Stories by Ellen Messmer

Symantec shields e-transactions

Symantec’s 2007 editions of its consumer Norton AntiVirus and Internet Security desktop products will be complemented by a third new offering: Norton Confidential, which protects e-commerce transactions.

Symantec ponders protection service

Though the technology may still be in the lab, Symantec says its plans for the future include the delivery of online protection services that prevent phishing and identity theft while also warning about spyware-infested Web sites.

Network Associates outlines security product strategy

Network Associates International (NAI) this week plans to outline a broad strategy to meld the anti-virus scanning and desktop firewall it currently sells with the application-based intrusion-prevention technology it acquired when it purchased Entercept into a single desktop software product. The company projects that this product will be developed within the next 12 to 18 months.