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GeoTrust Shows Consumers Are Covered for Kick-Off

SportSims, RobbinsSports.com and PicnicTrend See Big Play Potential of Ensuring Security and Integrity for Consumers

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – February 4, 2011 – With the 45th annual Super Bowl quickly approaching, GeoTrust allows fans to safely and securely turn to the web to play simulated football games, buy sports gear and gather tailgate party supplies. GeoTrust customers such as SportSims, RobbinsSports.com and PicnicTrend are all expecting heavy traffic leading up to the big game and will rely on GeoTrust to encrypt online transactions and keep their customers’ sensitive information secure during the pre-game shopping frenzy.  


“GeoTrust helps businesses score big by ensuring the integrity of their shoppers’ online purchases,” said Jeff Barto, senior product marketing manager for GeoTrust.  “As the low-cost SSL market champ, we’re committed to providing MVP-worthy products and services at a price our customers can afford.  And while excitement and hype are the norm this week, fans visiting the most popular websites on the Internet will be able to safely shop for their game day purchases through GeoTrust.”


“We take pride in the level of service we provide our customers, and GeoTrust SSL allows us to deliver this service securely,” said Steve Olson, president and founder of SportSims. “There’s a lot of excitement on game day and the last thing our customers want to think about is their online security. With GeoTrust, we can make sure they enjoy the big game without worry.”


According to Catapult Data Services’ Alexa Netcraft Index, GeoTrust leads competitors such as Go Daddy in the low-cost, high volume segment of the SSL market. The index obtains an accurate picture of SSL certificate usage across the websites that matter most by cross-referencing the widely accepted Netcraft SSL Survey of public-facing certificates with the Alexa Top Sites list, which is a measurement of the 1 million most visited websites.


GeoTrust's range of digital certificate and trust products enable organizations of all sizes to maximize the security of their digital transactions cost-effectively.  The company’s world-class SSL certificates offer fast delivery at cost-effective prices, enable up to 256-bit SSL encryption, and include a range of GeoTrust® True Site seals based on the level of identity verification.


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About GeoTrust 
A wholly owned subsidiary of Symantec, Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), GeoTrust is the world's largest low-cost digital certificate provider. More than 100,000 customers in over 150 countries trust GeoTrust to secure online transactions and conduct business over the Internet. GeoTrust’s range of digital certificate and trust products enable organizations of all sizes to maximize the security of their digital transactions cost-effectively.  For more information, visit www.geotrust.com.


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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