Brief Overview

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world's leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. 


350 Ellis Street
Mountain View, CA 94043
Tel: (650) 527 - 8000


Greg Clark, CEO of Symantec, is an industry veteran who previously served as CEO of Blue Coat.


Founded in 1982, Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) has become a global leader in cyber security with more than 11,000 employees in more than 35 countries. The company has a robust enterprise and consumer portfolio and a long history of providing technology leadership.  

Key Acquisitions

Recourse (2002) – Deception; Riptech (2002) – MSS;
Brightmail (2004) – Email; @stake (2004) – Advisory;
Sygate (2005) – Firewall; BindView (2006) – Compliance;
MessageLabs (2008) – Email; GeoTrust (2010) – CA/PKI;
Guardian Edge (2010) – Endpoint; Thawte (2010) – CA/PKI;
Clearwell (2011) – eDiscovery; Hacker Academy (2014) – Training; Blue Coat (2016) – Web Security; Lifelock (2017); Fireglass (2017); Skycure (2017)
Javelin (2017) - Deception for AD
Luminate (2019) - Cloud Security

Key Symantec Competitors
Cisco, IBM, Dell

Products and Services

Products & Solutions
Symantec delivers an integrated security platform that addresses evolving network+security+cloud requirements through a robust suite of and cloud and advanced on-premise environments. For consumers, Norton solutions help shield against viruses, malware, ransomware and other online threats, while LifeLock solutions work to help protect against identity theft.

• Proxy-based traffic inspection and policy enforcement
• Endpoint and DLP
• Cloud Mail Gateway
• Identity and Authentication,
• Virtualization/Datacenter Protection
• Cloud Sandboxing
• Encrypted traffic management and threat protection
• Incident response, analytics & forensics
• Web application protection and network optimization
• Secure Web Gateway
• Secure Email Gateway