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IT vendors in search of new business code [China Daily: US Edition]

Foreign tech companies are caught in the middle of a cybersecurity conflict between the two biggest economies, reports Gao Yuan.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Startups

Wed Jul 23, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Not All Two-Factor Authentication Techniques Are Created Equal; Some Safe From Emmental Attack

Two-factor authentication has not been defeated by the Emmental attack despite widespread reports to the contrary.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Startups, Clearwell Systems, Computer Security, Science / Technology

CRN

New Facebook Attack Puts Spotlight On Social Networking Threats -- Again

A Facebook scam redirected visitors to a popular attack toolkit, an unusual tactic that a Symantec researcher says highlights the growing aggressiveness of social networking threats.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Norfolk, VA

Dark Reading

Today on Dark Reading Radio: The Winners & Losers of Botnet Takedowns

Cheri McGuire, VP of global government affairs and cyber security policy for Symantec, and Craig D. Spiezle, executive director and founder of the Online Trust Alliance, join us.

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Related Topix: Startups, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 22, 2014

TwinCities

Other voices: The cyber threat

The internet security company Symantec revealed recently that a group of hackers known as Dragonfly infiltrated malware into legitimate software belonging to three manufacturers of industrial control systems -- the stuff that controls factories and power grids.

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Related Topix: Startups, Opinion

Reuters

U.S. intervenes in whistleblower suit against Symantec Corp

The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday said it has intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit against Symantec Corporation that alleges the company submitted false claims to a government agency it worked with under contract.

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Related Topix: Startups, Washington DC

InfoWorld

Prove it! Another security vendor claims 100 percent malware detection

A long line of security vendors has promised to detect all malware. Every last one failed.

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Related Topix: Startups, McAfee

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Business Journal

New Bain VC Enrique Salem on joining forces with his former rival, FireEye CEO Dave DeWalt

Enrique Salem, who joined Bain Capital Ventures last week, talked about what he has been investing in since leaving Symantec in 2012.

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Related Topix: Startups, T-VIPS, Clearwell Systems, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

CRN

Symantec's Identity Management Plans Tied To RSA's Deal For Symplified

Symantec tried to acquire Symplified months before its sale to RSA, The Security Division of EMC, in June, according to former Symantec CEO Steve Bennett.

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Related Topix: Startups, Boulder, CO

InformationWeek

Brian Foster

Brian Foster brings more than 25 years of successful product management and development experience to Damballa.

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Related Topix: Product Management, Damballa, Startups, McAfee, Intel, UC Los Angeles

Business Wire

Pure Storage Establishes Latin America Operations

In his new position, Grava will be responsible for establishing operations in strategic LATAM markets, starting with its two largest economies, Brazil and Mexico, and forging new strategic channel partnerships to accelerate adoption of the Pure Storage FlashArray family of products by businesses, governments, hospitals and educational institutions ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, Clearwell Systems

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Business Journal

Former Symantec CEO Enrique Salem joins Bain Capital Ventures

Enrique Salem , who dabbled in startup investing while CEO at Symantec , is now going to do it fulltime as managing director at Bain Capital Ventures in Palo Alto.

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Related Topix: Startups, T-VIPS, Clearwell Systems, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Mountain View, CA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

CNet News

Banking Botnet Gang Shows How Cyber-Criminals Specialize for Profit

The takedown has disrupted the botnet, but Shylock's development shows that online thieves can profitably narrow their focus on smaller markets.

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Related Topix: Startups

Wall Street Journal

Ex-Symantec CEO Enrique Salem Joins Bain Capital Ventures

Fresh on the heels of raising two funds totaling $850 million, Bain Capital Ventures is expanding its California team by adding Enrique Salem, formerly president and chief executive of Symantec Corp., as a managing director, the firm told VentureWire.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Clearwell Systems, Bain Capital, DocuSign, Atlassian

Speaking of Security

The Dragonfly Attack

At the same time that my RSA Research colleagues were uncovering the Boleto fraud in Brazil reported this week, Symantec released a Security Response describing a 2013 cyber-attack on US energy infrastructure, dubbed "Dragonfly".

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Related Topix: Startups, Computer Security, Science / Technology

AmericanBankingNews.com

Symantec Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts

Symantec has earned an average rating of "Hold" from the twenty-four ratings firms that are currently covering the company, AnalystRatings.Net reports .

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Related Topix: Startups, Clearwell Systems, T-VIPS

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Washington Post

Congress is overdue in dealing with the cybersecurity threat

HE INTERNET security company Symantec revealed recently that a group of hackers known as Dragonfly infiltrated malware into legitimate software belonging to three manufacturers of industrial control systems - the stuff that controls factories and power grids.

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Related Topix: Startups, Opinion, US Politics, US News

Sat Jul 12, 2014

[H]ard OCP

Symantec Unveils Norton Security 2015 Betas

Symantec announced this week that several of its top of the line products will be available as public betas.

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Related Topix: Startups

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

International Wireless Network Security (Security Operations,...

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Wireless Network Security Market 2014-2019 with Cisco, Honeywell, Symantec, Brocade, and Robert Bosch Dominating" report to their offering.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Startups, 9

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Dark Reading

Global Law Enforcement, Security Firms Team Up, Take Down Shylock

A month after the GameOver ZeuS sting , another bank fraud group's operations has been disrupted by an international collaboration of security firms and law enforcement agencies.

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Related Topix: Tommy 'Tiny' Lister, Computer Security, Science / Technology, SecureWorks, Software, Startups

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