(Reuters) – International Business Machines Corp (IBM.N) on Friday said it had canceled its participation in the RSA cyber security conference due to coronavirus-related concerns.
FILE PHOTO: A man stands near an IBM logo at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 25, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez/File Photo
“The health of IBMers is our primary concern as we continue to monitor upcoming events and travel relative to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)”, the company said in a tweet here
The event is scheduled to take place Feb. 24–28 in San Francisco.
RSA said in a statement that it would proceed as scheduled despite IBM’s decision to no longer participate in the conference as a Platinum Sponsor.
The number of individuals, including those from IBM, who have canceled their registration is about 0.79% of the total number of expected attendees, RSA said.
The total number of exhibitors, including IBM, who have canceled their participation as a sponsor or exhibitor is…
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