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  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Tech Added to BT Security Portfolio - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Symantec Endpoint Protection Tech Added to BT Security Portfolio

    BT has added a Symantec-built endpoint protection technology to the communications firm’s security products portfolio in an effort to help enterprise customers avoid cyber attacks. Symantec said Tuesday its Endpoint Protection 14 offering employs machine learning, file reputation analysis, behavior monitoring and memory exploit mitigation tools designed to protect business systems from ransomware, “˜zero-day“™ and unknown threats. “Today“™s attacks are multi-faceted, multi-staged […] More

  • Symantec Makes Gartner Cloud Access Security Brokers Quadrant - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Symantec Makes Gartner Cloud Access Security Brokers Quadrant

    Symantec has been included on Gartner‘s “Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers” that details the performance of vendors, leaders, challengers, visionaries and niche players in the CASB market. The company said Monday it made the leaders quadrant for its CloudSOC platform designed to help organizations secure data and applications in a cloud environment. Gartner evaluated […] More

  • Symantec Tops IDC's Mobile Threat Defense Market Report - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Symantec Tops IDC’s Mobile Threat Defense Market Report

    Symantec has been described as a “leader” among mobile threat management software vendors in a recent International Data Corp. MarketScape report. The research firm evaluated Symantec and eight other vendors for its “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Mobile Threat Management Security Software 2017 Vendor Assessment” report, Symantec said Wednesday. Vendors were categorized into leaders, participants, contenders and major players as […] More

  • Symantec: Machine Learning Tools Helped Block 22M Ransomware Attempts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Symantec: Machine Learning Tools Helped Block 22M Ransomware Attempts

    Symantec has said the use of machine learning platforms and efforts to share threat intelligence data in real time have helped the company to stop nearly 22 million ransomware attempts in approximately 300,000 endpoint devices worldwide. Symantec said Monday it has blocked Wannacry attacks through threat intelligence sharing between the Symantec Endpoint Protection platform and […] More

  • Symantec Launches Research Campaign to Help FBI Track Down “˜Bayrob“™ Cyber Crime Group - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Symantec Launches Research Campaign to Help FBI Track Down “˜Bayrob“™ Cyber Crime Group

    A security response team at Symantec collected intelligence data to help the FBI track and facilitate arrest of three cyber criminals in Romania that are part of a cyber crime group called “Bayrob.” Symantec said Friday the group conducted computer intrusion, credit card fraud and auto auction scams that resulted in the theft of up […] More

  • Mike Fey: Verizon Report Fingers Cyberespionage as Cause Behind 22% of Security Breaches - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mike Fey: Verizon Report Fingers Cyberespionage as Cause Behind 22% of Security Breaches

    A Verizon security research report indicates that cyberespionage was the motive behind 22 percent of breach incidents over the past year. Mike Fey, chief technology officer for Intel‘s security business, discusses the findings of Verizon’s “2014 Data Breach Investigations Report” in an article published Thursday on the Verizon website. Fey writes the research cited manufacturing, […] More

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