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Former Symantec Exec Greg Hughes Named Veritas CEO

Greg Hughes, former CEO of Serena Software, has been selected by the board of directors to succeed Bill Coleman as CEO of Veritas Technologies, effective immediately. Coleman will continue to serve on the company’s board and join investment firm The Carlyle Group (Nasdaq: CG) as operating executive, Veritas said Monday. …

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Symantec’s Chris Townsend: Cyber Investments Should be Aligned With Critical Data Protection

Chris Townsend, vice president of federal business at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said government agencies should ensure that investments in cybersecurity infrastructure are aligned with efforts to protect critical data from cyber threats. Townsend wrote that agencies should establish a platform that works to offer a standardized approach to data …

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Symantec Studies Cyber Espionage Group Targeting Energy Systems in Europe, NA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2017 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has unveiled its findings on the recent activities of a cyber espionage group called “Dragonfly” that has targeted the energy sector in Europe and North America, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Wednesday Dragonfly appears to have re-emerged in late 2015 and …

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Symantec to Hold Cybersecurity Challenge for Higher Ed Sector on Oct. 19

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2017 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) will kick off a cyber competition for information technology and security professionals in higher education on Oct. 19 in line with the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Educause Review reported Aug. 28 that the two-day Symantec-hosted Higher Ed Cyber …

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Symantec: Threat Intell Sharing, Machine Learning Helped Protect Customers Against Ransomware

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 18, 2017 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has revealed it utilized machine learning technologies and threat intelligence sharing through its Global Intelligence Network to provide protection to Symantec Endpoint Protection and Norton users during the recent global ransomware attack, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday it was able …

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Symantec: Similarities Found Between Cyber Espionage Group’s Practices & Vault 7 Info

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 12, 2017 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has released a report that points to similarities in the hacking tools and techniques used by a cyber espionage group dubbed “Longhorn” and what appears to be CIA, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the Vault 7 documents that WikiLeaks …

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Symantec Unveils Venture Capital Firm to Support Cybersecurity Startups

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 6, 2017 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has formed a venture capital arm that will work to support startup companies as they bring new cybersecurity technologies to the market, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday Symantec Ventures will provide startups access to its go-to-market resources, threat intelligence network and the Integrated Cyber …

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AT&T, IBM, Symantec, Nokia, Palo Alto, Trustonic Form IoT Cybersecurity Alliance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 10, 2017 — Six technology companies have formed an alliance that aims to promote awareness, drive collaboration and advance technology development on internet of things security, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. AT&T (NYSE: T) said Wednesday it is part of the IoT Cybersecurity Alliance that also includes IBM (NYSE: IBM), …

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Blue Coat’s Nick Noviello to Serve as CFO, Executive VP at Symantec; Greg Clark Comments

Nick Noviello, formerly chief financial officer at Blue Coat, has been appointed executive vice president and CFO at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC). Noviello will succeed the departing CFO Thomas Seifert on Dec. 1 and will continue to report to CEO Greg Clark, Symantec said Thursday. Seifert, who has been CFO since …

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Symantec’s Robert Potter: Agencies Should Address Security Gaps Through Cyber Resilience

Robert Potter, vice president of Americas sales at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said that government agencies should develop cyber resilience plans in an effort to mitigate problems and address security gaps associated with the integration of new technology platforms into the infrastructure. Potter wrote that agencies should start addressing such …

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