BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Feb 19, 2013) - Sophos today announced its presence at two more major industry events in February -- RSA 2013 and TEDActive. Among the company's highlights, some of its acclaimed security evangelists will present on a variety of hot-button issues affecting both consumers and organizations.

RSA 2013, San Francisco, CA
Sophos will host RSA attendees and showcase the latest in mobile, cloud, threat protection and network security with interactive demos and presentations in booth #1817. Featured presenters include:

Gerhard Eschelbeck, chief technology officer
"Is a VDI Desktop More Secure than a Standard Desktop?" This executive panel will debate the security implications of VDI, specifically whether virtual desktops are inherently more secure than standard desktops.
February 28, 2013 from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Room 304

Chet Wisniewski, senior security consultant; Graham Cluley, senior security consultant; and Robert Burls, IT security consultant
"Will You Ever Be Able to Trust Social Networks?" This panel discussion will address the issues of privacy, security and trust presented by social media's proliferation.
February 28, 2013 from 9:20 - 10:20 a.m. Room 124

Graham Cluley, senior security consultant, and Robert Burls, IT security consultant
"The Crossbill SpyEye Malware Investigation" about the UK police investigation into the distribution of SpyEye malware and how offenders were brought to justice.
March 1, 2013 from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Room 135

TEDActive, Palm Springs, CA
James Lyne, director of technology strategy
"Indelicate Conversation," which exposes technology's vulnerabilities while elevating every day users' security awareness.
February 28, 2013 from 2:15 - 4:00 p.m.

About Sophos
More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos' complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Simple to deploy, manage, and use, Sophos' award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions are backed by SophosLabs -- a global network of threat intelligence centers.

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