SOURCE: Tripwire Inc.

January 16, 2008 12:06 ET

Vesta Drives Business Results With Tripwire Enterprise

Leading Payment Solutions Provider Leverages Configuration Audit and Control to Ensure System Reliability, Predictability and Auditability, Driving New Customer Demand

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - January 16, 2008) - Tripwire today announced that Vesta, a global provider of electronic payment and risk management solutions, has implemented Tripwire Enterprise to enhance its system auditability, predictability and reliability.

Due to the nature of Vesta's business and the stature of its clientele, annual audits including the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) are required of Vesta's internal process controls. While Vesta has been PCI compliant since 2004, the assessment has taken as long as two weeks. In addition, clients periodically inspect Vesta's internal operational and security process controls to ensure their requirements and risk concerns are properly addressed. Seeing the opportunity to operationalize compliance for competitive advantage, Vesta leveraged Tripwire Enterprise to shorten its audit preparation from weeks to days.

"The benefit is substantial," said James Summers, Vesta CISO, of his ability to shorten the audit process of change-related controls by nearly 70%. "Tripwire is great because you can walk the assessor through multiple parts of the PCI Standards in one place. And because it is one tool everyone in the payments industry uses, auditors accept it immediately; I don't have to spend extra time defending my choice to use Tripwire."

About Vesta Corporation

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, USA, with operations in Europe and China, Vesta has been a pioneer and worldwide leader in payment and risk management solutions since 1995. Vesta has established long-term, successful relationships with leading international companies including AT&T Mobility, AT&T Long Distance, alphyra group ltd., China Mobile, China Unicom, Ericsson, Meteor Mobile Communications, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile. The company has achieved extraordinary growth, and has received numerous awards and recognition, including recent induction into the Inc. Hall of Fame for five consecutive years as an Inc. 500 fastest growing private company.

About Tripwire, Inc.

Tripwire, Inc. is the recognized leader of configuration audit and control solutions, serving nearly 6,000 enterprises worldwide. Tripwire enables IT to control risk and increase operational efficiency through its advanced configuration audit and control solutions that assess, validate, detect and enforce configuration changes across the data center. Global enterprises rely on Tripwire to strengthen their compliance and security, reduce unplanned work, increase availability, and accelerate success with CMDB initiatives. Tripwire is headquartered in Portland, Ore. with offices in the UK, Australia and Japan. For more information visit:

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