Symantec delivers on new Vision for data protection

Speed of data recovery times has become critical for many larger companies today. And it's become pretty big focus area for Symantec Corp. How big? Consider this: Two key announcements emerging out Vision

Published on: June 10th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

XP SP3 registry corruption is all Microsoft’s fault, says Symantec

Symantec has said it was Microsoft's code that crippled some PCs after upgrades to Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) emptied Device Manager, deleted network connections, and packed the registry with thousands of

Published on: May 26th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

XP SP3 upgrade corrupting Windows registry, users claim

Symantec Corp. today denied that its consumer security software, including Norton Internet Security and Norton 360, is to blame for wreaking havoc on some users' PCs after they upgraded to Windows XP Service

Published on: May 23rd, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Spam totally out of control, experts say

Although the motivation may be the same there's now very little to relate today's spammers to the original daddy of unsolicited e-mail, according to technology security experts.Some 30 years ago, Gary Thuerk, sent

Published on: May 9th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

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