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Circuit City Selects Vericept for Data Loss Prevention

Leading consumer electronics retailer selects Vericept to preserve and protect valuable corporate data and maintain PCI data security standards

DENVER -- Vericept Corporation, the leading provider of information leakage prevention solutions, today announced that Circuit City Stores Inc. has selected Vericept’s Data Loss Prevention solution to secure valuable customer and corporate data as well as control and maintain current compliance for regulations such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).

As a leading specialty retailer of brand name consumer electronics and related services, Circuit City services millions of customers, employs thousands and manages numerous facilities throughout the US. With such a wide-scope of business operations, the corporation maintains a significant amount of customer data, intellectual property and proprietary information, which must be kept confidential, secure and in accord with PCI DSS. Circuit City plans to deploy Vericept’s entire Data Loss Prevention solution product line to effectively protect their organization from the network to the endpoint.

“Circuit City is raising the bar and leading the way for ensuring retailers maintain the highest security standards regarding PCI DSS compliance while at the same time protecting their most valuable assets - their sensitive customer data,” said Dave Parkinson, President and CEO of Vericept. “We are very pleased that Circuit City has selected the Vericept Data Loss Prevention solution in helping to deliver a greater level of service and protection to their expansive customer base and believe this selection further demonstrates our ability to meet the growing needs of enterprise, Fortune 250 class customers.”

Vericept Corp.

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