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Symantec

(company)
Software manufacturer of utility and development applications for Windows and Macintosh platforms. Products include ACT!, Norton Utilities, Norton AntiVirus, Symantec AntiVirus for Macintosh, Symantec Cafe.

http://symantec.com/.

Symantec

(Symantec Corporation, Cupertino, CA, www.symantec.com) A software company founded in 1982 by Dr. Gary Hendrix. It was acquired by Gordon Eubanks in 1984 and released its Q&A file manager the following year. In 1990, it merged with Peter Norton Computing, Inc., developer of the well-known Norton Utilities and Norton Desktop programs, and became a specialist in antivirus and consumer security.

For several years following, Symantec acquired more than a dozen other software companies, including Central Point Software, maker of PC Tools, and Zortech, developer of C++ compilers. In December 2004, Symantec and software giant VERITAS Software Corporation, Mountain View, CA, announced a merger with the combined company to operate under the Symantec name.
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Symantec Incident Manager correlates security events from disparate security products and across protection technologies, including antivirus, firewall and intrusion detection to identify incidents in real time, and coordinates response actions throughout the entire incident lifecycle.
Under the terms of Symantec's ESI agreement, Symantec hardware, software licenses, and professional services are available immediately for authorized DOD and contractor purchasing at ESI pricing.
A Symantec customer for five years, Clyde Companies uses LiveState Recovery for centralized systems recovery across its 30 offices in Utah, Nevada, Arizona, and Wyoming.
As Internet threats continue to exploit multiple attack vectors, Symantec is positioned to help customers solve their security problems by offering proactive integrated solutions based on layered security technologies, providing the protection needed today," said Greg Gotta, vice president, product delivery, Symantec Corp.
As a leader in the dynamic, complex, and highly challenging world of information security and availability, Symantec is committed to creating innovative, effective solutions for real customer problems," said John Schwarz, president, Symantec Corp.
The Symantec Network Security 7160 appliance delivers very high levels of performance with first-rate policy management, incident management, alert handling and reporting out of the box," said Bob Walder, director, The NSS Group Ltd.
As the largest dedicated information security company in the world, Symantec brings exceptional security expertise and the highest quality intrusion detection solution to HP-UX 11i v2 operating system and the Integrity servers," said Gary Ulaner, group product manager at Symantec.
We believe companies should be evaluating email security solutions that offer a broader range of capabilities," said Enrique Salem, senior vice president, security products and solutions, Symantec Corp.
The exchange has standardized on VERITAS products for storage management and data protection across its enterprise and uses Symantec information security solutions to protect its critical trading applications and customer information.
The Symantec Network Security 7160 appliance detected and blocked everything we threw at it," said Kevin Tolly, President/CEO/Founder of The Tolly Group.
Symantec ESM regularly scans all systems to ensure compliance with stringent regulatory standards, including the new Visa CISP regulation.
However, security management has often been plagued with costly implementations and high staffing requirements," said Rowan Trollope, vice president of security management solutions at Symantec.