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Coronavirus prompts Verizon to pull out of RSA sponsorship – Source CNET Tech


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Concerns over a novel coronavirus, now called SARS-CoV-2, have led more corporate sponsors and attendees to pull out of the RSA Conference, event organizers said on Friday. Verizon has now joined AT&T Cybersecurity and IBM in ending its participation in the security-focused event, scheduled to kick off Monday evening in San Francisco.

Conference organizers said in a statement that the event is still expected to draw more than 40,000 attendees. When organizers announced AT&T Cybersecurity’s cancellation on Thursday, they added that 1.2% of individuals who registered for the event have canceled. At that time, a total of 13 companies had pulled out as…

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