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Symantec CTO To Speak At TiECON East Conference

CUPERTINO, Calif. - April 28, 2005 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the global leader in information security, today announced that Rob Clyde, Symantec's chief technology officer, will participate in a panel discussion at the 2005 TiECON East conference. The panel, entitled "Security: Corporate & Government Threats and Technologies," is scheduled to take place on Friday, April 29, from 2:00 to 3:15 p.m. EDT at the Sheraton Colonial Center in Wakefield, Mass.

The panel discussion will focus on today's information security landscape and how companies and government agencies can protect themselves against the current cyber threats that pose particular risks to personal information.

As chief technology officer, Rob Clyde helps maintain the technology vision and strategy for Symantec. With more than 25 years of information security experience, Clyde is a recognized industry authority and is a pioneer in the development of intrusion detection and policy compliance products.

The TiECON East conference will be hosted by the Boston chapter of the TiE ("The Indus Entrepreneurs") Global organization. TiE Global was established in 1992 by a consortium of entrepreneurs with roots in the Indian subcontinent. It is composed of 42 chapters worldwide with a membership of 10,000 from various industries including software and information technologies, biotech, and financial services. More information about the event can be found at http://www.tieconeast.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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