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updated blog entry 29 Jul 2015
Today, Symantec signed on to support the Equality Act, a comprehensive federal LGBT non-discrimination legislation, that would provide the same basic protections to LGBT people as are provided to other protected groups under federal law. The landmark bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives last week helps protect against discrimination of LGBT people by expanding ...
updated blog entry 29 Jul 2015
We're celebrating the heroes of ones and zeros, the guys and gals who keep our organizations running smoothly. Here's a big shout out to everyone who furiously toils away, responding to urgent alerts, working long hours and sorting through processes that mystify most of us. Feel free to laugh openly at our PEBKAC errors, respond to our email requests with tl;dr, and spend your day ...
updated blog entry 28 Jul 2015
Every June 5th we celebrate World Environment Day, a day that celebrates the environment and our capacity to contribute to the well-being of our planet.  This year’s theme, “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care,” highlights the importance of responsible natural resource management and the impact of individual actions in creating a difference. As UN Secretary-General Ban ...
updated blog entry 28 Jul 2015
Symantec strongly encourages employees to volunteer in their local communities, providing volunteer resources and opportunities. We believe that involved, engaged employees are happier and more satisfied, and that communities in which Symantec is located will be healthier and more vibrant because of our presence. At Symantec, interns are not only encouraged to succeed and add value in ...
new blog entry 28 Jul 2015
Cyber Security has become a headline-grabbing item, with constant attacks very much the order of the day. The risk any business now faces is that soon it may be the one making the news, not just reading about someone else’s misfortunes. One of the biggest challenges for security solutions is getting budget from the business, often because of the way security is treated by the board. For too ...
updated blog entry 23 Jul 2015
如今,世界各地的企业都淹没在数据汪洋中。企业收集的数据量越来越大,速度也越来越快,与此同时,对数据的依赖性也远胜从前。全球大大小小的数据中心正在拔地而起,用于存储所有收集到的信息,但研究显示,超过2/3的数据并不值得保留。 Veritas正是为此而生。 市场对Veritas信息管理服务的需求从未如此迫切,到2020年,全球的数据量将超过44ZB。若继续使用当前方法,企业将没有足够的人力和财力使IT部门管理如此庞大的数据。Veritas正是秉承解决此类问题的理念来构建业务。我们致力于帮助企业实现驾驭信息的力量,提高在异构环境中的数据可用性并提供深入的洞察分析,无论这些数据存储在企业的任何角落。 尽管很多人认为基础架构是管理日益上涨的海量数据的不二法门,但我们认为这种方法在未来不会成功。相反,企业必须专注于自身拥有的信息,完善下一代基础架构部署。我们正是从这个基本视角发现了新的市场机 ...
new discussion 17 Jul 2015
Hi, We are having trouble upgrading to 11.6 to 12.0 for DLP.  Once we click the upgrade button from the overview page, we are getting a page cannot be displayed. Any ideas/thoughts? Hope you can help. Autumn
discussion comment 19 Jun 2015
updated article 20 Jul 2015
Common Criteria The international Common Criteria Recognition Arrangement (CCRA) brings together 26 nations who agree to accept a unified approach to the evaluations of information technology products and protection profiles for information assurance and security. This arrangement benefits member nation governments and other customers of IT products by creating more clarity in procurement ...
updated article 12 Jun 2015
This page contains our most frequently requested public facing documentation.  Users that have accepted our Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) may access confidential data such as ISO/IEC 27001 certifications, SOC reports and evidence of insurance on our Security Certifications page. Information Security Policy  Symantec is committed to the protection of the company's information ...
updated article 01 Jun 2015
FIPS 140-2 Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 (FIPS 140-2) validation is important to any vendor selling cryptography to the Federal market space. If your IT product utilizes any form of encryption, it will likely require validation against the FIPS 140-2 criteria by the Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) run jointly by the National Institute of Standards and Technology ...
updated article 29 May 2015
The Federal Service for Technical and Export Control (FSTEK) certification is required in order to sell information security systems in Russia. The regulations covering these requirements were  introduced by the Russian government  in July 2011. The Russian government  introduced  these requirements to ensure that establishments handling personal/confidential/government ...
updated article 19 May 2015
Symantec's Global Certification Management Program Office As part of the Symantec CTO Organization/Security Technology and Response (STaR) Department, a key responsibility is to oversee, maintain, and enhance through best practices employed our Symantec centralized certification management program globally.  Our global staff of certification professionals actively promotes awareness ...
updated article 06 May 2015
VPAT™ Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates The purpose of the Voluntary Product Accessibility Template, or VPAT™, is to assist Federal contracting officials and other buyers in making preliminary assessments regarding the availability of commercial “Electronic and Information Technology” products and services with features that support accessibility. Symantec supports the U.S. ...
updated article 05 May 2015
Reasons for Obtaining the FIPS 140-2 Validation There are many reasons why a product requires FIPS 140-2 validation, and the compelling one is regulatory.  FIPS 140-2 evaluation is required for sale of products implementing cryptography to the Federal Government.   If you don't have a certificate or at least demonstrate a commitment to obtaining one, then there is a good ...
updated article 29 Apr 2015
UK Cyber Essentials Background:  From 1 October 2014, the UK government has made it mandatory that all suppliers bidding for certain sensitive and personal information handling contracts to be certified against the Cyber Essentials scheme. The scheme’s five security controls apply to: Access Control Malware Protection Patch Management Secure Configuration Boundary Firewall and Internet ...
updated article 29 Apr 2015
Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Symantec Product Status Symantec Validation and Identity Protection (VIP) In Progress The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, or FedRAMP, is a government-wide program (www.fedramp.gov) that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products ...
updated blog entry 29 Jul 2015
Today, Symantec signed on to support the Equality Act, a comprehensive federal LGBT non-discrimination legislation, that would provide the same basic protections to LGBT people as are provided to other protected groups under federal law. The landmark bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives last week helps protect against discrimination of LGBT people by expanding ...
updated blog entry 29 Jul 2015
We're celebrating the heroes of ones and zeros, the guys and gals who keep our organizations running smoothly. Here's a big shout out to everyone who furiously toils away, responding to urgent alerts, working long hours and sorting through processes that mystify most of us. Feel free to laugh openly at our PEBKAC errors, respond to our email requests with tl;dr, and spend your day ...
updated blog entry 28 Jul 2015
Every June 5th we celebrate World Environment Day, a day that celebrates the environment and our capacity to contribute to the well-being of our planet.  This year’s theme, “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care,” highlights the importance of responsible natural resource management and the impact of individual actions in creating a difference. As UN Secretary-General Ban ...
updated blog entry 28 Jul 2015
Symantec strongly encourages employees to volunteer in their local communities, providing volunteer resources and opportunities. We believe that involved, engaged employees are happier and more satisfied, and that communities in which Symantec is located will be healthier and more vibrant because of our presence. At Symantec, interns are not only encouraged to succeed and add value in ...
new blog entry 28 Jul 2015
Cyber Security has become a headline-grabbing item, with constant attacks very much the order of the day. The risk any business now faces is that soon it may be the one making the news, not just reading about someone else’s misfortunes. One of the biggest challenges for security solutions is getting budget from the business, often because of the way security is treated by the board. For too ...
updated blog entry 23 Jul 2015
如今,世界各地的企业都淹没在数据汪洋中。企业收集的数据量越来越大,速度也越来越快,与此同时,对数据的依赖性也远胜从前。全球大大小小的数据中心正在拔地而起,用于存储所有收集到的信息,但研究显示,超过2/3的数据并不值得保留。 Veritas正是为此而生。 市场对Veritas信息管理服务的需求从未如此迫切,到2020年,全球的数据量将超过44ZB。若继续使用当前方法,企业将没有足够的人力和财力使IT部门管理如此庞大的数据。Veritas正是秉承解决此类问题的理念来构建业务。我们致力于帮助企业实现驾驭信息的力量,提高在异构环境中的数据可用性并提供深入的洞察分析,无论这些数据存储在企业的任何角落。 尽管很多人认为基础架构是管理日益上涨的海量数据的不二法门,但我们认为这种方法在未来不会成功。相反,企业必须专注于自身拥有的信息,完善下一代基础架构部署。我们正是从这个基本视角发现了新的市场机 ...
updated blog entry 23 Jul 2015
For CISOs operating in today’s cyber environment, the world they face is a difficult and challenged one. Against the imperative to defend their enterprises from increasingly sophisticated and relentless advanced cyber attacks, they must also face the possibility – even the likelihood – that their systems have already been compromised. And that compromise may have been enabled by the failings ...
new blog entry 23 Jul 2015
Nelson Mandela once said, “We can change the world and make it a better place. It is in your hands to make a difference.” In commemoration of the great Nelson Mandela, the global community celebrates International Mandela Day on his birthday each year. It is a day to honor the many ways Nelson Mandela gave back to his community and the world. On July 18th, International Mandela Day asks that ...
updated blog entry 22 Jul 2015
July 2015 - Press Releases 07/22 Symantec Challenges Online Retailers to Make Cyber Monday Safest on Record 07/15 Symantec and Frost Data Capital Partner to Incubate Cyber Security Startups 07/14 Many Australian Parents In The Dark About Their Children’s Online Activities 07/08 Symantec Appoints Ian McAdam as Managing Director for ...
updated event 21 Jul 2015
Please join us for a live webinar for industry analysts hosted by Jeff Scheel, Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Amit Jasuja, Senior Vice President, Product Development. We will discuss the strategy and direction for Symantec enterprise security solutions and you will also have the opportunity to ask questions. When is it:18th August, 8am PST / 11 am EDT / 4pm GMT Industry ...
updated event 16 Jul 2015
Symantec will be at Black Hat USA 2015 taking place on 1-6 August 2015 in Las Vegas, NV. Join our security researchers and experts as they share their analysis of the latest cyber threats, trends and attackers. Visit Symantec’s booth and learn how Symantec can help organizations get in front of an attack – not just detect, assess and respond to a threat. Industry Analysts interested in ...
new event 20 Apr 2015
Visit Booth #3811 in the North Hall to experience our exciting new Cybersecurity Simulation offering. Learn more about how Symantec can protect organizations from Advanced Persistent Threats while keeping their information safe in the era of the Internet of Things. Visit our Cybersecurity Operations Center and join our Security Analysts as they identify malicious activity and walk through a ...
new event 24 Mar 2015
Veritas Technologies Corporation, the independent information management company that will emerge once the separation from Symantec is complete, is ready to preview its product strategy with select industry analysts. The Veritas business will continue to invest in its leading core products and deliver them however enterprises want to buy them, whether it’s in the cloud, on-premise ...
new event 18 Dec 2014
Symantec will be at the upcoming Mobile World Congress industry event taking place in Barcelona on 2-5 March 2015, sharing some exciting updates around Symantec’s mobile offerings. If you are interested to connect with our mobile executives and experts to discuss our latest product offerings and trends please contact Lourdes_Johnson@symantec.com or Patricia_Valuch@symantec.com in the Analyst ...
new event 01 Dec 2014
Any device, any time, any place productivity.  The promise of mobile comes with many challenges for organizations seeking competitive advantage through mobile initiatives.  To achieve productivity with mobile, enterprises need to protect corporate data on devices, separate personal and corporate information, manage diverse operating systems, and prevent devices and apps from becoming ...
new event 04 Nov 2014
On 9th October Symantec announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved a plan to separate the company into two, independent publicly traded companies: one business focused on Security and one business focused on Information Management (IM). As the industry landscape continues to change at a rapid pace, the Security and IM businesses each face unique competitive opportunities ...
new event 03 Nov 2014
Any device, any time, any place productivity. The promise of mobile comes with many challenges for organizations seeking competitive advantage through mobile initiatives. To achieve productivity with mobile, enterprises need to protect corporate data on devices, separate personal and corporate information, manage diverse operating systems, and prevent devices and apps from becoming another ...
updated event 25 Aug 2014
This year, Symantec will be in Booth 1635. Meet with our experts and discuss key market trends and updates from Symantec. See the full schedule here: http://bit.ly/1lrn09o If you are an industry analyst and interested to speak with Symantec, please contact: Chhavi_Ahuja@symantec.com or Kurt_Mumma@symantec.com in the Analyst Relations team to schedule a meeting. We look forward to seeing you ...
updated event 04 Aug 2014
Symantec leaders will be on hand to discuss market trends, issues, and provide updates on Symantec in Mobile. If you are an industry analyst and interested to meet with our experts please do connect with us by emailing Lourdes_Johnson@symantec.com to request a meeting. Symantec Sponsorships & Thought Leadership Sessions CIO Summit - September 9, 2014 1:15 – 2:15 pm: Combining Mobility ...
updated video 24 Jan 2014
The Omnibus Final Rule put into effect on September 23, 2013, modified HIPAA’s previous requirements and impacts the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. In addition to finalizing Breach Notification, Omnibus also significantly increases Civil Monetary Penalties (CMPs) and changes how they are applied. Changes to the definition of Business Associates has meant significant adjustments for many ...
updated video 23 Sep 2013
How to download, run and use SymHelp to diagnose common Symantec product issues. For additional information on running self-help reports with SymHelp please visit: How to run and use Symantec Help reports http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH210694
updated video 16 Aug 2013
Symantec's Gigi Schumm appeared on Government Contracting Weekly where she speaks on her career background and Symantec's role in protecting the worlds people and information.  Government Contracting Weekly is sponsored by AOC Key Solutions.  To learn more, visit www.governmentcontractingweekly.com
updated video 16 Jun 2013
This four minute video describes how to register for Symantec Connect, log in, set your profile information and manage notifications.
new idea 29 Dec 2014
The ability to schedule multiple implementation sub-tasks to users or groups after a change has been approved. Currently this is partially available but only once the change has started. Customer requires to add the tasks before the changed must be implemented as users are scattered globally and require notification once a change is scheduled/approved to see what tasks are assigned to them and ...