Symantec

Symantec Corporation /sɪˈmænˌtɛk ˌkɔrpəˈreɪʃən/ is an American computer security, backup and availability solutions software corporation headquartered in Mountain View, California, United States. It is a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500 stock market index.Symantec competes in the antivirus software industry against AVG, Avira, BitDefender, BullGuard, Comodo, F-Secure, Frisk, Kaspersky, McAfee, Panda Security, Sophos, Trend Micro and others.Symantec is the most used certificate authority according to W3Techs, competing against Comodo, Trend Micro, DigiCert, Entrust, GlobalSign, Go Daddy and others.
Posts about Symantec
  • Google Chrome SSL certificate proposal could affect millions of websites

    … Last year, the developers behind Google’s Chrome browser began taking steps designed to protect users and encourage companies to use HTTPS. But now, potentially millions of websites that use SSL certificates issued by Symantec and affiliated resellers could find that their certificates are effectively worthless as far as Chrome is concerned…

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  • XYZ settles Verisign’s back-end switcheroo lawsuit

    … acquired the .security and .protection ICANN contracts from security Symantec, and .theatre from a company called KBE Holdings. As part of the transitions, all three applications were modified with ICANN to name CentralNic as the back-end registry services provider, replacing Verisign. Verisign sued on the basis of tortious interference…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 13 readers -