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Symantec Earns FedRAMP Authorization for Email Security Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 15, 2018 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has secured certification for its cloud-based email security service offering for government agencies under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Chris Townsend, vice president pf Symantec’s federal business, wrote in a blog entry posted Tuesday that the Symantec …

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Fortinet, Symantec Vet Andrew Del Matto Named Citrix CFO

Andrew “Drew” Del Matto, formerly chief financial officer at Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT), will join Citrix Systems (Nasdaq: CTXS) as executive vice president and CFO in a move that takes effect Feb. 19. Del Matto will directly report to David Henshall, Citrix president and CEO, and oversee the software firm’s capital and …

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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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