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Symantec Expert to Address Enterprise Security Challenges as a Participant in COMDEX Chicago 2002 Internet Security Panel

CUPERTINO, Calif. - March 4, 2002 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced that Stephen Trilling will participate in a panel discussion at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2002 at COMDEX Chicago 2002. Held annually, COMDEX Chicago 2002 is a conference dedicated to offering practical, solution-oriented approaches to business challenges using the application of technology.

Trilling, senior director, advanced concepts group, will participate in the "Malware Everywhere: Trends for Viruses, Worms and Trojans" panel hosted by Andy Briney, editor-in-chief, Information Security magazine. The panelists will review the most recent global malware disasters, and discuss how these sophisticated attacks can impact enterprise security.

Trilling currently oversees Symantec's advanced concepts group, a research and development division dedicated to studying new Internet security threats and creating technologies to protect computer systems. A leading expert on security issues, Trilling has appeared on numerous national broadcast programs including Nightline, The Today Show, The Early Show and The NBC Nightly News. Trilling was awarded a bachelor's degree in computer science and mathematics from Yale University, and a master's degree in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

COMDEX Chicago 2002 is focused on tackling the latest issues concerning wireless business strategies, devices and applications. Speakers, educational programs and tutorials will provide attendees with insight into mobile business solutions and the future of wireless technology.

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