Spear phishing campaigns are more sophisticated: Symantec

Cyber-criminals are getting better at using targeted attack methods and strategic planning to break into the digital data vaults of major corporations, according to Symantec Corp. Last year set a record both in

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Symantec chops CEO

Symatec Corp. has suddenly fired CEO Steve Bennett and temporarily replaced him with long-time board member Michael Brown. The move came Thursday almost two months after the company reported revenue for the quarter

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon

RSA conference: One shared threat database in security’s future

SAN FRANCISCO – With daily headlines about new malware, dangerous threats, and unforeseen attack vectors, it might be easy to believe that hackers will soon be the victors of the cybersecurity war. But

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 27th, 2014 Candice So

Symantec to kill Backup Exec.cloud

A lack of features such as mobile access and content-sharing has prompted Symantec Corp. to announce it is shutting down its cloud-based backup solution, Backup Exec.cloud. Cloud data backup solutions have become prevalent

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: November 27th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Mobile device users putting workplace at risk: Report

Many Canadian workers are sharing corporate information with friends and families through online storage sites and some are allowing their kids to download games, shop and play on work devices. These and other

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: October 3rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Inside Symantec’s vault

How secret are IT’s secrets? It’s a question that has to be asked when one thinks about any security software or hardware developer. Think of the leading commercial names in security – McAfee,

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: May 22nd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Symantec CEO talks up reorganization

 LAS VEGAS -- As the manager of IT at one of Canada's largest media companies, Sam Cioci feels like he's spending too much time looking into his environment and trying to glean information

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Symantec: New mysterious malware in Iran

Iran seems to have the misfortune of being the target of some of the world's most sophisticated malware.  So sophisticated, in fact, that most observers assume that well-funded government agencies are behind the worms that

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: November 23rd, 2012 brian bloom

Interview: Symantec’s October surprises

In this week's podcast, we talk to Kevin Haley, director of Symantec Security Response, about the company's latest intelligence report. He'll tell us about some new online threats that are emerging, how people

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: November 16th, 2012 brian bloom