The world leader in Internet security technology, provides a broad range of content and network security software and appliance solutions to individuals, enterprises and service providers. The company is a leading provider of client, gateway and server security solutions for virus protection, firewall and virtual private network, vulnerability management, intrusion detection, Internet content and email filtering, and remote management technologies and security services to enterprises and service providers around the world. Symantec's Norton brand of consumer security products is a leader in worldwide retail sales and industry awards. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has worldwide operations in 36 countries.
More than 4,600 employees.
Symantec is publicly traded on the Nasdaq National Market System under the symbol SYMC.
2003 Fiscal Revenues: US$1,407 million
2002 Fiscal Revenues: US$1,071.4 million*
2001 Fiscal Revenues: US$944.2 million*
2000 Fiscal Revenues: US$826.6 million*
1999 Fiscal Revenues: US$632.2 million*
*revenue includes results from AXENT Technologies acquired on Dec. 18, 2000 and excludes results from ACT! And Internet Tools divested on Dec. 30, 1999.
With threats to information systems coming from all sides and growing in number and complexity, enterprise customers know that hardening network perimeters is not enough. Symantec provides best-of-breed security solutions for all tiers of a network: at the gateways between the network and the outside world, at the servers that act as the network's vital organs, and at end-user devices including desktop PCs, laptops and handhelds.
Integrated security solutions are designed to work together as a unified system, providing better overall protection, quicker response and more efficient management.
Security management solutions, based on an open, standards-based architecture, provide a comprehensive view of security, enabling proactive defense and real-time enterprise-wide response.
Firewall/VPN solutions to protect data and assets without slowing performance.
Intrusion detection solutions that act as a "security force" inside the perimeter to spot intruders that penetrate the outer defenses.
Policy compliance management solutions help customers define and enforce policies from a central location as well as probe for network vulnerabilities and suggest remedies.
Virus protection/content filtering solutions offer critical protection from Internet-borne threats for the desktop through the gateway for individuals all the way up to the largest enterprise.
Symantec's enterprise administration tools provide secure, economical, centralized network management for rolling out thousands of new PCs or migrating existing PCs to new operating systems, reducing total cost of ownership. In addition, Symantec provides a solution for highly secure remote control and access.
Symantec's Norton brand of consumer security products is a market leader in desktop protection, providing peace of mind with integrated products that work seamlessly to protect individual's computers from virus outbreaks or malicious hacker attacks.
Symantec Security Services provides information security solutions that incorporate best-of-breed technology, security expertise, and global resources to help enable e-business success. Through its three service families, Symantec offers industry best practices, proactive monitoring and management, and knowledge transfer.
Consulting Services provides professional security assessments and planning to help organizations protect business-critical assets.
Managed Security Services provides outsourced solutions for the management and monitoring of security systems.
Education Services offers the knowledge to develop internal security skills and resources.
Early Warning Services provide customized and comprehensive alerts of impending cyber attacks worldwide - with countermeasures to prevent attacks before they occur - enabling companies to mitigate risk, manage threats, and ensure business continuity.
Symantec Security Response is a team of dedicated intrusion experts, security engineers, virus hunters, and global technical support teams that work in tandem to provide extensive coverage for enterprise businesses and consumers. Symantec Security Response provides customers with comprehensive, global, 24x7 Internet security expertise to guard against today's complex Internet threats.
Symantec Security Response delivers knowledgeable, proactive security protection through product security policies and best practice guidelines that can be updated and distributed through automated processes. Additionally, Symantec Security Response provides rapid security protection through its incident response program, including emergency antivirus signatures, definitions, and policies, as well as outbound communications such as alerting services.
Symantec has security research and response centers strategically located around the world including:
American Fork, Utah, USA
Santa Monica, Calif., USA
Symantec provides comprehensive Internet security products, solutions and services for more than 100 million users around the world ranging from some of the world's largest corporate enterprises, service providers, government agencies and higher education institutions, to small businesses and individuals.
December 2003 PowerQuest Corporation Acquisition
October 2003 Safeweb, Inc. Acquisition
August 2002 Riptech, Inc. Acquisition
Recourse Technologies Acquisition
July 2002 Mountain Wave Acquisition
October 2001 Lindner & Pelc Acquisition
July 2001 Foster-Melliar Acquisition
December 2000 AXENT Technologies Acquisition
February 2000 L-3 Network Security Acquisition
December 1999 ACT! and Visual Café Divestiture
July 1999 URLabs Acquisition
November 1998 Quarterdeck Corporation Acquisition
September 1998 Acquisition of Intel's antivirus business and systems management technology
June 1998 Binary Research Limited (Ghost) Acquisition
May 1998 Acquisition of IBM's antivirus business and immune system technology
November 1995 Delrina (WinFax) Acquisition
June 1994 Central Point Software Acquisition
August 1990 Peter Norton Computing, Inc. Acquisition
John W. Thompson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
John G. Schwarz, President and Chief Operating Officer
Janice Chaffin, Chief Marketing Officer
Mark Egan, Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Arthur F. Courville, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Don E. Frischmann, Senior Vice President, Communications and Brand Management
Dieter Giesbrecht, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Professional Services
Gail E. Hamilton, Executive Vice President, Product Delivery and Response
Gregory E. Myers, Senior Vice President, Finance, Chief Financial Officer
Rebecca A. Ranninger, Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Other Senior Management
Cosmo Battinelli, Vice President, Global Support
Robert A. Clyde, Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
Lily C. De Los Rios, Vice President, Product Delivery
Greg Gotta, Vice President, Product Delivery
Charles A. Johnson, Vice President, Worldwide Security Services
Steven B. Messick, Vice President, North American Sales and Marketing
Cecil Perez, Vice President, Latin America
Vincent Steckler, Vice President, Asia Pacific
Takahiro Sugyiyama, President, SKK, Vice President, Japan
Giuseppe Verrini, Vice President, Europe, Middle East, Africa Sales and Marketing
Arthur Wong, Vice President, Symantec Security Response
Board of Directors
John W. Thompson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Tania Amochev, Retired Chief Executive Officer, QRS Corporation
William (Bill) Coleman III, BEA Systems founder and chief customer advocate
Dr. Per-Kristian Halvorsen, Center Director, Solutions & Services Technologies Center, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
David Mahoney, former co-CEO of McKesson HBOC, Inc. and CEO of iMcKesson
Robert S. Miller, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Bethlehem Steel
William A. Owens, co-Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman, Teledesic LLC
Georges Reyes, former Vice-President and Treasurer, Sun Microsystems
Dan Schulman, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Mobile USA
Symantec's world headquarters is located in Cupertino, Calif.
Symantec's main manufacturing facility is located in Dublin, Ireland.
Development facilities are located in:
Santa Monica, California
Redwood City, California
American Fork, Utah
Falls Church, Virginia
Newport News, Virginia
Auckland, New Zealand
Symantec's technical support and customer services centers are located in:
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