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IBM exits RSA conference 2020 security technology summit due to public health and health concerns

via:蓝点网     time:2020/2/16 9:31:02     readed:1842

Dell's RSA conference 2020 security technology summit will be held in San Francisco City and county from February 24, 2020 to February 28, 2020.The security summit usually attracts 50000 security researchers and developers around the world every year. The main content of the summit is technology in it and security encryption.

However, the novel coronavirus has recently been affected by the epidemic of pneumonia.GSMA Association, the organizer of world mobile conference mwc2020, has decided to cancel the conference.

At present, RSA conference 2020 security technology summit is also affected by the epidemic, but the organizers of the meeting decided to hold the meeting as scheduled after evaluation.

IBM and other companies withdrew from the summit:

According to the news update released by the summit organizers, the blue giant IBM has informed the organizers to withdraw from the summit because of public health and health concerns.

Blue giant is the platinum sponsor of RSA conference 2020 security technology summit, and the withdrawal is undoubtedly a huge loss for the conference organizers.

At present, eight sponsors or exhibitors have decided to withdraw from the technology summit, including six Chinese technology companies, one American technology company and one Canadian company.

The organizers also said that the current withdrawal of individual participants at the technology summit, which represents 0.79% of the total number of participants, is still very small.

Dell is not looking to cancel the technology summit directly, saying it has a lower risk of infection in the U.S. according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The organizers also added additional measures to ensure safety:

All registries in each meeting room are provided with wipes with disinfection capacity, which can be used to disinfect computers, speakers and microphones in the meeting room.

Add hand washing table and disinfection wipes near each touch screen interactive map and navigation station, wash hands and disinfect immediately after using the touch guide terminal.

The shuttle bus provided by the meeting will increase the hand sanitizer pump in the bus, distribute free disinfectant wipes in the shuttle inquiry center, and disinfect the handrails in the bus four times a day.

Finally, Dell said it would continue to follow the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization and follow the news of the outbreak with the San Francisco city.

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