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Symantec EVP to Speak at 2002 Aspen Summit

Hamilton to Discuss the Future of Enterprise Security

CUPERTINO, Calif. - Aug. 19, 2002 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq:SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced that Gail Hamilton, Symantec's executive vice president, will participate in a panel discussion on security as part of The Progress & Freedom Foundation's 2002 Aspen Summit. The panel "Network Security in an Always-On World" will be held Tuesday, August 20 from 3:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. MT at the St. Regis in Aspen, Colo.

During her presentation Hamilton will discuss how blended threats such as Nimda attack companies' networks and how businesses can protect themselves against this new type of threat. She'll also discuss the need for integrated security solutions, preventive security measures and secured business processes.

This year's Summit will focus on the drivers behind the next generation of Internet-driven innovation and growth, including broadband communications, new wireless technologies, rich digital content and innovative new digital devices. More information on the 2002 Aspen Summit is available at www.pff.org.

As Symantec's executive vice president of product delivery and response, Hamilton is responsible for building the full range of Symantec's gateway, server and client security products - firewall, intrusion detection, vulnerability management, filtering and antivirus - including Symantec's newest line of integrated security solutions. Hamilton also leads Symantec Security Response ensuring customers are protected from blended threats with the latest updates and information.

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