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Symantec Strengthens Global Threat Hunting, Incident Response and Security Analyst Footprint with Expanded Security Operations Center in India


Expansion Enhances Access to Global Threat Intelligence, Advanced
Analytics and 24X7 Monitoring Services to Support Customers in India and

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC), the world's leading cyber security
company, today announced the enhanced expansion of its Security
Operations Center (SOC) in Chennai, India. Customers in India and across
the globe can now expect enriched access to security intelligence
insights, and faster detection and response through greater regional
coverage and visibility of the threat landscape in this rapidly growing

The Cloud Generation has accelerated the need for organizations to
rethink their security requirements as they become increasingly focused
on high connectivity and protection to safeguard their most valuable
asset – data. The expanded SOC will offer the full suite of Symantec
Cyber Security Services (CSS) capabilities, helping customers reduce
operational costs while extending the capabilities of their security
teams to expedite response to attacks across on-premises and cloud
environments – before, during and after an attack.

In addition to being the largest Symantec SOC in Asia Pacific and Japan
to support regional customers, this facility will also support customers
and other Symantec SOCs across the globe. Powered by our Global
Intelligence Network, and more than 100 dedicated, highly trained and
qualified cyber security professionals, this SOC is designed to bolster
cyber defenses and respond to new threats as they emerge 24X7.

"Symantec continues to heavily invest in our global SOC locations," said
Greg Clark, Symantec CEO. "Our strategic expansion in Chennai and other
SOC territories highlights our commitment to providing the most
evolved cyber security to customers around the world. Symantec's SOCs
are powered by the world's largest civilian threat intelligence network,
harnessing the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine
learning (ML), to comb through trillions of telemetry elements. This
unique capability provides protection against advanced cyber threats in
an increasingly connected world."

"The cyber attacks that companies, governments and people face today are
multi-faceted, requiring the combination of Symantec intelligence,
technology and expertise to bolster defenses to stop advanced threats,"
said Samir Kapuria, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Cyber
Security Services at Symantec. "With the expanded Chennai SOC, Symantec
CSS continues to sharpen its competitive advantage for our customers as
well as our growing network of cyber warriors. Symantec is focused on
staying ahead of the evolving threat landscape by integrating advanced
technologies and developing innovative tools designed to track unusual
behaviors and identify attacks to protect our customers from both
internal and external attacks."

Symantec's 500+ certified cyber security professional across six global
SOCs analyze over 150 billion security logs worldwide each day to
provide enterprise-wide protection, helping organizations strengthen
their defenses and respond to new threats as they emerge around the
clock, all year round. Globally, Symantec helps secure 175 million
endpoints, 80 million web proxy users, 63 million email users and 50
million consumer users.

About Symantec
Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC), the
world's leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments
and people secure their most important data wherever it lives.
Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic,
integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks across
endpoints, cloud and infrastructure. Likewise, a global community of
more than 50 million people and families rely on Symantec's Norton and
LifeLock product suites to protect their digital lives at home and
across their devices. Symantec operates one of the world's largest
civilian cyber intelligence networks, allowing it to see and protect
against the most advanced threats. For additional information, please
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