With Gartner predicting the rise of sales of security software, one of the top security software houses, Symantec, appears to be struggling in the market it should be dominating.
Symantec has warned against remote access Trojans, programmes that are installed on a user’s computer without their knowledge and allow attackers to access and control them from remote locations.
Symantec has announced the appointment of Amit Mital as Chief Technology Officer, who will be responsible for technology strategy, focusing on innovation, product development and R&D.
The new version enables data centres to adopt SSDs while leveraging existing storage investments.
He will be responsible for driving the company’s technology strategy with a focus on accelerating innovation, product development and R&D.
Symantec today announced a new version of its Storage Foundation software, enabling data centres to leverage Solid State Drives “In ways that could allow customers to access mission critical data and applications 400 percent faster than traditional Storage Area Networks.”
Security researches at Symantec are gradually raising warnings that the Internet of Things will increase, by multitudes, the number of things that can be hacked and attacked.
Symantec plans to close down its Backup Exec.cloud service, saying it lacks mobile and content-sharing features and wouldn’t be the right platform for delivering them.
Cybercriminals are increasingly using the “Blackshades” malware program whose source code was leaked three years ago, according to an analysis by Symantec.
In light of Typhoon Haiyan, security vendor Symantec has warned the public to remain vigilant following a series of online charity scams.