BT, Symantec partner to provide endpoint security protection

Customers to benefit from an integrated cyber defence solution

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BT, Symantec partner to provide endpoint security protection Hughes says the ongoing migration to the cloud and digital transformation further raises the importance of endpoint security.
By  Manda Banda Published  January 16, 2018

BT, a provider of communications services and solutions, and cybersecurity vendor Symantec, have revealed the availability of new endpoint protection solution for BT's business customers.

Symantec's endpoint security technologies have been added to BT's broad portfolio of security products and services to help customers battle the rapidly changing threat landscape with a consolidated, intelligent security infrastructure.

Mark Hughes, CEO, BT Security, said: "The ongoing migration to the cloud and digital transformation further raises the importance of endpoint security. By adding Symantec endpoint protection to our already broad security portfolio, we are further extending our ability to help our customers stay secure in the face of growing cyber threat. It is an integral part of our shared commitment with Symantec to help organisations of all sizes stay secure as they build on their digital future."

Mike Fey, president and COO at Symantec added that: "Enterprises are facing a perfect storm with a growing attack surface, intensifying regulatory scrutiny and an increasingly sophisticated cyber kill chain. Today's attacks are multi-faceted, multi-staged and the endpoint is one of the most critical vulnerabilities. Responding to this rapidly evolving threat landscape requires an integrated cyber defence strategy, with best-in-class systems that can work together, becoming greater than the sum of their parts."

Fey said in continuing to grow the Symantec capabilities offered within BT's security portfolio, BT's business customers will be able to build and benefit from the most comprehensive security platform in the market."

Symantec endpoint protection joins nine Symantec solutions available to BT's customers.

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