Another buySymantec announced its intention to acquire enterprise management software provider Altiris in an $830 million deal. The purchase, intended to better Symantec's standing in the endpoint-management market, came as Symantec representatives said that endpoint security and management markets were converging.
Symantec’s $13.5 billion acquisition of storage giant Veritas Software did not surprise industry observers, who said the merger makes a lot of sense. “It’s a natural synergy,” said Steve Hunt, analyst at Forrester Research, adding that Veritas had been looking for a way to get into the security market. “In security, there is a tremendous…
Category: Top Management Name: Brian Dye Title: Executive Vice President, Corporate Products, McAfee Company: McAfee Why nominated: Leveraging his vast experience in digital threats and information protection., Brian Dye played an integral role in the transitioning of Intel Security Group’s McAfee division into its own separate company. Moreover, Dye has been serving in the forefront…
A laptop that had stored on it the personal information of more than 26.5 million veterans was reportedly stolen in May from the home of an employee of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The event was not made public until nearly three weeks later.
The massive data breach resulted in a shakeup at the department, including the resignation of a deputy assistant secretary and a class action lawsuit.
The stolen data may also have included information on 1.1 million active-duty service members, 430,000 National Guardsmen and 645,000 members of the Reserves.
At the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), the name of the game is discovery. This Department of Energy multidisciplinary lab in Richland, Wash., has scientists working in an open environment on projects that range from mathematics to physics to genetics.