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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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Dell EMC’s Rohit Ghai to Join RSA as President

Rohit Ghai, president of Dell EMC’s enterprise content division, has been appointed president of Dell Technologies’ (NYSE: DVMT) RSA subsidiary. He will succeed Amit Yoran, who was named chairman and CEO of Tenable Network Security in December. Ghai will oversee the delivery of RSA’s security platforms that work to help customers manage …

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RSA President Amit Yoran to Join Tenable as Chairman & CEO

Amit Yoran, president of Dell Technologies‘ (NYSE: DVMT) RSA subsidiary, will join Columbia, Md.-based Tenable Network Security as chairman and CEO effective Jan. 3. Tenable said Thursday Renaud Deraison and Jack Huffard led the security technology company during its search for a new CEO and will continue their respective roles as chief technology officer and …

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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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Dave Cole Joins Tenable Network Security as Chief Product Officer

Dave Cole, former chief product officer at cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, has been appointed to the same role at Columbia, Maryland-based security monitoring technology developer Tenable Network Security. He previously led CrowdStrike’s efforts to design and develop cloud-based endpoint security technology,  Tenable Network Security said Monday. Before that, he managed the Norton antivirus software product at …

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Blue Coat’s Michael Fey to Join Symantec as President, COO; Dan Schulman Comments

Michael Fey, president and chief operating officer at Sunnyvale, California-based security and network technology provider Blue Coat, will serve in the same roles at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) upon completion of the latter company’s acquisition of Blue Coat. Symantec said Monday Fey will report to the incoming Symantec CEO Greg Clark, formerly CEO of …

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Symantec to Buy Web Security Firm Blue Coat for $4.65B; Dan Schulman Comments

Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has agreed to purchase Sunnyvale, California-based security and network technology provider Blue Coat Inc. for approximately $4.65 billion cash in an effort to help protect government and enterprise customers from cybersecurity threats. Greg Clark, CEO of Blue Coat, will take the helm at Symantec as CEO as well as …

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