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updated blog entry 02 Jul 2015
June 2015 - Press Releases 06/02 Symantec Announces Extensive New Cloud Offering News/Articles The world of data is changing – Veritas helps make sense of it all Marching towards the Cloud: Symantec on Amazon Web Services (AWS) May 2015 - Press Releases 05/14 Symantec Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 Results   April 2015 - Press ...
updated blog entry 30 Jun 2015
Connect is preparing to launch an exciting new version of Connect, but before we do we want to give you the opportunity to get a sneak peek and give us your opinion. To participate, simply fill out the Google form here (only six quick questions). We'll contact you for a brief 5-minute screening call. We'll then choose up to 20 participants to take part in a 45-60 minute phone call (at ...
updated blog entry 30 Jun 2015
From climate change to cyber security to employee diversity, corporate responsibility (CR) and sustainability touches every aspect of Symantec’s business. We’ve defined our strategy and are continually working towards our goals to operate as a responsible global citizen. In addition to our dedicated global corporate responsibility team, every day Symantec employees ...
new blog entry 30 Jun 2015
At Symantec, we are fortunate to be able to engage closely with many different types of organisations across all stakeholders – from board members to end users, CISOs, to administrators, as well as the many roles in between. This affords us a whole spectrum of insights on the most pressing topics within cyber security today, embracing a diverse set of perspectives. Within the security ...
updated blog entry 26 Jun 2015
Symantec celebrates today's Supreme Court decision. #LoveWins  Photo via @HRC
updated blog entry 25 Jun 2015
On the heels of the news that Veritas will become an independent company from Symantec, it has been identified as a market leader in integrated backup appliances by IDC. According to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Purpose-Built Backup Appliance Tracker for the first quarter of 2015, Veritas held the largest percentage of the integrated backup appliance market share and is growing at more than ...
updated blog entry 25 Jun 2015
Companies everywhere are drowning in data. They are collecting more of it, and at an accelerated pace, while at the same time depending on it more than they have before. Data centers are being constructed around the world to house all this information, but research shows that more than two-thirds of what is being kept is worthless. That’s where Veritas comes in. The demand for our information ...
discussion comment 19 Jun 2015
updated discussion 02 Jun 2015
I have downloaded PCAnywhere Trialware softeware which has expired how can I purchase this so that I can use this permanently whenever I try I select the shortcut which "This version expired on Thursday, October 27,2011. You will need to purchase a copy in order to continue using this product. Can I register the trialware online and purchase this similar to other software
updated discussion 28 May 2015
Hi, Can anybody tell me what sort of information is shown in our profiles? I've got shipping information for example showing on my profile when I'm logged in and check it and wouldn't want this shown to the public. Thanks! Craig
updated discussion 09 May 2015
Hi All, Currently we are using Microsoft TMG 2010 as proxy server in our organization. TMG is handling around 2000 users with load balancing feature on two nodes.Count of users is gradually increasing. Now planning to replace TMG with Symantec Web Gateway Virtual Applicance. Will it handle this many users..? and is there any provision to configure load balancing in Symantec Web Gateway Virtual ...
updated discussion 09 May 2015
I can’t create case mysymantec portal.  In IE “This content cannot be displayed in a frame” error receiving. Other browser create case form not open. Just  white page
updated discussion 05 May 2015
Hi! I can't open my Manage Case page on My Symantec Portal. I already updated my browser. Thanks!
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 18 May 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 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 02 Jul 2015
June 2015 - Press Releases 06/02 Symantec Announces Extensive New Cloud Offering News/Articles The world of data is changing – Veritas helps make sense of it all Marching towards the Cloud: Symantec on Amazon Web Services (AWS) May 2015 - Press Releases 05/14 Symantec Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 Results   April 2015 - Press ...
updated blog entry 30 Jun 2015
Connect is preparing to launch an exciting new version of Connect, but before we do we want to give you the opportunity to get a sneak peek and give us your opinion. To participate, simply fill out the Google form here (only six quick questions). We'll contact you for a brief 5-minute screening call. We'll then choose up to 20 participants to take part in a 45-60 minute phone call (at ...
updated blog entry 30 Jun 2015
From climate change to cyber security to employee diversity, corporate responsibility (CR) and sustainability touches every aspect of Symantec’s business. We’ve defined our strategy and are continually working towards our goals to operate as a responsible global citizen. In addition to our dedicated global corporate responsibility team, every day Symantec employees ...
new blog entry 30 Jun 2015
At Symantec, we are fortunate to be able to engage closely with many different types of organisations across all stakeholders – from board members to end users, CISOs, to administrators, as well as the many roles in between. This affords us a whole spectrum of insights on the most pressing topics within cyber security today, embracing a diverse set of perspectives. Within the security ...
updated blog entry 26 Jun 2015
Symantec celebrates today's Supreme Court decision. #LoveWins  Photo via @HRC
updated blog entry 25 Jun 2015
On the heels of the news that Veritas will become an independent company from Symantec, it has been identified as a market leader in integrated backup appliances by IDC. According to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Purpose-Built Backup Appliance Tracker for the first quarter of 2015, Veritas held the largest percentage of the integrated backup appliance market share and is growing at more than ...
updated blog entry 25 Jun 2015
Companies everywhere are drowning in data. They are collecting more of it, and at an accelerated pace, while at the same time depending on it more than they have before. Data centers are being constructed around the world to house all this information, but research shows that more than two-thirds of what is being kept is worthless. That’s where Veritas comes in. The demand for our information ...
new blog entry 25 Jun 2015
The month of June has a special place in my heart. Not only does it signal the start of barbecues and beach trips, but it also marks my company’s annual recognition of outstanding teachers. At Symantec, we believe that an excellent K-12 education can set children up for academic, career, and personal success, and that their teachers deserve our gratitude and support. We also believe that ...
updated blog entry 25 Jun 2015
The Events section provides information about new product launches, analyst events and other Symantec events that are relevant to you. More Details _________________________________________________________________________________________ Upcoming Events & Symantec Webcasts June 30, 2015 What’s New in Data Loss Prevention 14 (Webcast) August 1-6, 2015 Black Hat USA ...
new event 23 Jun 2015
Symantec Security Experts will be at Black Hat USA 2015 taking place on 1-6 August 2015 in Las Vegas, NV. The team will be showcasing Symantec's cyber security offerings to protect customer’s against advanced threats including Managed Security Services, DeepSight Intelligence, Incident Response and Security Simulation. Industry Analysts interested in arranging a meeting with Symantec ...
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 ...
new event 17 Sep 2013
In a survey of 80 health care organizations in the U.S., the Ponemon Institute found that nearly three-quarters said they don’t secure their medical devices, even though they contain sensitive patient data and perform critical care functions. It has been demonstrated that hackers can tap into devices such as pacemakers and insulin pumps, the FDA warned. In addition to malicious attacks, ...
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 ...
new idea 15 Dec 2014
Make the SymAccount login available across the entire Symantec.com website. If I have to navigate to several different places at Symantec.com, I have to login with the same SymAccount at all of those places. Just this morning I logged in to change email preferences because I was getting spammed by Symantec about third-party products. After that, I came to Connect. Same SymAccount, and I had to ...