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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

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Symantec Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Results

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – August 2, 2017 – Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today reported its first quarter fiscal year 2018 results, ended June 30, 2017.

Greg Clark, Symantec CEO said, “Symantec has made tremendous progress transforming itself across both Enterprise Security and Consumer Digital Safety over the last year. Our Integrated Cyber Defense Platform is resonating with customers, and driving large increases in our pipeline, with wins built on our superior technology and unmatched integration. Consumer Digital Safety is gaining traction with customers and exceeding expectations, with growth ahead of plan and new offerings in the market.”
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DigiCert to Acquire Symantec’s Website Security and Related PKI Solutions

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and LEHI, Utah – August 2, 2017 – Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, and DigiCert Inc., a leading provider of scalable identity and encryption solutions for the enterprise, today announced an agreement under which DigiCert will acquire Symantec’s Website Security and related PKI solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, Symantec will receive approximately $950 million in upfront cash proceeds and approximately a 30 percent stake in the common stock equity of the DigiCert business at the closing of the transaction.
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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.
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