Feeling secure? Symantec CEO does not

Thursday, 22 July 2004, 3:03 PM EST

CEO John Thompson has succeeded in transforming Symantec from a seller of PC utilities for the consumer market into a major player in enterprise security software.

But for all his accomplishment, the preternaturally upbeat executive says he's not feeling too secure these days.

While many companies--and some government agencies--have done much to secure themselves against hacker attacks, many parts of the Internet remain vulnerable. Government officials, chief executives and consumers need to do more when it comes to securing themselves, and security policy is still lagging behind the threats, says Thompson, who is also a member of the National Infrastructure Advisory Committee. He was appointed to the panel by President Bush in 2002.

By Robert Lemos at CNET.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

eBook: Cybersecurity for Dummies

Posted on 16 December 2014.  |  APTs have changed the world of enterprise security and how networks and organizations are attacked. These threats, and the cybercriminals behind them, are experts at remaining hidden from traditional security while exhibiting an intelligence, resiliency, and patience that has never been seen before.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, Dec 19th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //