Trend Micro Announces Educational Technology Grant
Continues mission to promote digital literacy and citizenship among youth
DALLAS, Oct. 23, 2013
DALLAS, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704;
TSE: 4704), a global pioneer in security software and solutions, is seeking
applicants for its Educational Technology Grant program. As part of the grant,
Trend Micro will make a financial contribution and donate professional
services, as well as software, to public schools across the U.S. The grant was
created to support the safe and responsible use of technology among students
and to help schools prepare students for future educational and career
In celebration of Trend Micro's 25^th anniversary, the Educational Technology
Grant supports its mission of making the world safe for exchanging digital
information. In addition, Trend Micro's Internet Safety for Kids and Families
program, an initiative launched in 2008, helps to encourage a generation of
safe, responsible digital citizens.
"Our goal is to provide students with the knowledge they need to use
technology in ways that help, not harm, themselves or others," said Lynette
Owens, global director, Internet Safety for Kids & Families Program, Trend
Micro. "We believe that raising a generation of good digital citizens cannot
be done with technology alone. Education is critical to our mission."
A total of 12 public schools throughout the U.S. will be awarded up to $25,000
in cash and services. Eligible schools include those with students in grades
K-12 with a population between 500 and 1000.
Applications must be submitted by Nov. 30, 2013. For more information or to
apply, visit: www.trendmicro.com/EducationTechGrant.
Trend Micro's Commitment to the Internet Safety of Kids and Families
To support its vision of making the world safe for exchanging digital
information, Trend Micro aspires to make a difference by using its expertise
to make the world at large a better place. Trend Micro has made a commitment
to make the Internet a great place for young people around the world through
its world-wide employee volunteer program, grants and donations to eligible
organizations, and partnerships with those who share its vision and mission.
For Trend Micro's free Internet safety tips, tools and advice, visit our
Internet Safety for Kids and Families page.
About Trend Micro
Trend Micro Incorporated a global leader in security software, rated number
one in server security (IDC, 2013), strives to make the world safe for
exchanging digital information. Built on 25 years of experience, our solutions
for consumers, businesses and governments provide layered data security to
protect information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the
cloud. Trend Micro enables the smart protection of information, with
innovative security technology that is simple to deploy and manage, and fits
an evolving ecosystem. All of our solutions are powered by cloud-based global
threat intelligence, the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™
infrastructure, and are supported by over 1,200 threat experts around the
globe. For more information, visit TrendMicro.com.
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