CUPERTINO, Calif. - June 9, 2003 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq:SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today launched online resources dedicated to addressing the security issues facing health care, banking, finance and insurance, and public sector professionals. Designed to help these professionals get the information they need to secure their network environments, Symantec's new Web sites are a single source of industry-specific security information, including details on security best practices, industry regulations, and product and service news.
Every industry relies on specific technologies and applications to provide the best service to their customers. In addition, governments around the world are imposing various regulations on specific industries to ensure a consistent treatment of customer information. With the addition of these industry-specific Web sites, Symantec is focused on helping health care organizations, banks, other financial institutions and government organizations understand the issues affecting their industries and the solutions required to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of their systems and their customers' information.
Each site includes industry-specific case studies, white papers and webcasts, along with industry articles and information on Symantec security solutions. In addition each site includes a regulatory section with information about regulations such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Graham-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA). These regulatory resource centers include details on the acts and links to industry resources including regulation background information and compliance guidelines.
The health care Web site is online at http://ses.symantec.com/industry/healthcare/; the banking, finance and insurance Web site is online at http://ses.symantec.com/industry/finance/; and the public sector Web site is online at http://ses.symantec.com/publicsector/.
Symantec is the world leader in providing solutions to help individuals and enterprises assure the security, availability, and integrity of their information. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has operations in more than 40 countries. More information is available at www.symantec.com.
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