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Symantec and Ernst & Young, LLP Offer Webcast on Policy Compliance

CUPERTINO, Calif. - Feb. 24, 2004 - Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, and Ernst & Young, LLP, one of the world’s largest professional services firms, today announced that they will co-host a Webcast on policy compliance. The Webcast, titled "The Case for Implementing Policy Compliance and The Value to Your Business," will be held on Thursday, February 26 at 9:00 a.m. PT. Attendees can register at http://enterprisesecurity.symantec.com/content/webcastinfo.cfm?webcastid=94.

Mark Ungerman, a director of product management at Symantec who leads the development and delivery of Symantec Enterprise Security Manager (ESM), and Keith Mozena, senior manager at Ernst & Young, LLP, will explore the business value of policy compliance. They will also present the tools and strategies available to help organizations maintain compliance with established security policies, and examine the typical costs other organizations are incurring as a result of non-compliance.

About Ernst & Young
Ernst & Young, a global leader in professional services, is committed to restoring the public’s trust in professional services firms and in the quality of financial reporting. Its 103,000 people in more than 140 countries around the globe pursue the highest levels of integrity, quality, and professionalism to provide clients with solutions based on financial, transactional, and risk-management knowledge in Ernst & Young’s core services of audit, tax, and corporate finance. Ernst & Young practices also provide legal services in those parts of the world where permitted. Further information about Ernst & Young and its approach to a variety of business issues can be found at www.ey.com/us/perspectives. Ernst & Young refers to all the members of the global Ernst & Young organization.

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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