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Students in 20,000 Classrooms Learn to Hack-Proof Their Life

Norton LifeLock, Symantec and Scholastic launch #CyberSmarts student magazine and teaching guide
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By Casey Mindlin, Director of Partnerships at Scholastic

When you see the name Scholastic, you might think of a Book Fair, paging through a Scholastic classroom magazine, or reading Clifford the Big Red Dog®. At Scholastic, we see literacy as the key to learning and achievement and, in addition to publishing and selling books, we develop educational content for teachers.

Keeping Data Secure at a Bustling New Jersey YMCA

In partnership with TechSoup, Symantec provides sophisticated security solutions that meet nonprofit budgets
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Product donation is Symantec’s largest mechanism to support the nonprofit community and help nonprofits fulfill their missions. In partnership with TechSoup, each year we provide cyber security solutions to nearly 22,000 organizations across 56 countries worldwide, allowing them to secure their most important data wherever it lives.

The Smart Talk Reaches Families Across the U.S.

Symantec and National PTA partner to bring families together to have conversations about how to create a better internet
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Did you know that 98 percent of children age eight and under have access to a smart mobile device at home? Parenting in the digital age is complex and Symantec partners with National PTA to help children act safely, responsibly, and thoughtfully online.

Better the Balance, Better the World

Symantec supports TechWomen and a gender-balanced tech industry
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By Eileen Brewer, Director in Product Development, Symantec

Today is International Women's Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. This year’s theme #BalanceforBetter focuses on how gender balance is essential for economies and communities to thrive.

Facebook, eBay and 5 Other Tech Companies Partner With Firms for Diversity Pipeline Program

by Caroline Spiezio
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The collaborative is an expansion of eBay’s 1L summer program, introduced in 2016 by the San Jose-based company’s senior director of compensation, benefits and equity compliance David Pilson and senior product and commercial counsel of global intellectual property Patricia Svilik.

Pilson joined eBay in 2014, his first in-house role in Silicon Valley.

Symantec and Identity Theft Resource Center Highlight Threats Faced by Foster Youth

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Symantec's FAST program helps foster youth restore their identities and curb the heightened risks of identity theft. Learn more about the impact of identity theft on foster youth in Symantec and Identity Theft Resource Center's recently released trend analysis. Here are the key findings:

Thousands of Symantec Employees Take Action for a Sustainable Future

More than 3.5 million gallons of water saved and 45,000 pounds of waste eliminated as part of Going Green in 2018 campaign
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In 2018, thousands of Symantec employees globally partcipated in our year-long, Going Green in 2018 campaign to help create a more sustainable business and future. While company-wide challenges and initiatives were planned, in most cases "It's the Little Things" - those individual commitments, choices and actions - that each employee did that collectively made a significant and lasting impact.

The Impact of Identity Theft on Foster Youth

Symantec and Identity Theft Resource Center release 2018 trend analysis on this important issue
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By Tess Hetzel, Sr. Corporate Responsibility

Going Green for a More Sustainable Business and Future

Symantec employees’ yearlong actions protect their communities and the environment
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By Amanda Davis, Sr. Manager, CR and Environment

A focus on the environment not only supports Symantec’s business objectives—it also contributes to the urgent action needed to combat global climate change and other environmental challenges. We launched the “Going Green in 2018” campaign to encourage employees to take part in our environmental sustainability efforts, while also learning about opportunities for individual actions.

Changing of the Guard

Symantec says goodbye to Vice President of CR Cecily Joseph as she leaves the department in Jaime Barclay’s capable hands
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Cecily Joseph has run Symantec’s Corporate Responsibility (CR) program for the past 13 years. This week she’s moving on to a new chapter in her life and is passing the reigns to Jaime Barclay, Senior Manager of CR at Symantec. Jaime has extensive experience in philanthropy and CR, and has been a dedicated Symantec employee for more than a decade.

We asked Cecily and Jaime to interview each other – to give us a look into their past work together as well what we can expect to see next. Here’s what we learned:

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