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Tricia Atchison | 15 Nov 2012 | 0 comments

I know we all receive hundreds of emails a day and people are very busy.  I thought I would provide you some tips for making it easier for you to engage with Symantec and find the information you need.  This information will help you stay informed and engaged with Symantec.

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Charla Bunton-Johnson | 13 Nov 2012 | 0 comments

 

Rule the Road with Symantec Website Security Solutions

The Symantec Website Security Channel Marketing Team is proud to announce a new quick start tool for partners called the Road to Profitability. This engaging and interactive platform enables partners with tools and resources along the road to help you become a more stronger and smarter partner.

The Road to Profitability paves a smooth road ahead that will allow you to sell with confidence, maximize marketing opportunities, accelerate time to market, and differentiate your solution offerings. The tool takes you on a tour of what the Symantec Website Security Partner Program has to offer through various points of interest and some special roadside excursions:

Welcome to the Road to Profitability - PartnerNet Resource Guide...

Eddie_Toro | 12 Nov 2012 | 0 comments

Generate more demand for your services and drive increased revenue in the emerging and fast-growing Cloud market.

Whether you sell, manage, host or build cloud solutions for your customers, and regardless of your level of cloud expertise Symantec offers you the solutions, resources, and training you need to confidently deliver the solutions your customers need to help them keep their information protected, available, and backed-up in the cloud.

Get started on your path to profitability in the cloud with Symantec CloudSmart training.

Learn more.

CDeBrine | 31 Oct 2012 | 0 comments

Protect your Customers with EV SSL Certificates

VIDEO: Maximize Customer Trust and Transactions with Extended Validation
WHITE PAPER: Fraud Alert: Phishing — The Latest Tactics and Potential Business Impacts 2012

 
As one of the top cyber crime ploys impacting both consumers and businesses, phishing has remained a consistently potent threat over the past several years. In fact, the cumulative number of phishing attacks recorded in 2011 represented a 37 percent increase over 2010.[2] The impact on businesses can be quite severe. RSA estimated in its October 2011 Fraud Report that the worldwide...

Charla Bunton-Johnson | 09 Oct 2012 | 3 comments

The Best Blacklist Protection—Symantec Website Security

Search engines, the heart of the internet, reserve the right to blacklist websites. Blacklisting can mean that a company does not show in search results or that a warning is given if a user clicks on a blacklisted website. Websites become blacklisted for a variety of reasons. The two most frequent reasons are:
  • Failing to meet search engine usage guidelines (i.e. overly aggressive search engine optimizations [SEO] that violate a search engine's terms of service)
  • Websites being shown as a source of malware

The malware could be intentional (i.e. phishing, spoofed websites) or unintentional (i.e. website has been hacked or otherwise infected by a third party). A surefire way to get blacklisted is to harbor a website being infected with malware.

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Christy Loerzel | 02 Oct 2012 | 0 comments

Social media—by now almost every company knows they need to get on board in some way, but many don’t know where to start. Many have started that Facebook page or put out a few tweets only to lose momentum. Others inspire envy in their seemingly effortless success with thousands of followers and comments galore.

To help you be the latter instead of  the former,  the Symantec Partner Digital Strategy team and I will be offering tips and tricks in a series of posts starting today, complete with guidance and case studies to help you better navigate how to use social media for your business and connect with your customers. We’ll start small and drill down over time.

And we’d love to hear from you—what are your own successes, challenges, what would you like to know more about. We also invite you to join us online on Twitter and...

Fabiano.Pessoa | 22 Sep 2012 | 0 comments

Dear, good day.

Performing some tests a few days ago based on the operation of virtual machines performed the test regarding the transfer of files from virtual machine to real machine and vice versa.

Aware that when it comes to attacks on companies 80% of them occur within the same company was able to observe that XP Mode (virtual machine with Windows XP OS) can seamlessly receive data transfer etc. to copy a real machine.

Most of the competitors tested antivirus did not detect an intrusion of this type of transfer (copy) to the real machine as treating infection. Can not have this new code in its database or not but it was done and still leaving in fact the same as treating process network.

The test was conducted using a backdoor to open a specific port (15) and make a "Reverse Shell".

Some just because it was only identified with this code in its database to 2 days only but not detected and started to treat this code as the normal PC...

Fabiano.Pessoa | 19 Sep 2012 | 0 comments

 

You've probably been surprised at some site with messages like "your computer is not protected" or "your computer is infected". Behind these scary messages (scare) are hiding the real threats. When you accept the recommendation of the site and download the program to the "cleaning" of your hard programinha the malicious suggests that you are with malware - and it's true, he undertook to install - only to remove this malware is necessary "pay for the full version."

 The care that you have to have: Obviously, do not trust programs that appear from nowhere and promise to clean your computer from threats. Serious companies will never offer you protection without request.

These following programs say they solved problems of viruses, but are actually malicious software that have the purpose of attacking a PC and say they are...

Fabiano.Pessoa | 10 Sep 2012 | 0 comments

Good morning,
 It would not be important in similar forensic software security solution to point some strange movement in net for manual configuration?
 Would not it be nice to send this log to the administrator so that it has real science of what happens on their machines?
 The fact that even happens that the only security solution for password and disable it is discovered any protection software with password folder can hold a virus where this solution can not be detected due to have a password contained
 Performing a test in a given security software that will not mention the name says it the same as the high power of detection can not detect which way the folder with password there is a virus code that I created is not the same as new I sent them to the database and still is not detected because the folder containing password.
 In this case the solution would be important to periodically report to the administrator the...

KellyM | 30 Aug 2012 | 0 comments

The world is becoming more and more social, and so is the sales process. More than 93% of B2B marketers are using social media to reach customers. And more than 56% of B2B marketers acquired new customers using social media in 2011, while almost 60% of B2B marketers saw their search rankings improve after going social. Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter are the most popular platforms for B2B companies*.

Whether you agree with the Conan O’Brien Show that in the year 3000, “YouTube, Twitter and Facebook will merge to form one super time wasting web site called YouTwitFace.” (Or as I prefer, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook will merge into “InYouTwitFace.”) And whether your company has already jumped on the social bandwagon or not, as part of your partnership with Symantec, we want to help you go social or reinforce your social...