Symantec Announces Appthority Acquisition to Boost Mobile Security Portfolio


Symantec has announced the acquisitions of Appthority, to boost its mobile app security portfolio, and Javelin, which specialises in defence against Active Directory-based attacks.

Appthority technology will be built into SEP Mobile, Symantec’s app for protection against mobile-based cyber attacks.

Symantec said the Appthority acquisition will give its customers the ability to analyse mobile apps for malicious capabilities and unwanted behaviours.

“Mobile apps are a critical threat vector that every company must address to protect their enterprise security,” said Adi Sharabani, SVP of Modern OS Security at Symantec.

“The Appthority technology extends SEP Mobile’s capabilities in limiting unwanted app behaviours, supporting regulatory compliance,

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