The worldwide Novel Coronavirus outbreak is putting industry event organizers and attendees in the difficult position of having to decide whether to hold or attend scheduled events with AT&T being the latest firm to pull out of RSA Conference 2020.

AT&T Cybersecurity and Verizon joined IBM Security and cancelled their appearance at RSA Conference 2020 that runs from February 23-28 in San Francisco over fears of the Coronavirus. Additionally, the organizers of Black Hat Asia on February 14 cancelled their Singapore event orignally scheduled to start on March 31 to later this year. Cisco and Mobile Word Congress Barcelona have announced the cancellation of their events.

AT&T and Verizon have not responded to an SC Media request for additional information.

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