Latest Symantec Endpoint Protection Stories

2012-10-24 04:02:06

Update to Lumension Endpoint Management and Security Suite Planned for December as Enterprises Consider Upgrade to New Operating System (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 Later this week, Microsoft´s newest Windows 8 operating system will be generally available. In support of this, Lumension®, a global leader in endpoint management and security, today announced that the company´s flagship product, Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite (L.E.M.S.S.), will support both...

Symantec Confirms Theft of Antivirus Source Code
2012-01-07 06:20:47

Officials at Symantec, the makers of Norton Antivirus, have confirmed earlier reports that cybercriminals successfully obtained a portion of the security software's source code and published it online earlier this week. In a Friday afternoon report, Nicole Perlroth of the New York Times said that company spokesman Cris Paden confirmed the hacking. The programming code obtained was for two of Symantec's antivirus products for businesses -- Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 and Symantec...

2011-06-21 00:00:29

Device Control added to the Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite minimizes insider risk by enforcing security policies and encrypting data across removable media. Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 Removable media continues to be a valuable productivity tool that facilitates quick and easy data access while improving collaboration, but the looming risk of data loss and the introduction of malware through removable media is a very real, costly concern for organizations....

2011-06-10 00:00:30

"Think Before You Renew AV" campaign reinforces why standalone antivirus can no longer be the sole security technology in modern endpoint environments. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 Today, as more than two million new malware signatures are identified each month and more organizations are falling prey to "zero-day" attacks, traditional antivirus simply cannot keep up in the malware arms race. In fact, 48 percent of organizations recently reported an increase in IT operating expenses,...

2011-04-25 05:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine new threats every second, every day - that's 286 million distinct malicious programs lurking about last year alone. Yet it only takes just one trojan, one virus, one malicious little program to compromise a company's entire system. While signature-based security solutions may have once halted the risk, today's threats have metamorphosed into sophisticated, rapidly mutating attacks that can evade reactive security solutions. The...

2011-04-08 05:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's rapid-fire business environment, data is being transferred faster, and in more ways, than ever before. But along with the proliferation of business technology that makes data easier to transfer and easier to store virtually anywhere, such as laptops, USB flash drives, and smartphones, data breeches have also risen to epic proportions. In fact, according to the "Symantec State of Enterprise Security Report 2010," 75% of...

2011-02-09 07:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro today announced the results of an in-depth, third-party lab test benchmarking the performance of the anti-virus/anti-malware capabilities of Trend Micro Deep Security, McAfee Total Protection for Endpoint and Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 within virtual environments. The tests found that Trend Micro Deep Security performance was up to 11 times more efficient in the use of key system resources than the competing solutions....

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