Business Overview

At a Glance

Founded in April 1982 FY 2017 Revenue $4.019 billion (Ended March 31, 2017) 
IPO on June 23, 1989 (NASDAQ: SYMC) Enterprise Security Revenue $2.355 billion
400 on Fortune 500 list Consumer Digital Safety $1.664 billion
Approximately 13,000  global employees Revenue by Geography: United States: 52%, International 48%
More than 2,000 global patents Global headquarters in Mountain View, CA


Corporate Executives

  • Richard S. Hill, Interim CEO and President
  • Amy Cappellanti-Wolf, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Nicholas Noviello, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
  • Scott C. Taylor, Executive Vice President and Secretary

Corporate Overview

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, allows organizations, governments, and people to secure their most important data wherever it lives. Enterprises across the world rely on Symantec for integrated cyber defense against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud.

More than 50 million people and families rely on Symantec’s Norton and LifeLock Digital Safety Platform to help protect their personal information, devices, home networks, and identities at home and across their devices.

Software and Services Portfolio

Enterprise Security
Symantec protects the Cloud Generation through our Integrated Cyber Defense Platform, the industry’s most complete portfolio for securing cloud and on-premises environments. We support 15,000 enterprises in taking full advantage of cloud computing without compromising the security of the people, data, applications, and infrastructure that drive their business. Our advanced technology portfolio is powered by the world’s largest civilian threat intelligence network, enabling us to see and protect against the most advanced threats.

  • 15 Years Running, a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Security1
  • 13 Years Running, a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services2
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14 wins AV-TEST Award for Best Protection 20163
  • Symantec DLP: Leader in 2016 Forrester Wave Data Loss Prevention Suites4
  • The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Security Gateways Leader, 20165
  • 10 Consecutive times: a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for Data Loss Prevention6
  • Symantec Advanced Threat Protection 100% effective against advanced techniques in Dennis Technology Labs 2015 report7
  • AAA rating—14 consecutive quarters and in every single Dennis Report8

Consumer Security
The solutions and subscriptions from our consumer brands, Norton and LifeLock, comprise the Digital Safety platform, which protects information, devices, networks, and identities. Our Norton-branded solutions provide multi-layer security for desktops, mobile operating systems, and home networks, defending against increasingly complex online threats to individuals, families, and small businesses. With the acquisition of LifeLock, we strive to protect all aspects of peoples’ digital identities.

As more than one-third of Americans and 650 million people globally were cyber crime victims in 2016, we trust in the Digital Safety platform to secure consumers’ digital lives—now and well into the future.

  • Norton is the market share leader of paid Consumer Endpoint Security9
  • Norton Security won AV-Test's annual ‘Best Protection’ Award in 2015 and 201610
  • Norton Solutions have been awarded 39 PC Magazine Editors' Choice Awards11
  • LifeLock received Top 10 placement on Online Trust Alliance (OTA) Audit Honor Roll12
  • LifeLock received Best in Biz Gold Award for Technology Department of the Year13

Corporate Responsibility
Symantec is committed to conducting our business with respect and attention to ethical operation, a diverse and inclusive workforce, the environment, and positive societal impact. We share our progress in delivering on this commitment in our corporate responsibility report. The report describes how we are taking action to address our priority issues and also serves as our annual Communication on Progress (COP) as a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact.

Symantec has been named number 18 on Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, and an Ethisphere 2017 World’s Most Ethical Companies Honoree.

Visit our Corporate Responsibility Website to learn more about our corporate responsibility commitments to our people, your information, and the world.