Channelnomics

Security Article Archive:

Kaspersky Lab Shakes Up N. America Leadership

Security software vendor Kaspersky Lab appointed Chris Doggett as managing director, replacing longtime regional president Steve Orenberg. Sources say the change is part of a global management shakeup.

Heartbleed Tools an Opportunity to Talk Security

The Heartbleed, an OpenSSL vulnerability that threatens the underpinning of the Internet, quickly crossed over into the mainstream consciousness. Security vendors are racing tools to market to identify vulnerabilities, giving solution providers an opportunity to talk comprehensive security with customers.

Cloud Businesses at ‘Extremely High’ Risk of Heartbleed Attack

Businesses using cloud services are at “extremely high” risk of falling victim to the Heartbleed security vulnerability, according to experts.

On Point: Options for Windows XP Upgrade Laggards

With the discontinuation of support for Windows XP this week being the big buzz, let’s take a look at ways vendors and partners are helping aid the transition in this week’s On Point.

Good Technology to Expand in Channel With Tech Data Deal

Good Technology is looking to pick up momentum in the channel, and the midmarket and SMB markets, with a North American extension of its distribution deal with Tech Data.

Users Urged Off XP in Last-ditch Migration Effort

The tech industry has come out in force today to urge users off Windows XP as support for the operating system comes to an end.

Symantec Enlists Bank’s Help to Draft Future

Symantec has reportedly signed JP Morgan Chase to help craft its future course and draft a defense against activist shareholders. The move is a clear sign the security and software vendor is under pressure to act amid its wayward strategy and leadership vacuum.

NSS Labs Hits Back at FireEye ‘Untruths’

A war of words has erupted between FireEye and an independent testing house that questioned the vendor’s ability to catch malware.

Sophos Scores in Legal Fight with Fortinet

A federal court judge issued a stay in the employee-poaching suit between Sophos and Fortinet over key channel, sales and engineering staff. However, the court is allowing patent infringement claims between the two security companies to move forward.

On Point: Security Takes Center Stage

This week in On Point, we take a look at security briefs and releases to enhance your offerings.