Digital Defense Announces Client Recognition Award Winners

By Fortra's Digital Defense

San Antonio, TX –June 29, 2009 –Digital Defense, Inc., a leading provider of information security assessment services and security compliance solutions, today announced the presentation of awards to outstanding clients in several categories of security preparedness via the Client Recognition Awards Program. Digital Defense acknowledges clients annually that excel in their information security initiatives.

Mark Bell, Executive Vice President, Operations at Digital Defense, oversees the Client Recognition Awards Program. “We are proud that our clients take network and information security seriously. We feel compelled to not only recognize their efforts but reward them as well,” explained Bell. “These clients demonstrate that security and regulatory compliance goals can be achieved through the implementation and ongoing use of the right tools on a regular basis. Whether it is a Digital Defense-managed service, or they perform the service themselves, we commend a proactive approach to information security. Our Client Recognition Awards Program is designed to facilitate a collegial approach to security while fostering greater security awareness and improvement.”

Mr. Bell bestowed the trophy for Best Overall Information Security Program to Foothill Federal Credit Union (FFCU) during a ceremony before the Board of Directors in Arcadia, California. “We are honored and extremely proud to receive this trophy. It lends enormous credibility to our security mindset. We have used the Frontline secure client portal to diligently address and contain possible vulnerabilities,” stated Gabriel Juan, Vice President of Information Systems at Foothill Federal Credit Union. “Digital Defense provides tools and expertise that allow us to maximize the return on our investments in information and network security. This partnership with Digital Defense has been extremely beneficial to Foothill.”

Upon meeting particularly rigorous criteria, Digital Defense recognizes one outstanding client each year with a trophy in the following categories: Best Overall Information Security Program, Best Network Security Program, and Most Improved Security Program. In addition, Digital Defense honors clients that attain a certain Internal and External Security GPA level with a plaque denoting their distinction.

About Foothill Federal Credit Union

Foothill Federal Credit Union (FFCU) is a non-profit, member-owned cooperative financial institution, and provides financial services to members in 11 school districts, 8 major hospitals, 2 colleges, and over 200 Select Employee Groups in San Gabriel Valley. Since 1958, their mission has been to "exceed our members expectations" by providing fast, accurate information; friendly, professional employees; competitive products, and by understanding and responding to members' needs.

For more information about Foothill Federal Credit Union, please visit their website at or call 626.445.0950.

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