Symantec in Full Support of the White House’s Computer Science for All Initiative

We are proud the U.S. government is supporting computer science education in schools for it is a big step forward in achieving access for all.

Computer Science (CS) education, particularly for underrepresented populations such as women and people of color, has been an area of focus for Symantec. We realize the importance of addressing those dire statistics facing our industry: women compose less than one-third of the technical employees, and African-Americans less than three percent, at some of the largest technology companies.

Share One Hour of Code with Someone You Know

By Stephen Trilling, Symantec's Chief Technology Officer

December 7th-13th was special for the computer science world – it was Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek). CSEdWeek always falls around December 9th, the birthday of the legendary Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, in recognition of her amazing contributions to computer science.

Take 5 Challenge Accepted: December 2015

By Lora Phillips, Symantec's Director, Corporate Responsibility

From fundraising for cancer, to facility improvement and cybersecurity training, Symantec employees around the world have accepted the Take 5 challenge and are making a difference in their communities.

The Time for Meaningful Action on Climate Change is Now

By Cecily Joseph, VP, Corporate Responsibility and Chief Diversity Officer

Climate change is one of the great challenges of our time, and the time for meaningful action on a global scale is now. At Symantec we believe moving to a low carbon economy requires innovation and cooperation. We hope others will join us in this important mission.”  - Michael A. Brown, Symantec President and CEO

Symantec Wins ICARUS Award for Outstanding Event Sustainability Work!


Symantec received the ICARUS Outstanding Achievement Award from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s premier busines

Get Safe Online Week Kicks off in the UK – Don’t be a Target!


Online crime is always personal. Cyber criminals are experts at using the data people innocently provide online to defraud or steal their identities. Educating the public on Internet security is essential for increasing safe and confident online use.

Symantec Supports Digital Literacy Across India


“Digital India is our dream for the Nation. When I say ‘digital India’ it is not meant for the rich, but for those who are poor.” Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi

LGBT Equality in the Workplace

By Cecily Joseph, Symantec's VP, Corporate Responsibility and Chief Diversity Officer

Today Symantec joins a consortium of 12 major businesses with 1.4 million employees across more than 190 countries committing to uphold LGBT workplace protections abroad.

Empowering the Next Generation of Cyber Professionals

By Dan Hastings, IT instructor at Year Up Bay Area

It is estimated that around 300,000 cybersecurity jobs in the U.S. cannot be filled. Out of these 300,000 jobs, 20 percent can actually be filled by candidates that do not have a four-year college degree.

Symantec's 2015 Corporate Responsibility Report: Infographic

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In 2015, Symantec released its corporate responsibility report focused on three pillars: Our People, Your Information and The World. This infographic provides a brief overview of the themes of the report.

Read more and see the full report on Symantec's CR in Action blog


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