Symantec Explores Selling Web Certificates Business

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Cybersecurity firm Symantec is considering selling its website certification business, in a deal that could fetch more than $ 1 billion and extricate it from a feud with Alphabet’s Google, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. From a report: Google said in March that it was investigating Symantec’s failure to properly validate its certificates, which confirm that websites can be trusted. Symantec has called Google’s claims “exaggerated and misleading.” Symantec is in talks with a small number of companies and private equity firms about the potential sale, three sources said, asking not to be identified because the matter is confidential. There is no certainty that a deal will occur, t…
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Symantec: Lazarus behind recent hacking campaign

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Symantec: Lazarus behind recent hacking campaign

North Korea is responsible for bank cyberattacks in Bangladesh, the Philippines and Vietnam, Symantec says in a blog post. Malware used to attack the banking system is similar to one used in an attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014, which the US …
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Symantec Bares Risks To Firms in the Cloud

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Symantec Bares Risks To Firms in the Cloud

Symantec Corp. said risks remain high as enterprises embrace cloud applications and infrastructure at an unparalleled rate. Without proper visibility, control and protection of public cloud workloads, organizational risk is substantially increased as …
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BigCommerce Offers End-to-End Security with Free Symantec Encryption Everywhere for Merchants Worldwide

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BigCommerce Offers End-to-End Security with Free Symantec Encryption Everywhere for Merchants Worldwide

Cybercrime isn’t just about someone stealing your or your customer’s data. For many online retailers, a single breach could shutter their business. This is because customer churn increases 2.9% after a breach, making long-term consumer confidence in a …
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Symantec : BT, Symantec enhance network traffic protection

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Symantec : BT, Symantec enhance network traffic protection

Mark Hughes, CEO of BT Security. ICT services and solutions company BT and Symantec have collaborated to integrate Symantec’s latest technology into BT’s portfolio of managed security services. According to BT, the new agreement will enable its customers …
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Symantec pushes for channel unity with new partner program

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Symantec pushes for channel unity with new partner program

Cyber security company, Symantec, has released its first unified partner program since the acquisition of Blue Coat Systems with the aim of unifying its diverse partner base. Symantec’s partner community has always been a big tent, but it has become that …
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