Norton Mobile Security Adds Protection for iOS, Simplifies User

Norton Mobile Security Adds Protection for iOS, Simplifies User
Experience 
More Than One in Three Mobile Device Users Worldwide Has Had Their
Device Lost or Stolen 
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/20/12 --  Today, Norton by
Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) released the latest version of its flagship
mobile offering, Norton Mobile Security. The new Norton Mobile
Security delivers powerful protection for consumers' mobile needs,
including support for iOS devices, contacts backup and an improved
user experience.  
Mobile phones are an integral part of consumers' lives, with
two-thirds of adults worldwide reporting they use a mobile device to
access the Internet. However, one in three mobile device users have
had a device lost or stolen, putting their sensitive information at
risk(1). Norton Mobile Security helps consumers keep their device
secure, recover a lost or stolen device and prevent strangers from
accessing their information. 
"It's no secret that people are using mobile devices more than ever
in their daily lives, for everything from connecting with friends to
paying for a cup of coffee," said Dave Cole, vice president, product
management, Consumer Business Unit, Symantec Corporation. "Your phone
may not just be your phone -- it may be your wallet, identity card,
address book and family photo album. As we use our phones in new
ways, we're also putting sensitive information at risk if the device
gets lost or stolen. With the latest version of Norton Mobile
Security, we are making it simple for people to stay protected on
whichever device they choose."  
Norton Mobile Security offers new and improved features including: 


 
--  Multi-Device, Multi-Platform Support - Now protects a consumer's
    multiple devices, including Android smartphones and tablets, as well
    as iPhones and iPads
--  Contacts Backup & Restore - Saves contacts from a user's Android
    or iOS device so that they can be easily restored if lost or deleted.
    Contacts can also be restored across devices
--  Web-Based Management - Lets consumers control the security of their
    devices with simplicity and ease, from one convenient place on the Web
--  "Scream" Alarm - Sets off an audible alarm so consumers can quickly
    find their missing Android mobile device
--  Remote Locate - Pinpoints a lost or stolen device on a map so users
    can find it fast

  
Pricing & Availability
 Norton Mobile Security has an MSRP of $29.99
and is available for purchase via various retailers, the Norton
online store or Google Play. In addition, Norton 360 Multi-Device and
Norton One will be updated with the features in the latest release of
Norton Mobile Security. Norton customers with a valid product
subscription are eligible to receive the latest product updates via
the subscription service model. For more information, visit the
Norton Update center at http://updatecenter.norton.com. Consumers can
visit mobilesecurity.norton.com to learn more and try Norton Mobile
Security Lite for free. 
Visit mobilesecurity.com for additional insights from Norton mobile
security experts, including articles, videos, widgets and
infographics shedding light on timely mobile topics.  
About Norton
 Norton protects the Stuff that matters to consumers,
across all aspects of their digital lives. Norton provides a range of
security solutions including technologies for PCs and mobile devices,
live tech support services and online backup. Like Norton on
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About Symantec 
 Symantec protects the world's information, and is a
global leader in security, backup and availability solutions. Our
innovative products and services protect people and information in
any environment -- from the smallest mobile device, to the enterprise
data center, to cloud-based systems. Our world-renowned expertise in
protecting data, identities and interactions gives our customers
confidence in a connected world. More information is available at
www.symantec.com or by connecting with Symantec at:
go.symantec.com/socialmedia. 
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FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: Any forward-looking indication of plans
for products is preliminary and all future release dates are
tentative and are subject to change. Any future release of the
product or planned modifications to product capability,
functionality, or feature are subject to ongoing evaluation by
Symantec, and may or may not be implemented and should not be
considered firm commitments by Symantec and should not be relied upon
in making purchasing decisions. 
(1)Norton Cybercrime Report, Symantec Corporation, September 2012 
CONTACT: 
Grace Kim
Norton by Symantec
+1 (424) 750-7593
Grace_kim@symantec.com  
Chelsea Langevin
Edelman Public Relations
+1 (206)-505-6553
Chelsea.langevin@edelman.com 
 
 
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