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Symantec Alerting Offerings

Do you want to know when important events including new viruses and vulnerabilities may impact your systems? Are you overwhelmed with security information? Would you like a trusted advisor to help you when issues may require your immediate attention to ensure the continuity of business or your computing experience? Symantec, a leader in information security offers a full breath of alerting services to provide the right level of information for your needs.

Home Users

Are you a home user? Symantec Security Alerts will keep you informed of the most critical virus threats that could impact your computer. Complimentary Symantec Security Alerts:
  • Alerts you on Category 4+ viruses and worms (on a scale of 1-5).
  • Sends you alerts via email.
  • Sends alerts Mon-Fri, PST business hours.
  • Includes threat summaries, and information to help home users stay protected.
* Available in the United States and Canada only.
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Enterprise Customers

Are you a security administrator looking to find a way to make research on vulnerabilities and malicious code more efficient and stay ahead of security threats? Symantec DeepSight Alert Services may be the ideal solution. Symantec DeepSight Alert Services:
  • Delivers timely vulnerability and malicious code notifications and guidance, providing personalized, actionable information to enable organizations to mitigate vulnerabilities before they are exploited.
  • Monitors potential threats 24x7 and delivers detailed notifications via email, with optional voice, fax, and SMS notifications.
  • Notification can be tailored to match your network environment from the technology list that covers 4,600 products from 2,200 vendors, with over 18,000 versions - your alerts are always relevant.
  • Enables secure, Web-based queries to an industry-leading vulnerability database, and provides detailed patch and release information.
  • Saves time and potential for oversight, with timely, comprehensive, prioritized and authoritative notifications which allow organizations to take a more proactive approach to security and maximize the allocation of security resources.
Are you an enterprise security administrator in a security organization that actively monitors network security events, such as IDS and firewall logs? Is regulatory compliance a chief concern, or do you believe you work in a highly targeted vertical industry? Symantec DeepSight Threat Management System may be an ideal solution for you. Symantec DeepSight Threat Management System:
  • Tracks security events on a global basis, providing early warning of active attacks. With personalized notification triggers and expert analysis, the system enables enterprises to prioritize IT resources in order to better protect critical information assets against a potential attack.
  • Correlates security events from thousands of firewall and IDS sensors that are located in more than 180 countries and more than 100 million antivirus systems around the globe to provide an adaptable, global perspective with detailed attack information and extended early warning capabilities.
  • Enables trend reporting, incident research and forensic analysis with data-mining capability by time, country, industry, and other parameters using the Custom Reports Add-on.
  • Provides a unique capability to understand global Internet attack activities, combined with comprehensive threat analysis. The system enables enterprises to prioritize IT resources in order to better protect critical information assets against a potential attack, thus improving business continuity, and helping to maintain company credibility and adherence to emerging security regulations.
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