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Three Symantec Executives To Address International Conference on Information Systems

CUPERTINO, Calif. - July 18, 2000 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), a world leader in Internet security technology, announced today three executives have been invited to speak at the International 2000 Conference of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), July 17-19 in Orlando, Florida. Mark Egan, chief information officer and vice president of Information Technology; Char Sample, principal researcher of the Core Technology Group; and Greg Adams, director of Development Enterprise Security Solutions, will each address separate sessions of the conference.

With security and information technology issues increasingly driving the business of a company, the Chief Information Officer is essential in the strategic plan of that company. Egan, presenting on July 19 from 1:30 - 5 p.m., will demonstrate a management view of security and the issues that a Chief Information Officer may face. Sample, speaking on July 17, from 2:15 - 5:30 p.m., will address different point solutions - firewalls, IDS and VPNs - and how to bring them together as a security system. Adams, speaking on July 19 from 10:30 until noon, will address how the computer security paradigm promises to solve security problems and prevent others from occurring within current technologies.

The International 2000 Conference will be the 28th Annual conference of ISACA. ISACA has more than 21,000 members in more than 100 countries and is the recognized global leader in IT governance, control, and assurance issues.

Mark Egan is chief information officer and vice president of the Information Technology division of Symantec. In this capacity, Egan is responsible for all internal systems and security and is a member of the Gartner CIO Roundtable and Global Gateways. Additionally, Egan serves on the American Management Association's Information Systems and Technology Council. Char Sample is a principal researcher for Symantec. Sample has more than 15 years experience in the industry and was one of the original five engineers on the Gauntlet project at Trusted Information Systems. Greg Adams is the director of development and is a principal designer for the Symantec risk and vulnerability management systems. Adams has led the engineering team responsible for the research, development, and implementation of computer security solutions for network intrusion detection, network monitoring and risk and vulnerability management.

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