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Trend Micro Comments On Senate Cybersecurity Act

Announced support for the legislation
CUPERTINO, Calif., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Inc. (TYO: 4704;TSE: 4704), the global leader in cloud security, today announced support for the U.S. Cybersecurity Act of 2012 authored by Senators Lieberman, Senator Collins, Senator Rockefeller and Senator Feinstein. Cybersecurity enterprises cannot act alone in a hostile cyberspace wherein organized hacking creates systemic risk. The sustainability of the American economy is interdependent with our nation's public and private sector preparedness against cyberattack.

"It is in our best interest for the US economy to sustain e-commerce by providing higher levels of security for federal agencies and creating a standard of care for critical infrastructures. As buildings adhere to fire codes so to must critical infrastructures develop cybersecurity codes," said Tom Kellermann, VP, Cybersecurity, Trend Micro. "As evidenced by the CSIS Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th President findings, it has become self-evident that our nation necessitates balanced legislation in order to preserve our national and economic security."

About Trend Micro Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704;TSE: 4704), the global leader in cloud security, creates a world safe for exchanging digital information with its Internet content security and threat management solutions for businesses and consumers. Founded in 1988 in Southern California, and a pioneer in server security with over 20 years' experience, we deliver top-ranked client, server and cloud-based security that fits our customers' and partners' needs, stops new threats faster, and protects data in physical, virtualized and cloud environments. Powered by the industry-leading Trend Micro(TM) Smart Protection Network(TM) cloud computing security infrastructure, our products and services stop threats where they emerge - from the Internet. They are supported by 1,000+ threat intelligence experts around the globe.

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