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Symantec to Present at Industrial Security Seminar

CUPERTINO, Calif. - May 26, 2004 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the global leader in information security, today announced that William Plante, director of worldwide security for Symantec, will speak at a seminar for the Bay Area chapter of the American Society for Industrial Security. The event, entitled “Innovations In Meeting the Threat To Industry and the Homeland,” is scheduled for Thursday, May 27, 2004, at the San Jose Convention Center.

Plante’s presentation, entitled “Shared Opportunities and Shared Risk: Cyber Threats To Public and Private Security,” is scheduled from 2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Pacific time, in Plaza Meeting Room 1 and will examine how public and private entities are vulnerable to today’s cyber threats and the proper security measures needed to secure both digital and physical assets.

The American Society for Industrial Security is an international organization, composed of security professionals in government and industry, committed to promote professional growth, achieve excellence within the security field, and to develop professional industry standards. The 700+ member San Francisco Bay Area Chapter is sponsoring this seminar and exhibits, and the program is in keeping with the organization's goals for advancing security management concepts and helping security planners, managers and suppliers form the vital partnerships that will best protect industry and government using the latest trends in physical and cyber technology. The event is open to the public.

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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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