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Vormetric Announces the Addition of AOmega to Its Payment Card Industry (PCI) Partner Program

Vormetric Continues Momentum in Forming Partnerships With Companies Such as AOmega, an Information Security Consulting Firm, Tha

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 07/24/06 -- Vormetric, a leading provider of security solutions for protecting sensitive data from unauthorized access, today announced that AOmega, an information security consulting firm, joined its PCI partner program. AOmega performs quarterly PCI network security scans for Level 1, 2 and 3 merchants and service providers, Annual Self Assessments for Level 2 and 3 merchants and service providers and detailed PCI remediation services ranging from firewalls to mitigating insider threats.

The PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) is a compliance initiative agreed upon by the payment card industry (Visa USA, MasterCard International, Amex and Discover) that requires best-practice security standards for merchants and service providers that handle payment card information. The standards require on-site audits, self-administered audits, and network scanning by merchants and service providers on various levels according to the volume of transactions each facilitates.

Vormetric's PCI Partner Program is managed and supported by a seasoned team of proven channel business leaders, including Vormetric's Director of Industry Marketing, Heather Mark, PhD, CISSP, who have built and managed highly successful PCI programs in the past. This team created the program with its partners' needs as the driving force.

AOmega has a large amount of expertise in IT Security and the PCI DSS. Their PCI service offerings include:

Quarterly Network Security Scans: Level 1, 2 and 3 merchants are responsible for ensuring that a quarterly network scan is performed on their Internet-facing perimeter systems by a qualified independent scan vendor. The Quarterly Network Security Service is optional, but highly recommended for Level 4 merchants. This service will assist merchants and service providers remediate vulnerabilities that a scan turns up.

Annual PCI Self-Assessment Questionnaires: These are to be completed by Level 2 and 3 merchants and service providers is validated and, if desired, can be conducted by AOmega (recommended). The Questionnaire addresses all system(s) and/or system component(s) involved in processing, storing, or transmitting cardholder data. Level 4 merchants are not required, but strongly recommended, to complete the Questionnaire.

PCI Remediation Services: AOmega can provide merchants or service providers to help them attain PCI compliance -- from developing customized IT Security Policies and Procedures to address all aspects of the PCI standard and other internal standards (i.e., ISO 17799), to firewall policy reviews and reconfiguration to a wide range of other security items.

Mark De Lira, AOmega's Vice-President of Sales & Marketing, said, "Our extensive security expertise combined with our PCI knowledge and experience allows us to deliver enterprise-class security services for our clients. Vormetric's approach to encryption, access control, auditing, and host integrity helps us provide an even more solid offering and solution set to customers with PCI compliance needs in these areas."

"Vormetric's partner program gives PCI qualified companies like AOmega preferred access to Vormetric's customer-proven data security products, expertise, training, and support," said Dr. Heather Mark, Director Industry Marketing. "Credit card merchants, acquirers, and service providers benefit by knowing that their security consultant has knowledge and special access to a proven, cost-effective alternative to address their unique PCI data protection and encryption needs."

Vormetric's PCI Partner program offers two distinct categories of membership: Referral and Reseller. The program is available to solution providers in North America and Europe. Interested partners should email [email protected] for more information.

About Vormetric

Vormetric is a leading provider of solutions for protecting enterprise information from unauthorized access or theft. The company's CoreGuard system is a single, scalable and manageable system for data privacy and protection that enables businesses and government agencies to control who, what, when, where and how people can access sensitive information. CoreGuard protects intellectual property and enables enterprises to comply with increasingly strict data privacy and system integrity regulations. Founded in 2001, Vormetric is a privately held company with headquarters in Santa Clara, California. More information is available at www.vormetric.com

Vormetric, the Vormetric logo, CoreGuard and MetaClear are trademarks of Vormetric Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About AOmega

As a well-respected thought leader and premier provider of security and IT solutions, AOmega works collaboratively with clients to design and implement secure environments, improve operational processes, and leverage technology to intelligently grow their businesses. As trusted advisors to leading organizations, AOmega helps clients bring their vision and business goals to reality with solutions that solve real world problems, deliver measurable value and produce bottom line results from their IT investments. The management team has over 100 years of combined experience in high technology and security solutions, and the AOmega consulting staff consists of credentialed security professionals. All AOmega employees submit to rigorous security background checks, and are formally trained and certified within their respective disciplines. Additional information about the company can be found at www.aomega.net

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Terry Hunt
Manager, Marketing Programs
408 202 3799
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