Sophos sponsors Virus Bulletin conference

Sophos Press Release

VB2003, TorontoSophos announced today that it is a corporate sponsor of VB2003, the 13th Annual Virus Bulletin Conference, to be held in Toronto, Canada (Sept 25 - 26 2003).

VB2003 is the only international event which specifically addresses the threat from computer viruses and features corporate and technical presentations in two parallel tracks. The conference attracts over 400 delegates and provides an opportunity for corporate users to discuss current threats and OS vulnerabilities with the industry's leading authorities.

Peter Cooper, UK Support manager at Sophos, will present his paper "Prevention vs cure vs freedom: achieving the business balance" at the conference.

"Virus Bulletin is delighted to be supported by world-leading anti-virus industry heavyweights like Sophos," said Helen Martin, editor of Virus Bulletin. "In sponsoring this event Sophos is demonstrating the company's strong commitment to educating the business community and the public about the virus threat in a responsible way."

"Sophos is pleased to sponsor and participate in the Virus Bulletin conference," said Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant for Sophos Anti-Virus. "Virus Bulletin magazine has long been considered by system administrators around the world as the number one independent source for information regarding how to protect businesses against the virus threat."

More information about the VB2003 conference, and Virus Bulletin magazine, can be found on their website at

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