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Symantec's CEO Says the Company's Got Its Groove Back

By Bob Hackett
June 8, 2017
Fortune

Inside Symantec's bid to build the Amazon of cybersecurity tools

By Clint Boulton
June 13, 2017
CIO

The New Old Guard: Symantec And McAfee Fight To Regain Dominance In The New World Of Security

By Sarah Kuranda
June 12, 2017
CRN

Recent Press Releases

Symantec Blocks 22 Million Attempted WannaCry Ransomware Attacks Globally

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – May 15, 2017 – Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today reported it has blocked nearly 22 million WannaCry infection attempts across 300,000 endpoints, providing full protection for Symantec customers through its advanced exploit protection technology. The WannaCry ransomware attacks targeted and affected users in various countries across the globe by encrypting data files on infected computers and demanding users pay a $300USD ransom in bitcoin to decrypt their files. The protection of Symantec customers was enabled in part due to the integration of real-time threat intelligence shared across both Symantec Endpoint Protection and the Blue Coat ProxySG, which provided real-time threat awareness across the endpoint, network and cloud.
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Symantec Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Results

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - March 10, 2017 - Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC) today reported its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2017 results, ended March 31, 2017.
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Symantec Announces the Formation of Symantec Ventures

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - March 02, 2017 - Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced the formation of Symantec Ventures to help cyber security startups accelerate the delivery of core innovation to the security marketplace. In addition to contributing capital, Symantec aims to help the startup community reduce expenses and accelerate time to market.
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