First Advantage selects Cybertrust to monitor portions of its global security infrastructure

Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading

January 9, 2007

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HERNDON, Va. -- Cybertrust®, the global information security specialist, today announced that First Advantage Corporation (NASDAQ: FADV), a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, has expanded its relationship with the company by selecting Cybertrust to monitor portions of its global security infrastructure. Under the terms of the multi-year deal, Cybertrust will monitor First Advantage’s firewalls and monitor its intrusion detection system (IDS) and intrusion prevention system (IPS).

First Advantage gathers, stores and processes sensitive information for many of its customers, which include businesses and consumers. As such, it is essential for the company to maintain a centralized, comprehensive view of its information technology (IT) infrastructure. The company has partnered with Cybertrust to expand visibility into its business units’ systems, which will provide First Advantage with enhanced risk management capabilities.

“With Cybertrust, we truly have a trusted advisor in our court,” said Isabelle Theisen, chief security officer, First Advantage Corporation. “We have long recognized the value that our Cybertrust Security Management Program® Enterprise Certification brings, and are embracing our expanded relationship with Cybertrust’s Managed Security Services. Based on our history with the company and its expertise in the security arena, we know that we can rely on Cybertrust to serve as an independent, third-party consultant to assess our security infrastructure and improve our overall security posture.”


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