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Symantec Security Expert to Speak at City of fhe Future Conference

CUPERTINO, Calif. - March 25, 2003 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq:SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced that Louis J. Carpenito, CISSP, Symantec's vice president of information security business strategy, will participate in a panel discussion at the City of the Future Conference in San Diego, Calif. The panel "The Future of Health Care" is scheduled for Wednesday, March 26, from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. PT at the Kroc Institute Auditorium on the campus of San Diego State University.

The panel will discuss significant achievements in health care; including recent advances in biotechnology, information technology and public/private sector partnerships. Panelists will also articulate future strategies for building healthier communities through improved patient care. Technology and policy issues impacting the deployment of more effective health care information systems will also be examined.

Carpenito is an expert in privacy and security regulatory requirements for the healthcare industry and is the former chief information security officer at Johnson and Johnson.

The City of the Future Conference examines the role technology, economic development and public/private sector cooperation can play in creating safe, prosperous and economically diverse 21st century communities.

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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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