A top tech security vendor building out from its antivirus roots.
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Symantec's latest Internet Security Threat report suggests that SMBs remain an attractive target for those trying to steal intellectual property.
A new Java zero day shares traits with attacks on Hong Kong Amnesty International, researchers have found.
"You'll hear a lot of noise at RSA this week about six or seven shiny new objects. If you just buy my shiny new object, my shiny new point solution, that will solve all your security problems. The answer is, it's not true," says Symantec CEO Steve Bennett.
CEO Steve Bennett has said that the IT security vendor had gained too much corporate fat, slowing down its decision-making and communication. This led to the major reorganization, which will see "material" staff reduction.
According to reports, Symantec will be cutting 1,000 jobs in company restructuring efforts.
Despite solid third-quarter earnings, the security giant seeks to make a break with the past and start over with a new, leaner structure and an eye on the future.
Symantec says that as demand grows for cloud computing, businesses need to be aware of the "hidden costs" associated with this technology.
Symantec is trying to differentiate its file sharing service from other cloud storage lockers with more impressive security specs.
As it becomes the 5th of November around the world, Anonymous announced a hacking spree that has claimed many websites and a few databases - plus a planned V For Vendetta reenactment at the Houses of Parliament.
Norton Hotspot Security is designed to hide public Wi-Fi sessions from eavesdropping software, encrypting sensitive data from prying eyes at hotspots nationwide.
Cybercriminals are distracting banks and other businesses with a DDoS attack while they quietly lay siege to sensitive data on the network, which they can use for credit card cloning and other fraud.
Symantec's 2012 State of the Data Center survey suggests that mobile computing, the cloud and vitualization are driving increasingly complex data centers.
The answers to questions meant to verify one's identity can now be found online using search engines or social networks, which means this measure should be augmented with other authentication tools.
Former Intuit chief Steve Bennett takes over as CEO of Symantec. Can the security vendor juice growth and fend off critics?