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IonDark | 25 Mar 2009 | 0 comments

Good Day

Can someone please explain to me why Symantec Mail Security for SMTP is sold per user license?

Hear4U | 16 Mar 2009

At first glance, you might consider "another day at the office..." as a negative connotation about work.  Similar to saying,  "it's almost the middle of the week," or, "can't wait until it's Friday!"

Contrary to those popular sayings, "another day at the office" means something entirely different here at Symantec.  I wanted to start this weekly blog to let you know some of the things we're doing at Symantec to stay focused on you as the customer.  To give you an insight into this company, and what makes it tick.  Every day presents a new challenge, a new opportunity for us to succeed in helping you, our customers.

What you probably know is that we are a big company with offices and organizations spread throughout the world.  But, what you may not realize is the sense of an open door policy where people want to genuinely do "good" on behalf of...

Kevin Rowney | 10 Dec 2008 | 0 comments

Myth  #6 -- Access Control will protect you


Clearly, enforcement of need-to-know on key assets is a necessary component of managing the risks of confidentiality breaches.  Without access control, you have no hope of protecting the data.  The myth here is that this kind of protection is sufficient.  Given the huge amount of money, time, and attention paid to this aspect of security, you would hope that locking down your information this way would be enough!

What we see

The rates of data loss we see at customer sites indicate that access control privileges, even in the best run shops, are at least a step or two behind the needed state of provisioning to adequately protect data.  Part of that is driven by the complexity of keeping up to speed with the changing roles of employees, but there are additional factors that have an even bigger role in proliferation of the spread...