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Symantec Security Experts To Speak At RSA Conference 2004

Symantec CTO to Keynote

CUPERTINO, Calif. - Feb. 18, 2004 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced that five Symantec security experts will speak at RSA Conference 2004, Feb. 23-27, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. RSA Conference 2004 is a key forum for gathering decision and policy makers together to discuss critical Internet security-related issues.

Rob Clyde, chief technology officer for Symantec, will keynote Thursday, Feb. 26 at 3:40 p.m. PT. Clyde's keynote presentation, "How to Stop a Flying Bullet," will discuss the changing threat landscape and the technology investments, such as proactive security solutions, that will be essential to protecting networks and data.

On Monday, Feb. 23 at 3:00 p.m. PT, Jim Morrison, senior security consultant, will present "The Devil at Your Door: Spam, Viruses, Trojans, and Worms." His presentation will discuss the essentials of spam, viruses, trojans, and worms, including how they work; how they come into a networking environment; and strategies for protection.

On Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 2:15 p.m. PT, Morrison will present "And the Hits Keep Coming: Analysis and Lessons Learned From the Summer 2003 Threats." In his presentation, he will provide an analysis of the summer's three malicious threats and demonstrate how the threats compromised enterprise networks and exploited user systems. Morrison will share best practices that enterprises can implement to protect their network assets.

On Wednesday, Feb. 25, Symantec security experts will give the following presentations:

  • At 8 a.m., Larry Dietz, director of North American Enterprise Marketing, will participate in a panel discussion entitled "A View From the Vault: Information Security Requirements in Financial Services." This session will examine regulations impacting financial services organizations and their implications to information security programs.
  • At 11:15 a.m. PT, Elias Levy, software architect, will participate in a panel discussion entitled "Tear Down the Wall: Lessons from the Worm War." The session will use real-world examples to address deeper solutions for fighting new Internet security threats.
  • At 11:15 a.m. PT, Bruce Moulton, vice president of Information Security Business Strategies, will present "Sarbanes-Oxley: What it Means to Your Security Program." His presentation will discuss how new regulations like Sarbanes-Oxley have broad implications for a corporation's executive management philosophy and overall IT management strategy.

For more information on Symantec and its security solutions, visit the company at booth 601. The annual RSA Conference assembles the world's cryptography, security and electronic commerce experts together with over 10,000 business people, analysts, academics, government officials, policy makers and applications developers.

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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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