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3 hrs ago | CRN

Former Symantec Channel Chief Eldh Takes Global Security Sales Role At CA

John Eldh, who oversaw Symantec's North American channel program during one of the most disruptive periods in the vendor's history, was named senior vice president of global security sales at CA Technologies. Eldh oversaw channel and inside sales at Symantec beginning in 2012, during a time when former Symantec CEO Steve Bennett completely reorganized the company's internal sales teams and shed thousands of positions in hopes of jump-starting growth against a rising tide of competitors.


Related Topix: Startups, Sales

4 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Finjan Provides Update On Federal Circuit Ruling - Legacy Symantec...

Symantec Corp., Websense, Inc., Sophos Inc.: CAFC-13-1682 . against Symantec Corp., Websense, Inc., Sophos Inc., et al. During this time, two of the five defendants settled; for the three remaining defendants, Websense, Inc., Sophos Inc., and Symantec Corp., the verdict resulted in a finding of invalidity of certain asserted claims of Finjan's patents, U.S. Patent Nos.


Related Topix: Startups, US News, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, Recreational Vehicle, Security

8 hrs ago | Benzinga

's Top #PreMarket Losers

NPS Pharmaceuticals fell 10.70% to $29.20 in pre-market trading. The FDA has voted 8-5 in favor of NPS Pharmaceuticals' Natpara.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, NPS Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceuticals, Startups

12 hrs ago |

How Will Symantec (SYMC) Stock Respond to This Analyst Downgrade?

The firm currently has a $26 price target on the stock. Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates SYMANTEC CORP as a Buy with a ratings score of B+.


Related Topix: Startups, Financial Markets

13 hrs ago |

Symantec Lowered to "Sector Perform" at RBC Capital

They currently have a $26.00 price target on the stock. RBC Capital's price objective would indicate a potential upside of 5.99% from the company's current price.


Related Topix: Startups, Clearwell Systems, T-VIPS

14 hrs ago | Bloomberg

U.S. Stock-Index Futures Little Changed Before Fed Policy

U.S. stock-index futures were little changed, after equities posted a weekly decline, as investors awaited today's reports on industrial activity and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting starting tomorrow. Yahoo! Inc. rose 1.1 percent in pre-market New York trading after people with knowledge of the matter said Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. may increase the price range of its initial public offering.


Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Teaneck, NJ, US News

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Fox News

It's Time to Own at Least One Security Stock

It wasn't a particularly good week for the market and looking back, we can see the ominous double-top formed at Dow 17,000. After the big August run, though, this isn't unusual, so I'm thinking we drift to about 16.8K before the Dow makes another run up and through the old high.


Related Topix: Bank of America, Financial Services, Banking, Startups, Business News

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Hispanic Business

Ipswitch MOVEitTM 8.1 Managed File Transfer System Enhances...

Single sign-on integration through SAML 2.0* standards-based integration with identity and access management systems from Microsoft, OneLogin, and Shibboleth reduces administration time and improves end user productivity Data loss prevention integration through ICAP** standards-based integration with solutions from McAfee, RSA and Symantec helps IT teams monitor and control movement of sensitive files wherever they go Disaster recovery and failover support via integration with Neverfail IT Continuity Engine to minimize downtime for business continuity and to further satisfy requirements for regulatory compliance 'Too many enterprises - IT teams and end-users alike - are struggling with complex, manual methods for moving files, with a resulting lack of visibility, control and consistency with policies for security and compliance,' said .


Related Topix: Startups


Enemies no more, McAfee and Symantec agree to share threat data

The recently launched Cyber Threat Alliance has been given a big boost with the news that Intel's McAfee division and former arch-enemy Symantec are to join the industry group whose mission is to create the first significant cross-vendor movement of threat data. The CTA was announced in May with founder members Fortinet and Palo Alto Networks, an intriguing collaboration between two mid-level security firms that had something to gain from this kind of initiative.


Related Topix: Startups, McAfee, CIO News

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Symantec Coverage Initiated by Analysts at MKM Partners

Shares of Symantec traded down 0.35% on Wednesday, hitting $24.459. 524,695 shares of the company's stock traded hands.


Related Topix: Startups, Clearwell Systems, T-VIPS

Dark Reading

Security Growing Pangs Loom For 100K+ Sites With Newly Untrusted Certificates

Mozilla revokes 1024-bit root certificates in bid to improve Firefox security and similar changes to come for Chrome as Google plans to dump SHA-1 certificates. As browser developers try to push the industry toward safer certificate standards, it won't come without some pain: Tens of thousands of sites are already experiencing that following a move last week by Mozilla to revoke a number of root certificates using 1024-bit keys.


Related Topix: Mozilla, Widevine Technologies, VeriSign, Startups, Science / Technology

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Home Depot hires Symantec, FishNet to probe data breach

Home Depot says it's offering free identity protection services, including credit monitoring, to those customers who might be potentially hurt by a possible data breach at the home improvement chain.


Related Topix: Home Depot, Retail, Household Products, Startups, Target


Home Depot Working With Symantec to Probe Suspected Breach

Home Depot Inc. , the largest home-improvement chain, has enlisted Symantec Corp. and FishNet Security Inc. to help investigate a suspected data breach after learning of the possibility yesterday.


Related Topix: Home Depot, Retail, Household Products, Startups

CBS News

Home Depot investigating possible security breach

Home Depot said it was working with leading IT security firms, including Symantec and FishNet Security, to investigate the possible security breach of their credit card accounts.


Related Topix: Startups, Fishnet Security

Hispanic Business

Combine Solicitation - 70-- SYMC Deployment Solution

The associated North American Industrial Classification System code for this procurement is 334290 with a small business size standard of 750.00 employees.This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit quotes.The solicitation pricing on will start on the date this solicitation is posted and ... (more)


Related Topix: Startups, FedBid

Business Wire

OpenDNS CEO to Discuss Using the Cloud as a Security Solution at BoxWorks 2014 Conference

David Ulevitch, CEO of OpenDNS , founded the company in 2005 with the goal of delivering a safer and faster Internet experience.


Related Topix: OpenDNS, Startups, VeriSign, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Washington Post

Symantec Said to Narrow Down CEO Picks, With Brown Leading List

Symantec Corp. has narrowed its list of chief executive officer candidates to three, with interim chief Michael Brown as a leading contender for the role, according to people familiar with the matter.


Related Topix: Startups, Clearwell Systems, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Computers, Business News


Apple's About to Kick Mobile Payments Into High Gear

Apple may be the only company in the U.S. that is capable of pushing NFC into mainstream consciousness any time soon.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPod, iPhone

Government Computer News

The growing security threat to virtual systems

Security threats to virtualized environments is not a new subject, but it's one that should be gaining prominence as organizations, and particularly those in government, virtualize more in order to cut costs and improve IT efficiencies.


Related Topix: Startups

Sys-Con Media

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Symantec and Avis Budget Group

Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Laptops/Notebooks, Startups, HP, Hewlett-Packard, Computers


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