ABOUT SYMANTEC

Press Release

LinkedIn Facebook Twitter RSS

Symantec Offers Webcast Highlighting Findings of the Latest Internet Security Threat Report

Report Shows Increase in Theft of Information for Financial Gain

CUPERTINO, Calif. – March 7, 2005 – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced it will host a webcast presenting the findings of its ninth semiannual Internet Security Threat Report. The webcast, led by Dean Turner, executive editor of the report, will be held on Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at 11 a.m. PST. The webcast will provide IT managers responsible for strategic security decisions and policy setting with an in-depth look at security issues affecting global business.

By understanding the key findings of the report, webcast attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the state of overall Internet threats, what the threats mean to their organizations, and what might be expected in the future. Attendees can register and access the live and archived session at http://enterprise.symantec.com/enterprise/webcast_summary.cfm?id=253.

Symantec's latest Internet Security Threat Report, issued today, covers the six-month period from July 1 – December 31, 2005 and includes analysis of network-based attacks, a review of known vulnerabilities, highlights of adware, spyware, and malicious code, an analysis of spam and phishing data along with a forward looking analysis. The report is based on Symantec data collected from more than 40,000 security devices deployed in more than 180 countries.

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.

NOTE TO EDITORS: If you would like additional information on Symantec Corporation and its products, please visit the Symantec News Room at www.symantec.com/news. All prices noted are in US dollars and are valid only in the United States.

Symantec, the Symantec logo, VERITAS, and the VERITAS logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Symantec Corporation or its affiliates in the United States and certain other countries. Additional company and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of the individual companies and are respectfully acknowledged.

@Symantec