0 Results for



Symantec buys crypto firms PGP and GuardianEdge

Symantec plans to integrate encryption products from the two companies into its data loss prevention suite and endpoint protection products.

By April 29, 2010


Phil Zimmermann's post-PGP project: privacy for a price

Phil Zimmermann released PGP for free, but he's planning to charge about $20 a month for his new Silent Circle encryption service. It's unlikely to be applauded by encryption-wary law enforcement agencies.

By June 12, 2012


Report: Symantec closes in on VeriSign buy

Security giant Symantec is close to finalizing a deal to purchase VeriSign's authentication unit for $1.3 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By May 18, 2010


Can VeriSign deal make Symantec the Web's identity broker?

Some analysts say VeriSign's Secure Sockets Layer business is a nice fit for Symantec, but others question how smart it is for the security company to get into the commoditized SSL certificate market.

By May 19, 2010


Encryption specialists: To buy or not to buy?

A look at market conditions tells you why it made sense for security widget maker SafeNet to buy Ingrian, and for Symantec to partner with GuardianEdge.

By March 11, 2008


Why isn't data encryption the norm?

The TSA recently on all contractor laptops as two machines containing personal data of 3,930 truckers who handle hazardous material were l

By October 17, 2007


Encrypting laptops is worth the money

IT security budgets remain tight. One major exception, however, is the willingness of companies to pay for full disk encryption for laptops.

By May 16, 2007


Veterans Affairs to protect data on laptops

Encryption plan is latest attempt at recovering from thefts that potentially exposed personal data on millions of service members.

By August 14, 2006


RSA confab: Boom times for security

No longer just for cryptogeeks, RSA Conference attracts big-name speakers, product launches, underscoring security's growing importance.

By February 13, 2006