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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.

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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.