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Symantec CEO to Speak at BusinessWeek CEO Summit

CUPERTINO, Calif. - September 25, 2002 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq:SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced that John W. Thompson, Symantec’s chairman and CEO, will speak at the 15th Annual BusinessWeek CEO Summit in Washington, D.C. Thompson will participate in the Technology panel Thursday, September 26 from 8:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. E.T. at The Ritz-Carlton.

In his presentation Thompson will comment on the changes in security technology over the past year and will talk about the future of enterprise security.

The 2002 CEO Summit will examine five critical forces: technology, culture, people and processes, globalization, brand and corporate governance.

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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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