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Symantec Experts Discuss Cyber Attacks, Standards and E-Business Security During RSA Conference 2002

CUPERTINO, Calif. - Feb. 13, 2002 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced that three Symantec Internet security experts will be featured during the RSA Conference at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, February 18-22, 2002. RSA Conference 2002 is a key forum for gathering decision and policy makers together to discuss critical Internet security-related issues.

John Schwarz, president and chief operating officer at Symantec, will present: "The Risk From Global Cyber-Attack: Securing the Future of the Internet" from 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21. Schwarz will discuss how corporations, government and individuals can be impacted from a severe cyber attack. He will also speak about how the latest blended threats can compromise our globally connected infrastructure. As part of his discussion, Schwarz will also explore the nature of these threats today and discuss the need for comprehensive, integrated security solutions to protect critical computer systems from potential attacks now and in the future.

As part of the Hackers and Threats Track, Barry Cioe, director of product management, will present "Enterprise e-Business Security" from 10:15 a.m. - 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 21, 2002. Cioe will examine the various components of an e-business environment, including web servers, Internet access, web applications, back-end servers, and communications links. Cioe will explore best security practices, including policy and incident management. At Symantec, Cioe leverages his expertise in firewall and VPN technology to lead the design and delivery of Symantec's extensive family of security solutions.

Larry Dietz, director of market intelligence at Symantec, will present "A Survival Guide to ISO17799" as part of the Standards Track from 8 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday, February 20, 2002. This session provides a practical guide to complying with the standard code of practice for information security management. With more than 30 years military and information security experience, Dietz is responsible for market analysis for Symantec.

Sponsored by RSA Security, Inc, the RSA Conference 2002 is the largest e-security conference in the Internet security industry. RSA Conference 2002 will feature more than 200 breakout sessions focusing on hacking and intrusion forensics; Internet electronic commerce; wireless security; PKI; EDI; mathematics and cryptography; intellectual property protection and copyright; federal cryptography policy and standards; privacy; civil rights; and Internet law. This year's conference will feature more than 200 of the leading security vendors and more than 10,000 business, government and academia decision-makers.

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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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