Symantec pushes security to Android, iPhone

A new initiative called Norton Everywhere will aim at securing smartphones and other non-PC connected devices, as well as DNS-based Web filtering.

Symantec has introduced an initiative called Norton Everywhere, designed to expand the company's security technology to safeguard smartphones, handle DNS-based Web filtering, and even protect connected devices such as digital picture frames.

The initial products, announced Thursday, include a beta version of security software for Android and Apple smartphones and a beta of Norton DNS.

The upcoming Norton Everywhere products will draw on Symantec's own consumer security, backup, and infrastructure technologies, as well as those of partners such as smartphone manufacturer HTC, Symantec said in its announcement. The products will be aimed at consumers as well as businesses.

Read more of "Symantec pushes security to Android, iPhone" at ZDNet UK.

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