Profile: Symantec Corp (SYMC.O)
20 Jan 2017
Symantec Corporation, incorporated on April 19, 1988, provides security and information management solutions. The Company operates its business on a global civilian cyber intelligence threat network and tracks various threats across the Internet from mobile devices, endpoints, and servers across the world. The Company is developing solutions for cloud, threat protection, information protection and cyber security services. The Company operates through two segments: Consumer Security and Enterprise Security. The Company's services include business critical services, consulting services, customer success services, cyber security services and education services.
The Company caters its products and services to Automotive, Cyber Insurance, Education, Federal Government, Financial Services, Global Service Providers, Healthcare, Industrial Control Systems, Internet of Things, Next Generation Endpoint, Office 365, Retail, and State and Local Government. The Company's products include Advanced Threat Protection, Asset Management Suite, Certificate Lifecycle Platform, CI Plus Device Credentials, Client Management Suite, Code Signing Certificates for Java, Code Signing Certificates for Microsoft Authenticode, Code Signing for Android, Data Center Security: Server, Desktop Email Encryption, Embedded Security: Critical System Protection, Gateway Email Encryption, Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange, Protection Engine for Cloud Services, RuleSpace and Unified Endpoint Protection Cloud Service.
The Company's Consumer Security segment focuses on allowing customers to be productive and protected at home and at work. The Company's Norton-branded services provide multi-layer security and identity protection on desktop and mobile operating systems, to defend against online threats to individuals, families and small businesses. Norton products help customers protect against threats and address the need for identity protection, while also managing the increase in mobile and digital data, such as personal financial records, photos, music, and videos.
The Company's Enterprise Security segment protects organizations so they can securely conduct business. The Company's Enterprise Security segment includes its threat protection products, information protection products, cyber security services, and Website security offerings. The Company's products and services helps its customers secure the information in transit, and wherever the information resides in the network path, from the user's device to the data's resting place. The products protect customer data from threats, such as advanced protection threats, malicious spam and phishing attacks, malware, drive-by Website infections, hackers, and cyber criminals. In addition, the products help to prevent the loss of confidential data by insiders, and help customers to maintain compliance with laws and regulations. The Company's enterprise endpoint security and management offerings support the evolving endpoint, providing advanced threat protection, while helping reduce cost and complexity. The solutions are delivered through various methods, such as software, appliance, software-as-a-service (SaaS), and managed services.
The Company competes with Intel Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Trend Micro Inc., Carbonite, Inc., EMC Corporation, Comodo Group, Inc., GoDaddy.com, Inc., Proofpoint, SecureWorks Corporation and IBM Corporation.
350 Ellis St
MOUNTAIN VIEW CA 94043-2202
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- BRIEF-LifeLock entered into amendment No.1 to merger agreement with Symantec on Jan. 16, 2017
- BRIEF-Lifelock- will pay symantec termination fee of $87.5 mln if merger fails
- Symantec to acquire LifeLock for $2.3 billion
- UPDATE 4-Symantec to acquire LifeLock for $2.3 billion
- Symantec agrees to buy LifeLock for $2.3 billion in cash: media