Symantec is the global leader in cyber security

Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, cloud and infrastructure. Likewise, a global community of more than 50 million people and families rely on Symantec’s Norton and LifeLock product suites to protect their digital lives at home and across their devices. Symantec operates one of the world’s largest civilian cyber intelligence networks, allowing it to see and protect against the most advanced threats.


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Symantec Makes Elections More Secure With Free Service to ‘Spoof Proof’ Websites, Including Candidates & Political Organizations September 18, 2018
Helps root out fake news and influence efforts executed through email phishing scams and other misdirection techniques ahead of November 6 th midterm elections Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced the availability of a free service, powered by Symantec’s proprietary artificial intelligence technology, that political candidates and campaigns can use to test the security and authenticity of their websites. Attracting unsuspecting users to fake websites that contain minor, undetectable differences from legitimate websites, is a popular technique that cyber criminals use to gather personal information, such as birth dates, email addresses, and voting preferences. That data can then be weaponized to influence behavior and attitudes, spread false information, or be harvested for cyber crime. The websites of candidates, state election commissions, and other political organizations are a prime target for malicious actors seeking to...
Symantec and Starboard Announce Board Refreshment Plan and Director Appointments September 17, 2018
Peter Feld, Dale Fuller and Rick Hill to Join the Board Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has enacted a refreshment plan, including the appointment of new independent directors to the Company’s Board. Symantec and Starboard Value LP (“Starboard”), an investment firm whose affiliated funds own approximately 5.8% percent of the Company’s common stock, collaborated on the director appointments. Dan Schulman, Chairman of the Symantec Board, said, “As we began our Board refreshment process, we were mindful of upcoming director retirements given our Board member age limit and were pleased that Starboard offered a number of talented candidates to ensure that Symantec maintained a strong and engaged Board. Our new directors have financial and business acumen, public company board experience and technology sector expertise that complement our Board’s skills and experience. We look forward to benefitting from their relevant expertise as the...
Independent Research Firm Names Symantec a Leader in Global Managed Security Services Providers September 10, 2018
Symantec accelerates decision making by providing excellent context for alerts Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced that it has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Global Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs), Q3 2018. The report provides security leaders with evaluations of the 14 providers that matter most and how they stack up. Forrester evaluated the most significant MSSPs, and based on a 23-criteria evaluation, scored vendors on current offering, strategy and market presence. According to Forrester, “[Symantec Managed Security Services (MSS)] accelerates decision making by providing excellent context for alerts … [and] incorporates threat intelligence and vulnerability context information into its workflow, user interface and escalation processes, differentiating itself from other MSSPs in the Forrester Wave. [In addition,] Symantec’s incident governance process and escalation methods provide clear details on how...

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