How to bulletproof your IT systems from hacker attacks

To ensure the security of their IT network companies need to adopt a multi-layered approach, experts say.The strategy, they say, should take into account the fact that end users are now the main

Published on: April 21st, 2008 Brian Jackson

More bang for your backup in Norton 360, version 2

New scan options, a better firewall, and enhanced ID and anti-phishing protection are key new features of Norton 360 v.2 – the latest version of Symantec's "all-in-one" security product. N360, v. 2 was

Published on: March 25th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Clinton, Obama and McCain peddling Viagra online?

Spammers are exploiting the buzz generated by U.S. presidential primaries as a new tactic to attract computer users that might be itching for their "campaign fix", according to a recent report from security

Published on: March 7th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

ATV dealer flattens data backup issues in Symantec Protection Network test drive

The thinly stretched IT staff of a Fort Worth, Texas-based dealer of all off-road bikes and all terrain vehicles (ATVs) managed to reduce backup downtime and improve staff efficiency during a beta test

Published on: March 5th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Valentine’s Day spam worse than ever

Employees in companies without solid anti-spam tools likely dread Valentine's Day.That's not because they're lonely – but because of the increased security risks and lost productivity from unwanted e-mails, says a new report.E-mail

Published on: February 15th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Symantec archiving tool cuts costs and risks, ensures regulatory compliance at ING

Rolling out new enterprise content management (ECM) technology has enabled ING Investment Management reduce information retention risks, and avoid significant IT labour and hardware costs. A global financial institution of Dutch origin, ING

Published on: February 11th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Reverse merger – a spinout that makes sense for Symantec

Mergers and acquisitions have made big news in the enterprise applications space – especially with Oracle Corp. snapping up 20 companies in the space of two years.But with all the hoopla about who's

Published on: January 25th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Symantec SIM – a great tool, but not for novices

What is it, one might reasonably ask, that separates a SIM (security information manager) from a basic log-file aggregator? Both will, of course, aggregate log files, but a SIM must go further, gathering

Published on: January 8th, 2008 Curtis Franklin Jr.

Tis’ the season for spam, says Symantec

On the first day of Christmas this spammer brought to me…Symantec's latest monthly threat report, with its long catalogue of spam categories currently afflicting harried users doesn't make for very cheerful reading.Spam accounted

Published on: December 11th, 2007 Joaquim P. Menezes

Seven surefire strategies to block network attacks

While network attacks are expected to rise in 2008, security experts say small Canadian businesses can protect themselves by implementing seven practical steps."Protection is not always an expensive proposition," said Marc Fossi, manager

Published on: November 29th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Symantec, Huawei join forces

Less than two months after 3Com's buyout of their joint venture closed, Huawei Technologies formed another joint venture, this time with security vendor Symantec Corp.The Chinese telecommunications vendor's joint venture with 3Com was

Published on: May 23rd, 2007 Jeff Jedras

Symantec simplifies compliance management with control compliance suite

Security Symantec provides one solution for policy management, technical configurations assessment and response assessment Symantec Corp. announced an updated Symantec Control Compliance Suite which automates the assessment of policies against industry regulations, standards

Published on: May 14th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Symantec advocates data deduplication as part of an overall backup strategy

Storage Veritas NetBackup PureDisk to expand integration of data deduplication Symantec Corp. announced enhancements to its NetBackup PureDisk data deduplication solution.  Enhancements to NetBackup PureDisk allow enterprise customers to use a single application

Published on: May 2nd, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Symantec casts

Code-named Hamlet, Symantec plans to launch the product in the second quarter of this year, executives told a group of Canadian customers at CIO Engage a one-day, invite-only user conference it hosted late

Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Shane Schick