Cybersecurity specialist Symantec Corp. (SYMC) has made headlines with the announcements of two large acquisitions of smaller security specialists over the past year.
Symantec’s growth-by-buyout strategy is part of a larger initiative, as the firm transforms from bulky systems sales to offer cloud-based security solutions to enterprises and consumers alike.
Blue Coat Boosts Enterprise Security Segment
In June, the Mountain View, Calif.-based cybersecurity pioneer announced plans to buy cloud security platform Blue Coat Systems in a deal worth $4.65 billion. Symantec’s integration of Blue Coat boosted the firm’s enterprise security segment, which constituted 60% of total revenues in fiscal Q217. The segment, including endpoint security and user authentication, saw non-GAAP revenue surge 24% to $610 million in the most recent quarter. With Blue Coat, Symantec can now boast a comprehensive suite of enterprise security solutions for email, cloud, endpoint and network security.
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There are two types of people in this world: people who use antivirus software because they’ve been burned by a computer virus or ransomware in the past, and people who use antivirus software because they don’t want to ever be burned by a computer virus or ransomware. Hopefully you fall into the second category but either way, we all use antivirus software. With Black Friday deals week in full effect on Amazon, you can score a 15-month subscription to Norton Security Deluxe that works on up to 5 devices for $29.99 instead of the normal price, which is $49.99. But if you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber, that price drops even lower to just $19.99! If you’re not a Prime subscriber, sign up for a free trial right here and score that Norton security suite for just $20.
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In spite of expanded familiarity with cybercrime and potential repercussions of online security, Australians keep on having a carefree demeanor towards online security, as indicated by review of more than 1000 nearby purchasers. This state of mind continues into the working environment and can put organizations at hazard.
Surprising that the individuals who have endured a cyberattack in the past frequently keep on engaging in dangerous online practices, for example, sharing passwords. Here are the full subtle elements of the study.
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Technology places like privacy, cybersecurity and web neutrality are the winners of the worldwide community, a top technology official for the Barack Obama administration said Wednesday.
Domestic arguments are driving rdquo,& astonishing international consensus, David Edelman, Special Assistant to the president for technology and economic policy at the National Economic Council, said at the Johns Hopkins University of Advanced International Studies.
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Justin Bieber and Amy Schumer not have much in common except that both are famous but now share something else. And it is that both have been named the most ‘dangerous’ famous Internet , a curious title that many think it’s related to things that publish or generating scandals, but nothing is further from reality.
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Over the past two weeks, hackers launched two of the biggest digital attacks in Internet history, targeting a French Internet provider and one of the foremost computer-security journalists in the United States.
What’s perhaps more unusual is not the size of the attacks, but their source: Internet-connected cameras and digital video recorders like those in home and office security systems.
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As indicated by Symantec’s most recent Internet Security Threat Report, Symantec found more than 430 million new remarkable bits of malware in 2015, up 36 for each penny from the prior year and in August 2016 alone, there were 45 million new malware variations, the largest amount seen since August 2015.
Norton Security utilizes progressed, multi-layered security innovation to ensure gadgets, protection and individual records, for example, music and money related data from today’s most hazardous rising dangers, including ransomware, vindictive sites, zero days and phishing assaults.
Some of the recently added protection and performance features of Norton Security include:
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There are different ways to find your product key depending upon your situation. The best way is to get it from your Norton account.
In most cases, you do not need the product key to update your Norton subscription. If your Norton product is expired or shows incorrect subscription days, then you may need to download the product from your account which has the current subscription.
Download and install your Norton product
- Go to norton.com/setup.
- If you are not signed in to Norton already, you will be prompted to sign in. Type in your email address and password for Norton, and click .
- In the Setup window, click .
- Click .
- Do one of the following depending on your browser:
- For Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge browser: Click .
- For Firefox or Safari: On the top-right corner of the browser, click the Download option to view the downloaded files, and click the file that you downloaded.
- For Chrome: On the bottom-left corner, click the file that you downloaded.
- If the User Account Control window appears, click .Follow the on-screen instructions.
- Your Norton product is now installed and activated.
How to find your product key
- You can find your product key based on how you obtained your Norton product. Choose one of the following:
- At the top of your Norton product window, click Norton account.Log in to your account, if prompted. > .If you cannot start your Norton product, you can directly go to your
- Under Services, select your Norton product.
- Copy the product key.
- If you downloaded your product from Norton Online Store, the product key, or the instruction to obtain the product key is in your confirmation email message.
Product CD or Retailer’s card
- If you purchased a boxed product CD online or at a local retail store, your product key is inside the box either on a sticker on the back of the CD sleeve or DVD case, or printed on a card in the box.
- Look for the product key in a confirmation email you received for your order. If you cannot locate the confirmation email in your inbox, check your spam filter folder.
- If your Norton product came installed on your computer, check your My Documents or Documents folder to see if there is a Symantec folder. You may find a text file there with your product key (examples: Norton 360 Key.txt or Norton AntiVirus Key.txt).If your product came with a one year or longer subscription, you can contact your computer manufacturer to get your product key .Some computer manufacturers may provide the product key on an activation card.
- You may have an Activation PIN that you can get from your service provider to activate your product or
- You have to log in to your service provider portal to download and install your Norton product.
TechBench-Computer repair shop
- If your Norton product is purchased from TechBench, Norton product key will be stored in your Norton account after you complete the product activation. TechBench also provides a Norton product activation card or product CD which will have your Norton product key printed on it.
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