Sybase Commits to National Cyber Security Summit Task Force

12/5/2003 - Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), a leading enterprise infrastructure and mobile software company, demonstrates its commitment to supporting homeland security efforts at The National Cyber Security Summit in Santa Clara, Calif. on Dec. 2nd - 3rd. This summit will assemble leaders from public and private sectors to discuss perspectives on how the Department of Homeland Security can continue to implement the national strategy to secure cyberspace. The keynote address will be by Tom Ridge, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Also making presentations to the Summit will be, Bob Liscouski, Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection and Amit Yoran National Cyber Security Division Director.

The summit is organized into 5 task forces, each addressing key challenges identified in the national strategy. Edward Hearst, Sybase senior director of government affairs, has been named to the Corporate Governance task force.

Mr. Hearst is a former Senior Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce responsible for cyber security and technology issues.

Sybase is taking an active role in the Summit as part of its overall support for our nation’s homeland security efforts. Sybase has also been named to the committees and task forces focusing on homeland and cyber security at the Business Software Alliance (BSA), the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA), and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Sybase is a leading supplier of technology to the U.S. government. As part of this effort, Sybase is actively engaged in developing secure solutions with the national security community. In homeland security, Sybase also provides technology to support missions such as anti-money laundering, bioterrorism prevention, information sharing and integration among civilian and defense agencies, as well as disaster recovery technology.

About Sybase, Inc. Federal
Sybase Inc.’s Federal Business Unit has 18 years of experience understanding and solving the mission critical business involving information technology for its Federal Government clients. With dedicated sales and consulting services, and partnering with its System Integrators, Sybase® solutions are revolutionizing the way government agencies interact with their employees, customers and the general public, offering complete end-to-end implementations meeting the government’s business requirements. Sybase Federal has strategic partnerships with customers in the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Civilian Agencies, including the Department of the Navy, Department of the Army, Defense Intelligence Agency, General Services Administration (GSA), Internal Revenue Service and Department of Agriculture.

About Sybase, Inc.
Sybase enables the Unwired Enterprise by delivering enterprise and mobile infrastructure, integration and application development software solutions. Organizations can attain maximum value from their data assets by getting the right information to the right people at the right time and place. The world’s most critical data in commerce, finance, government, healthcare and defense runs on Sybase. For more information, visit the Sybase Web site:

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