Juniper Buys Security Specialist Mykonos for $80 Million


[February 24, 2012]

Acquisition shores up vendor’s security portfolio with intrusion deception technology to protect web applications.

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Tags: security , acquisition , Juniper Networks , Mykonos Software

Westcon Buys PT Netpoleon, Indonesian Security Distributor


[February 23, 2012]

Transaction adds to distributor’s presence in market in Southeast Asia.

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Tags: security , distributor , Westcon Group , Westcon , PT Netpoleon

Symantec Opens New U.S. Operations Center for Managed Security Services


[February 23, 2012]

Vendor says expanded facility will support rapid growth of its security monitoring and management services business.

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Tags: security , Symantec , Managed Security Services , Security Operations Center

Blue Coat Returns to Privately-held


[February 23, 2012]

Shareholders approve $1.3 Billion takeover by Thoma Bravo, a private equity firm.

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Tags: security , Blue Coat Systems , Thoma Bravo

Savid Technologies, MSP and IT Security Vendor, Bought by Investment Group


[February 18, 2012]

Technology Capital Investors (TCI) expands MSP lineup, plans to offer new suite of managed security and compliance services in Q1 2012.

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Tags: security , Cloud , acquisition , MSP , managed service providers (MSP) , Technology Capital Investors , Savid Technologies

Ingram Micro Adds Kaseya, Symantec, Trend Micro to Cloud Lineup


[November 03, 2011]

Distributor to carry Kaseya remote monitoring and management platform, Symantec cloud-based backup and Trend Micro cloud server security.

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Tags: security , Cloud , Symantec , Trend Micro , distributor , Ingram Micro , Kaseya

Kaspersky Labs Signs Distribution Agreement with Ingram Micro for Security Solutions


[June 29, 2011] Vendors says deal will strengthen its VAR and SI network in the U.S., help it to reach new corporate customers. Read More...

Tags: security , Ingram Micro , Kaspersky Labs

Avnet Adds EMC's RSA to Security Lineup


[May 16, 2011] Distributor sees solutions as good fit for its data center solutions and will help to leverage VCE’s Vblock security packages. Read More...

Tags: security , EMC , RSA , Avnet

HP to Open New Software Innovation Center Early Next Year


[April 12, 2011] HP to Open New Software Innovation Center Early Next Year Read More...

Tags: automation , security , software , IT management , HP , innovation

Ingram SIs Expect Custom-Build, Service Business to Grow in 2011


[March 23, 2011] Ingram SIs Expect Custom-Build, Service Business to Grow in 2011 Read More...

Tags: cloud computing , security , managed services , Ingram Micro , system integrator , ArchiTechs

Smartphone Users Largely Unaware of Mobile Security Risks, Study Says


[February 21, 2011] Smartphone Users Largely Unaware of Mobile Security Risks, Study Says Read More...

Tags: security , mobile , smartphone , malware , anti-virus , AVG , Ponemon Institute

Arrow to Distribute Websense Security Solutions in North America


[February 14, 2011] Companies expand prior 10-year old agreement for European distribution. Websense adds second distributor in North America. Read More...

Tags: security , distribution , Websense , Arrow ECS , Triton

Department of Homeland Security to Spend $40 Million for Ideas to Improve Federal Cyber Security


[February 03, 2011] Agency seeks research and development proposals in 14 technical areas to improve cyber security in Federal networks and the Internet. Read More...

Tags: security , cyber security , Internet , Federal , Department of Homeland Security

Cisco Adds Three New Security Specialist Certifications


[February 03, 2011] Vendor adds to security portfolio with specializations to address market opportunity for skilled network security specialists, building on CCNP Security certification program initiated last year. Read More...

Tags: security , certification , Cisco , channel partner , specialization

Cisco Snags Pari Networks, Network Security Risk Management Provider


[January 31, 2011] Acquisition gains Cisco additional engineers and fits into its smart service network management initiative. Read More...

Tags: security , Cisco , acquisition , network , Pari Networks

Westcon Opens Cisco's IronPort Security Solutions to Canadian Channel Partners


[January 24, 2011] Channel partners in Canada gain immediate access to e-mail and Web-security offering. Read More...

Tags: security , Cisco , Westcon , Comstor , IronPort

Dell Nabs Managed Security Provider SecureWorks


[January 04, 2011] Vendor builds out IT-as-a-Service profile seeking credibility as managed service security provider. Read More...

Tags: security , Dell , acquisition , managed services , SecureWorks

McAfee: Social Media, Mobile, Apple Devices Most Vulnerable to Security Threats in 2011


[January 04, 2011] Security vendor’s 2011 Threat Predictions report predicts cybercriminals will attack shortened URL services, geolocation sites and Internet TV. Read More...

Tags: security , mobile , Apple , social media , McAfee

Websense Offers Top Five Security Predictions for 2011


[December 24, 2010] Web security vendor predicts more, bigger, badder threats in 2011, sees social media, mobile applications as likely targets for cybercriminals. Read More...

Tags: security , mobile , malware , Websense , threat

Westcon Adds ArcSight to Global Security Lineup


[December 15, 2010] Security vendor signs first ever distribution agreement in North America, expands prior European distribution pact. Read More...

Tags: security , distribution , Westcon , ArcSight

Juniper Pays $95 Million for Virtualization Security Provider Altor Networks


[December 07, 2010] Acquisition adds to Juniper’s portfolio a hypervisor-based firewall, on-board intrusion detection, network visibility, monitoring and reporting for compliance. Read More...

Tags: security , virtualization , data center , Juniper , Altor Networks

Symantec Offers Single Licensing and Management Model for Physical and Virtual Environments


[December 05, 2010] Symantec Offers Single Licensing and Management Model for Physical and Virtual Environments Read More...

Tags: security , virtualization , Symantec , malware , antivirus

Daily Malware Threats Rise Nearly 15 Percent in 2010


[November 30, 2010] PandaLabs reports that one-third of all active malware threats were created in the first 10 months of the year. Read More...

Tags: security , malware , PandaLabs , antivirus , Panda Security

Panda Offers Six Online Security Tips To Holiday Shoppers


[November 29, 2010] Panda Offers Six Online Security Tips To Holiday Shoppers Read More...

Tags: security , malware , PandaLabs , scam , online shopping , Panda Security , holiday season


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