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Symantec’s Chief Technical Officer to Speak at Salomon Smith Barney eBusiness Enabler Conference

CUPERTINO, Calif. - Nov. 8, 2000 – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) announced today that Ron Moritz, senior vice president and chief technical officer, will speak at the Salomon Smith Barney eBusiness eNabler Conference. Moritz’ presentation is scheduled for 10:40 a.m. PST on Thursday, November 9, 2000 at the W Hotel in San Francisco, CA.

In his speech, Moritz will discuss Symantec’s role as an active and leading participant in the identification and implementation of global security solutions. A Web cast of the presentation will be available to the public. For more information on how to view the Web cast, please visit Symantec’s Investor Relations event’s Web site at www.symantec.com/invest/events.html.

Moritz is an Internet security expert with more than 16 years in the industry. He is a member of the U.S. delegation to the G-8 conference on safety and security in cyberspace and is a member of the binational information technology panel of U.S. – Israel Science and Technology Commission. He currently chairs the Common Content Inspection API interoperability standardization initiative for the security industry. He has published and presented numerous papers on a variety of security topics, including mobile code security, Web browser security, security and electronic commerce, and computer ethics and privacy. The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium has certified Moritz as an information systems security professional.

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Symantec is the world leader in providing solutions to help individuals and enterprises assure the security, availability, and integrity of their information. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has operations in more than 40 countries. More information is available at www.symantec.com.

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