Friday, November 6, 2009

Who really invented the "Internet Security" product Moniker for consumer products

With the huge array of internet security array today, one forgets who was the real pioneer in this industry. Who were the trend-setters, who were the original innovators, who saw a threat before anyone else did.

Well, you guessed it.. Norton. Waaaayyy back in 1999 when Symantec released Norton Internet Security 2000 and Norton Internet Security 2000 Family Edition.

Here is a boxshot as proof.
At that time, upstarts like Kaspersky, AVIRA, Avast, GData, AWIL, Rising were not even an egg, let alone being born. The better known players like McAfee, Trend, Panda didn't even have internet security products.

It all started with Norton..

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