Trend Micro Announces Educational Technology Grant Continues mission to promote digital literacy and citizenship among youth

DALLAS, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global pioneer in security software and solutions, is seeking applicants for its Educational Technology Grant program. As part of the grant, Trend Micro will make a financial contribution and donate professional services, as well as software, to public schools across the U.S. The grant was created to support the safe and responsible use of technology among students and to help schools prepare students for future educational and career opportunities.

In celebration of Trend Micro's 25th anniversary, the Educational Technology Grant supports its mission of making the world safe for exchanging digital information. In addition, Trend Micro's Internet Safety for Kids and Families program, an initiative launched in 2008, helps to encourage a generation of safe, responsible digital citizens.

"Our goal is to provide students with the knowledge they need to use technology in ways that help, not harm, themselves or others," said Lynette Owens, global director, Internet Safety for Kids & Families Program, Trend Micro. "We believe that raising a generation of good digital citizens cannot be done with technology alone. Education is critical to our mission."

A total of 12 public schools throughout the U.S. will be awarded up to $25,000 in cash and services. Eligible schools include those with students in grades K-12 with a population between 500 and 1000.

Applications must be submitted by Nov. 30, 2013. For more information or to apply, visit: www.trendmicro.com/EducationTechGrant.

Trend Micro's Commitment to the Internet Safety of Kids and Families
To support its vision of making the world safe for exchanging digital information, Trend Micro aspires to make a difference by using its expertise to make the world at large a better place. Trend Micro has made a commitment to make the Internet a great place for young people around the world through its world-wide employee volunteer program, grants and donations to eligible organizations, and partnerships with those who share its vision and mission. For Trend Micro's free Internet safety tips, tools and advice, visit our Internet Safety for Kids and Families page.

About Trend Micro
Trend Micro Incorporated a global leader in security software, rated number one in server security (IDC, 2013), strives to make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Built on 25 years of experience, our solutions for consumers, businesses and governments provide layered data security to protect information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the cloud. Trend Micro enables the smart protection of information, with innovative security technology that is simple to deploy and manage, and fits an evolving ecosystem. All of our solutions are powered by cloud-based global threat intelligence, the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ infrastructure, and are supported by over 1,200 threat experts around the globe.  For more information, visit TrendMicro.com.

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