Symantec Endpoint Protection Mobile Earns FirstNet Listed Designation

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world´s cyber security company, has announced that Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) Mobile is now FirstNet Listed, making industry-leading mobile threat defense accessible to federal, state and local public safety professionals nationwide through the FirstNet App Catalog, the company said.

Organizations of all sizes need to have parity in their security posture across all endpoints. As public safety professionals working in the field grow increasingly dependent on mobile devices to access critical information, those devices require the same level of security as legacy endpoints. The threat to mobile devices is increasingly alarming — in 2018 alone, Symantec blocked an average of 10,573 malicious mobile applications per day and saw a 33 percent rise in mobile malware.

SEP Mobile protects against this modern threat environment, offering comprehensive, highly accurate and effective mobile threat defense. Using superior threat intelligence to predict and detect an extensive range of existing and zero-day threats, SEP Mobile helps keep mobile devices safe from a variety of attacks. SEP Mobile´s predictive technology uses a layered approach that leverages Symantec´s threat intelligence network and security analyst expertise to proactively protect mobile devices from malware, network threats and app/OS vulnerability exploits.

Symantec, the world´s 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. For additional information, visit www.symantec.com.