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Symantec Positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

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Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced Symantec has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the 2019 “Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms.”

Since 2002, Symantec has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant in every Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms report published. For the 2019 report, Symantec was evaluated amongst 19 other vendors on 15 criteria points based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.*

Endpoints are an attractive target for cyber criminals and the number and type of endpoints accessing corporate assets is constantly increasing. According to the report, “Security and risk management leaders responsible for endpoint protection are placing a premium on detection capabilities for advanced fileless threats and investigation and remediation capabilities.”

Symantec’s Complete Endpoint Defense (CED) provides enterprises with the visibility and coordinated capabilities they require to protect their endpoint environment. Symantec’s endpoint solution delivers attack surface reduction (including application isolation, application control and Active Directory security), a full preventative technology stack, and advanced detection and response, along with expert cyber SOC analysts. The solution covers both traditional endpoints and modern mobile devices, with cloud-managed, on-premises and hybrid options – all delivered through a single agent to streamline operations.

“Symantec’s endpoint security has been a consistent Leader in the category and we’re proud to have been recognized by Gartner once again,” said Adi Sharabani, senior vice president and general manager, endpoint solutions, Symantec. “Symantec is constantly innovating and adding new technologies to enhance endpoint security for more effective preventions before and during attacks as well as advanced breach detection and remediation to stop highly advanced attacks. This defense in depth strategy is focused on both traditional and modern operating systems to provide customers with a complete and integrated solution to help protect against new and known threats.”

More information on Symantec’s endpoint solutions can be found here.

Source: Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms,” Peter Firstbrook, Dionisio Zumerle, Prateek Bhajanka, Lawrence Pingree, Paul Webber, 20 August 2019.

*Symantec was recognized in 15 reports published between 2002-2019; the former report titles include “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Antivirus.”

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About Symantec

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, cloud and infrastructure. Likewise, a global community of more than 50 million people and families rely on Symantec’s Norton and LifeLock product suites to help protect their digital lives at home and across their devices. Symantec operates one of the world’s largest civilian cyber intelligence networks, allowing it to see and protect against the most advanced threats. For additional information, please visit or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.