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Symantec CEO to Keynote at RSA(R) Conference 2006Symantec Executives to Participate in Panel Discussions
CUPERTINO, CA, Feb 08, 2006 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced that John W. Thompson,
Symantec's chairman and chief executive officer, will keynote at the
RSA(R) Conference 2006 on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 10 a.m. PT. Other
Symantec speakers include James Socas, senior vice president,
Corporate Development; Lawrence Dietz, senior marketing director; and
Samir Kapuria, principal security strategist. RSA Conference 2006 is
being held Feb. 13-17, at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose,
In his keynote, Thompson will discuss how the industry needs to
evolve to protect digital interactions and give customers confidence
in the digital world. A live webcast of the speech will be available
on Symantec's Web site at www.symantec.com/about/news/index.jsp. 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
and podcast will be available on the site shortly after the call.
Socas will participate in the panel "Security Exits -- What the Big
Boys are Buying," part of the Business of Security track, on
Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 2 p.m. PT. The panel will discuss recent
purchases by public companies and areas where future company
purchases are likely to take place.
Dietz will participate in two sessions on Wednesday, Feb. 15. At 2
p.m. PT he will present "You are the Target," part of the Hackers and
Threats track, helping security practitioners think like their
adversaries to bolster their own security. At 3:25 p.m. PT, Dietz
will join a panel "Who is Leading the Charge to Secure Consumers
Online: Industry, Government or Both?" part of the Law, Legislation
& Compliance track. The panel will explore necessary steps to
Kapuria is scheduled to present "Security Solutions: Managing Risk,"
part of the Security Solutions track, on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 3:25
p.m. PT. This session will explore how to create an effective risk
management program while sustaining a flexible infrastructure,
focusing on identification, assessment, development,
compartmentalization, and management.
For more information on Symantec and its solutions visit the company
at booth 1006. Highlighted solutions include email security and
availability, client lifecycle management server and desktop recovery,
endpoint security, business continuity, compliance, and comprehensive
The RSA Conference, now in its 15th year, will provide the audience
of over 14,000 front-line IT staff, IT managers, developers, policy
makers, security experts and company executives the opportunity to
increase their personal knowledge, share valuable insights with
colleagues and be the first to see new network security technologies.
For more information about the RSA Conference, or to register, visit
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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