Vulnerabilities in Symantec products create worst-case scenario; users urged to update

This is a frightening scenario, especially given the number of legacy Symantec users in the world.  Please review your installs and patch/update accordingly.

http://www.scmagazine.com/vulnerabilities-in-symantec-products-create-worst-case-scenario-users-urged-to-update/article/506853/

Blue Coat to be Acquired by Symantec for $4.65BN

This is an interesting move by Symantec and Bluecoat.  Based on the article, it appears Bluecoat will be taking the lead from a boardroom perspective, which is probably a very good thing.  We continue as an industry toward a world of 3 or 4 big players gobbling up all the good ideas and battling it out for IT security supremacy.