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Growing data loss concerns driving Backup-as-a-Service market
Growing concerns about data loss is having huge impact on the the BaaS sector, with new forecasts predicting the market to surpass $4 billion by 2020.
Expert dishes on Symantec/Blue Coat 'powerful' merger
Symantec announced the acquisition of web and cloud security specialist Blue Coat. Symantec is about to become bigger and more powerful than the rest.
Symantec launches cyber protection for vehicle manufacturers & connected cars
Cars & the Internet of Things are the latest focus of Symantec's cyber security, as it launches its specialised Anomaly Detection for Automotive.
Symantec's acquisition of Blue Coat to amplify cybersecurity protection
Symantec has announced its acquisition of cloud security provider Blue Coat for $4.65 billion, strengthening cyber protection for Symantec customers.
Swift growth expected in healthcare cyber security market
The Asia Pacific healthcare cyber security market is expected to grow swiftly due to the rapid enhancements in the healthcare sector.
Zuckerberg password breach prompts warning about account security
Change your password now and make it strong. That's the advice from Symantec after Mark Zuckerberg was the latest victim of a password leak.
Symantec offers encryption software for web hosters
Web hosters must make sure their websites are encrypted for security, trust & to keep their business afloat. Symantec has offered one solution.
Security hole in Symantec antivirus exposes Windows, Linux and Macs
A major security vulnerability has been uncovered by UK white hat hacker and Google Project Zero developer, Tavis Ormandy.
Symantec CEO exits as company reduces revenue forecast
Symantec chief executive Michael A Brown is exiting the company, with the vendor also revising its Q4 revenue forecast downwards by US$12 million.
Cisco leads IoT security market, followed by Intel and Symantec
“With an increase in the number of connected devices, it's difficult for organisations to manage and maintain data traversing between networks."
NZ growing target for cybercrime, especially ransomware
New Zealand averaged 108 ransomware attacks per day in 2015 according to a new Symantec report, which shows we're an increasing target for cybercrime.
Watch out, there's a new breed of cyber criminal in town
“Advanced criminal attack groups now mirror the skill sets of nation-state attackers. They have well resourced and highly-skilled technical staff."
Banking Trojans plummet 73% – but don’t get comfortable
Financial Trojans targeting online banking services dropped 73% last year, but Symantec is warning that Trojans are still thriving - and profitable.
Cyber crims targeting Netflix users - watchout
New research from Symantec has revealed cyber criminals are targeting Netflix users on the back of the company's recent global expansion.
Veritas looks ahead following Symantec split
The split from security vendor Symantec is officially complete as Veritas Technologies this week begins life as a newly independent company.
Kiwis overconfident when it comes to online security
Symantec says that despite the concern and awareness of cybercrime, consumers are overconfident in their online security behaviours.
Symantec unveils single console advanced threat protection
Symantec is upping the ante in its attempt to win the advanced threat protection space, launching a new offering designed to detect and remediate APT.
Aussie companies win at Symantec APJ Partner Awards
Australia’s InfoTrust and Intalock Technologies have won key awards at Symantec’s APJ Partner Awards, held this week in Singapore.
Symantec: Ransomware on the rise
There’s no shortage of security issues. Ransomeware on the rise, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is providing rich pickings for cyber crims.
Hands on review: Norton Security 2015
In the bad old days keeping a PC secure was simple. Nowadays, a huge chunk of our lives exists online, and digital security issues have escalated.
Symantec promises higher potential payouts with new program
Symantec is promising 50% higher earning potential in quarter, quicker payments and easier progression through the tiers in its new channel program.
Top tips to secure your new iPhone
Security advice on how to keep your Apple iDevice, and the data stored on it, safe.
Symantec sells off Veritas in US$8 billion deal
Symantec is selling the Veritas information management business for US$8 billion in cash to a group of investors lead by Carlyle Group.
Musical chairs continue as Holtzhausen joins Smith at Dell
Symantec’s Veritas channel boss Klasie Holtzhausen has joined former colleague Brenton Smith at Dell Software.