AVG Technologies Participates at Inaugural Child Internet Safety Summit

  AVG Technologies Participates at Inaugural Child Internet Safety Summit

   AVG to reveal the online dangers facing children and the industry action
                            needed to protect them

Child Internet Safety Summit

Business Wire


AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the provider of Internet and mobile
security to 150 million active users, today announced it is sponsoring the
upcoming Child Internet Safety Summit. Recognized worldwide as the event that
brings together senior officials from government, business and academia to
discuss online child protection, the annual summit will be held on July 11^th
in Westminster, London.

Organized to celebrate the 10^th anniversary of Safer Internet Day, The Child
Internet Safety Summit will address the urgent concerns faced by parents and
teachers in the UK and Europe in relation to child abuse online. The day-long
event will be attended by approximately 300 education and online safety
professionals and will offer keynote sessions from industry leaders including
Claire Perry, the UK government advisor on childhood and John Carr, the UK
government advisor on online child safety, amongst others.

AVG Technologies will deliver a keynote session at 11.20am on July 11^th, to
discuss the barrage of online threats facing children, and the action needed
to ensure their online safety and privacy. Additionally, AVG executives
Siobhan MacDermott, Chief Policy Officer; and Jim Brock, VP of Privacy
Products, will go on to host an interactive privacy seminar which offers
attendees firsthand access to industry-leading experts on online privacy and
security policies.

“With the proliferation of smartphones and tablets and the rapid increase in
Internet usage, the debate over children’s safety online and how they engage
with technology has never been more important,” said John Giamatteo, Chief
Operating Officer, AVG Technologies. “We are passionate about supporting
Internet safety and believe the Child Internet Safety Summit 2013 will serve
to further reinforce the importance of education and the ways in which we can
help to reduce the threats to children online.”

“The launch of The Child Internet Safety Summit and the response we’ve had
signals a step-change in attitudes to child safety online and the need for
consensus across Europe in our approach,” said Aisha Tilstone, Conference
Director of the Summit. “AVG’s commitment to this cause has been long-standing
and exemplified through research, such as the two-year Digital Diaries study,
making AVG a great partner for this event. We are pleased that AVG has chosen
to support our cause and we welcome the value, insight and advice the company
will bring.”

Learn more about the Child Internet Safety Summit.

About AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG)

AVG’s mission is to simplify, optimize and secure the Internet experience,
providing peace of mind to a connected world. AVG’s powerful yet easy-to‐use
software and online services put users in control of their Internet
experience. By choosing AVG’s software and services, users become part of a
trusted global community that benefits from inherent network effects, mutual
protection and support. AVG has grown its user base to 150 million active
users as of March 31, 2013 and offers a product portfolio that targets the
consumer and small business markets and includes Internet security, PC
performance optimization, online backup, mobile security, identity protection
and family safety software.


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