Total Defense Donates More than $1 Million to National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Jan 31, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Total Defense, Inc., a provider of solutions to combat the threat of cybercrime, announced that it has donated over $1 million to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) through its Caring For Our Kids program.
According to a release, the money, donated during the four years since the program was launched, supports NCMEC efforts to find missing children, prevent abduction and child sexual exploitation, and educate families about online safety. Under the program, Total Defense donates $1 to NCMEC for each copy sold of its Unlimited, Premium and Internet Security Suite products.
"With kids' increased access to the Internet, social media and smartphones, it is imperative that parents are equipped with the technology and knowledge to keep their children safe in our highly connected world," said Paul Lipman, CEO at Total Defense. "Our partnership with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is a central part of the work we do to keep families safe online. We're proud of our long standing support for the National Center and are delighted to announce this important milestone in our relationship."
Total Defense's consumer security suites (Unlimited, Premium and Internet Security) are offerings including anti-virus and anti-spyware, mobile security, personal firewall, anti-spam, parental controls, anti-phishing, online backup (Premium and Unlimited), PC Tune-Up (Unlimited), migration, continuous updates, and informative reports and are supported by free 24/7 support.
"Working with Total Defense we are able to arm families with both the information and the technology they need to help keep their children safe online," said John Ryan, CEO at NCMEC. "We are grateful for the support Total Defense has given us and look forward to continuing to work together to protect children."
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 1984. Designated by Congress to serve as the nation's clearinghouse on issues related to missing and exploited children, the organization operates the toll-free 24-hour national missing children's hotline which has handled more than 3,670,000 calls.
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