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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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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Wash100 Update: Government Executives Rapidly Outpace GovCon Counterparts

Weekly Roundup February 5 – February 9, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Government Executives Outpace GovCon Counterparts In Wash100 Popular Vote Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO The Wash100 voting has been open for a little over two weeks now, and the preliminary results of the popular vote are showing that …

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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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Tom Fountain, Ana White, Kara Sprague, Ram Krishnan Join F5 Leadership Team

Seattle-based F5 (Nasdaq: FFIV) has added four technology industry veterans to the company’s leadership team. F5 said Wednesday Tom Fountain, former senior vice president of strategy and corporate development at McAfee, will serve as executive vice president and chief strategy officer. In his new capacity, he will oversee long-term strategy and growth efforts …

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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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Forcepoint Vet John McCormack Named Fidelis Interim President, CEO

John McCormack, former CEO of security firm Forcepoint, has been appointed to serve as Fidelis Cybersecurity‘s interim president and CEO, CRN reported Monday. The two-decade security industry veteran succeeds Peter George, who has led Fidelis as chief executive since it was acquired by Los Angeles-based Marlin Equity Partners from General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) in May …

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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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