Newsroom

Your resource for the latest Symantec news

Symantec in the News

Free Wi-Fi Doesn't Mean Safe Wi-Fi, And Neither Does Having the Password

By Herb Weissbaum
July 13, 2017
NBC News

As security gets tough, hackers revert to living off land, report

By Robert Abel
July 12, 2017
SC Magazine

Massive cyberattack hits Europe with widespread ransom demands

By Andrew Roth and Ellen Nakashima
June 27, 2017
Washington Post

Recent Press Releases

Symantec to Acquire Skycure, Providing Customers with Comprehensive Mobile Threat Defense Across iOS, Android and Windows

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – July 11, 2017 Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire U.S. and Israel-based Skycure, a leader in mobile threat defense. Following completion of the acquisition, Skycure’s predictive threat detection techniques will enrich Symantec’s enterprise and consumer mobility offerings to help organizations more confidently address the needs of the increasingly mobile workforce, enabling them to ensure that devices are risk-free and secure while accessing corporate resources.
Read More >

Consumers’ Perceived Invincibility on Public Wi-Fi Could Be Placing Their Personal Information at Risk

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – July 9, 2017 – Consumers are unable to resist a strong, free Wi-Fi network and their online behaviors may be placing their personal information at risk, according to Norton by Symantec’s (NASDAQ: SYMC) 2017 Norton Wi-Fi Risk Report, released today.
Read More >

Symantec to Acquire Fireglass to Bring a Generational Leap Forward in User Protection

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – July 6, 2017 – Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Israel-based Fireglass, the leading agentless isolation solution that eliminates ransomware, malware and phishing threats in real-time by preventing potentially harmful content from ever reaching user endpoints or the corporate network. With this acquisition, Symantec further strengthens its Integrated Cyber Defense Platform and dramatically extends the Company’s leadership in Secure Web Gateway and Email protection delivered both on premises and in the cloud.
Read More >

All Press Releases