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    InfoGenesis Secure Program Promotes PCI and PABP
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SANTA BARBARA, CA (April 19 2007) – InfoGenesis, the leading hospitality technology company in the United States, has announced today the launch of InfoGenesis Secure, a new POS Security Awareness Program. This program will prepare hospitality and food service providers to address the critical issues facing data security in technology environments. 

In conjunction with AmbironTrustwave, the program will educate participants in the basics of Payment Card Interface (PCI) and Payment Card Best Practices (PABP) compliance, evaluate participants' compliance preparedness through self-assessment and access to AmbironTrustWave's compliance solutions, and enable compliance through their PABP-certified POS product. 

"Payment card security is of the highest importance to our customers. InfoGenesis is taking the lead in promoting awareness of this critical initiative through education, assessment, auditing, and ultimately, by enabling compliance with PABP-certified POS product," says Mark Tapling, President and CEO of InfoGenesis. "A one-unit restaurant or other food and beverage operation will handle more than 2,500 credit card transactions in an average month. Each one of these transactions is an opportunity for a security breach and source of exposure for even the smallest of venues. The importance scales exponentially by size of venue and revenue flow." 

Visa reports that about 40% of the known Visa credit card compromises in 2006 involved a restaurant, as do more than 50% of Visa's current compromise investigations. Considering the magnitude of these security threats, and the potential harm and liability to their customers as a result, InfoGenesis hopes the program will provide a much needed spotlight for data security awareness. "We believe that, as a trusted partner to our customers, we have an obligation to provide leadership through our expertise in this crucial area," says Tapling. 

"The development of this program is a proactive step in the effort to help merchants better secure credit card data," said Mike Petitti, Sr. Vice President at AmbironTrustWave. "By recognizing and addressing PCI and PABP compliance as a critical issue for their customers, InfoGenesis demonstrates a leading role among vendors in the hospitality and foodservice industries." 

About AmbironTrustWave
AmbironTrustWave is a leading provider of information security and compliance management solutions to Fortune 2000 businesses and the public sector. AmbironTrustWave's flagship product, TrustKeeper®, provides data security and compliance services to approximately 30,000 businesses throughout the world to meet numerous regulatory requirements. More information available at: www.atwcorp.com

About InfoGenesis
InfoGenesis has provided technology solutions for more than 20 years. During that time, clients have experienced high return on investment through innovative technology, industry-leading service and receiving timely business data. InfoGenesis was acquired by Warburg Pincus in 2004. InfoGenesis offices are operated in Las Vegas, Nevada and Santa Barbara, California. The main office is located at 1351 Holiday Hill Road, Santa Barbara, California 93117; Phone 800.242.5434; Fax 805.681.8609. 

For more information, visit the website at www.infogenesis.com
For more information, visit the website at www.infogenesis.com


 
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