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President Appoints Symantec CEO Steve Bennett to National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Wednesday, June 12, 2013 – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) announced that President Obama has appointed Symantec President and Chief Executive Officer Steve Bennett to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC). The appointment was made via press release distributed by the White House, found at http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/06/04/president-obama-announces-more-key-administration-posts. Bennett’s appointment is the standard three-year term for all members of the NSTAC.
“It is an honor to be selected to serve on the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee,” said Steve Bennett, Symantec president and chief executive officer. “The Committee has a long and distinguished record of providing recommendations to the President on telecommunications and information technology critical infrastructure security and protection issues, and I look forward to contributing to that work in the future.”
For more than 30 years, the NSTAC has brought together up to 30 industry chief executives from major telecommunications and network service providers, and information technology, finance, and aerospace companies. The NSTAC’s goal is to develop recommendations to the President to assure vital telecommunications links through any event or crisis, and to help the U.S. Government maintain a reliable, secure, and resilient national communications posture. More information about the NSTAC can be found at http://www.ncs.gov/nstac/index.html.

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