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How Data Privacy Regulations Affect Your Supply Chain

by Nithin Coca
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This past May, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect. The comprehensive regulations shift the dominant paradigm of online data from an opt-out model, in which users had to take action to control their data, to a privacy by design model where privacy and user control must be up-front and center.

Securing a Sustainable Future

Symantec publishes 11th annual Corporate Responsibility Report
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By Debra McLaughlin, Sr Mgr, Corporate Responsibility

We are proud to share our 2018 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report, which highlights the progress we’ve made in delivering on CR commitments to our people, your information, and the world. In this, our 11th CR report, we share both the progress we’ve made and the areas where we need to improve, as both are a part of our CR journey. 

Symantec Slashes GHGs by More Than 30% in Just Three Years

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We recognize the urgency with which society must collectively act to mitigate the threat of climate change. At Symantec, we continue to promote a low carbon future by reducing resource use across our operations, engaging our employees, and taking part in industry initiatives to transition to renewable clean energy.

Achieving our greenhouse gas reduction goal 

The Business and Societal Case for Privacy

By Mary Mazzoni
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This article series is underwritten by Symantec and went through our normal editorial review process. 

American companies experienced nearly 500 data breaches in 2016 alone, and governments around the world are beginning to require more from private firms when it comes to protecting user data.

Symantec Looks Back on 10 Years of CR Commitment

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We are proud of the progress we have made, and the impact we have had over the last 10 years—even as we continue to embed sustainability practices throughout our company and value chain.

How the Push to Make Data Privacy a Human Right Will Impact Businesses

by Nithin Coca
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The international nonprofit Access Now calls privacy a “cornerstone of human rights in the digital age.” In fact, more and more technologists, advocacy groups, and consumers are calling for stronger laws and regulations on data privacy as a fundamental human or civil right. As companies collect and use an increasingly staggering amount of personal information, there is greater attention on what their responsibility is—both ethically and legally—in handling all of this data.

Providing Education, Tools and Services to Help Protect Foster Youth

Symantec highlights six months of progress in fostering a secure tomorrow
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By Tess Hetzel, Sr. Corporate Responsibility

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