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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Shane Schick

Symantec safeguards PC with Norton 360

Security Symantec launches Norton 360 Symantec Corp. announced the availability of the Norton 360. The comprehensive solution combines technologies for antivirus, antispyware, firewall, intrusion protection, antiphishing, backup and tuneup. The all-in-one security service

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 28th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Symantec puts ‘Hamlet’ centre stage at customer event

CALEDON, Ont. – Symantec Corp. is putting the finishing touches on a software suite that will integrate its anti-virus, compliance, endpoint, backup and recovery products into something that can be managed from a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 26th, 2007 Shane Schick

Symantec bolsters Network Access Control software

Security Symantec upgrades Network Access Control software Symantec Corp. announced it has extended its Symantec Network Access Control software with features to enforce network access control across managed and unmanaged endpoints. It offers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 7th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Cisco offers Wi-Fi Asset Tracking tool for verticals

Wireless Cisco unveils wireless location solution for manufacturers Cisco announced a turnkey Wi-Fi Asset Tracking solution geared for aerospace, automotive, mining and semiconductor manufacturing industries. This solution utilizes Cisco Wi-Fi location tracking technology.Cisco's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 30th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Intel upgrades wireless for notebooks

Wireless Intel works with access point vendors Intel Corp. introduced the Intel Next-Gen Wireless-N network connection, an upgrade to the wireless component found inside Intel Centrino Duo mobile technology and other Intel-based laptops.Intel

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 24th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Symantec automates incident management

Storage Symantec introduces Symantec Security Information Manager 4.5 Symantec Corp. announced Symantec Security Information Manager 4.5, providing customers the foundation of an IT governance and compliance program by automating the incident management lifecycle.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 17th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff