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TMCNet:  National Cyber Security Alliance to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

[October 10, 2012]

National Cyber Security Alliance to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Oct 10, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- What: National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a non-profit organization devoted to educating and empowering a digital citizenry to use the Internet securely and safely, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Jane Holl Lute, Deputy Secretary, DHS will ring the Opening Bell.

Following the Opening Bell the NCSA will hold a business cyber security forum at the NASDAQ MarketSite from 12:00 -- 2:30 pm ET. Findings from a new small business cybersecurity survey conducted by the Zogby Poll will be released and discussed at the event during two panel discussions entitled: "Current Cybersecurity Challenges" and "Creating a Culture of Security in Innovation." Speakers and panellists participating in the forum include: -- Cameron F. Kerry, General Counsel, U.S. Department of Commerce -- John Zogby, Founder, The Zogby Poll (the renowned pollster will present findings of the 2012 NCSA/Symantec Small Business Cybersecurity Study.

-- Ellen Richey, Chief Enterprise Risk Officer, Visa -- Roland Cloutier, Chief Security Officer, ADP -- Tom Kellerman, U.S. Vice President of Cybersecurity, TrendMicro -- Michael Mason, Chief Security Officer, Verizon -- Sameer Bhalotra, Chief Operating Officer, Impermium -- Andrew Lee, Chief Executive Officer, ESET -- Dave Martin, Vice President, Chief Security Officer, EMC Corporation -- Malcolm Harkins, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Intel If you are a member of the media and are interested in attending, please contact Krista Alestock at krista.alestock@463.com.

Where: NASDAQ MarketSite -- 4 Times Square -- 43rd & Broadway -- Broadcast Studio When: Monday, October 15, 2012 -- 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET Contact: Krista Alestock (202) 463-0013 x209 krista.alestock@463.com NASDAQ MarketSite: Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com Feed Information: Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463 Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West 18 mhz Lower DL 3811 Vertical FEC 3/4 SR 13.235 DR 18.295411 MOD 4:2:0 DVBS QPSK Broadcast footage of the Opening Bell will also be available for download until 4:00 pm ET on October 15: http://videos.nasdaqomx.com/Ceremony/Ceremonies.mov Facebook and Twitter: For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies please visit our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ.

For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx.

Webcast: A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos: To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About National Cyber Security Alliance: The National Cyber Security Alliance is a non-profit organization. Through collaboration with the government, corporate, non-profit and academic sectors, the mission of the NCSA is to educate and empower a digital citizenry to use the Internet securely and safely protecting themselves and the technology they use and the digital assets we all share. NCSA board members include: ADP, AT&T, Bank of America, EMC Corporation, ESET, Facebook, Google, Intel, McAfee, Microsoft, PayPal, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), Symantec, Trend Micro, Verizon and Visa. Visit www.staysafeonline.org for more information and join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/staysafeonline.

About NASDAQ OMX Group The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 25 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.99% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500) This news release was distributed by GlobeNewswire, www.globenewswire.com SOURCE: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

-NDAQA-

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