At Trend Micro we spend each and every day trying to make the digital world a safer place. And we’ve become pretty good at it over the past 30 years, blocking over 20.4 billion threats in the first half of 2018 alone. But that’s not the full story. Our corporate DNA is also hard-wired to helping society more broadly, through a range of regular initiatives and sponsorship of worthy causes. The problem is selecting the latter from the huge variety out there.
Fortunately, in the UK our job was made very easy thanks to the Armed Forces Para-Snowsport Team (AFPST): a charity that makes a huge difference to wounded, injured or sick personnel and veterans. On Monday we held our Climb Everest Challenge to raise money and awareness for the AFPST.
CRN Fight Night is one of the UK IT industry’s most eagerly anticipated events, having raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for worthy causes over the past decade. As ever, Trend Micro is showing its continued support for the channel as one of the main sponsors. But there’s an even greater commitment this year: I’ll be stepping into the ring for the first time to battle it out for my chosen charity, Rainbow Trust.
It promises to be a great, if bruising, night. Let’s hope we all raise a ton of money. Continue reading →