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17 Feb 2006

IIA re-appoints Sophos's Rob Forsyth to Board of Directors for 2006

Rob Forsyth
Rob Forsyth

The Internet Industry Association (IIA) today announced that Rob Forsyth, Sophos Asia Pacific Managing Director, will continue as a Director on the Association's Board. The appointment was announced at last night's IIA Annual Gala Dinner in Sydney, Australia, which was attended by 450 industry and government representatives.

The IIA, Australia's national organisation for internet content, commerce and connectivity, provides policy input to government and advocacy on a number of business and regulatory issues. The IIA aims to promote laws and initiatives which enhance access, equity, reliability and growth of the internet industry within Australia.

Rob Forsyth was the Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand for the past three years and was recently promoted to the role of Managing Director, Asia Pacific.

About Sophos

More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Sophos is committed to providing complete security solutions that are simple to deploy, manage, and use and that deliver the industry's lowest total cost of ownership. Sophos offers award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers.

Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at