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Symantec EVP to Speak at Internet Law and Policy Forum

CUPERTINO, Calif. – September 17, 2002 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq:SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced that Gail Hamilton, Symantec’s executive vice president, will speak at the 2002 Internet Law and Policy Forum in Seattle. Hamilton will participate in the Policy Wish List panel Thursday, September 19 from 1:45 – 3 p.m. at the Bell Harbor International Convention Center.

The Policy Wish List panel will bring together leaders from the business and government sectors to discuss their top priorities for security and privacy in the year to come.

Founded in 1995, the Internet Law and Policy Forum (ILPF) is dedicated to the sustainable global development of the Internet through legal and public policy initiatives. More information on this year’s conference can be found at www.ilpf.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, security intelligence and support.

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