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Symantec Rolls Out New Solutions to Keep Mobile Devices More Secure

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/24/14 -- Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) is showcasing new mobile solutions for both businesses and consumers this week at two industry conferences, Mobile World Congress and RSA Conference 2014.

On display at both conferences, Symantec's mobile experts are demonstrating several solutions that enable safe and secure management of information across iOS and Android platforms, including:

  • File Sync and Share That's Truly Private - Norton Zone integrates with the Symantec Encryption Management Server (SEMS), which enables customers to manage encryption keys themselves and incorporates the patented Symantec Multiblind Key Encryption (MBKE) technology, adding another level of security to protect sensitive data. Norton Zone also includes support for Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) to provide single sign-on (SSO) via identity providers, two-factor authentication, and virus and malware scanning.

  • Making Secure Logins Simpler for the End User - Symantec's new Push Authentication technology for Symantec Validation and ID Protection (VIP) Service removes the need to manually enter a PIN every time someone logs into a VPN connection. The user simply clicks "allow" on their mobile device and the VPN client will automatically login without requiring a PIN.

  • Expanding our Mobile Partner Ecosystem - The Symantec Sealed program delivers enterprise-class security for both internal and third-party applications on both iOS and Android operating systems. The program currently has 60 partners including Webalo, Damaka, Alfresco and SAVO Group, and more than 125 applications. It allows customers to easily manage a secure ecosystem of third-party licensed applications and organic applications in a single, secure workspace for their corporate end users.

"In a world where mobility plays an integral part of both our personal and professional lives, Symantec's mission is to help reduce security and privacy risks that prevent people from getting the most out of their devices," said Chandra J. Rangan, vice president, Enterprise Segment Marketing, Symantec Corporation. "We are thrilled to build out our partner ecosystem and share our expertise in mobile security management and technologies this week to further help our customers learn firsthand how easy it is to be productive and protected -- wherever they may be."

For additional mobile insights and information, visit Symantec.com/mobility and Norton.com.

About Symantec
Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments seeking the freedom to unlock the opportunities technology brings -- anytime, anywhere. Founded in April 1982, Symantec, a Fortune 500 company, operating one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared. The company's more than 21,500 employees reside in more than 50 countries. Ninety-nine percent of Fortune 500 companies are Symantec customers. In fiscal 2013, it recorded revenues of $6.9 billion. To learn more go to www.symantec.com or connect with Symantec at: go.symantec.com/socialmedia.

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