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TraceSecurity Announces Major Upgrades to Its Flagship Software-As-A-Service Solution TraceSecurity Compliance Manager 4.0

TraceSecurity Compliance Manager 4.0 Upgrades Include New Content Monitoring Capabilities, Support for PCI Compliance Assessment

BATON ROUGE, La., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- TraceSecurity, a leading provider of on-demand security compliance management software, announced today the availability of TraceSecurity Compliance Manager 4.0, the first and only comprehensive solution to automate regulatory compliance audits, board level reporting, policy management, vulnerability assessments, and employee education and testing. Marking its fourth anniversary, TraceSecurity Compliance Manager 4.0's debut includes several enhancements from the previous version, including new content monitoring capabilities, support for PCI compliance assessments, updated policy grouping capabilities, and the ability to automatically generate PowerPoint presentations so that customers can easily share security and compliance information with their board.

"Since TraceSecurity is a customer focused organization we have incorporated several new enhancements to TraceSecurity Compliance Manager 4.0 per requests from our client base which now enjoys content monitoring capabilities as part of the new package of features via 4.0," said Jim Stickley, CTO and co-founder of TraceSecurity. "The latest release of TraceSecurity Compliance Manager benefits customers with five new features including insight into their network activity and better security compliance safeguards for the transferring, storage or access of credit card data. Overall, TraceSecurity Compliance Manager 4.0 is an effective security and compliance automation tool for organizations that require assistance meeting government and industry compliance regulations."

TraceSecurity Compliance Manager is an ASP-based product that combines asset database information, policy monitoring, vulnerability information, and compliance surveys to determine if an organization is meeting regulatory and compliance standards. TraceSecurity Compliance Manager 4.0 also gives customers a real-time view of their environment and provides actionable alerts and remediations to the customer to help prioritize resources. For organizations that have overstretched IT budgets and staff, Compliance Manager 4.0 is an easily deployable solution that helps make very complicated issues simple. 4.0 also offers the end user the ability to perform remote penetration testing as well as includes a partner portal that allows partners to manage multiple customer accounts from a single interface.

TraceSecurity Compliance Manager helps organizations by offering: -- Simplified security - TraceSecurity Compliance Manager simplifies your organization's security needs with easy to understand language for policy, remediation, regulations and standards compliance. -- Automated, knowledge-based software solution - TraceSecurity Compliance Manager is updated when new threats, vulnerabilities, policies and regulations change so organizations know that they are receiving the most current software. -- Ongoing monitoring - TraceSecurity Compliance Manager provides a continual security process, not just a point in time. It empowers organizations to monitor themselves with the software, or have the option of using TraceSecurity services. -- Consistent, repeatable process - TraceSecurity Compliance Manager measures your organization's security posture the same way every time so that you can show the same repeatable process every time. -- Customized, detailed vulnerability and compliance assessment reports - These reports identify areas of vulnerability and provide detailed recommendations for remediation necessary to exceed compliance regulations. The reports can be given to the board of directors, and compliance and IT officers.

TraceSecurity Compliance Manager supports several industry regulations such as FDIC, FFIEC, GLBA, HIPAA, NCUA, and OCC including several general business standards like PCI. New features of TraceSecurity Compliance Manager include:

-- TraceMonitor - a multi-function content monitoring tool designed to alert organizations of any changes to files as well as web site content. If changes have been discovered, TraceMonitor can alert specified parties immediately and before any additional changes are made without authorization. -- PowerPoint reporting - the ability to automatically generate board ready PowerPoint reports on security and compliance posture -- Support for PCI Compliance Assessments - TraceSecurity Compliance Manager now supports the ability to create PCI Compliance Assessments. -- Upgraded Policy Grouping Capabilities - more choices are now available to assign groups of individuals to specific security and compliance policies. -- Distribution of Access Rights - the ability to give different levels access rights to TraceSecurity Compliance Manager to multiple people within an organization. About TraceSecurity

TraceSecurity is a leading provider of security compliance and risk management solutions. The company helps organizations of all sizes to achieve, maintain and demonstrate security compliance while significantly improving their security posture. Key to TraceSecurity's success is the company's comprehensive patent-pending methodology that helps clients address all of the critical components of a successful security compliance program; people, process and technology.

TraceSecurity delivers its solutions through an integrated software-as-a- service platform backed by expert professional services and comprehensive security awareness programs. The company's flagship offering, TraceSecurity Compliance Manager, is the first comprehensive solution to automate regulatory compliance audits, board level reporting, policy management, vulnerability assessment, and employee education and testing. The company's expert professional services include onsite risk assessments, security audits, and social engineering. The security awareness programs include an exhaustive set of standard offerings as well as custom designed courses. With over 600 clients, TraceSecurity supports the risk management and security compliance efforts of organizations in financial services, healthcare, insurance, government and other regulated sectors. For more information, please visit http://www.tracesecurity.com/.

Note: TraceSecurity and TraceSecurity Compliance Manager are trademarks of TraceSecurity, Inc.


CONTACT: David Splivalo of Freestyle Public Relations, +1-703-373-3566,
[email protected], for TraceSecurity

Web site: http://www.tracesecurity.com/

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