Symantec/Broadcom

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. Symantec was acquired by Broadcom in 2019.

Headquarters

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

Executives

Richard Hill serves as CEO of Symantec.

History

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
Watchful (2017) - Data Protection

Key Competitors

McAfee
Kaspersky

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
• CASB

Broadcom sold the Symantec MSS business to Accenture in 2020.

Website

https://www.symantec.com/