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Twelve More Companies Earn CompTIA Security Trustmark

Business-level accreditation validates use of industry accepted best practices for security
Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., Nov. 23, 2009 " CompTIA, the leading trade association for the world's information technology (IT) industry, announced today that 12 more technology service and solution provider companies have earned the CompTIA Security Trustmark, validation that they consistently follow industry-accepted security best practices.

"The CompTIA Security Trustmark is the standard of quality for information security," said Steve Hunt, senior director, Trustmark Programs, CompTIA.

"Companies that attain this accreditation have implemented our industry's highest standards for security practices and processes in personnel security, security training and infrastructure," Hunt added. "That's great reassurance for their customers, who know that their information is safe and secure."

The latest companies to earn the CompTIA Security Trustmark are:

* AUSGAR Technologies, Inc., San Diego, Calif. * Axxys Technologies, Frisco, Texas * CCC Technologies, Inc., Elk Grove Village, Ill. * Computer Heaven, Baton Rouge, La. * Computer Solutions Group, Inc., Marina Del Ray, Calif. * Deerwood Technologies, Deerwood, Minn. * ICC Global Hosting, Prestonsburg, Ky. * LOCKNET, Inc., La Crosse, Wis. * NetSys Technologies, Inc., Houston, Texas * T C Rose Company, North Tonawanda, N.Y. * Waka Digital, Amherst, Mass. * Watchman Computer Services, Inc., Denver, Colo.

To attain the CompTIA Security Trustmark companies are independently audited by IT security experts to assess their security policies, capabilities, practices, and processes in areas such as business continuity planning; access management; incident management; personnel security; security awareness and training; data protection; technical infrastructure; partner management; physical and environmental security; compliance; and service delivery.

The CompTIA Security Trustmark is renewable on an annual basis. For more information, visit http://www.comptia.org/businessaccred/securitytrustmark.aspx.

About CompTIA

CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry. Its members are the companies at the forefront of innovation; and the professionals responsible for maximizing the benefits organizations receive from their investments in technology. CompTIA is dedicated to advancing industry growth through its educational programs, market research, networking events, professional certifications, and public policy advocacy. For more information, please visit www.comptia.org.

Contact:

Steven Ostrowski

Director, Corporate Communications

CompTIA

630-678-8468

[email protected]

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