Intertrust and LINE Corporation to Host Conference Series on Threats and Solutions for App Security

First Conference on “Exploring Technologies for Trusted Apps & Services” will be held on May 17th 2017 in Tokyo

Sunnyvale CA – March 23, 2017, Intertrust Technologies Corporation, and LINE Corporation announced today that they will co-host a conference series dedicated to furthering solutions for enhanced application security and data privacy. The kickoff conference, hosted at the LINE Auditorium, Shinjuku Miraina Tower 15F in Tokyo, is entitled “LINE and Intertrust Security Summit: Spring 2017 Tokyo” and will focus on Exploring Technologies for Trusted Apps and Services. Experts from academia and industry will present on leading research, technology and market trends and real-world case studies for app security.

Intertrust is a pioneer in the field of trusted distributed computing technologies. Intertrust’s Secure Systems group 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 smart portal 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.

“It is an honor to undertake an initiative like this with Intertrust, a worldwide authority in software security,” said Takeshi Nakayama, CPO/CISO of LINE Corporation. “The LINE messaging app and our many other services are enjoyed across a broad range of consumer and corporate settings, so enhancing information security is always a priority for us. By holding this conference and actively working together with Intertrust, we aim to make LINE’s information security stronger than ever.”

“In LINE, we have found a great partner for Intertrust’s secure systems division,” said Dave Maher, CTO of Intertrust.” Between Line’s formidable market presence in Asia and overall growth trajectory world-wide, and Intertrust’s 25+ year history in developing technologies for secure, distributed computing, we hope to bring value to the market.”

“LINE and Intertrust Security Summit: Spring 2017 Tokyo” will be held in Tokyo on May 17, 2017. The second summit will be held in Silicon Valley in Fall 2017. The summit will be by invitation only and will feature distinguished speakers, including award-winning computer scientists with expertise in secure systems and algorithms. More information on this conference is available at: https://www.intertrust.com/company/events/line

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 “Closing the Distance,” operating a range of mobile services and contents that connect people, information, and society. The LINE messaging app was launched in June 2011 and has since grown into a diversified Smart Portal platform, with its consumer and business services used in more than 230 countries and territories.

Corporate website: https://linecorp.com

LINE messaging app: https://line.me/

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