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Symantec CEO to Keynote at Chime

CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Feb. 6, 2003 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq:SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced that John W. Thompson, Symantec’s chairman and chief executive officer, will keynote at the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives’ (CHIME) Spring CIO Forum in San Diego, Calif. Thompson’s keynote is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 9, from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. PT at the San Diego Convention Center.

Thompson’s speech will discuss technological advances that are improving healthcare and the associated challenges of protecting patient information. He’ll also talk about the need for a comprehensive security strategy that incorporates early warning, integrated protection and expert response along with central management capabilities.

Formed in 1992, College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is the leading organization serving the professional needs of healthcare chief information officers and advancing the strategic application of information management in healthcare.

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