Recent News - ESET joins forces with Tennis Canada to create inaugural Tech and Tennis Day at Rogers Cup presented by National Bank


2017-06-09

ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, is proud to be taking centre court this summer thanks to a new agreement to serve as the official software security partner of Canada’s top tennis tournament, Rogers Cup presented by National Bank, taking place August 5-13, 2017 at Aviva Centre in Toronto and August 4-13, 2017 at Uniprix Stadium in Montreal. 

What’s more, as part of ESET’s commitment to continuous IT security innovation, the company has joined forces with Tennis Canada to create the inaugural Tech and Tennis Day presented by ESET, which will see some of the most influential names in sports, media and technology come together to discuss the ever-changing role of technology in business and society.

Taking place at Aviva Centre in Toronto on August 10, Tech and Tennis Day will feature a morning of tech talks and panel discussions, proceeded by an afternoon of watching some of the best women’s tennis players in the world at the Rogers Cup tournament. 

Hosted by tech-guru and TV host Amber Mac, Tech and Tennis Day will include talks from distinguished keynote speakers like Michele Romanow from Dragon’s Den, recognized MBA professor and tech venture capitalist Chris Haroun, and chief strategy officer at Diply, Kirstine Stewart. Topics will include the role of technology in analytics, customer engagement, CRM and database marketing in sports and other industries, and the importance of women in STEM fields. 

“ESET is built upon a culture of continual IT innovation that’s fostered through the sharing of great ideas,” said Country Manager at ESET Canada, Iva Peric-Lightfoot. “This is one of the many reasons we’re so excited about partnering with Tennis Canada for Tech and Tennis Day presented by ESET. This is a truly unique event that will bring together great minds around important discussions about our relationship with technology, analytics, and women in STEM fields today.” 

Tech and Tennis Day and the sponsorship of both Rogers Cup events in Toronto and Montreal is the latest component of “ESET’s 30 Years of Continuous IT Security Innovation” year-long campaign, which includes worldwide technology and consumer events that pay homage to ESET’s storied past, and ongoing work to continue innovating and helping people protect their digital worlds in the next 30 years to come. 

“ESET is one of the world’s foremost cybersecurity providers, and we are so pleased to be partnering with them at this year’s Rogers Cup,” said Costa Kladianos, Director of IT, Tennis Canada. “Tech and Tennis Day is a very exciting, new and unique initiative and we know with the help of ESET it will be a great success. We look forward to bringing together many industry leaders in the technology, media, and sports fields to inspire innovation, discussion, and engagement.”

From its modest beginnings as a small startup in 1987, ESET has quickly developed into a trusted global cybersecurity vendor serving businesses in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. With the continuing mission of making the digital world a safer place, the cybersecurity company has expanded the scope of its offerings from malware protection to emerging areas of IT security including encryption, threat intelligence, data backup and patch management, along with others. 

ESET’s success is built upon the company’s unique balance of business, technology and most importantly, its people. While ESET is continuously evolving to deliver best in-class cybersecurity solutions for the future, the company’s core values and purpose will always remain the same - to create a safer digital world where everyone can enjoy the breathtaking opportunities technology has to offer. 

“The courage, integrity, passion and professional development of ESET employees are the cornerstones of ESET’s growth and advancement in the technological as well as the business sphere,” said Juraj Malcho, Chief Technology Officer at ESET. 

For more details on purchasing passes to Tech and Tennis Day presented by ESET, please visit:  rogerscup.com/rogers-cup-tech-day.
 
 

 

About ESET
ESET®, the pioneer of proactive protection and the maker of the award-winning ESET NOD32® technology, is a global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers. For over 26 years, the Company continues to lead the industry in proactive threat detection. By obtaining the 80th VB100 award in June 2013, ESET NOD32 technology holds the record number of Virus Bulletin "VB100” Awards, and has never missed a single “In-the-Wild” worm or virus since the inception of testing in 1998. In addition, ESET NOD32 technology holds the longest consecutive string of the VB100 awards of any AV vendor. ESET has also received a number of accolades from AV-Comparatives, AV-TEST and other testing organisations and reviews. ESET NOD32® Antivirus, ESET Smart Security®, ESET Cyber Security® (solution for Mac), ESET® Mobile Security and IT Security for Business are trusted by millions of global users and are among the most recommended security solutions in the world.

ESET recently updated its two-factor authentication (2FA) application, adding a secure validation to weak and static user passwords. This updated version of ESET’s 2FA application provides flexibility and deeper integration of 2FA into bespoke applications, making it the best cost-effective solutions for SMBs everywhere.

The Company has global headquarters in Bratislava (Slovakia), with regional distribution centers in San Diego (U.S.), Buenos Aires (Argentina), and Singapore; with offices in Jena (Germany), Prague (Czech Republic) and Sao Paulo (Brazil). ESET has malware research centers in Bratislava, San Diego, Buenos Aires, Singapore, Prague, Košice (Slovakia), Krakow (Poland), Montreal (Canada), Moscow (Russia) and an extensive partner network for more than 180 countries. For more information visit http://eset.version-2.sg/ or follow us on Facebook.

 

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Version 2 Limited is one of the most dynamic IT companies in Asia. Headquartered in Hong Kong, the Company develops and distributes IT products for Internet and IP-based networks, including communication systems, Internet software, security, network, and media products. Through an extensive network of channels, point of sales, resellers, and partnership companies, Version 2 Limited offers quality products and services which are highly acclaimed in the market. Its customers cover a wide spectrum which includes Global 1000 enterprises, regional listed companies, public utilities, Government, a vast number of successful SMEs, and consumers in various Asian cities.

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