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Internet Security Threat Report, Vol 20

The Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR) provides an overview and analysis of the year in global threat activity. This report is based on data from the Symantec Global Intelligence Network, which Symantec's analysts use to identify, analyze, and provide commentary on emerging trends in the dynamic threat landscape.  Learn more

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    • Symantec Secures More Than 1 Billion Internet of Things (IoT) Devices
      Mountain View, Calif. – August 25, 2015 – Symantec today announced it is securing more than one billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices, including everything from televisions and cars to smart meters and critical infrastructure. With IoT devices expected to number 25 billion by 2020¹, Symantec is leading the effort to protect consumers from hacks against their always-on, Internet connected devices.
    • Symantec Announces Sale of Veritas to The Carlyle Group
      MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — August 11, 2015 - Today, Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its information management business, known as Veritas, to an investor group led by The Carlyle Group together with GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, and other expected co-investors for $8 billion in cash. The transaction, which was unanimously approved by Symantec's Board of Directors, is expected to close by January 1, 2016.
    • Symantec and Frost Data Capital Partner to Incubate Cyber Security Startups
      Mountain View, Calif. – July 15, 2015 -- Symantec and Frost Data Capital today announced a partnership to fuel innovation in cyber security analytics, big data and Internet of Things (IoT) security. Symantec and Frost Data Capital will create and seed early-stage startups with funding, resources and expertise.

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