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Symantec Named a Leader Among Data Security Portfolios by Independent Research Firm

07/24/2019

Information Protection portfolio ranked highest in current offering category

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced that it has been positioned as a Leader in “The Forrester Wave™: Data Security Portfolio Vendors, Q2 2019,” a new report published by Forrester Research, Inc.

The Q2 2019 Forrester Wave™ report evaluated 13 vendors based on a comprehensive set of 25 evaluation criteria. Symantec was recognized as a Leader based on current offering, strategy, and market presence with the highest overall ranking in the current offering category.

According to the Forrester report, “Symantec supports a Zero Trust approach across a broad array of capabilities spanning data, endpoint, and network security. In data security, strengths include robust visibility and control via data loss prevention, access control, and encryption.”

Symantec’s Information Protection products safeguard sensitive data through secure access and keep employees productive wherever they work. The Q2 Wave report evaluated Symantec’s portfolio of products including Data Loss Prevention, CloudSOC™, Encryption, Information Centric Analytics, Information Centric Tagging, and VIP.

“The cloud has fundamentally changed the way we work, and with that comes significant challenges in protecting critical business information,” said Nico Popp, senior vice president, Information Protection, Symantec. “Symantec’s Information Protection portfolio is a holistic, integrated data security platform that goes beyond what other vendors offer with coverage for all control points on premises, in the cloud, and Zero Trust access. We believe this is why we ranked the highest in the current offering category in Forrester’s report.”

As organizations move toward a Zero Trust security framework, Symantec’s Integrated Cyber Defense Platform is uniquely positioned to protect the new business perimeter with strong data security and governance offerings. Symantec’s holistic, integrated data security platform delivers broad coverage for control points, ease of manageability and deployment, superior discovery and inspection, and comprehensive incident remediation.

More information on Symantec Information Protection products: https://www.symantec.com/blogs/product-insights/forrester-data-security-portfolio-wave-names-symantec-leader

About Symantec

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC), 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 help 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. For additional information, please visit www.symantec.com or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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Nicole Murphy
Symantec
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Nicole_murphy@symantec.com

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