CUPERTINO, Calif. - Jan. 24, 2005 - Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the global leader in information security, today announced that Gary Sevounts, director of Power and Energy Industry Solutions for Symantec, will speak at DistribuTECH 2005, a leading utility industry event, held Jan. 25-27, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif.
Sevounts will participate in two panel discussions focusing on strategies to secure critical water utility infrastructures from today's cyber threats, including:
As director of Power and Energy industry solutions for Symantec, Sevounts is responsible for the definition, introduction and management of cyber security solutions in the Power, Energy and Utilities industries. With more than 14 years of experience in information technology, including six years in information security, Sevounts brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Symantec. His work in the utilities industry is highlighted by Symantec's launch of the security solution known as Symantec for Electric Power, establishing partnerships with key industry vendors, as well as industry speaking engagements and webcasts, published articles and press interviews on the subject of SCADA / PCS cyber security.
Symantec's Power, Energy and Utilities solution is a complete enterprise solution designed to help utilities ensure business continuity, achieve standards and regulatory readiness, and avoid costly disruptions and recovery time associated with cyber security incidents. It is offered as a selection of enhanced security technologies and services from which utility companies can choose, based on specific needs or existing gaps in a specific security area. For more information, please visit http://enterprisesecurity.symantec.com/industry/power/
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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