After bringing to market a unique approach to the fight against cybercrime with the award-winning Norton Internet Security 2010 and Norton AntiVirus 2010, today Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) unveiled data proving the effectiveness of the powerful new protection model codenamed “Quorum,” now available as part of the Norton 360 version 4.0 beta. The upcoming version of Symantec’s fast and light all-in-one security suite features improvements to PC tuneup, backup and other aspects of the product. Norton 360 beta is Microsoft Windows 7 compatible, as are the recently launched Norton Internet Security 2010 and Norton AntiVirus 2010.
“Basic security is not enough for today’s complex threat landscape,” said Charles Kolodgy, research director of Security Products at IDC. “Consumers are facing an environment of online threats that are fast increasing in number and evolving in scope to put their identities and finances at risk. To maintain their confidence regarding the Internet, consumers are turning to products, such as Norton 360, that provide multiple layers of security protection.”
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