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Symantec Spotlights Cryptojacking, Future Trends in Security Expertise, and Adversarial Machine Learning Techniques at Black Hat USA 2018


Symantec CTO Hugh Thompson and Security Technology and Response
Director Liam O'Murchu to Speak at Conference

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC), the world's leading cyber security
company, today announced details of its participation at Black Hat USA
2018, taking place from August 4 – 9 at the Mandalay Bay Convention
Center in Las Vegas.

Booth Highlights

Symantec experts will present a cryptojacking simulation at its booth
(#912) on Wednesday, August 8 from 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. PT and
Thursday, August 9 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. PT. As seen in Symantec's Internet
Security Threat Report (ISTR), Vol. 23
detections of coinminers on endpoint computers increased by 8,500
percent in 2017. Symantec's cryptojacking simulation will demonstrate
the risk and consequences of this emerging threat for enterprises and

Additionally, Symantec experts will be at the booth to share their
analysis of the latest cyber threats, trends and attackers. Visitors can
also learn how Symantec's Integrated
Cyber Defense Platform
can solve the challenges of the cloud
generation by unifying cloud and on-premise security through advanced
threat protection and information protection across all endpoints,
networks, email, and cloud applications.

Session Highlights

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About Black Hat

For more than 20 years, Black Hat has provided attendees with the very
latest in information security research, development, and trends. These
high-profile global events and trainings are driven by the needs of the
security community, striving to bring together the best minds in the
industry. Black Hat inspires professionals at all career levels,
encouraging growth and collaboration among academia, world-class
researchers, and leaders in the public and private sectors. Black Hat
Briefings and Trainings are held annually in the United States, Europe
and Asia. More information is available at: Black Hat is
organized by UBM, which in June 2018 combined with Informa PLC to become
a leading B2B information services group and the largest B2B Events
organizer in the world.

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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 visit
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FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: Any forward-looking indication of
plans for products is preliminary and all future release dates are
tentative and are subject to change. Any future release of the product
or planned modifications to product capability, functionality, or
feature are subject to ongoing evaluation by Symantec, and may or may
not be implemented and should not be considered firm commitments by
Symantec and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions.

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