Stories by Megan Scott

  • Web security

    Utility software firm Symantec is looking to ride high on the Internet wave with last month's acquisition of URLabs, a firm specialising in Internet access control and e-mail scanning. In a recent interview, John Thompson, president, chief executive officer and chairman of Symantec, spoke with IDG about the company's move into Web-based content security, particularly in the Asian market.

  • Y2K in Asia fails to garner management buy-in

    Due in large part to a lack of buy-in from senior management, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Asia are at risk of failing to achieve year 2000 compliance in time, creating a sense of "widespread panic" in the region.