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new blog entry 23 Sep 2016
Date: November 10, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM PST / 1:00 PM EST Speakers: Adrian Sanabria, Senior Security Analyst from 451 Research and Kevin Haley, Director Security Response, Symantec Today, targeted attacks and Zero-Day vulnerabilities are the two most common advanced threats.  Attacks are designed to enter your environments from many different vectors so an endpoint security solution that ...
new event 23 Sep 2016
Webinar: November 10, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM PST / 1:00 PM EST Today, targeted attacks and Zero-Day vulnerabilities are the two most common advanced threats.  Attacks are designed to enter your environments from many different vectors so an endpoint security solution that detects and blocks threats at all points in the attack chain is critical. Join the 451 Analyst, Adrian Sanabria and ...
new discussion 23 Sep 2016
When does Symantec plan to provide some logging of administrative changes made within SMG? This has been the one detractor for us here in that we have some admins claiming IP's are simply "dissappearing" from the allowed TX/RX SMTP list we've setup. I'm skeptical to believe IP's are truly disappearing, but w/o any log data to support...our mentality here, sadly, is to blame the ...
updated discussion 23 Sep 2016
Hello All, I hope everyone is well. Does anyone know a better way to delete fingerprint lists from SEPM? I have hundreds of fingerprint lists and the only way to delete them is to delete each one of them. And to make matters worse, it is a slow process to delete each file. I cannot select multiple files. I cannot use keys as shortcuts, each file has to be right clicked, highlight "delete", ...
updated discussion 23 Sep 2016
hola alguien me puede ayudar para explicar porque tengo una cantidad muy grande de intentos de falsificacion MAC son de verdad intentos o algo pasa con el trafico? administro 3500 usuarios con symantec 12.1.6 anexo informe de consola Symantec 12.1.6 gracias
new discussion 23 Sep 2016
Hi, I would like to know what is the difference between SEE & Encryption Desktop for better understanding of the product and features. Appreciate any help! Thanks in advance.
updated discussion 23 Sep 2016
I installed Symantec Encription. Registered the key on Global Directory. Encripted virtual disk by passphrase. After 20 days. I got problem with windows. I reinstalled it. Download key from global directory, imported to program.  Try open the disk, but got the error (attached). What should I do?
updated article 23 Sep 2016
Introduction This is the fifteenth in my Security Series of Connect articles.  For more information on how to keep your enterprise environment secure using often-overlooked capabilities of Symantec Endpoint Protection (and the OS upon which it functions), see Mick's Greatest Hits: Index of Helpful Connect Security Articles. This article shares some tips and actions that can be taken to ...
updated article 20 Sep 2016
Introduction This is the second in my Security Series of Connect articles.  For more information on how to keep your enterprise environment secure using often-overlooked capabilities of Symantec Endpoint Protection (and the OS upon which it functions), see Mick's Greatest Hits: Index of Helpful Connect Security Articles. This second article deals with a few possible ways how to prevent ...
new article 20 Sep 2016
Security Updates Released for Affected Symantec Products  On September 19, 2016 Symantec announced security updates to address two issues in the AntiVirus engine used by multiple Symantec products. The issues are classified as medium severity. Symantec is not aware of these issues being exploited in the wild. However, Symantec recommends that customers apply updates as soon as ...
updated article 16 Sep 2016
Introduction This is the tenth in my Security Series of Connect articles.  For more information on how to keep your enterprise environment secure using often-overlooked capabilities of Symantec Endpoint Protection (and the OS upon which it functions), see Mick's Greatest Hits: Index of Helpful Connect Security Articles. This article gets down to some practical particulars on how to take ...
new blog entry 23 Sep 2016
Date: November 10, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM PST / 1:00 PM EST Speakers: Adrian Sanabria, Senior Security Analyst from 451 Research and Kevin Haley, Director Security Response, Symantec Today, targeted attacks and Zero-Day vulnerabilities are the two most common advanced threats.  Attacks are designed to enter your environments from many different vectors so an endpoint security solution that ...
new blog entry 23 Sep 2016
Contributors: Tommy Dong, Martin Zhang Recently, a number of new techniques have been discovered that not only help Android malware evade detection but also help it stay installed even when detection has taken place. We are seeing these techniques incorporated across a large swath of malware families. In this blog post, we’ll do a quick round up of these techniques. 1: Packing Packed Android ...
updated blog entry 23 Sep 2016
Malware targeting the Internet of Things (IoT) has come of age and the number of attack groups focusing on IoT has multiplied over the past year. 2015 was a record year for IoT attacks, with eight new malware families emerging. More than half of all IoT attacks originate from China and the US. High numbers of attacks are also emanating from Russia, Germany, the Netherlands, Ukraine and ...
updated download 11 Aug 2016
Symantec DCS Policy Utility v1.0.0.11 For Windows OS (Note .NET Framework 4.5 is required) Designed to help you tune your policy by processing the log files from an Agent. There's a getting started tab that explains the best steps to get the logs and events you need to troubleshoot your policy. The program does not make any changes to the machine or policy. It parses the sisidsevents and ...
new download 17 Jun 2016
Ever had the CCS Agent registered with wrong name or agent IP changed? In some situations it can be pain to fix this as it requires going to agent and running the registration again (imaging you do not have access to agent server and you have to raise ticket to 3rd party supplier and he asks you to raise a change request). Well with these two simple scripts, you can change both agent name and ...
new download 16 May 2016
To make use of stop-words for russian language, download attached file, unzip it and place to the "Protect\config\stopwords" subfolder in the Symantec DLP installation directory. Then go to the "Advanced settings" page of selected detection server and set the variable "Lexer.StopwordLanguages" to "en,ru". Do it for every detection server you have.
updated download 01 Apr 2016
When a customer is using the forensics software "Encase 7" with our Symantec Endpoint Encryption Full Disk 8.2.0 software, the customer will need the appropriate DLLs so that the Encase product can successfully work with our Full Disk product. The DLLs required are attached here and can also be located within the original product download under the subfolder "utilities". The DLLs required in ...
updated download 01 Apr 2016
At times, a customer may require the details for creating a batch file (startup script) to assist in the uninstallation of a Symantec Endpoint Encryption Device Control client that was installed via GPO. You cannot use the automatic uninstall feature in the GPO software installation package because the Device Control uninstall procedure is password protected. To uninstall Device Control you ...
new event 23 Sep 2016
Webinar: November 10, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM PST / 1:00 PM EST Today, targeted attacks and Zero-Day vulnerabilities are the two most common advanced threats.  Attacks are designed to enter your environments from many different vectors so an endpoint security solution that detects and blocks threats at all points in the attack chain is critical. Join the 451 Analyst, Adrian Sanabria and ...
new event 22 Sep 2016
(These two groups -- Midwest DLP and Chicago Security -- will meet together again. Agenda and details coming in early 2017.)
new event 19 Sep 2016
More detail coming in the fall!
updated video 19 Sep 2016
In this quick demo, Pat McPherson of ITS Partners, shows how Data Loss Prevention Form Recognition allows organizations to detect sensitive information that is contained on forms in a variety of image formats. Watch the HD version here: https://vimeo.com/183016027 Learn more at: https://www.itsdelivers.com/solutions/it-risk-mana...
updated video 12 Aug 2016
This video forms part of a series which describes the actions that administrators will need to take in order to setup the Symantec Email Quarantine when they are using the Symantec Email Security.cloud service. This video looks at the Quarantine options in ClientNet itself and the various options available for quarantine administrators to configure.
updated video 13 Jul 2016
In this quick update our risk management expert, John Higday, highlights the updates in ATP 2.0.2 which  provides IT security teams with the best visibility in their endpoint environment.   Advanced Threat Protection - Expose, prioritize, and remediate sophisticated advanced attacks across endpoints, networks, and email, from one single console.   Download our ATP whitepaper at ...
updated video 19 May 2016
This video will help new customers to provision their domains and inbound routes once they have access to the administration portal. If you want a desktop aid to provide a step by step guide as to the tool, then please download that here.
new video 17 May 2016
Bay Dynamics recently announced the availability of the standalone IT Analytics Server 2.1, which includes an enhanced web based cube browser. This video walks you through how as an existing Symantec Endpoint Protection customer, you can leverage IT Analytics Server to visualize your cube data and take advantage of its benefits.
updated idea 22 Sep 2016
Recently Windows ATP was released. It is a different product than Windows Defender, meant for Enterprise network protection. Their site says ATP is meant to "detect, investigate, and respond to advanced and targeted attacks on their networks." https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/WindowsForBusiness... I'd like more information on integrating ATP on my network alongside SEP, as a secondary ...
updated idea 22 Sep 2016
When the users have had the ability to set exclusions locally on the SEP client and the the policy in the SEPM is adjusted to control the exclusions locally on the SEPM there should also be the ability when enforcing this to wipe or disable any user based exceptions done locally on the SEP client on that machine. So that only the exclusions defined on the SEPM policy are enforced. 
updated idea 21 Sep 2016
Hi Team, We have an application and device control policy in place to block *.Zepto, *.Crypto, *.Cerber. We have tested the policy manually by trying to create a file with the mentioned extensions. Symantec AV client is killing the process as its recognizing the file extensions that should not be allowed to execute. However, this is not working in real scenario. We had Ransomware infections ...
new idea 21 Sep 2016
Dear Symantec support , Please make the spam filters more granullar, for example "newsletter" filter: In our company we have people that working with newsletters in real time , so I can't block this kind of messages. In other hand , becasue I don;t block it , I have a lot of "newsletters" spam going to users that shouldn't recieve it. I suggest to make an option to ...
new idea 20 Sep 2016
Hello, I opened case 11107703 to track this issue as well. During the 'Upgrade Groups Wizard' in the SEP Management console the final action is a bit misleading. I will go through each step below. Specify Groups - This step is okay. Package Upgrade Settings - This is the confusing step. There is no warning or notification that when 'NEXT' is clicked on this step that the package will push. I ...
updated idea 19 Sep 2016
Hi Team,       As already posted the change for settings in Donload Insight it was not sort out in the latest version of  SEP 12.1.7061.6600, giving the link for the query already posted in your blog. http://click.connect.symantec.com/wf/click?upn=8rg...
updated idea 16 Sep 2016
Good afternoon We are using the latest version 10.6.1 SMG-4. Anxious to maintain the stable and secure environment, we have a need for more details on the information contained in the dashboard. The dashboard screen shows a view of the scenery, but not today allows us to get all detailed incidence of viruses, because it contains some fields that are not the same used by Message Audit Logs. If ...
new idea 16 Sep 2016
Possibility to configure keyservers list to realize scenario, when client want to search for key using Search option using SED console. The best solution will be added functionality to policies on SEMS server to include new keyservers in SED package.
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