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Symantec outgrows underground nuclear bunker

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Kinda scary working in there lol...

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San Francisco (IDGNS) - Symantec has emerged from its bunker in the British countryside, moving its malware-fighting operations from a former U.K. military nuclear shelter to a more conventional office in Reading.
http://news.yahoo.com/s/infoworld/20...IAXIQ5kEQjtBAF
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I blame the lazy IT guys
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When the next nuclear hit strikes, I'd rather be covered .
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When the next nuclear hit strikes, I'd rather be covered .
Survive a few more months than everyone else, but still end up dying just at a much slower and more painful rate? No thanks!

That aside, I think they'd be smart to KEEP the bunker as any company that owns a nuclear bunker MUST make good security software... I mean, they own a BUNKER!
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Although much analysis of the log reports is automated, humans are still needed to look at data, said Alan Osborne, senior manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa operations. Symantec's service-level agreements mandate that they notify a client within 10 minutes of a critical problem, Osborne said.

About 30 analysts work in the U.K. SOC. Symantec operates four other SOCs in the U.S., Australia, and Japan, which can be called on during emergencies. On Tuesday, a fire alarm went off, and the U.K. SOC's operations were rolled over to a U.S. SOC within minutes, Osborne said.
Wow. I don't trust their consumer-level products, but Symantec sure does seem to have it's enterprise-level services down pretty well.
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a little OT:

Symantec Corporate Client (antivirus) or Kaspersky or NOD32????

I would have said the one compiled in a nuclear fallout bunker...
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