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Symantec CEO to Speak at Eastern Technology Council Event

John W. Thompson to Participate in Influential 'Titans of Technology' Series

CUPERTINO, Calif. – Sept. 27, 2004 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the global leader in information security, today announced that John W. Thompson, Symantec's chairman and chief executive officer, will speak at the prestigious Eastern Technology Council "Titans of Technology" breakfast series on Wednesday, Sept. 29. The breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. ET and Thompson will speak at 8:35 a.m. ET.

In his presentation, Thompson will describe how technology has transformed business and government in the 21st century and will outline the risks and realities that technology brings. In addition, Thompson will also explain how organizations must secure and manage their information and networks.

The Eastern Technology Council "Titans of Technology" breakfast series features leaders from the best and most interesting technology-oriented companies in the country. For further details and to register for this event please go to www.techcouncil.org.

About Symantec
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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