Information Security Services

  • March 26, 2009 26 Mar'09

    UTM set to dominate security industry

    Unified threat management (UTM) security technology is set to dominate the security industry in the near future, according to IDC’s latest worldwide quarterly security appliance tracker.

  • March 25, 2009 25 Mar'09

    ZyXEL teams up with security disti

    Network access vendor ZyXEL is to make a move on the IP-CCTV sector after signing a partnership agreement with specialist surveillance kit disti and Panasonic house CCTV Center.

  • March 23, 2009 23 Mar'09

    Computerlinks adds Netgenium to physical security lineup

    Computerlinks has signed IP network security specialist Netgenium to its recently launched physical security portfolio in a move it said comes in response to reseller demands.

  • March 17, 2009 17 Mar'09

    Check Point reveals worrying lack of encryption adoption

    The numerous messages to users about increasing the protection around sensitive data appear to have fallen on deaf ears. According to the Check Point annual UK data security survey the numbers of companies confessing ignorance about encryption are ...

  • March 12, 2009 12 Mar'09

    Astaro launches SME programme with Arc

    Astaro has revealed plans to work with Arc Technology withthe aim of increasing the support available to help resellers sell securityinto the SME market. The relationship has come about because of theidentification by Astaro of the small business ...

  • February 16, 2009 16 Feb'09

    Nebulas calls for more security common sense

    Security reseller Nebulas has reacted with bemusement to the $250,000 reward being offered by Microsoft to catch the author of the Conficker worm. The software vendor made the announcement that it was prepared to pay a reward to stop the worm writer...

  • February 13, 2009 13 Feb'09

    McAfee hints at acquisitions after favourable results

    The security market is expected to be robust according to those operating in the market and that view has been backed up by quarterly figures from McAfee.

  • January 30, 2009 30 Jan'09

    McAfee highlights lost data security risk

    Those who had their details lost on the HMRC discs will not be surprised to discover that data continues to disappear on its way between multinationals and their various branch offices.

  • January 30, 2009 30 Jan'09

    Electrone backs CCTV reseller calls

    The opportunities in the CCTV security market have been highlighted on previous occasions by ComputerLinks and Centerprise and now those making peripherals have urged resellers to examine the market.

  • January 29, 2009 29 Jan'09

    Aladdin sounds warning of recession sparking piracy rises

    The impact of the global downturn on piracy is likely to be a major problem if user expectations translate into criminal activity. In research carried out by Aladdin Knowledge Systems a whopping 73% of those people asked felt that piracy would go ...

  • January 29, 2009 29 Jan'09

    Webroot offers a secure pitch

    Security is something that cannot be turned off despite the economic downturn and the temptation to delay purchases. For customers facing the internet minefield the decision to do business unprotected is fool-hardy in the extreme.

  • January 27, 2009 27 Jan'09

    Check Point revenues up as security demand continues

    The security industry has been seen by many in the children as protected from the worst of the recession because the threats never stop coming via the web.

  • January 19, 2009 19 Jan'09

    Google appoints ComputerLinks to handle security apps

    Google has continued to build its channel with the appointment of ComputerLinks to handle its security application business across most of Europe.

  • January 19, 2009 19 Jan'09

    Sophos warns of misplaced customer cost cutting

    In one of the more obvious admonitions of the last few weeks Sophos has warned that cutting back on security will damage companies looking to make changes to ease their IT budgets.

  • January 13, 2009 13 Jan'09

    Security SME budgets set to bounce back

    SMEs are expected to continue spending on IT security this year after a dip last year as smaller companies move to protect themselves from web based attacks.

  • January 12, 2009 12 Jan'09

    Threats help maintain security spending

    Most of those resellers operating in the security market have been buoyed by a belief that because very few companies could turn their protection against threats off this year will be tough but not catastrophic.

  • January 08, 2009 08 Jan'09

    Advice to dispose of hard drives with hammer questioned

    The advice to consumers to destroy old computers with the aid of a hammer has been met with scepticism by some in the data disposal industry.

  • December 18, 2008 18 Dec'08

    Downturn set to spark security consolidation

    The impact of the downturn on the security industry is likely to involve a great deal more consolidation next year.

  • December 16, 2008 16 Dec'08

    British Computer Society sets up crime unit to help police

    The British Computer Society (BCS) has set up a think-tank to offer police help with fighting cyber crime. The move comes in the wake of criticism from some vendors that the police have not invested enough in developing specialist “cyber cops”.

  • December 15, 2008 15 Dec'08

    Online crooks getting smarter, warns Cisco

    Cisco has warned that the online criminal economy is becoming increasingly savvy and much more sophisticated as profit-driven crooks hone their approaches to compromising end-user data in its 2008 Annual Security Report.

  • December 15, 2008 15 Dec'08

    Becta offers schools guide to better data management

    Becta has published guidelines for schools to follow in a bid to improve data management in education and bolster security.

  • September 10, 2008 10 Sep'08

    Customers face up to cyber criminal threat

    It seems to have taken a fairly long time for the message to get through to customers but finally the vast majority understand criminals are behind security attacks.

  • April 15, 2008 15 Apr'08

    Protect kids from the web

    One of the most worrying areas of the internet is its scope for making children vulnerable to criminals and other predatory elements. The growth of chat rooms and social networking sites has taken most parents completely unawares.

  • April 02, 2008 02 Apr'08

    Opportunities at high end

    "Anecdotal feedback over the last 12 months has made it clear that resellers are finding it more and more difficult to motivate customers to see value in their offering.