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Financial Announcement from Symantec

Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) scheduled its quarterly earnings conference call for May 11. Executives including CEO Enrique Salem will be on hand to discuss the results of its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year 2011, ended April 1, 2011. According to the firm, “investors will have the opportunity to listen to …

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Symantec Pulls Back Curtain on Financial Numbers

Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) released results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2011. “I am pleased with the execution in the quarter, in particular the strong performance in backup and archiving and continued momentum in hosted services and data loss prevention. In addition, we saw growth in the public sector, …

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Symantec’s Tiffany Jones on the Evolving Cyber-Threat Landscape

Symantec Director of Public Sector Strategy and Programs teams Tiffany Jones spoke with The New New Internet about the shifting nature of the cyber realm: “We are seeing some evolvement now. First, as indicated by President Obama, cybersecurity is now a tier-one priority for the administration due to the increase …

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Symantec to Webcast Fiscal News July 28

Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) announced that it “will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call on Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at 5 p.m. ET to discuss the results of its fiscal first quarter, ended July 2, 2010. “All interested parties are invited to listen to Symantec’s president and chief executive officer, Enrique …

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Symantec’s GiGi Schumm Talks Acquisition Reform

Symantec’s (Nasdaq: SYMC) GiGi Schumm spoke with ChannelWeb about the issue of acquisition reform: “One of the big ones is acquisition reform. That’s a place where we’ll all be focused. I think that’s good news for all of us, too, because the enemy … well, the enemy doesn’t have the …

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Symantec’s Gigi Schumm on Cyber 7 Award Winners

Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) announced the winners of the Cyber 7 Award yesterday at the firm’s Government Symposium in Washington D.C. The winners were: Trent Carpenter, Chief Information Security Officer, State of Michigan; Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del, U.S. Senate; Michael Dent, Chief Information Security Officer, Fairfax County Government; William Pelgrin, Director, …

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Symantec Set to Buy VeriSign for $1.3 Billion

Symantec has entered a definitive agreement to purchase VeriSign’s security business, including the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificate Services, the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Services, the VeriSign Trust Services and the VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) Authentication Service. According to the firm, “the combination of VeriSign’s security products, services and recognition …

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Symantec Agrees to Purchase PGP Corp and GuardianEdge Tech

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) agreed to acquire PGP Corporation and GuardianEdge Technologies, Inc., two privately-held firms in the email and data encryption market. Symantec reports that under the terms of the agreements, Symantec will acquire PGP Corporation for a purchase price of approximately $300 million in cash and GuardianEdge for …

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Symantec’s Enrique Salem on Helping the Government Track Cyber Attacks

According to The New New Internet: “Symantec Corporation is helping the government in its investigation of the Aurora attacks against search engine giant Google, CEO Enrique Salem said earlier this week. Symantec monitors millions of computers worldwide and has significant data on malware infections and other cyber attacks which they …

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