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Introduction

Following the completion of its July 24, 2017 acquisition of Skycure, Symantec plans to make full use of Skycure's mobile threat defense capabilities, and particularly its strength in the iOS market, to enhance Symantec’s own Android-based mobile protection capabilities.

Highlights

  • The Skycure acquisition will fill gaps in Symantec’s mobile/cloud security portfolio. Inclusive iOS and Android coverage and use of artificial intelligence/machine learning puts Symantec in a strong position to deal with the threat and detection requirements of today’s online systems.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand that the Skycure technology will improve iOS and Android protection and help deliver Symantec’s endpoint and mobile security ambitions.
  • Understand that the combined technology will help businesses manage and protect both company- and privately owned devices.

Key questions answered

  • How will Skycure technology help deliver Symantec’s endpoint and mobile security ambitions?
  • How will the combined technology help businesses manage and protect both company- and privately owned devices?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • New risks and vulnerabilities drive the need for better mobile protection
  • Skycure will improve iOS and Android protection and help deliver Symantec’s endpoint and mobile security ambitions

Appendix

  • Further reading
  • Author

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