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Silicon Valley
Companies hope cybersecurity experts in the boardroom can counter hacksLOS ANGELES -- The board of directors at construction and engineering company P
Companies hope cybersecurity experts in the boardroom can counter hacks
Silicon Valley / Posted yesterday
LOS ANGELES -- The board of directors at construction and engineering company Parsons needed to fill a seat two years ago. Naturally, they wanted someone with communication and leadership skills. They also needed someone new: an expert to help them... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Companies hope cybersecurity experts in the boardroom can counter hacksLOS ANGELES -- The board of directors at construction and engineering company P
Companies hope cybersecurity experts in the boardroom can counter hacks
The Fremont Argus / Posted yesterday
LOS ANGELES -- The board of directors at construction and engineering company Parsons needed to fill a seat two years ago. Naturally, they wanted someone with communication and leadership skills. They also needed someone new: an expert to help them... Read more
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PC Magazine
Panda Internet Security 2016Sometimes the line between simple antivirus and security suite is blurred. Pand
Panda Internet Security 2016
PC Magazine / Posted yesterday
Sometimes the line between simple antivirus and security suite is blurred. Panda's standalone antivirus includes firewall protection, while Panda Internet Security ($54.99 per year; $76.99 for three licenses) omits the spam filter found in many... Read more
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PC Advisor
Researchers find many more modules of Regin spying toolSecurity researchers from Symantec have identified 49 more modules of the sophi
Researchers find many more modules of Regin spying tool
PC Advisor / Posted yesterday
Security researchers from Symantec have identified 49 more modules of the sophisticated Regin cyberespionage platform that many believe is... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Warning: Huge surge in spam emails since Ashley Madison hackSpammers are taking advantage of the Ashley Madison hack, IT security company S
Warning: Huge surge in spam emails since Ashley Madison hack
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Spammers are taking advantage of the Ashley Madison hack, IT security company Symantec says. The company's researchers have observed a surge in spam activity since the breach, with attackers attempting to prey on victims and their... Read more
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iTWire
Spammers take advantage of Ashley Madison data breachSymantec says there has been a surge in spam messages mentioning the leak of th
Spammers take advantage of Ashley Madison data breach
iTWire / Posted 2 days ago
Symantec says there has been a surge in spam messages mentioning the leak of the Ashley Madison users’ data, with spammers trying to take advantage of those affected by the breach. In a blog on its website from Dick O’Brien, Symantec says scammers... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Symantec defends IoT ‘frontier’ from attackInternet of Things will create more potential points of attack. To help counte
Symantec defends IoT ‘frontier’ from attack
Computer Business Review / Posted 2 days ago
Internet of Things will create more potential points of attack. To help counter the potential threat to IoT devices, Symantec has launched a security suite which is aimed at protecting against attacks and zero-day exploits. The Embedded Critical... Read more
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Government Computer News
Symantec takes on the Internet of unsecured thingsWith the number of Internet of Things devices expected to reach 25 billion by 2
Symantec takes on the Internet of unsecured things
Government Computer News / Posted 3 days ago
With the number of Internet of Things devices expected to reach 25 billion by 2020, there will be plenty of work ahead for those trying to secure connected systems. Symantec, for one, said it is already securing 1 billion devices – from televisions... Read more
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PhysOrg
Companies hope cybersecurity experts in the boardroom can counter hacksThe board of directors at construction and engineering company Parsons Corp. ne
Companies hope cybersecurity experts in the boardroom can counter hacks
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
The board of directors at construction and engineering company Parsons Corp. needed to fill a seat two years ago. Naturally, they wanted someone with communication and leadership skills. They also needed someone new: an expert to help them battle... Read more
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PC Magazine
X1 SearchSome people don't see a need for a desktop search utility like ($49.95, plus $
X1 Search
PC Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
Some people don't see a need for a desktop search utility like ($49.95, plus $19.95 yearly for optional premium support). They prefer to rely on a carefully maintained, hierarchical folder structure and religiously adhere to it. Those... Read more
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Converge! Network Digest
Symantec Secures More Than 1 Billion IoT Devices ~ Converge! Network DigestSymantec said it is now securing more than one billion Internet of Things (IoT)
Symantec Secures More Than 1 Billion IoT Devices ~ Converge! Network Digest
Converge! Network Digest / Posted 4 days ago
Symantec said it is now securing more than one billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices, including everything from televisions and cars to smart meters and critical infrastructure. Symantec's IoT security portfolio includes: Device Security with... Read more
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Federal Computer Week
Prioritizing authentication, GitHub attacked, Carter back to Silicon Valley and more Symantec: Feds prioritizing authentication after OPM hack Since the Office o
Prioritizing authentication, GitHub attacked, Carter back to Silicon Valley and more
Federal Computer Week / Posted 4 days ago
Symantec: Feds prioritizing authentication after OPM hack Since the Office of Personnel Management data breach, Symantec's Rob Potter said his federal customers... Read more
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iTWire
Symantec plans IoT security platformSymantec's security products and services already help secure around one billio
Symantec plans IoT security platform
iTWire / Posted 4 days ago
Symantec's security products and services already help secure around one billion devices including medical systems, set top boxes and ATMs, Symantec security expert Nick Savvides told iTWire. While these capabilities have not been offered in a form... Read more
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TechCrunch
Big Data Vendor BlueData Announces $20M Round And Intel PartnershipBlueData, a company that helps customers generate virtualized big data clusters
Big Data Vendor BlueData Announces $20M Round And Intel Partnership
TechCrunch / Posted 4 days ago
BlueData, a company that helps customers generate virtualized big data clusters, announced a $20 million Series C round and a partnership with Intel today. Intel Capital led the round. Also participating were Amplify Partners, Atlantic Bridge,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Climbing Central Florida's career ladderMark Van Hala, Orange County Government professional engineer, was named the 20
Climbing Central Florida's career ladder
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Mark Van Hala, Orange County Government professional engineer, was named the 2015 American Society of Civil Engineers Florida Section Engineer of the Year. The Seminole County Regional Chamber of Commerce board of directors appointed Michael... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Insider Trading is a weekly report of stock transactions involving officers, directors and own
Insider Trading
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
is a weekly report of stock transactions involving officers, directors and owners of 10 percent or more of a publicly held company. Corporate insiders historically make more economically sound decisions in trading their own company's... Read more
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TheStreet.com
U.S. Stocks Open Lower as Markets Reacts to China Slowdown U.S. stocks opened lower Friday as global markets continued to digest a slowi
U.S. Stocks Open Lower as Markets Reacts to China Slowdown
TheStreet.com / Posted 8 days ago
U.S. stocks opened lower Friday as global markets continued to digest a slowing Chinese economy. Oil prices also slid, now at the longest weekly losing streak since 1986. Some experts... Read more
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Market Watch
Symantec upgraded to reflect Veritas spinoffSymantec Corp. SYMC, -2.33% was upgraded to equal-weight and its price target r
Symantec upgraded to reflect Veritas spinoff
Market Watch / Posted 8 days ago
Symantec Corp. SYMC, -2.33% was upgraded to equal-weight and its price target raised to $24 at Morgan Stanley on Friday on optimism that risks related to the company's restructuring plan have been priced into the stock. The bank also believes that... Read more
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Investors Chronicle
Seven Days Today's market overview The world's third-largest economy just cannot get a
Seven Days
Investors Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Today's market overview The world's third-largest economy just cannot get a break at the moment. Its GDP contracted by 0.4 per cent in the three months to 30 June, down from a revised 1.1 per cent expansion in the first quarter. The... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Protecting your company from virtual threatsCyber security has been a prominent topic of conversation. Since the creation o
Protecting your company from virtual threats
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 9 days ago
Cyber security has been a prominent topic of conversation. Since the creation of the internet, as hackers become more creative, it is essential that small business owners are aware of the risks they face. While only 28% of small businesses have... Read more
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PC Magazine
Kaspersky Total Security (2016)For years, security suite vendors have recognized the fact that most households
Kaspersky Total Security (2016)
PC Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
For years, security suite vendors have recognized the fact that most households have more than one computer. A three-PC subscription is standard these days. But who says three is enough, and who says they all have to be PCs? Your subscription to... Read more
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Computing.co.uk
OS X zero-day root access exploit exposed by Italian teenagerA new Apple Mac OS X zero-day flaw has been discovered by an 18-year old Italia
OS X zero-day root access exploit exposed by Italian teenager
Computing.co.uk / Posted 9 days ago
A new Apple Mac OS X zero-day flaw has been discovered by an 18-year old Italian security researcher - and publicised before Apple has even had a chance to respond. The potential exploit comes in the form of a privilege escalation flaw, via a bug in... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Cyber Security Sector to See Ongoing Consolidation The Deal's Chris Nolter has been closely monitoring ongoing consolidation amo
Cyber Security Sector to See Ongoing Consolidation
TheStreet.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Deal's Chris Nolter has been closely monitoring ongoing consolidation among cyber security groups as these companies try to keep pace with hackers' evolving tactics. According to 451 Research,... Read more
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PC Magazine
Panda Free Antivirus (2016)There's just no excuse for going without antivirus protection, not when you can
Panda Free Antivirus (2016)
PC Magazine / Posted 10 days ago
There's just no excuse for going without antivirus protection, not when you can a seriously effective antivirus utility for free. The 2016 edition of Panda Free Antivirus outperforms many of its commercial competitors; it remains our Editors' Choice... Read more
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TheStreet.com
IBM and FireEye Possible Candidates to Acquire CyberArk, CentrifyIBM has a foothold in privilege access management, and had $48.8 billion in cas
IBM and FireEye Possible Candidates to Acquire CyberArk, Centrify
TheStreet.com / Posted 10 days ago
IBM has a foothold in privilege access management, and had $48.8 billion in cash at the end of the third quarter. Last year, IBM acquired CrossIdeas, which develops software to manage access to applications and data. Trebnick suggested that IBM could... Read more
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TechCrunch
Traversal Networks Wants To Be Your Company’s Cyber Security DepartmentImagine a company that installs an appliance to monitor your network for malici
Traversal Networks Wants To Be Your Company’s Cyber Security Department
TechCrunch / Posted 11 days ago
Imagine a company that installs an appliance to monitor your network for malicious activity, then broadcasts that security data to a cloud service and has experts watching and responding to any real threats. That’s what Traversal Networks, a member... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Tech Companies That Combat Viruses, Hackers, and SpyingSo, what can you do to mitigate the possibilities or your computer being hacked
Tech Companies That Combat Viruses, Hackers, and Spying
TheStreet.com / Posted 11 days ago
So, what can you do to mitigate the possibilities or your computer being hacked, infected or worse? Here are a few suggestions: Is it possible to fully protect against all of the malicious people out there bent on doing you and/or your computer... Read more
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Slate
How Smartphone Encryption Will Help Cops More Than It Hurts ThemThe citizen’s guide to the future. The Numbers Don’t LieSmartphone encryption
How Smartphone Encryption Will Help Cops More Than It Hurts Them
Slate / Posted 11 days ago
The citizen’s guide to the future. The Numbers Don’t LieSmartphone encryption will help cops more than it hurts them. Last week, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. took to the editorial pages of the New York Times to continue his campaign... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Security satisfaction soars as identity draws focusKable Global ICT Intelligence: Business desires mixed when choosing an IT provi
Security satisfaction soars as identity draws focus
Computer Business Review / Posted 12 days ago
Kable Global ICT Intelligence: Business desires mixed when choosing an IT provider but security satisfaction is high. Businesses are looking for a balanced mix of expertise, financial stability and price when they are choosing an IT provider. A... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Eugene Kaspersky labels phoney-malware allegations ‘complete nonsense’Security chief rebuffs report claiming firm attacked rival antimalware vendors.
Eugene Kaspersky labels phoney-malware allegations ‘complete nonsense’
Computer Business Review / Posted 12 days ago
Security chief rebuffs report claiming firm attacked rival antimalware vendors. Eugene Kaspersky dismissed allegations that his company had created phoney malware in a bid to trick rival security firms into disabling core functions on customers'... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Companies hope cybersecurity experts in the boardroom can counter hacksThe board of directors at construction and engineering company Parsons Corp. ne
Companies hope cybersecurity experts in the boardroom can counter hacks
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 days ago
The board of directors at construction and engineering company Parsons Corp. needed to fill a seat two years ago. Naturally, they wanted someone with communication and leadership skills. They also needed someone new: an expert to help them battle... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
Hacker Demos $30 Gizmo That Unlocks Keyless Car, Garage DoorsInfamous security researcher Sammy Kamkar last week demonstrated a gadget that
Hacker Demos $30 Gizmo That Unlocks Keyless Car, Garage Doors
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 14 days ago
Infamous security researcher Sammy Kamkar last week demonstrated a gadget that can intercept wireless signals to unlock cars and garage doors. Kamkar showed off the device, which cost him just US$32 to make, at the DefCon conference in Las... Read more
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The Register
I've seen Kaspersky slap his staff with a walrus penis – and even I doubt the false-positive claimsComment Eugene Kaspersky is a complex character and capable of many things, but
I've seen Kaspersky slap his staff with a walrus penis – and even I doubt the false-positive claims
The Register / Posted 15 days ago
Comment Eugene Kaspersky is a complex character and capable of many things, but Friday's allegations that he ordered staff to deliberately sabotage rival antivirus packages smells fishy. On the one hand, the problem of AV products flagging up false... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Hacker Demos $30 Gizmo That Unlocks Keyless Car, Garage DoorsInfamous security researcher Sammy Kamkar last week demonstrated a gadget that
Hacker Demos $30 Gizmo That Unlocks Keyless Car, Garage Doors
E-Commerce Times / Posted 15 days ago
Infamous security researcher Sammy Kamkar last week demonstrated a gadget that can intercept wireless signals to unlock cars and garage doors. Kamkar showed off the device, which cost him just US$32 to make, at the DefCon conference in Las... Read more
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The Register
Verisign sues Google's new love-interest .XYZ for a second timeVerisign is up to its old tricks again, having sued XYZ.com, the owner of the .
Verisign sues Google's new love-interest .XYZ for a second time
The Register / Posted 15 days ago
Verisign is up to its old tricks again, having sued XYZ.com, the owner of the .xyz registry a second time. Barely a day after XYZ.com got a boost when Alphabet, Google's new parent company, set up shop at abc.xyz, details emerged of a suit filed by... Read more
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Ars Technica
Report claims Kaspersky faked malware to trip up competitors’ productsTwo former employees of Kaspersky Lab have accused the malware protection softw
Report claims Kaspersky faked malware to trip up competitors’ products
Ars Technica / Posted 15 days ago
Two former employees of Kaspersky Lab have accused the malware protection software company of seeding competitors’ products with fake malware signatures intended to make them erroneously label benign files on customers’ computers as malicious. The... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Analysts Recommend Cybersecurity Stocks After Recent UnderperformanceUNDERPERFORMING: Piper Jaffray analyst Andrew Nowinski says the security stocks
Analysts Recommend Cybersecurity Stocks After Recent Underperformance
TheStreet.com / Posted 15 days ago
UNDERPERFORMING: Piper Jaffray analyst Andrew Nowinski says the security stocks he covers have underperformed the Nasdaq composite index despite delivering "solid beat-and-raise" results. With the exception of Fortinet and Imperva (IMPV), the... Read more
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New Kerala
U.S.-India Business Council applauds resumption of Cyber Security Dialogue After a two-year hiatus, the long-awaited U.S.-India Cyber Security Dialogue
U.S.-India Business Council applauds resumption of Cyber Security Dialogue
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
After a two-year hiatus, the long-awaited U.S.-India Cyber Security Dialogue took place in Washington DC this week. The U.S.-India Business Council and industry partners... Read more
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ECMConnection
Caringo Provides Only Software-Based Web-Scale Object Storage For Symantec Enterprise VaultAustin, TX /PRNewswire/ - Caringo® today announced that it has certified its co
Caringo Provides Only Software-Based Web-Scale Object Storage For Symantec Enterprise Vault
ECMConnection / Posted 15 days ago
Austin, TX /PRNewswire/ - Caringo® today announced that it has certified its comprehensive software-defined object storage, Caringo Swarm, with Symantec™ Enterprise Vault™ 11 to lower storage costs and associated legal and regulatory expenses for... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Facebook abused to spread spam on BuzzFeed and Huffington PostPopular news sites appear to be being exploited by hackers. Hackers are report
Facebook abused to spread spam on BuzzFeed and Huffington Post
Computer Business Review / Posted 16 days ago
Popular news sites appear to be being exploited by hackers. Hackers are reportedly evading spam filters on Facebook's popular comment plugin to carry out a "technical support scam" for various operating systems, including Windows and Mac. Pop... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
Symantec sells off backup business Veritas for billionsThe investors are led by the Carlyle Group, followed by GIC Private Limited, a
Symantec sells off backup business Veritas for billions
ITBusiness.ca / Posted 17 days ago
The investors are led by the Carlyle Group, followed by GIC Private Limited, a sovereign wealth fund established by the government of Singapore, and other expected co-investors. Bloomberg had reported in July that Symantec was nearing a deal with... Read more
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CRM Magazine
Customer Trust and Calculated Innovation Is Central to Company GrowthBOSTON — Customer trust and retention should be top concerns for organizations
Customer Trust and Calculated Innovation Is Central to Company Growth
CRM Magazine / Posted 17 days ago
BOSTON — Customer trust and retention should be top concerns for organizations if they are to optimize their e-commerce operations and maintain steady growth, speakers asserted at day one of eTail East. Pablo Cohan, senior business leader of U.S.... Read more
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Market Watch
Companies are cutting back on CEO ‘failure parachutes’A $24.3 million exit package for the ex-CEO of Symantec raised eyebrows last ye
Companies are cutting back on CEO ‘failure parachutes’
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
A $24.3 million exit package for the ex-CEO of Symantec raised eyebrows last year Getting ousted from the corner office can be rough, but it long has paid pretty well. Here’s why: Their employers promised sizable sums for their “termination without... Read more
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The Register
Symantec’s dismal results show need for Veritas saleSymantec’s latest results, published on the day of the Veritas sell-off announc
Symantec’s dismal results show need for Veritas sale
The Register / Posted 17 days ago
Symantec’s latest results, published on the day of the Veritas sell-off announcement, show a 14 per cent revenue decline and 49 per cent profit fall on the annual compare. Revenues of $1.5bn produced profits of $117m, compared with $1.74bn and $236m... Read more
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The Columbian
Transgender worker bring transformation in the workplaceSPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Meetings at Symantec's Springfield campus tend to revolve a
Transgender worker bring transformation in the workplace
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Meetings at Symantec's Springfield campus tend to revolve around technical issues, so when Cass Averill asked his boss for a sit-down six years ago, the manager assumed they'd be talking about systems or software. "I'm... Read more
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PC Magazine
Kaspersky Internet Security (2016)Usually the "new model year" security suite products start to arrive in the fal
Kaspersky Internet Security (2016)
PC Magazine / Posted 17 days ago
Usually the "new model year" security suite products start to arrive in the fall. This year, several major vendors, Kaspersky among them, pushed those releases forward to sync up with the release of Windows 10. ... Read more
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Zero Hedge
August 12Overnight Media Digest * China's surprise move to weaken its currency drew qui
August 12
Zero Hedge / Posted 17 days ago
Overnight Media Digest * China's surprise move to weaken its currency drew quick condemnation from U.S. lawmakers and threatens to hurt the Obama administration's push to seal a sweeping trade agreement with Pacific nations.... Read more
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Converge! Network Digest
Symantec to sell Veritas to The Carlyle Group for $8 Billion ~ Converge! Network DigestSymantec agreed to sell its information management business, known as Veritas,
Symantec to sell Veritas to The Carlyle Group for $8 Billion ~ Converge! Network Digest
Converge! Network Digest / Posted 17 days ago
Symantec agreed to sell its information management business, known as Veritas, to an investor group led by The Carlyle Group together with GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, and other expected co-investors for $8 billion in cash. The deal is... Read more
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The Register
IoT security is RUBBISH says IoT vendor collectiveA vendor group whose membership includes Microsoft, Symantec, Verisign, ADT and
IoT security is RUBBISH says IoT vendor collective
The Register / Posted 18 days ago
A vendor group whose membership includes Microsoft, Symantec, Verisign, ADT and TRUSTe reckons the Internet of Things (IoT) market is being pushed with no regard to either security or consumer privacy. In what will probably be ignored by the next... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Symantec sells data-storage provider Veritas to consortium WASHINGTON — A consortium of investors led by the private-equity firm the Car
Symantec sells data-storage provider Veritas to consortium
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
WASHINGTON — A consortium of investors led by the private-equity firm the Carlyle Group has agreed to acquire the data-storage company Veritas Technologies from Symantec for $8 billion in... Read more
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