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jasbro | 17 Jun 2009 | 3 comments

I’m new to the etiquette of online forums and blogs. Can anyone provide me a quick rundown? Are there any guidelines on what kind of topics are suitable for Blogs or Forums?

Thanks,
jasbro

Jessica Johannes | 16 Jun 2009 | 2 comments

Are you familiar with search engine poisoning? This threat occurs when “bad guys” try to get their Web sites to appear as one of the top sites listed on a search engine’s search results. Zulfikar Ramzan, Technical Director here at Symantec, shares in a podcast an overview of this threat, explains the motives and gives tips on how you can protect yourself. You can listen to the podcast at http://www.symantec.com/podcasts/detail.jsp?podid=.... ">http://www.symantec.com/podcasts/detail.jsp?podid=sr_search_engine_poisoning.

Bijay.Swain | 16 Jun 2009 | 3 comments

I have written an article on why and how one of our client  switched back to the symantec security roduct .but  don't know how to publish it for the contest.

can anyoe help me on this?

Pamela Reese | 04 Jun 2009 | 0 comments

I am very excited to hear both Senator Mark R. Warner and Melissa Hathaway as keynote speakers at the upcoming Symantec Government Symposium 2009 on June 16 in Washington DC.  The theme for the complimentary, one-day annual event is "Government 2.0 – Moving Forward Together. "  Symantec President and CEO, Enrique T. Salem, and Chairman of the Board John W. Thompson will welcome attendees to the Symposium. In addition to the keynote addresses, six speaking tracks will be offered on topics including cloud computing, virtualization, infrastructure protection, e-Discovery, green IT, standardization and security awareness as they relate to the public sector.  More details at www.symantec.com/symposium/

ChrisJ | 04 Jun 2009 | 0 comments

 Microsoft have announced the release of Vista & Windows Server 2008 - Service Pack 2:

technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/dd262148.aspx

Strangely it removes the limit of 10 half opened TCP connections that was introduced in Windows XP SP2 which was introduced to reduce the speed worms could propogate.  Does this mean we will now see an increase in the number of worms??

Spencer Parkinson | 15 May 2009 | 4 comments

Symantec was recently honored with three STAR Awards for Best Practices in Enterprise and Consumer Support from the Service & Support Professionals Association (SSPA), the largest and most influential association for technology service and support professionals. The company received STAR Awards for the following:

Best Customer Commitment
Best Use of Metrics and Business Intelligence
Best Embedded Product Support

Symantec Enterprise Support was awarded Best Customer Commitment for exceptional organizational commitment, alignment, and focus around...

Nel Ramos | 08 May 2009 | 6 comments

Symantec Connect is a pro-active and solutions oriented website. This is one forum that different IT professionals are sharing valuable knowledge voluntarily thus solved threads are treated like holy grails as per one of our administrators. Many a times we see the solutions by browsing the different topics available that is why the leadership is discouraging comments that are non-technical or not helpful to other readers. But what is helpful or informative and what is not? That is a question that I usually ask myself when contributing to this site. Does an affirmative comment praising a fellow community member on a specific comment not helpful? Well, some of our replies had been deleted due to that.

What if we are urge to comment due to a solution that helped us or moved us? what then shall we do? I was told that the thumbs up option would be used for this respond and you can do that once per issue or discussed blog. Our forum's admins has a lot of...

LeslieMiller | 18 Mar 2009 | 8 comments

So, you’re wondering what the difference is between a forum post, an article or a blog. Or maybe you want to know what constitutes a download. Check the information below for brief explanations. Then, start contributing! All of the content types below are worth Connect Points. And hey—not that you need reminding, but here it is just in case:  All information MUST be your own, original work. Make sure that the information is not plagiarized or otherwise copyrighted elsewhere—cause that would just be wrong!

Forum discussion threads may be questions, or otherwise pertinent information that is of interest to the community and is intended to start a discussion. If you’re looking for the answer to a question, consider adding the following information to your post to help out those who just may have the solution.

  • Product Name and Version
  • Platform Name and Version
  • Exact...
Deirdre Sena | 10 Mar 2009 | 0 comments

This month, Microsoft issued three security bulletins that address a total of eight vulnerabilities, one of which is rated as critical. Symantec expert Ben Greenbaum, a senior research manager, shares his expertise on the vulnerabilities in a quick video segment included here.

This month’s critical vulnerability can allow an attacker to gain complete control of a user’s machine if they open an HTML e-mail, e-mail attachment or visit a Web site infected with a .WMF or .EMF picture file.

Symantec strongly encourages users to patch their system against these vulnerabilities. In addition, enterprises are encouraged to consider implementing an automated patch management solution to help mitigate risk.

Jessica Johannes | 03 Mar 2009 | 0 comments

Symantec is previewing the the pilot release of Project Guru at this week’s DEMO 2009 conference in Palm Desert, Calif. Project Guru is a secure, Web-based service that enables tech savvy individuals to provide remote support for friends and family efficiently and effectively. It provides “techies” who are frequently sought after by relatives and friends for PC help with a secure, scalable Web-based environment to provide remote technical support without the need to spend a lot of time on the phone or visiting in person. It enables secure remote desktop connections leveraging the same internally developed technology as Symantec’s remote access offering. Project Guru is complementary to Symantec’s...