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Whitepaper: 2012 Endpoint Security: Best Practices Survey

by Symantec.cloudMay 09, 2012

The Symantec 2012 Endpoint Security Best Practices Survey reveals that organizations employing best practices are enjoying dramatically better outcomes when it comes to endpoint protection, and many of these best practices can - and should - be leveraged by SMBs.

Whitepaper: Busting the Myth of Email Encryption Complexity

by Symantec.cloudNov 17, 2011

Barely a month goes by without a big data protection story in the media. But where is the real threat and what can you do to protect your business? How do you protect data -at rest - and data in transit? If encryption is so important, why isn't everyone using it? Is there a simpler, more efficient way to encrypt your data? This white paper aims to answer these questions.

Whitepaper: Calculating The Cost: Email Threats and Financial Risks

by Symantec.cloudJan 31, 2011

When deciding whether to invest in an email security solution � and which solution to opt for � businesses need to understand the extent of the costs they risk incurring if they have either no or inadequate protection in place. provides industry-leading email security capabilities that enable businesses to minimize these risks and costs, and to protect their bottom-line from unwanted losses caused by unblocked email threats.

This White Paper will help you understand not just your level of exposure to email-borne threats but also the potential cost if your business becomes a victim. In particular, it sets out to rectify the current lack of reliable, publicly available information on the unwelcome financial costs imposed on businesses by different levels of email security incident.

Whitepaper: Cloud Guide Book

by Symantec.cloudAug 01, 2011

While companies have been carefully evaluating whether or not to move to the cloud, the number of products and services encouraging CIOs to make the leap has continued to grow. There is also evidence of increased spending on the cloud; IDC recently announced that spending on public cloud computing services will rise to $29.5 billion by 2014. The pressure on CIOs to move to the cloud is extensive, but many questions remain.

This whitepaper is designed to give:

� CIOs and IT Directors a guidebook for evaluating cloud services - the differences between private and public clouds

� Suggestions to help organizations best determine how to move to the cloud securely and provide a checklist of attributes to consider when choosing a provider

Whitepaper: Cloud, Appliance or Software: How to Decide Which Backup Solution is Best for Your Small or Mid-Size Organization

by Symantec.cloudMay 09, 2012

Powerful backup and flexible deployment options, including enhanced software, backup appliances, and backup solutions in the cloud, offer flexibility and choice in how you manage backup, allowing you to deploy a modern infrastructure that best suits your IT requirements, business needs, and environment. But how do you know which backup strategy is right for your business? Read this whitepaper to better understand which deployment option could best suit your needs.

Whitepaper: Conquering Compliance Complexity with the Cloud

by Symantec.cloudAug 01, 2011

Enterprise customers struggling with continued data growth are increasingly turning to cloud-based applications to avoid the cost and administrative burden of maintaining on-premises IT infrastructure. Growing litigation and compliance demands have only compounded data retention and retrieval problems, leading to new cloud-based archiving options that better manage costs while transferring risk and complexity. Cloud-based archives offer the cost savings, ease of use, and scalability of the cloud coupled with best-of-breed security from a trusted provider for defensibly handling high-risk enterprise data.

� Trends in e-mail archiving

� The benefits of SaaS implementation & deployment

� Choosing the right solutions provider

Whitepaper: Distributed Workforce Management in the Cloud

by Symantec.cloudAug 01, 2011

The ever-increasing availability of faster, wireless network access, wirelessly enabled laptops and other devices, and collaboration tools such as Instant Messaging (IM) are turning the traditional office into an un-tethered workspace that can happen just about anywhere, any time. But all this poses new challenges for IT departments who must monitor and secure the online interactions of these highly distributed and roaming workers.

This whitepaper delves into the following topics:

� More Users Are Working Outside of the Traditional Office

� The Challenge for IT Departments

� Cloud-Based Management Ideal for Mobile Workers

Whitepaper: Email Archiving: Top Ten Myths and Challenges

by Symantec.cloudJan 31, 2011

Recovering deleted emails and locating old business records are two of the most cited reasons for needing an easily searchable email archive. Our latest whitepaper, "Email Archiving: Top Ten Myths and Challenges," discusses some of the top challenges businesses can face when deciding to implement an email archiving solution and what to consider before moving forward.

Whitepaper: Hidden Menace of Embedded Links

by Symantec.cloudJan 31, 2011

Recently, a new worm, commonly known as "here you have" used old mass-mailer techniques to spread rapidly across the Internet, effectively shutting down the email servers of many large companies. The inability to identify potential email threats has exposed a weakness in corporate email security strategy. Download this white paper to learn how both SMTP and HTTP scanning at the Internet level is essential to ensure reliable security to internal networks.

Whitepaper: Hosted Email: How to Build in Security, Compliance, and Redundancy

by Symantec.cloudNov 17, 2011

Because of the mission critical nature of email and electronic documents, the idea of moving core productivity products - namely email and office tools - to the cloud seemed like an unlikely prospect even a few years ago. Now, strong offerings from Google and Microsoft have made the switch a reality for many organizations. However, even with the backing of such large companies, these hosted products are not perfect. Like other hosted products, there are still going to be shortcomings in implementation. Luckily, these shortcomings can be overcome, and a hosted deployment can become just as secure, compliant, and redundant as a traditional, on-premise solution.

This paper will discuss the many drivers for organizations looking at moving email to the cloud. It will highlight some of the shortcomings and pitfalls of these hosted solutions and provide important considerations for organizations looking to move their infrastructure to a hosted solution.