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“Symantec is considering sales division for webcertificaten’

“Symantec is considering sales division for webcertificaten’

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Cybersecuritybedrijf Symantec is considering for its division for webcertificaten to sell. This sale allows the company to more than $ 1 billion (871 million euros) yield.

Tell anonymous sources to Reuters. The sale is at this time not yet sure, but would only be examined. Symantec would in conversation with a small number of companies on the possible sale.

The relevant industry of Symantec issues certificates, which are used for validation and protection of sites. In 2010 bought Symantec certificatendivise for 1,28 billion dollars of Verisign. Sindsdoen would he $ 400 million have been converted, according to a source.

Symantec competes in the certificatenmarkt with Google. This competitor caught Symantec in 2015 still on the unjustified creation of certificates, which means that other sites could act as Google.com without a web browser alarm struck.

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