Symantec Supports ISO/IEC 19770-2:2009 SWID Tags

symantec - white backgroundSymantec has released a public statement regarding the company’s support for SWID tagging. It is clear to many in the software industry that an authoritative, definitive and cross-platform structure for software identification has been needed in the industry for some time. The ISO/IEC 19770-2:2009 standard provides the structure the software industry needs and is working with CA Technologies, ModusLink, Symantec and others to increase the speed and consistency of adoption while providing normalization and validity to certified SWID tags.