Symantec Joins Forces with ETIS to Fight Cyber Crime
Wednesday 27 August 2014
Posted by: Fred Werner
ETIS is pleased to announce that Symantec has joined ETIS as an Associate Member. Symantec returns as a member after a number of years and recently joined the Information Security Working Group for a couple of meetings in Riga, Dubai and Zurich. Moreover, Symantec has also kindly offered to host the upcoming ETIS Anti-Abuse Telco Network meeting at their European Headquarters in Reading, UK on 24-26 September 2014. If you would like to register for the next Anti Abuse meeting please follow this link: http://www.etis.org/events/event_details.asp?id=441791&group=
Frank Bunn, Symantec’s Senior Manager for Communication Service Providers, described why they have decided to become part of the ETIS community: “ETIS is the ideal community for Symantec to constantly engage with the European Communication Service Providers industry. With all the valuable working groups, ETIS provides an excellent platform to share experiences and best practices in an open, non-competitive environment and also gain early first-hand insights into upcoming challenges of the entire Telco ecosystem.”
Information Security has been one of the most active areas for ETIS in recent years with three out of ten Working groups dedicated to Security issues. Fred Werner, Communications & Programme Director for ETIS, had the following to say about Symantec’s new Associate Membership: "After participating as a guest in our Cyber Security Workshop earlier this year; ETIS was impressed with Symantec’s willingness to share its technical expertise to help our members combat cyber security threats. ETIS looks forward to welcoming our newest Associate Member and the added value and know-how they will bring to the security area.”
About Symantec Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists. The company has evolved to become one of the world’s largest software companies with more than 18,500 employees in more than 50 countries. Symantec provides security, storage and systems management solutions to help our customers – from consumers and small businesses to the largest global organizations – secure and manage their information-driven world against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently than any other company.