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ALJohnson | 08 Apr 2014 | 1 comment

Symantec launched its 2014 Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), Volume 19, which highlights how cybercriminals unleashed the most damaging series of cyberattacks in history – ushering in the era of the “Mega Breach.” Please visit the ISTR landing page for this year’s report and supplemental assets.


Muad'Dib | 03 Apr 2014 | 0 comments

If you have issues with changing the Installed Feature Set, ensure you disable the Uninstall Password option before deploying the Installation Package to the target group.

Chetan Savade | 03 Apr 2014 | 37 comments

Hello Everyone,

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12 RU4 MP1 is released.

This build's version is: 12.1.4100.4126

What's new in this release:

Extended upgrade support

  • Unlike most maintenance patch releases, you can upgrade any version of Symantec Endpoint Protection directly to Unsupported downgrade paths still apply.

Expanded operating system support

  • The Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) client is now supported on Windows To Go (Windows 8.1 Enterprise).
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM), the SEP client, and the Symantec Network Access Control client are now supported on Windows 8.1 Update 1.
  • SEPM, the SEP client, and the Symantec Network Access Control client are now supported on Windows Server 2012 R2 Update 1

Note: If in case you do not see the SEP 12 RU4 MP1 Release on...

Mithun Sanghavi | 31 Mar 2014 | 4 comments

Symantec Endpoint Protection receives the AV-TEST AWARD FOR BEST PERFORMANCE 2013


Corporate Users (Windows): Symantec Endpoint Protection

The AV-TEST AWARD FOR BEST PERFORMANCE 2013 is presented to the security software that has the least influence upon a system once installed.

The tests that are carried out involve typical activities such as loading websites, downloading software, installing and starting up programs and copying files.

To check the regular test results - http...

Sym_Chris | 27 Mar 2014 | 0 comments

This blog entry gives a series of support videos for mail services from

Sym_Chris | 21 Mar 2014 | 0 comments

This blog talks through the most common issues being raised with support, some handy hints and what our customers are saying about us.

James Labonte | 19 Mar 2014 | 0 comments

Internet security never looked the same after Netscape Communications created the SSL certificate in 1994. Looking at the Internet’s growing popularity then, it was easy to see it becoming a dangerous medium in not-so-distant future. Developers at Netscape took the cue and started putting in the effort to utilize strong encryption algorithms in the forming of an SSL certificate, to make sure the important data stored on the web is only seen by the intended parties. Thanks to their earnest efforts; today, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) certificates have become an integral element of website security, especially in case of e-commerce and banking websites.


SSL certificates are issued by Certificate Authorities (CAs), who manage security credentials and public keys for the actual message encryption. As Internet users became more aware of Cyber Security, SSL certificates became the most sought after solution to fight cyber crime. And it still is today, when it comes to...

Bryan S | 14 Mar 2014 | 6 comments

These are the steps I take to clean infected systems.

Steve C Blair | 13 Mar 2014 | 0 comments

The DCS Product Management team working on Data Store Security is running a survey to guide future product features.

SebastianZ | 13 Mar 2014 | 0 comments

Symantec Help (SymHelp) is a diagnostic utility used to help automate support for multiple Symantec products. SymHelp version and above features a new utility, the Threat Analysis Scan, that can help to identify suspicious files on a system. This new feature replaces the previously known Load Point Analysis and Power Eraser tools. For reference on how to use the new tool please check the attached links.