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Symantec's Worldwide Users' Conference Registration Open to Customers, Resellers and Partners

SecureXchange Allows Symantec Users to Share Information on Latest Security Trends and Products

CUPERTINO, Calif. - July 1, 2002 ­ Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced opening up online registration for its annual Worldwide Users’ Conference, SecureXchange, designed to bring Symantec users together to discuss the latest strategies and trends in Internet security. The conference will be held October 7-9, 2002 at the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel. Symantec enterprise customers, resellers and partners may register online at http://enterprisesecurity.symantec.com/securexchange2002.

SecureXchange, one of the only users’ conference events that focuses solely on information security and its related topics, offers ample opportunities for Symantec users to exchange information, learn more about Symantec products and provide feedback on how the company could improve its security solutions. Attendees can also receive Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit towards Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification.

In addition, key note addresses will be presented by Richard Clarke, Special Advisor to the President for Cyberspace Security; John W. Thompson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Symantec; and Maryfran Johnson, Editor-in-Chief of Computerworld.

"SecureXchange offers sessions with Symantec product managers that help me learn how to get the most out of Symantec products," said Chris Ellerman, Vice President, Professional Services, Meridian IT Solutions (N2N Solutions), Inc. "The conference also allows me to network with other Symantec users to learn more about the latest in security technology." Attendees can also meet with Symantec's solution and selling partners and see security solutions at work at the Partner Exhibit Showcase. This showcase consists of companies such as Intel, IBM, Microsoft and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

Symantec Enterprise Security
Symantec Enterprise Security provides any size organization with the technology, global response and services necessary to manage its information security. Symantec's comprehensive solution offers best-of-breed products to protect gateways, servers, and clients with firewall security, virus protection, intrusion detection, vulnerability management and virtual private networking (VPN). Customers benefit from Symantec's global network of researchers that provide customers with around-the-clock, immediate response to any new security-related attacks. Symantec Enterprise Security customers are also supported by one of the largest professional security organizations in the world, offering security consulting, security education and managed security services. For more information, please visit Symantec's enterprise Web site at http://enterprisesecurity.symantec.com.

About Symantec
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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