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Greenville, SC, United States, 2013/06/10 - EDTS has been awarded the prestigious CompTIA Verified Security Trustmark, signifying that it utilizes security processes identified by the IT industry as accepted best practices - EDTSolutions.com.
EDTS, a full-service technology consulting firm specializing in networking, security and managed services support solutions for Southeastern businesses, announced today it has received the CompTIA Verified Security Trustmark™ for its use of industry-accepted IT security best practices.
The CompTIA Verified Security Trustmark demonstrates that EDTS utilizes the security processes identified by the IT industry as generally accepted best practices, and has been evaluated by an independent third-party assessor as meeting the CompTIA Security Trustmark’s rigorous criteria.
“The CompTIA Security Trustmark signifies that EDTS adheres to the industry’s highest standards for security practices and business processes in critical areas including data protection, personnel security and access management,” said Nancy Hammervik, senior vice president, industry relations, CompTIA. “Earning the Verified level demonstrates a true commitment to address the challenges of security compliance facing industry today.”
Independent assessment of EDTS security policies, capabilities, practices, and processes included evaluation of:
• Security technologies, including firewalls, anti-Virus/ malware/ spyware and intrusion detection;
• Vulnerability assessment detection;
• Data encryption;
• Technical employee knowledge/expertise;
• Security clearances and background checks;
• Physical and hardware security.
CompTIA is the recognized voice of the world’s information technology industry. As a non-profit trade association advancing the global interests of IT professionals and companies, CompTIA is a recognized authority for IT education and credentials and primary advocate for IT businesses and workers.
In announcing the recognition, John Tippett, chief operating officer of EDTS, noted: "All of us at EDTS are proud to have obtained this credential, which assures clients that EDTS is capable of providing them with the highest level of security services. It’s also proof that EDTS is committed to keeping our customers’ organizations running at the highest levels of performance and efficiency.”
Founded in 1999, EDTS (edtsolutions.com) has over 50 professionals serving clients 24/7/365 across the Southeast from offices in Augusta, GA and Columbia and Greenville, SC. A full service technology consulting firm, EDTS specializes in networking, security and managed IT services for business. The firm helps customers increase productivity and reduce cost associated with information technology. EDTS was recently named to the Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America for the third consecutive year, and honored as the seventh fastest-growing small company in South Carolina on the 2012 Roaring Twenties list.