Symantec’s Omnipresence

According to a CNET article, Symantec has just aquired TurnTide. (TurnTide is a Pennsylvania based company that specializes in filtering out unwanted mail at the router level.)

In May, Symantec acquired BrightMail, a company that sold software to fight spam. Other aquisitions include PowerQuest, On Technoglogy, Safeweb, Nexland, Recourse Technologies,
Riptech, Security Focus, Mountain Wave, AXENT, 20/20 Software, L-3 Network Security, URLabs, Quarterdeck, Binary Research (Ghost).

Is Symantec proliferating your network?

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