Costly and dangerous attacks on government and corporate computer systems are soaring. The Pentagon alone wants $4.7 billion to combat them.
Zynga is downgraded to 'neutral,' and The Fresh Market is initiated with a 'strong buy.'
Industry-focused regulations are a bigger driver of IT spending than executive orders.
Long-established dot.com's and game makers are breaking new ground, and Internet security is an increasing concern.
These companies' share repurchases could materially affect EPS and valuations.
Fortinet and Check Point Software slide on disappointing results, but the sector is in the midst of a boom.
As more employees use their own phones for work, security measures become critical. That's where Symantec's Mobile Management Suite steps in.
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