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CFMcGuire | 14 Nov 2013 | 0 comments

October was National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and Symantec published a series of posts on how we're meeting Our Shared Responsibility to secure the Internet. Previous posts included National Cyber Security Awareness Month Turns 10! by Michael Kaiser, Executive Director of the National Cyber Security Alliance, Being Mobile: Best Practices for Keeping Your Child Safe on Mobile Technology by Marian Merritt, Norton Internet Safety Advocate, Is Your Family “Switched On”? by the UK PR team, and more. Today, we conclude this series with a post looking at...

Anne Kelly | 11 Jan 2013 | 0 comments

While Symantec’s corporate mission is cyber-security, its survival depends on broader measures of safety – including the long term welfare of its employees and customers. That’s a major reason why Symantec stands tall with 23 other major U.S. firms, including Nike, Starbucks and eBay, with (BICEP) Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy coalition* of companies supporting meaningful federal policy on climate and energy.

Yet with federal progress largely stalled on Capitol Hill, it is the states that have been leading the way on greening our energy and transportation systems. An historic example is California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). Enacted in 2007, it’s a performance-based strategy to shift our fuel mix to low-carbon sources. It requires a modest ten percent reduction in carbon by 2020. And since it doesn’t mandate a specific technology or fuel, it drives innovation in the free-market, a boon to both the...