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Marian Merritt | 13 Feb 2014 | 0 comments

Earlier this week, we heard about Safer Internet Day from Anne Collier of NetFamilyNews.org. Today, Marian Merritt, Symantec's Director of Cyber Education and Online Safety Programs, shares online safety insights from college students around the country. 

 

Originally a European initiative, this year the recognition of February 11, 2014 as Safer Internet Day (SID) is a global campaign. The theme we are celebrating is, “Let’s create a better internet together.”

This theme got me thinking about the many ways having the Internet helps us. We research, we share our experiences, we find maps and directions, we plan trips – all of this is great. Yet, the technology network that connects us as individuals enables us to experience a...

lora_phillips | 03 Jul 2013 | 0 comments

Last week, we published the latest edition of Symantec's Corporate Responsibility Snapshot. While our annual corporate responsibility report - keep an eye out for our latest report, scheduled to launch this fall - serves as the official delivery vehicle for our CR goals and progress against those goals, our quarterly Snapshot provides additional insight and stories around how we're meeting our commitments to Our People, The World, and Your Information.

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Thomas Holm | 09 May 2013 | 1 comment

Recent events have consistently demonstrated that cyber crimes present some of the most important and challenging issues our attorneys and legal system will have to confront now and in the future. For example, every second, 18 adults become a victim of cybercrime – that’s more than one and a half million cybercrime victims each day globally.

This spring, I was thrilled to be a part of the UCLA Moot Court Cyber Crimes Competition – the first-ever national moot court competition devoted to cyber crime issues. Held on March 15th and 16th by the Moot Court Honors Program at UCLA School of Law, the competition was created to complement and enhance UCLA’s role in training the next generation of cyber crime experts.

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The event attracted...

Neal Watkins | 19 Feb 2013 | 0 comments

Symantec released its  2012 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report at the end of October. It’s not for any company to make the final judgement on how well it rates in terms of CSR, but you can read independent reviews from environmental analysis firm TriplePundit and Ethical Corporation.
 
From the top, the report divides into three sections. Our People, which covers how Symantec develops as an inclusive, diverse organisation; The World, tackling how the company minimises its footprint and maximises its positive...

lora_phillips | 06 Nov 2012 | 0 comments

Symantec’s 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report explores our commitments to our employees, the world, and your information. Over the next several weeks, we’ll be featuring blogs from Symantec employees and partners that focus on how they are making a difference. This week, we hear from Kim Williams, Communications Manager at the National White Collar Crime Center, one of Symantec's nonprofit partners. 

 

According to Symantec's 2012 Norton Cybercrime Report, there are 556 million consumer cybercrime victims per year (more than the entire population of the European Union) - more than 1.5 million per day, or 18 victims per second. Protecting victims of...