“Protecting people and information online is core to Symantec’s mission,” said Fran Rosch, Vice President Identity and Authentication Services, Symantec. “Our partnership with Return Path extends their innovative email anti-phishing solutions with our SSL authentication to protect businesses, their brands and improve operational efficiencies.”Return Path is announcing this partnership at the Online Trust Forum 2012 in San Jose, CA, an event organized by the Online Trust Alliance to examine the future of online trust and self-regulation. “By combining their expertise in email and web security, Return Path and Symantec are taking a significant step toward enhancing online trust. Protecting users from malicious email is a vital part of the OTA mission, and this effort supports and advances the best practices that OTA has advocated since our inception,” said Craig Spiezle, executive director and president, Online Trust Alliance. Return Path’s Ken Takahashi will also participate as a speaker at the Online Trust Forum, presenting Brand Protection Meets Email—Why You Need DMARC on October 2. About Return Path Return Path is the global leader in email intelligence. We analyze more data about email than anyone else in the world and use that data to power products that ensure that only emails people want and expect reach the inbox. Our industry-leading email intelligence solutions utilize the world’s most comprehensive set of data to maximize the performance and accountability of email, build trust across the entire email ecosystem and protect users from spam and other abuse. We help businesses build better relationships with their customers and improve their email ROI; and we help ISPs and other mailbox providers enhance network performance and drive customer retention. About Symantec Symantec is a global leader in providing security; storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Our software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently, enabling confidence wherever information is used or stored. More information is available at www.symantec.com.