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Symantec's Anti-Virus Solution Integrates With Tivoli Secureway Risk Manager

Norton AntiVirus Becomes First Tivoli-Ready Anti-Virus Solution

CUPERTINO, Calif. - May 3, 2001 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition 7.5 integrates with Tivoli SecureWay Risk Manager, providing customers with the ability to centrally manage their anti-virus solution. This integration makes Symantec’s Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition 7.5 the first Tivoli-Ready anti-virus solution available.

"In today’s enterprise environment, it is critical to deploy solutions that integrate and work seamlessly together in order to provide maximum protection along with ease-of-use," said Gail Hamilton, executive vice president, Product Delivery and Response. "This is an important step toward further integration of Symantec Enterprise Security with Tivoli’s e-business infrastructure management software."

Tivoli SecureWay Risk Manager is an enterprise-wide risk management solution that enables organizations to centrally manage intrusions, threats and exposures by correlating security information from firewalls, intrusion detectors, anti-virus software and other security checkpoints.

Tivoli SecureWay Risk Manager 3.7 ships with an adapter for Symantec’s Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition 7.5. This adapter allows Tivoli SecureWay Risk Manager to read Symantec’s Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition’s event log, presenting the information to the customer in a succinct manner. Information gathered and displayed by Tivoli SecureWay Risk Manager includes the status of virus definition updates, historical information on scans and statistics regarding the number of infections within an organization.

"Recognizing that anti-virus is an important piece of enterprise security, we integrated Symantec’s Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition with Tivoli SecureWay Risk Manager as part of our mission to manage the security in our customer’s e-business infrastructures," said Bob Madey, vice president of Market Strategy and Solutions, Tivoli Systems Inc. "This integrated solution gives our customers the information they need to defend against viral threats and to take proactive steps to avoid threats in the future."

Symantec’s Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition provides enterprise-class protection at the desktop and file/print server tiers of the corporate network. The release of Symantec’s Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition 7.5 introduces customers to the Digital Immune System, a Web-based closed-loop automation technology designed to quickly and automatically handle flood conditions caused by today’s rapidly spreading Internet-borne viruses.

Symantec’s Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition is a key component of Symantec Enterprise Security, which provides any size organization with the technology, global response and services necessary to manage its information security. Symantec’s comprehensive solution offers best-of-breed products to protect gateways, servers, and clients with virus protection, firewall security, intrusion detection and vulnerability management. Customers benefit from Symantec’s global network of researchers that provide customers with around-the-clock, immediate response to any new security-related attacks. Symantec Enterprise Security customers are also supported by one of the largest professional security organizations in the world, offering security consulting, security education and managed security services. For more information, please visit Symantec’s enterprise Web site at http://enterprisesecurity.symantec.com/.

About Symantec
Symantec, a world leader in Internet security technology, provides a broad range of content and network security solutions to individuals and enterprises. The company is a leading provider of virus protection, vulnerability assessment, intrusion prevention, Internet content and e-mail filtering, remote management technologies and security services to enterprises around the world. Symantec's Norton brand of consumer security products leads the market in worldwide retail sales and industry awards. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has worldwide operations in 36 countries. For more information, please visit our Web site at www.symantec.com.

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