Media Advisory - Symantec Connected and Protected High-Tech Interactive 18-Wheeler Visits Toronto



    Interactive Truck Features Areas for Kids and Parents to Learn about
    Internet Safety

    TORONTO, Aug. 23 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:  As part of the Norton Connected & Protected Mobile Tour, an 18-
           wheel semi-truck packed with interactive displays, games, surveys,
           product demos and tutorials will be visiting icamp, a Toronto
           kids' technology camp.

    Event Visuals:

           -  Tech savvy kids touring the "Connected and Protected" truck, a
              tractor-trailer Internet classroom with stations and games
              dedicated to raising awareness on Internet safety

           -  OPP Officer discussing online safety with the kids

           -  Faux Paw, the Techno Cat mascot interacting with the kids

           With kids heading back-to-school, this is a great news story that
           looks at where kids are going online, what are the potential risks
           children can encounter on the Internet and what kinds of
           information kids are sharing on social networking sites.

    WHEN:  Thursday, August 23rd
           11:00 a.m. - 12 noon    Media Open House
           12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Kid Camp Tour

    WHERE: icamp Children's Technology Workshop
           109 Vanderhoof Ave
           (Between Bayview & Laird, south of Eglinton)
           Toronto, ON

    WHO:   Lynn Hargrove, Director, Consumer Solutions, Symantec (Canada)
           Corp.
           Sgt. Robyn MacEachern, Youth Issues Coordinator, OPP Crime
           Prevention
    

    Interactive stations include Tween Station (how to spot a cyber threat),
Parent Station (learn more about social networking sites such as Facebook),
Transaction Station (shopping/banking safely online), Family Station (backing
up digital photos and music libraries), Child Station (importance of telling
adults about inappropriate activities) and Gaming Station (learn about gaming
safely online).
    Visit www.norton.com/trucktour for more information on the Family Safety
Truck.




For further information:

For further information: Christine Leonard, Maverick Public Relations,
(416) 640-5525 Ext. 236, Cell: (905) 580-2048, christinel@maverickpr.com

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