CUPERTINO, Calif. - Feb. 20, 2001, 2001 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced "Everything you Need to Know About VPNs", the latest in a series of free Webcast seminars for professionals interested in learning about the latest technology and market trends on implementing IT security for their e-business needs. In this Webcast on virtual private networks (VPNs), attendees will learn how to safely deploy and manage e-business applications in just 60 minutes from the convenience of their own office. Attendees can register at www.symantec.com/calendar/webcast/vpnwebcast.html
"As organizations open up their networks to employees, partners, suppliers and customers, corporations also need to ensure that this critical information is secure," said Barry Cioe, product director at Symantec. "Our VPN Webcast will explain how companies can safely expand corporate boundaries to remote users and branch offices as quickly as possible, as well as understand how to overcome VPN questions like standards and interoperability."
The VPN Webcast is scheduled for February 22; there are three live sessions per day available: 9a.m. 11a.m., and 2p.m. Eastern Time. VPN Webcast attendees will specifically learn how to:
The monthly Webcast seminar series, "Everything you Need to Know about e-Security," will provide attendees information on how to safely extend business practices onto the Internet and establish a competitive advantage in the market, as well as insight into the latest security trends. Upcoming topics include security appliances, managed services, and virus protection.
Symantec is the world leader in providing solutions to help individuals and enterprises assure the security, availability, and integrity of their information. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has operations in more than 40 countries. More information is available at www.symantec.com.
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