According to Symantec's press release, this acquisition accompanies a framework of five imperatives that the company is enabling as part of its new vision of computing:
- Identity security: proving that people and sites are who they say they are
- Mobile and other device security: securing mobile and other devices and the information on them
- Information protection: protecting information from loss, attack, theft and misuse and ensuring the ability to recover that information
- Context and relevance: delivering information that is relevant to people in both their personal and professional roles
- Cloud security: ensuring the secure delivery of applications and information from both public and private clouds
For detailed information about how VeriSign’s services will augment Symantec's portfolio, go to http://go.symantec.com/verisign.