Trend Micro Partners with United Nations' International Telecommunication Union to Provide Ongoing Cybersecurity Support

  Trend Micro Partners with United Nations' International Telecommunication
                Union to Provide Ongoing Cybersecurity Support

Relationship improves information sharing with innovative research and

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Nov. 25, 2013

DALLAS, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Trend Micro (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a
global pioneer in security software and solutions, today announced its
partnership with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United
Nations' specialized agency for information and communication technologies, in
support of its Global Cybersecurity Agenda. This relationship will better
equip ITU's 193 Member States, as well as more than 700 private-sector
entities and academic institutions, with the latest information to fight cyber
threats globally. The collaboration was commemorated at ITU Telecom World 2013
in Bangkok, Nov. 19-22.

Through this partnership, Trend Micro will provide institutional expertise and
research to the ITU, in addition to resources from the company's Internet
Safety for Kids & Families initiative. This includes global threat reports,
access to a worldwide network of TrendLabs researchers and threat alert

"This partnership reinforces Trend Micro's mission and commitment to making
the world safe for exchanging digital information," said Raimund Genes, CTO,
Trend Micro. "We look forward to further contributing to global cybersecurity
and are proud to have earned the trust of ITU to be at the forefront of
suppressing dangerous online activity. Our open and ongoing exchange of
research, resources and technology will play an important role in helping ITU
inform key stakeholders about current and future cyber threats that can impact
their respective constituencies."

Trend Micro and ITU will distribute co-branded information to key influencers
and audiences on a regular basis. Alerts will be activated as needed in
real-time via ESCAPE, ITU's secure communication portal that disseminates
important information, including details about global implications and
mitigation procedures for high-impact threat incidents.

"As part of our emphasis on connecting the world through a seamless
communications system, it is important to make sure that cyber threats don't
undermine our cause," said ITU Secretary-General Hamadoun I. Toure. "By making
the latest research and resources available, Trend Micro is supporting our
vision by providing expertise and resources to help people avoid being
victimized by criminal and irresponsible online behavior. They are well
equipped to provide our leadership base with necessary information to protect

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

About ITU
ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication
technology. For nearly 150 years, ITU has coordinated the shared global use of
the radio spectrum, promoted international cooperation in assigning satellite
orbits, worked to improve communication infrastructure in the developing
world, and established the worldwide standards that foster seamless
interconnection of a vast range of communications systems. From broadband
networks to new-generation wireless technologies, aeronautical and maritime
navigation, radio astronomy, satellite-based meteorology and converging
fixed-mobile phone, Internet and broadcasting technologies, ITU is committed
to connecting the world.

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