November 13, 2006 13:11 ET

Ecora Audience Quadruples With Industry's Only Comprehensive Payment Card Industry Compliance Webinar Series

Final and Most Anticipated Session Expands Upon Vulnerability Management, Access Control Measures and Maintaining Information Security Policies

PORTSMOUTH, NH -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 13, 2006 -- Due to maximum attendance and high demand for Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards information, Ecora Software, the industry's only solution for automating regulatory compliance and best practices reporting for IT Systems Management, today announced the expansion of its acclaimed PCI Webinar series. Part four of the series, will be conducted on November 15th at 2 p.m. ET. Attendees may sign up at:

"The extension of Ecora's PCI Webinar series underscores the importance merchants are placing on securing electronic consumer data," said PCI Webinar host, Founder and CTO of Ecora, Alex Bakman. "The on-line PCI series offers a unique value by clearly explaining the auditing process merchants and service providers face while offering insight as to avoiding the costly fines for non compliance."

Attendees of Ecora's PCI Webinar, Part Four session, will learn:

--  Methods for tracking and monitoring all access to network resources
    and cardholder data.
--  How to regularly test security systems and processes.
--  How to maintain a policy that addresses information security
About Alex Bakman

As Founder, CTO and Director, Alex Bakman provides the leadership for Ecora, the company he founded in 1999. He's been instrumental in Ecora's direction and success as it has grown to over 200 employees supporting nearly 4,000 worldwide customers. Prior to Ecora, Bakman founded Cleversoft, Inc., which was later purchased by Candle Corporation. He started his career in product development with IBM's Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and later joined IBM's Wall Street sales office. Bakman is a graduate of the American University in Washington, D.C. He is a published author and recognized expert presenter on such topics as change and configuration management, client/server technology, IT security, and regulatory compliance issues.

About Ecora

Ecora Software offers the industry's only solution for automating regulatory compliance and best practices for IT Systems Management. Over 30,000 global users in nearly 4,000, of the world's largest enterprise companies, outsourcers and government agencies rely on Ecora's Auditor solution to accurately and completely report on the true impact of change to an IT environment and business services. For more information about Ecora, visit

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