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Steve C Blair | 24 Nov 2014 | 0 comments

On behalf of all of us in Product Management and Engineering I would like to thank you for your willingness to be part of the DCS 6.5 Beta. For all of you who also filled in our survey, your anonymous responses were very helpful so we can better understand your needs, environment and the use-cases you want to investigate with our new product.

Updates since last Blog

Over late October and November, a lot of work has been going on with our Engineering teams who are busily preparing for the December Beta drop.  We have had a number of pre-Beta trials running inside the company, defect reviews and have a high confidence you will be impressed with our new UI, product features and flexibility to better secure your workloads in your data center.

You may recall in the previous Beta announcement we said we were investigating doing Hands-On Labs to give customers an opportunity to test without having to setup your own environment. Unfortunately this...

Matt Cooke | 12 Nov 2014 | 0 comments

Symantec are building a new security client designed specifically for embedded systems.  We’ve taken the code base of our Critical System Protection client edition re-architected, feature enhanced and optimized it to run on embedded systems such as those used in industrial control systems, automotive, point of sale, healthcare and beyond.

We are inviting you to take part in our Symantec Embedded Security: Critical System Protection beta program beginning early December 2014. By participating in the beta program, you will be able to experience first hand the benefits of our new Internet of Things (IoT) product offering.

Key features in Symantec Embedded Security: Critical System Protection

Securing IoT devices: Symantec Embedded Security: Critical System Protection provides a signature-less policy-based approach to security for your terminals or embedded devices. Symantec Embedded Security: Critical System Protection...

Sankara | 06 Oct 2014 | 0 comments

Issue : Symantec Data Center Security 6.0 client not getting IP via DHCP even with Windows core policy

 

Cause : Known issue with SDCSS 6.0  -  Windows default core policy is not allowing svchost.exe to access DHCPCSVC.DLL

 

Environment : Symantec Data Center Security 6.0

 

Solution : 

Edit the SDCSS prevention policy

Navigate to 

 Sandboxes

  - Core OS Service Options

    - Default Windows Services [def_winsvcs_ps,netsvcs_ps]

       - Registry Rules

         - Writeable resource List

             - Allow but log modifications to these Registry keys

 

Resource Path:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services

Program Path: %systemroot%\system32\svchost.exe...

vgtero | 03 Oct 2014 | 1 comment

There is a new vulnerability in the commonly used UNIX shell BASH, which the media is now calling Shellshock.  

What is Shellshock? 

A new vulnerability has been found that potentially affects most versions of the Linux and UNIX operating systems, in addition to Mac OS X (which is based around Unix). Known as the “Bash Bug” or “Shellshock,” the GNU Bash Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2014-6271) could allow an attacker to gain control over a targeted computer if exploited successfully.

The vulnerability affects Bash, a common component known as a shell that appears in many versions of Linux and UNIX. Bash acts as a command language interpreter. In other words, it allows the user to type commands into a simple text-based window, which the operating system will then run.

For full details see: the Symantec Security...

vgtero | 01 Oct 2014 | 0 comments

There is a new vulnerability in the commonly used Unix shell BASH, which the media is now calling Shellshock.   Customers that have Critical Systems Protection/Data Center Security: Server Advanced can use their investments to protect their server infrastructure from this vulnerability. 

Situation Overview:   What is “Shellshock?” 

A new vulnerability has been found that potentially affects most versions of the Linux and Unix operating systems, in addition to Mac OS X (which is based around Unix). Known as the “Bash Bug” or “ShellShock,” this vulnerability could allow an attacker to gain control over a targeted computer if exploited successfully.

The vulnerability affects Bash, a common component known as a shell that appears in many versions of Linux and Unix. Bash acts as a command language interpreter. In other words, it allows the user to type commands into a simple text-based window, which the operating...

Steve C Blair | 22 Sep 2014 | 0 comments

Building great software begins and ends with you, our customer. By giving you visibility into our software and asking for your feedback, advice, and suggestions, we deliver better software solutions to help you solve your security needs.

Symantec will be releasing a new version of our Data Center Security (DCS) solution in the first half of calendar year 2015. DCS version 6.5 will include an enhanced architecture, deliver a web-based unified console, include support for virtual computing environments and support policy based security controls in an integrated offering.  DCS 6.5 delivers the protection capability to take control of your IT environment by coordinating threat management and collaborative security on virtual workloads.  Additionally DCS 6.5 provides new software defined security functionally to create and orchestrate multi-product security...

Richard Harsell | 20 Aug 2014 | 0 comments

We are looking to hire a CSP resident in the Raleigh, NC area.  The req can be found at:

http://www.symantec.com/about/careers/careers.jsp?areq=%2021145BR

Please contact Ryan Alves at ryan_alves@symantec.com.

Responsibilities

This Resident Consultant will be the trusted advisor in Symantec Data Center Security (DCS) - formerly Critical System Protection (CSP) - for a customer located in Raleigh, NC.  The successful candidate will be part of a team of onsite Consultants that support multiple Symantec technologies for this customer.  The primary responsibilities include:

  • Prevention and Detection policy testing, tuning, and automation
  • Customized reporting and analytics
  • Upgrade testing and deployment
  • Assist with daily administration and optimization of the DCS/CSP...
ryanschoenherr | 08 Jul 2014 | 0 comments

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Check out MetriXdashboards for more information and ways to utilize MetriX to increase your efficiency.

 

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For more information or to schedule a demo please contact:

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vgtero | 02 May 2014 | 0 comments

A new report from the Ponemon Institute, “Exposing the Cybersecurity Cracks: A Global Perspective,” concludes that global security professionals find themselves “deficient, disconnected, and in the dark” in combating cyber threats.

Despite the fatalistic tone in this report, I don’t believe that as security pros, you are the type who would just shrug your shoulders, say “cie la vie”, continue with business-as-usual, and hope for the best. As security professionals, you are excellent at problem solving and thrive at these challenges! You are probably in the midst of figuring out strategies or executing plans to address these deficiencies and remove these feelings of “security inadequacies”.  Many of you are multi-taskers, shoring up your organization’s security and risk management capabilities; at the same time, executing transformative activities such as migrating applications to a software-defined environment. 

At Symantec, we continue to develop solutions...

vgtero | 24 Apr 2014 | 0 comments

With the recently discovered Heartbleed vulnerability, information security professionals and end users are feeling the pressure and impact to better protect their information. The task of securing your organization and information can seem overwhelming.

Don’t miss out on this webcast to get step-by-step instructions on how to protect your business and information, and keep your communications secure. 

Join Us To Learn About:

  • What is Heartbleed and the impact it has
  • Understand how the vulnerability is exploited and how you can detect it
  • Steps you need to take to secure information now and going forward

Register at:  https://symantecevents.verite.com/31175/241406