A Manifesto for Cyber Resilience

Cyber increasingly describes our work and play. Today, some 2.4 billion people, or 34 percent of the world’s population, spend growing amounts of time online1. As more of our lives—shopping, socialising, voting and learning, for instance—get transferred online, we need to be more conscious about how we are leading and protecting our cyber and real

Cost of Data Breach Study

Symantec Corporation and Ponemon Institute are pleased to present the 2013 Cost of Data Breach: United States, our eighth annual benchmark study concerning the cost of data breach incidents for companies located in the United States.

Preparing for future attacks

Recent malware incidents have shown how costly and damaging cyber attacks can be. The Stuxnet worm is believed to have significantly affected Iranian nuclear processing, and was widely considered to be the first operational cyber weapon. Shamoon was able to compromise and incapacitate 30,000 work stations within an oil producing organization. Another targeted malware attack

Turning Security Into Sales Success

We wanted to show how SSL technology can help a start-up build its business online. So in the tradition of a Harvard Business School case study, we created a fictional company that uses real Symantec technology to tell the story. “Selling gadgets online was an obvious move,” says Gadget World1 founder Peter Hunter, “and there

Website visitor acquisition and Conversion Solutions.

Web-based marketing is widespread amongst companies of all sizes, at the same time, online advertising is undergoing significant changes. As a result, many web managers have become frustrated as previously successful Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and online advertising techniques no longer generate the returns they used to in terms of increasing website visitors and conversion

Vulnerabilities That Can Harm Your Site

Would you be so confident about the security of your money if your bank accidentally disclosed the details of half the accounts it held? The problem is that many businesses simply don’t realise the risk that their website poses to their business and just how vulnerable their sites are without proper security and monitoring.

Unified Data Protection for Physical and Virtual Environments

The nature of business has changed radically over the past few years, with technology playing an increasingly important role in all aspects of the business, from product design and creation, supply chain management and manufacturing through to sales and inventory management, go-to-market partners and customer management. The pace of business is accelerating, and IT is

Website Security Threat Report 2014

In 2013 attention was focused on cyber-espionage, threats to privacy and the acts of malicious insiders. However, the end of 2013 provided a painful reminder that cybercrime remains prevalent and that damaging threats from cybercriminals continue to cast a shadow over businesses and consumers. Eight breaches in 2013 each exposed more than 10 million identities