Symantec, FBI-LEEDA train law enforcement personnel to combat identity theft

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world´s cyber security company, has announced that more than 16,000 law enforcement personnel are better equipped to fight identity theft as a result of the FBI-LEEDA — LifeLock Identity Theft Training Summit program, the company said.

These summits address a range of identity theft issues presented by distinguished law enforcement personnel with specialized skills and experience in identity theft, high technology crimes and fraud. Attendees benefit from real-world scenarios and technical demos to not just combat identity theft, but to also understand the economic, personal and employment impacts to victims.

Symantec and FBI-LEEDA will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the program in October and officially complete 250 summits.

The FBI-LEEDA — LifeLock Identity Theft Training Summits are available to law enforcement, including: prosecutors, command level, investigative personnel, and patrol officers for free. Financial industry investigators and analysts may also attend the training. To learn more, visit https://fbileeda.org.

Symantec 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 suite of products for protection 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, visit www.symantec.com.