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Symantec Delivers Norton Internet Security to Small Businesses on HP PCs Worldwide

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – January 4, 2011 – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced that select HP PCs targeted at small offices and small businesses are now shipping with Norton Internet Security 2011, the industry’s fastest, lightest security suite. HP now provides small business and small office customers with a full-featured, complimentary 60-day subscription of Norton Internet Security. Norton protects against viruses, spyware, and other online threats, ultimately minimizing downtime and preventing against lost productivity.


Norton Internet Security detects and eliminates online threats and prevents cybercriminals from stealing important information and business data, which allows small businesses and their employees to use the Internet safely and confidently. Norton Internet Security features Norton Insight, the industry leading reputation-based security technology, which has been proven to attain unmatched detection of new malware far beyond what is possible with traditional security technologies.


“We are pleased to expand our long-standing relationship with HP by providing our award-winning Norton products to millions of HP small business customers,“ said Janice Chaffin, group president, Consumer Business Unit, Symantec. “The world’s top OEMs consistently choose Norton to help protect their customers from cybercrime and for the value we bring to their business.”


“HP small business customers trust Norton as a world leader in security solutions for PCs,” said Jason Zajac, vice president, Applications and Services, HP Personal Systems Group. “By delivering pre-installed subscriptions of Norton Internet Security on our new business PCs, we are helping protect small businesses from online threats from the point of set-up.”


As part of its ongoing cybercrime education effort, Norton offers specific tips and additional information for HP business PC owners on how they can best minimize online risks and maximize data protection at http://us.norton.com/partners/HP/smallbiz/.


About Norton from Symantec

Symantec’s Norton products protect consumers from cybercrime with technologies like antivirus, anti-spyware and phishing protection-- while also being light on system resources. The company also provides services such as online backup and PC tuneup, and family online safety. Fan Norton on Facebook at www.facebook.com/norton and follow @NortonOnline on Twitter.


About Symantec

Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Our software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently, enabling confidence wherever information is used or stored. More information is available at www.symantec.com.


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