This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

AVG Technologies Participates At Inaugural Child Internet Safety Summit

AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the provider of Internet and mobile security to 150 million active users, today announced it is sponsoring the upcoming Child Internet Safety Summit. Recognized worldwide as the event that brings together senior officials from government, business and academia to discuss online child protection, the annual summit will be held on July 11 th in Westminster, London.

Organized to celebrate the 10 th anniversary of Safer Internet Day, The Child Internet Safety Summit will address the urgent concerns faced by parents and teachers in the UK and Europe in relation to child abuse online. The day-long event will be attended by approximately 300 education and online safety professionals and will offer keynote sessions from industry leaders including Claire Perry, the UK government advisor on childhood and John Carr, the UK government advisor on online child safety, amongst others.

AVG Technologies will deliver a keynote session at 11.20am on July 11 th, to discuss the barrage of online threats facing children, and the action needed to ensure their online safety and privacy. Additionally, AVG executives Siobhan MacDermott, Chief Policy Officer; and Jim Brock, VP of Privacy Products, will go on to host an interactive privacy seminar which offers attendees firsthand access to industry-leading experts on online privacy and security policies.

“With the proliferation of smartphones and tablets and the rapid increase in Internet usage, the debate over children’s safety online and how they engage with technology has never been more important,” said John Giamatteo, Chief Operating Officer, AVG Technologies. “We are passionate about supporting Internet safety and believe the Child Internet Safety Summit 2013 will serve to further reinforce the importance of education and the ways in which we can help to reduce the threats to children online.”

“The launch of The Child Internet Safety Summit and the response we’ve had signals a step-change in attitudes to child safety online and the need for consensus across Europe in our approach,” said Aisha Tilstone, Conference Director of the Summit. “AVG’s commitment to this cause has been long-standing and exemplified through research, such as the two-year Digital Diaries study, making AVG a great partner for this event. We are pleased that AVG has chosen to support our cause and we welcome the value, insight and advice the company will bring.”

Learn more about the Child Internet Safety Summit.

About AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG)

AVG’s mission is to simplify, optimize and secure the Internet experience, providing peace of mind to a connected world. AVG’s powerful yet easy-to‐use software and online services put users in control of their Internet experience. By choosing AVG’s software and services, users become part of a trusted global community that benefits from inherent network effects, mutual protection and support. AVG has grown its user base to 150 million active users as of March 31, 2013 and offers a product portfolio that targets the consumer and small business markets and includes Internet security, PC performance optimization, online backup, mobile security, identity protection and family safety software.

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $95.03 -2.90%
FB $116.73 7.20%
GOOG $691.02 -2.10%
TSLA $247.54 -1.60%
YHOO $36.59 -0.97%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,830.76 -210.79 -1.17%
S&P 500 2,075.81 -19.34 -0.92%
NASDAQ 4,805.2910 -57.85 -1.19%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs