Symantec Replaces CEO; Sharpens Cloud Computing, Mobile Focus

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Symantec CEO Enrique Salem (l.) has stepped down. Chairman Steve Bennett (r.) succeeds him, stating that Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) has been “underperforming” amid the shift to cloud computing and mobile computing (smartphones and tablets, one would logically conclude). Competition from rival security software companies like Kaspersky Lab, McAfee, Sophos and Trend Micro may have also pressured Symantec, which is changing CEOs only a few months after changing channel chiefs. Here’s the update. In a prepared statement, new CEO Steve Bennett said: “Enrique Salem has been a signif (IT news)