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  • Former Symantec Chief Enrique Salem Joins ForeScout Board of Directors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former Symantec Chief Enrique Salem Joins ForeScout Board of Directors

    Former Symantec CEO Enrique Salem has joined the board of directors at network security firm ForeScout Technologies. The 25-year technology leadership veteran also serves on the boards of FireEye, Netskope, Atlassian, DocuSign and Biba, ForeScout said Monday. “We are honored to have Enrique join our board as we continue to expand capabilities to support our burgeoning global business,“ said […] More

  • Symantec Accepts $530M Buyout From Huawei, Firm with Suspected Ties to Chinese Military - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Symantec Accepts $530M Buyout From Huawei, Firm with Suspected Ties to Chinese Military

    Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei, which currently owns 51 percent of a joint venture with Symantec, has agreed to purchase the 49 percent it doesn’t own from the American security company. Symantec said it has reached an agreement to sell its 49 percent stake for $530 million, giving Huawei full ownership of the Hong Kong-based security and […] More

  • Symantec to Announce Quarterly Earnings Via Webcast - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Symantec to Announce Quarterly Earnings Via Webcast

      Enrique Salem, Symantec Symantec will announce its quarterly earnings over a conference call in a webcast July 27 at 5 p.m. ET and 2 p.m. PT. Its fiscal first quarter ended July 1. Investors will be able to listen to the call through Symantec's Investor Relations website. Featured on the call will be Symantec's […] More

  • Symantec to Create 60 New Jobs in Dublin - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Symantec to Create 60 New Jobs in Dublin

    Symantec is increasing its job prospects abroad — the U.S.-based Internet security firm has announced plans to create 60 new jobs at its European headquarters in west Dublin, Ireland. The job growth is the result of a large investment by IDA in its “authentication services“ business, riding on the heels of Symantec's acquisition of VeriSign […] More

  • Howard Schmidt to Keynote at Cybersecurity Symposium - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Howard Schmidt to Keynote at Cybersecurity Symposium

    Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt will be delivering a keynote presentation at the Symantec Government Symposium: No Compromise – Open, Secure, Everywhere held June 22, 2010 in Washington, D.C. A one-day annual happening devoted to the public sector and its partners, the event will bring together more than 1,000 government IT, security and business professionals to […] More

  • Symantec to Acquire VeriSign for $1.3 Billion - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Symantec to Acquire VeriSign for $1.3 Billion

    Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) has announced that it plans to acquire VeriSign for around $1.3 billion. Symantec will acquire VeriSign’s authentication and identity business. That includes the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificate Services, the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Services, the VeriSign Trust Services and the VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) Authentication Service. “With the anonymity of […] More

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    Symantec Announces Plans to Buy VeriSign

    Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) has announced its plans to VeriSign's authentication and identity business for around $1.28 billion. The deal will include the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificate Services, the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Services, the VeriSign Trust Services and the VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) Authentication Service. “At the same time, IT is faced with the […] More

  • Daily GovCon Recap - March 5, 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    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 Jackson, EPA Administrator, has joined Twitter Symantec CEO, Enrique Salem, says company is working with feds on Aurora attacks Facebook leak thwarts Israeli military operation More

  • Enrique Salem says Symantec Working with Government to Track Cyber Attacks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    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 worldwide and has significant data on malware infections and other cyber attacks which they sometimes sell to federal agencies and companies. During an interview with […] More

  • Cyber Defenders of the World Unite! - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    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 more prevalent, cyber warriors and national security officials are gathering in California to examine methods to enhance cyber defenses. The RSA conference, held in San […] More

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