Intertrust and LINE Co-host 2nd Security Summit at San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center on November 14th, 2017

Tokyo and Sunnyvale CA – October 26, 2017, Intertrust Technologies Corporation and LINE Corporation will co-host the 2nd Security Summit on technologies and policies for enabling digital trust at San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center on November 14th. Experts from Academia, public policy, and industry will present leading research, technology, and market trends in app security and policies for privacy vs. access to different data.

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Our distinguished speakers include award-winning computer scientists with expertise in secure systems, and privacy protection. Keynotes and notable participants include:

  • Dr. Herbert Lin, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
  • Dr. Eli Noam, Columbia University
  • Ms. Megan Stifel, Cyber Statecraft Initiative at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security
  • Parker Kuncl, Uber
  • Kuo-Wei Wu, Former Board Member, ICANN
  • Steve Hunt, Information Systems Security Association
  • James Miller, Federal Communications Commission
  • Dr. Zulfikar Ramzan, RSA Security

Intertrust is a leader and pioneer in the field of trusted distributed computing technologies. Intertrust’s Secure Systems division provides a host of world-class solutions for application protection, distributed key management, and personalization. These products protect data and devices around the world in areas ranging from consumer electronics to banking, healthcare, and automotive.

LINE, Japan’s leading messenger platform is a technology leader and supports hundreds of millions of users via their mobile apps. To protect user privacy and data, LINE employs top of class secure systems experts and partners with best of breed technology companies like Intertrust.

“We are excited to offer a follow-up to the 1st Security Summit held in Tokyo in May 2017 with our partner Intertrust, a worldwide authority in software security,” said Takeshi Nakayama, CPO/CISO of LINE Corporation. “Consumers and enterprises alike enjoy the LINE messaging app and our many other services, so enhancing security is a priority for us. By organizing this conference and actively working together with Intertrust, we aim to make LINE’s information security stronger than ever.”

“This conference provides a unique platform to bring together leaders from academia and industry to look at the future of application security and we’re excited to bring this together in partnership with LINE,” said Dave Maher, CTO of Intertrust. “Between Line’s formidable market presence in Asia and overall growth trajectory world-wide, and Intertrust’s 27-year history in developing technologies for secure, distributed computing, we hope to bring value to the market.”

The 2nd Security Summit will be held in San Francisco’s Fort Mason on November 14th, 2017. More information is available at:

About Intertrust Technologies Corporation

Intertrust provides trusted computing products and services to leading global corporations – from mobile and CE manufacturers and service providers to enterprise software platform companies. These products include the world’s leading digital rights management, software tamper resistance and privacy-driven data platforms for AdTech, DNA storage, and IoT.

Founded in 1990, Intertrust is based in Silicon Valley, with regional offices in London, Tokyo, Seoul and Beijing. The Company has a legacy of invention, and its fundamental contributions in the areas of computer security and digital trust are globally recognized. Intertrust holds hundreds of patents that are key to Internet security, trust, and privacy management components of operating systems, trusted mobile code and networked operating environments, web services, and cloud computing.

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About LINE Corporation

Based in Japan, LINE Corporation (NYSE:LN/TSE:3938) is dedicated to the mission of “Closing the Distance,” bringing together information, services and people. The LINE messaging app launched in June 2011 and since then has grown into a diverse, global ecosystem that includes camera apps, AI technology, and more.

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