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nCircle Updates Certified PCI Scan Service

nCircle Certified PCI Scan Service now provides discovery of external assets
SAN FRANCISCO—June 1, 2010—nCircle, the leader in security and compliance auditing solutions, today announced a new version of the nCircle Certified PCI Scan Service™, which adds significant functionality designed to simplify the compliance workflow for merchants of all sizes. The nCircle Certified PCI Scan Service is a practical, self-service and highly automated solution that enables anyone to scan their Internet-facing payment network for PCI compliance.

The new version of the nCircle Certified PCI Scan Service provides a range of new features including:

* Automated asset discovery – the service now provides discovery of external assets, automating the task of determining systems that are in scope for PCI ASV scanning. * Annual subscription pricing – the service adds annual subscription pricing to the previously available “pay-as-you-go” pricing providing greater flexibility to users that prefer more frequent testing. * Advanced exception management – the service now enables users to group common issues and address them all at once, providing significant time savings for customers with large numbers of PCI assets. * Simplified user interface – the user interface now enables customers to perform tasks with the fewest possible clicks, saving time and making the nCircle Certified PCI Scan Service the most accessible PCI ASV service available.

“The security of our merchants’ networks is of paramount importance in maintaining the availability of our payment network,” said Jason Miller, Director of Customer Support at Beanstream Internet Commerce, a leading provider of authentication and electronic payment processing solutions. “nCircle’s PCI service plays a critical role in certifying the security of our merchant networks. We have found it to be the most accurate and straight forward service to use, and the features in this version will definitely save us time.”

The new version of the nCircle Certified PCI Scan Service is available now. Customers using the service for the first time are eligible to receive a free trial PCI subscription. For more information on the nCircle Certified PCI Scan Service, please visit ncircle.com/pci.

About nCircle Suite360 nCircle provides the world's most comprehensive suite of solutions for agentless security and configuration auditing for physical and virtual IT environments. nCircle’s solutions combine the broadest discovery of networked systems and their operating systems, applications, vulnerabilities and configurations with advanced analytics to help enterprises reduce security risk and achieve compliance. nCircle's solutions includes IP360™ for vulnerability management and risk management, WebApp360™ for web application vulnerability auditing, Configuration Compliance Manager (CCM)™ for configuration auditing and file integrity monitoring, Certified PCI Scan Service™ for on-demand self-service PCI scanning, and Security Intelligence Hub™ for IT governance, risk and compliance (ITGRC) reporting and analytics.

About nCircle nCircle is the leading provider of automated security and compliance auditing solutions. More than 4,500 enterprises, government agencies and service providers around the world rely on nCircle's proactive solutions to manage and reduce security risk and achieve compliance on their networks. nCircle has won numerous awards for growth, innovation, customer satisfaction and technology leadership. nCircle is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with regional offices throughout the United States and in London and Toronto. Additional information about nCircle is available at www.ncircle.com.

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