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Symantec Intros Log Management Service

CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced the worldwide availability of Symantec Log Management Service, a new offering from its Managed Security Services group that extends real-time security monitoring to server and application log files. This service is designed to help large enterprises manage and reduce security risks and demonstrate compliance with regulatory and industry requirements, such as the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard, to avoid potential penalties.

"Government and industry regulations require companies to monitor and manage network traffic and events. By adding Log Management Services to their Managed Security Services portfolio, Symantec seeks to address the increased demand for a more comprehensive and integrated set of security services that address challenges such as compliance requirements and risk management,"
said Irida Xheneti, research analyst within IDC's Security Services program.

Through the subscription-based service, enterprise customers receive an integrated solution that includes Symantec Security Information Manager appliance provisioned in their IT environment and managed by Symantec's security experts. This version of the appliance serves as a log management system for security monitoring, compliance reporting and log archiving requirements. By outsourcing server and application log management to Symantec, enterprises receive access to Symantec's global security expertise for 24x7 threat monitoring and analysis, resulting in prioritized, actionable recommendations. Internal IT organizations will also reduce their investigation time associated with security incidents so they can focus on their core competency.

Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC)