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BB&T Payment Solutions Offers Free Data Security Webinar For Small Business Owners

Designed to help small business owners navigate, understand and protect their businesses from security pitfalls
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BB&T Payment Solutions is offering a free educational webinar designed to help small business owners navigate, understand and protect their businesses from security pitfalls.

"Understanding Data Security and Fraud Prevention" is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, on the BB&T website at www.bbt.com/paymentswebinar. The 12-minute, pre-recorded webinar is presented by Martin Currin, BB&T Merchant Services sales manager, and Marybeth Eason, BB&T Merchant Services product and channel manager.

"Understanding the rules regarding compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard and how they impact business can be confusing for merchants and service providers," said Eason. "This seminar is a convenient and easy way for merchants to understand the framework and why data security is important to them."

The BB&T Payment Solutions series allows clients to choose when and where to view the webinars which fit easily into business owners' busy schedules. Business owners can access these focused, concise educational tools on demand - whether at work, or after they get home at night. The webinars feature subject-matter experts who provide information to help business owners identify solutions to current business challenges and manage their payment processes.

Additional webinars are planned. All will be available on the Payment Solutions Webinar page at www.bbt.com/paymentswebinar along with archives of past webinars.

About BB&T

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with $174.6 billion in assets and market capitalization of $17.5 billion, as of Dec. 31, 2011. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates approximately 1,800 financial centers in 12 states and Washington, D.C., and offers a full range of consumer and commercial banking, securities brokerage, asset management, mortgage and insurance products and services. A Fortune 500 company, BB&T is consistently recognized for outstanding client satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Greenwich Associates and others. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at www.BBT.com.

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