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Symantec Offers Compliance Solution

SAN FRANCISCO -- Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced its IT Compliance solution, a broad set of security and availability products and services that allow customers to reduce the cost of compliance. By offering the necessary tools to audit and examine the control environment on an ongoing basis, Symantec’s IT Compliance solution allows customers to effectively govern their compliance efforts. IT compliance is an ongoing process, not a one time event, which requires automation to reduce cost and inefficiencies.

According to survey results from, the most pressing regulatory mandates, those governing data privacy and protection, are impacting 60 percent of organizations from small businesses to large global enterprises.

“More than 80 percent of companies surveyed agree that compliance is not sustainable without an automated solution to manage the documentation and processes, including related tasks such as evaluating and running IT controls and event logs,” according to an IDC 2005 Multi-client Study entitled “Priorities for Compliance” by Vivian Tero, senior research analyst, compliance infrastructure.

Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC)