Date Added: May 2010
Symantec has established some of the most comprehensive sources of Internet threat data in the world through the Symantec Global Intelligence Network. More than 240,000 sensors in over 200 countries and territories monitor attack activity through a combination of Symantec products and services such as Symantec Deep Sight Threat Management System, Symantec Managed Security Services and Norton consumer products, as well as third-party data sources. Symantec also gathers malicious code intelligence from more than 133 million client, server, and gateway systems that have deployed its antivirus products. Additionally, the Symantec distributed honey pot network collects data from around the globe, capturing previously unseen threats and attacks and providing valuable insight into attacker methods.