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Symantec to launch new channel programs in October
"The idea of us focusing on security has got the customers and partners excited."
Security: A concern, and an opportunity
Increasingly fast and precise cyberattacks are cause for concern for customers - but they're also an opportunity for the reseller channel.
'Tactical shift' in cyberattacks and high ransomware for NZ
New Zealand is a nation of oversharers - and a popular target for ransomware according to a new report from Symantec.
Internet security market to reach $43m by 2020
The internet security market will be worth $42.8 billion by 2020, with a CAGR of 8.1% during 2014-2020, according to Big Market Research.
Security vendors' tough battle in SMB market
“Greater demand for flexible hosted service offerings also encouraged many vendors to develop dedicated SaaS solutions at lower price points.”
Exclusive: Symantec confirms 'withdrawal' of NZ enterprise solutions staff
Symantec confirms closure of enterprise sales business office in New Zealand, with some redundancies and redeployments to Australia.
Former Symantec boss now heading up Dell Software
Brenton Smith, who previously headed up Symantec locally as managing director and vice president, Pacific, has reappeared at Dell, taking on a new rol
April Fools for Symantec split - what does this mean for NZ channel partners?
With the official split only weeks away, Symantec’s New Zealand partners are potentially left in the dark.
The increasing need for cloud security solutions
With the threat landscape changing and the propensity for malicious attacks increasing, the role of security vendors and resellers is more important.
Intralinks expands Enterprise Fabric Partner Ecosystem
"Through this partnership, mobile and cloud collaboration can now truly intersect without compromising enterprise security or user experience.”
Symantec to shut up shop in NZ?
Symantec is rumoured to be about to exit New Zealand, with the company shutting up shop March 31 according to market speculation.
Time for new security resolutions
There's no time like the present for customers to take a good look at their security says Mark Shaw, Symantec Pacific region technology strategist – security.
Symantec: Targeted attacks rife, unified protection to the rescue
"Customers today need all three security constants – intelligence, solutions and people – to work together for comprehensive protection."
How to protect your privacy when you're dating online
The increasing popularity of online dating services in New Zealand has caught the attention of scammers. Here's how to outwit and outlast the scammers
Symantec Kiwi profits not so great
Symantec New Zealand reported reduced revenue and profit for the financial year
Back(up) to the future: Veritas reborn
It's the return of a well known name as Symantec resurrects Veritas as its information management company.
Symantec ANZ managing director quits
Brenton Smith, Australia New Zealand managing director for Symantec, has vacated his role at the company to pursue other opportunities.
LinkedIn Alert: Scammers use security update to phish for credentials
In the message, the website’s source has been modified so if the recipient uses this web page to sign in to their LinkedIn account, their credentials will be sent directly to the attacker.
Users want proactive not reactive security solutions
Throughout 2014 there were an increasing number of high profile cyber security threats and breaches, and response is the difference between success and failure.
Making the transition to a telco BaaS seamless
Symantec’s Scott Meddings offers some tips to ensure your transition to cloud backup is hassle free.
Public and private cooperation necessary to fight cybercrime
The ongoing cooperation between public and private organisations is important in the fight against cybercrime.
Making the complex simple
Westcon Imagine 2014 - Even as individuals and organisations realise the potential agility and cost saving benefits of cloud computing, concerns about security and availability of clouds persist.
Symantec aims to make businesses more resilient against attacks
Hackers do plenty of research to figure people out and exploit human nature
Gamers beware: Hackers hired for as little as five dollars
Distributed Denial of Service attacks are frequently marketed to gamers as a way to disrupt competing teams or players.