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  • Check Point will buy again to extend capabilities

    Check Point is prepared to dig into its cash reserves to acquire complimentary technology to grow its capabilities but is not looking to spend just to increase its revenues. The security specialist has done a fair bit of acquiring over the past coup... 

  • Becrypt enchances partner programme with open approach

    Security specialist Becrypt has underlined its commitment to building a channel business by allowing partners to implement and install complex sales on behalf of the vendor. The Platform for Success initiative doesn't just encourage partners to work... 

  • Croydon council handed £100,000 fine by ICO

    Croydon Council has become the latest to receive the wrath of the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) after being given a £100,000 fine for losing sensitive data. The council was handed the fine after a bag containing information covering t... 

  • Security resellers missing low hanging fruit

    Security resellers might be missing the low hanging fruit around license renewals because they don't have the necessary tools to keep an eye on customer purchasing cycles. A suggested answer, that comes from SonicWALL, is to lean more on vendors to ... 

  • Sourcefire lights up Computerlinks

    In a week that has already seen it take on Tufin Technologies, Computerlinks has added another security vendor to its channel mix in the shape of next-generation security platform specialist Sourcefire. The Newmarket-based network and security distie... 

  • Symantec reassures users as hacker publishes product code

    Symantec users will be braced to see if the vendor has done enough to develop patches that will protect its pcAnywhere product from attacks now its code has been released into the wild. The code was published yesterday by hacker YamaTough, who has c... 

  • Cohort brought in to makeover Corero security channel

    A year and a day after it acquired network security outfit Top Layer in a reverse takeover, Corero Network Security has signed up Cohort in the UK to revitaliseand prime thechannel to sellits DDOS attack prevention and mitigation solutions. Corero ha... 

  • McAfee brings Allen over the pond to run UK

    McAfee has shuffled its management pack announcing a fresh face to run its UK and Ireland operation just days after its former country head turned up at CA Technologies. Ross Allen, vice president for Canada and Northeast United States, is being mov... 

  • Hacker blackmails Symantec in attempt to get hands on $50,000

    An insight into the murky world of hacking and corporate extortion have emerged as a result of the details of a blackmail plot against Symantec being made public. The vendor, which is itself a security specialist, found itself facing a $50,000 ranso... 

  • ComputerLinks signed up by Tufin Technologies

    ComputerLinks has been signed up by Tufin Technologies as a UK and Ireland distribution partner giving the channel player the chance to extend the protection its resellers can offer around firewalls and network management. With recent research highl...