CUPERTINO, Calif. - Feb. 11, 2005 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq:SYMC), the global leader in information security, will host a roundtable discussion at the RSA Conference on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 11:15 a.m. PT to discuss the transformation of the security industry.
The roundtable will provide an opportunity to hear from Symantec chairman and CEO John W. Thompson, Symantec customers and industry analyst Jon Oltsik, senior analyst, information security, Enterprise Strategy Group. Customers participating in the panel include: Malcolm Kelly, director of Global IT Security for Reuters; Richard Jackson, chief information protection officer, ChevronTexaco Corporation; and Rich Baich, CISSP, CISM, chief information security officer, ChoicePoint.
Interested parties will have the opportunity to listen to the roundtable and the replay over the Internet through Symantec's Web site at http://www.symantec.com/invest. To listen to the live event, please go to the Web site at least 15 minutes early to register, download, and install any necessary audio software. For those who cannot listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be available on the site shortly after the call.
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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Symantec Corporation and VERITAS Software Corporation intend to file a registration statement on Form S-4 containing a joint proxy statement/prospectus in connection with the merger transaction involving Symantec and VERITAS. Investors and security holders are urged to read this filing when it becomes available because it will contain important information about the merger transaction. Investors and security holders may obtain free copies of these documents (when they are available) and other documents filed with the SEC at the SEC's web site at www.sec.gov. In addition, investors and security holders may obtain free copies of the documents filed with the SEC by Symantec by contacting Symantec Investor Relations at 408-517-8239. Investors and security holders may obtain free copies of the documents filed with the SEC by VERITAS by contacting VERITAS Investor Relations at 650-527-4523.
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