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Industry Experts Discuss the Changing Security Environment at Symantec Users' Conference

SecureXchange 2001 Features Industry Luminaries to Address E-Business Security Needs in the Market

CUPERTINO, Calif. - May 23, 2001 - Symantec Corporation (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced the agenda for its annual Worldwide Users' Conference, SecureXchange 2001, designed to educate attendees on the latest trends in enterprise security for e-business. The conference will be held from June 18, 2001- June 20, 2001 at Disney's beautiful Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida. Symantec enterprise customers, resellers and partners may register by visiting http://enterprisesecurity.symantec.com/securexchange2001.

A variety of customers will be speaking at this conference, including; Chrisan Herrod, Director, Information Security, Fannie Mae; Chuck Jones, Analyst, Salomon Smith Barney; Debbie A. Wheeler, Vice President, Information Security, Bank One; Frank Aiello, Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP; Warner Watkins, Senior Security Specialist/Administrator, Coca-Cola Bottling Consolidated; Pamela Fusco, Director of Systems Security, Digex; John LeBlanc, Webmaster, KPIX; and Mike Brannon, Senior Manager of Internet Technology, National Gypsum Company.

Industry analyst experts speaking at the conference are John Pescatore, Research Director of Network Security, the Gartner Group, and Chris Byrnes, Vice President and Director of Global Security, the META Group.

John Thompson, President, CEO and Chairman of Symantec; Terry Ribb, Senior Manager, Global Innovation Team, Deloitte Consulting; Jim Morris, Executive Vice President, Veritect; Harris Miller, President, Information Technology Association of America (ITAA); and Symantec's Cress Carter, Vice President, Marketing, will be presenting keynote addresses.

"The information security market is ever-changing, and Symantec's SecureXchange Users' Conference helps me keep a pulse on today's security environment," said SecureXchange speaker John LeBlanc, Webmaster, KPIX. "We turned to Symantec because we needed a company that was forward thinking and could support our efforts to stay ahead of the market. This conference allows me to interface with other industry experts for the latest in security technology." said LeBlanc.

Attendees may also meet with Symantec's top solution partners and see security solutions at work at the Partner Exhibit Showcase. This showcase consists of Intel, Radware, Enspherics, NetworkAppliance, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Rainfinity, Redsiren, and Tivol with Intel and Radware as sponsors.

Symantec Enterprise Security
Symantec Enterprise Security 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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