Herndon, Va.-February 25, 2002- TruSecureÒ Corporation, a leading managed security services provider (MSSP) that improves and maintains enterprise information security health through a comprehensive preventative program, today announced that Fiserv (Nasdaq: FISV), a leader in technology for the financial industry, has again completed the necessary requirements to achieve TruSecure Corporation’s Service Provider Core Infrastructure Certification. This annual certification program validates Fiserv’s competence in securing client and customer information.
In a global environment where cyber attacks are a constant threat to businesses, service providers must demonstrate the highest level of ongoing data security to their partners and customers. As a technological business unit for thousands of financial service providers, Fiserv has dedicated itself to protecting its network by incorporating TruSecure’s comprehensive security program and maintaining TruSecure certification.
“We have a fiduciary responsibility to maintain high standards in customer confidentiality, privacy and data security issues,” said Jeff Brewer, lead security analyst, Fiserv Atlanta. “Renewing our TruSecure certification provides us with an effective vehicle to realize our legal responsibility. Additionally, being a certified TruSecure customer allows us to confirm our overall information security program with the leading information security certification.”
TruSecure Service Provider Core Infrastructure Certification is the only security program that provides independent testing and verification across the dimensions of a company’s managed services. As a certified customer of TruSecure, Fiserv has again fulfilled all phases of the TruSecure Service Provider Core Infrastructure Certification process, which address:
Ã‚Â· The physical environment of Fiserv’s critical devices, including all security features, power sources, ventilation and backup
Ã‚Â· Connectivity devices, including routers, firewalls, modems and wiring
Ã‚Â· The computing devices and operating systems in use
Ã‚Â· Human factors, including Fiserv’s security policies, management procedures and training
“Fiserv’s ability to renew their TruSecure certification demonstrates the company’s enduring commitment to maintaining a sound and proactive program for system security and integrity,” said Adam Joseph, CEO and president of TruSecure Corporation. “Fiserv’s customers and partners can be assured that TruSecure’s comprehensive approach to security will protect their critical information assets.”
Fiserv, Inc. (Nasdaq: FISV) is an independent, full-service provider of integrated data processing and information management systems to the financial industry. As a leading technology resource, Fiserv serves more than 10,000 financial services providers worldwide, including banks, broker-dealers, credit unions, financial planners/investment advisers, insurance agents and companies, mortgage banks and savings institutions. Headquartered in Brookfield, Wisconsin, Fiserv also can be found on the Internet at www.fiserv.com.
About TruSecure Corporation
TruSecure provides global 10,000 companies with comprehensive enterprise risk-management programs that assure the ongoing security of their critical systems and information. By integrating disparate security products and processes into a comprehensive risk management program, TruSecure helps hundreds of companies achieve greater risk reduction at lower cost. TruSecure’s ICSA?? Labs is the security industry’s central authority for product standards and testing, and today certifies more than 95% of the market’s anti-virus software, network firewalls, cryptography and IPSec products. TruSecure’s monthly magazine, Information Security??, is the industry’s leading trade publication. Based in Herndon, Va., TruSecure Corporation is privately-held with investors including J. & W. Seligman & Co., J.P. Morgan Partners, Weston Presidio Capital, Greylock and WaldenVC.
For more information about TruSecure please visit www.trusecure.com.