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Former Silver Peak, Symantec exec joins Quantum
Quantum Corp has announced the appointment of Rick Valentine as the company’s new senior vice president & chief customer officer, joining Quantum's executive leadership team. 
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Cybersecurity
Remote working trend bolsters cybersecurity investment - but downturn predicted
A new report from Canalys indicates investment in cybersecurity has increased 9.7% - but worsening economic conditions could turn the statistic around.
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Cybersecurity
Cisco, ESET, Fortinet crowned by Canalys, while Symantec, IBM & McAfee underperform
Several big names have been revealed as underperforming compared with the market average with low partner sentiment. 
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HCL takes over Broadcom’s Symantec security consulting
As part of the partnership, the majority of Broadcom's Symantec enterprise consulting team will transition to HCL.
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Cybersecurity
Accenture named Leader in managed security MarketScape
In IDC’s Asia/Pacific Managed Security Services 2020 Vendor Assessment, Accenture was recognised for its approach to both industry and customers.
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Cybersecurity
Kaspersky named one of the top 100 global innovators
For the second year, it made the Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator list by Clarivate Analytics, which includes giants like Amazon, Facebook and Google.
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Antivirus
Hands-on review: Norton Lifelock's Norton 360 security suite
Norton 360 is an all-in-one solution from one of the most trusted names in consumer computer security. The various modules are robust enough to protect novice computer users. The suite is also customisable so it won’t get in the way of more experienced users.
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Endpoint Protection
Symantec updates endpoint security offering
The Symantec Endpoint Security (SES) brings automated assistance with security management to evaluate risks and take action to secure their organisation.
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Hands-on review: Norton Security gets the safety and freedom balance right
The folks at Norton understand that there are those of use that like to walk on the wild side. But even a seasoned Internet adventurer like myself likes a degree of protection.
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Microsoft
Microsoft and CyberArk lead GlobalData identity management theme
Both companies gained the highest score for the identity management theme in GlobalData’s Thematic Scorecard for the security software sector.
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Symantec
Broadcom set to own Symantec’s enterprise security business for $10.7B
"M&A has played a central role in Broadcom's growth strategy and this transaction represents the next logical step in our strategy following our acquisitions of Brocade and CA Technologies," says Broadcom CEO
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Antivirus
Cybercrime complacency costs Kiwis – Norton
From the Starwood hotels data breach to online services like Flipboard, what steps have you taken to secure your information online?
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Cybersecurity
Symantec named Leader by Forrester for Data Security Portfolio
Symantec was recognised as a Leader based on current offering, strategy, and market presence with the highest overall ranking for current offerings.
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Cloud Security
Enterprise at tipping point, says Symantec
Enterprises are struggling to keep up with the rapid expasion of cloud within their business. 
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Cybersecurity
Quantum computing in the telecom sector and more cybersecurity trends
According to a new report, quantum computing will be a destabiliser for the telecom sector, making PKI obsolete in the near future.
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Hybrid Cloud
Symantec, Ixia combine efforts to secure hybrid networks
Ixia’s CloudLens and Symantec Security Analytics now feature complete integration, which allows Symantec customers to gain real-time visibility into their hybrid cloud environments.
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Identity and Access Management
Symantec drives collaboration to simplify cybersecurity
More than 120 partners including AWS, Box, IBM Security, Microsoft, Oracle, ServiceNow and Splunk Commit to Symantec’s Integrated Cyber Defense platform
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GDPR
New threats on the block: Formjacking, IoT, LotL attacks
Symantec's report provides an overview of the threat landscape, including insights into global threat activity, cyber criminal trends, and motivations for attackers.
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Microsoft
Cryptomining apps discovered on Microsoft’s app store
It is believed that the eight apps were likely developed by the same person or group.
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Cloud Security
Symantec acquires zero trust innovator Luminate Security
Luminate’s Secure Access Cloud is supposedly natively constructed for a cloud-oriented, perimeter-less world.
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Endpoint Protection
Symantec announces new endpoint response tools
Enterprise IT and Security Ops teams are increasingly challenged to investigate and respond to advanced and emerging threats with available resources and staff.
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IT Automation
Automation Anywhere announces new digital workers
“The idea of a human-centric digital worker that augments the abilities of our employees has the potential to be truly transformative."
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Cybersecurity
Symantec and Fortinet partner for integration
The partnership will deliver essential security controls across endpoint, network, and cloud environments.
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Google
DigiCert conquers Google's distrust of Symantec certs
“This could have been an extremely disruptive event to online commerce," comments DigiCert CEO John Merrill.