List/Grid Tag Archives: Symantec

Misunderstanding, Ignorance Reasons Businesses Lack Adequate Cybersecurity

Misunderstanding, Ignorance Reasons Businesses Lack Adequate Cybersecurity

Despite growing awareness of how devastating a cyber attack could be, many businesses still have not implemented security measures, which risks putting them in a group of corporations that have… Read more »

Norton Brings in Adam Palmer as New Cybersecurity Advisor

Norton Brings in Adam Palmer as New Cybersecurity Advisor

Norton from Symantec (NASQAQ: SYMC) has appointed Adam Palmer as Norton Lead Cybersecurity Advisor. Palmer is a former cyber crime prosecutor and legal director for the National Center for Missing… Read more »

Symantec Survey Reveals Poor Password Security

Symantec Survey Reveals Poor Password Security

Last week, security firm Symantec released a survey that revealed poor cyber hygiene on the part of respondents. Over 60 percent of respondents said they do not alter their passwords… Read more »

China Largest Malware Distributor

China Largest Malware Distributor

China is presently the largest distributor of malware, according to a new report released by Symantec. The U.S. is the leading malware distributor based on mail servers followed by China… Read more »

DC Makes 'Norton's Riskiest Online Cities' List

DC Makes 'Norton's Riskiest Online Cities' List

According to a new report released by Norton via Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) Washington D.C. qualifies as one of the riskiest American cities to live in – in terms of cybersecurity… Read more »

Indian Companies More Worried About Cyber Attacks than Terrorism

Indian Companies More Worried About Cyber Attacks than Terrorism

According to a Symantec report titled ‘On the State of Enterprise Security,’ companies in India are more concerned about cyber attacks against their IT infrastructure than they are about threats… Read more »

Daily GovCon Recap – March 5, 2010

Daily GovCon Recap – March 5, 2010

Ellen Glover of ICFI speaks on HUD Win Dr. Prescott Winter named CEO at ArcSight OPM plans to release statement on retirement HHS issues new proposal for health records Lisa… Read more »

Enrique Salem says Symantec Working with Government to Track Cyber Attacks

Enrique Salem says Symantec Working with Government to Track Cyber Attacks

Symantec Corporation is helping the government in its investigation of the Aurora attacks against search engine giant Google, CEO Enrique Salem said earlier this week. Symantec monitors millions of computers… Read more »

Cyber Defenders of the World Unite!

Cyber Defenders of the World Unite!

This week, RSA’s conference in California looks “ to drive the worldwide information security agenda,” says conference general manager Sandra Toms LaPedis. As instances of cyber attacks continue to grow… Read more »

Scam and Phishing Increased as Percentage of Spam in January

Scam and Phishing Increased as Percentage of Spam in January

The incidents of scam and phishing attacks increased as a percentage of overall spam in January according to a report released by security firm Symantec. The report, which is published… Read more »

2009: The Year of Cyber Crime

2009: The Year of Cyber Crime

This past year the number of cyber attacks, cyber security breaches and internet related crime has risen steadily making e-consumers think twice about online purchases. According to Symantec in a… Read more »

Cyber Crime Pays Better than Drug Trafficking

Cyber Crime Pays Better than Drug Trafficking

According to David Freer of Symantec, cyber crime nets more money than drug trafficking. An identity is stolen every three seconds worldwide, and the stolen identity is often sold. Hackers… Read more »

Symantec’s Jim Russell: Get ready for tougher FISMA

Symantec’s Jim Russell: Get ready for tougher FISMA

Through the years, Symantec’s Jim Russell has offered this blunt assessment of FISMA: It lacks “teeth.” The current law’s inability to hold agencies accountable for data breaches, plus staff and… Read more »

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