January 06, 2011 09:00 ET

Teleperformance's Professionalism Secures Finalist Honors in 2011 SC Magazine Awards

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - January 6, 2011) - Teleperformance has been named a finalist in the 2011 SC Magazine Awards for exemplary professional leadership in information technology (IT) security. Its security team was recognized in the Professional Award category.

IT security vendor companies nominate entries for consideration in the SC Magazine Awards program, which are judged by a panel of judges comprised of esteemed security professionals from many different verticals. The panel conducts in-depth analysis and considers many factors in narrowing down the field to announce the finalists.

"Teleperformance's innovations illustrate the passion and creativity the IT security industry is taking to protect valuable assets and interests," says SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong. "At the end of the day it's about protecting sensitive information, and Teleperformance was named a finalist because of their excellence in this effort."

In its 14th year, the information security industry's most prominent accolade, the annual SC Awards, showcases the best solutions, services and professionals while recognizing achievement and technical excellence. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the trenches, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities and the passionate work of government, commercial and nonprofits -- all working to help improve global security. 

Bruce Wignall, CISO for Teleperformance, says, "From the very beginning, our security team of expert professionals has made strategic investments in industry-leading security technology and has continually developed new technologies and procedures to augment existing practices and make our clients' information as safe as possible. It's great to see the hard work and breakthrough solutions of Teleperformance's security team be recognized by SC Magazine."

Winners of this year's SC Magazine Awards will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on Tuesday, February 15, 2011. The event is a night filled with excitement, along with an invaluable opportunity to network with the top corporate IT professionals in attendance. 

"We are delighted to receive this honor and are committed to protecting our clients' and their customers' valuable information," said Dominic Dato, Executive Chairman of Teleperformance USA.

About Teleperformance
Teleperformance (NYSE Euronext Paris: FR 0000051807), the world's leading provider of outsourced CRM and contact center services, has been serving companies around the world by developing and managing customer acquisition, customer care, technical support and debt collection programs on their behalf. In 2009, the Teleperformance Group achieved EUR 1.848 billion revenues (US$2.6 billion - average exchange rate at December 31, 2009: EUR 1 = US$1.39). The Group operates about 83,000 computerized workstations, with more than 100,000 employees (Full-Time Equivalents) across 270 contact centers in 50 countries and conducts programs in more than 66 different languages and dialects on behalf of major international companies operating in various industries. 

About SC Magazine
SC Magazine was named winner of 2010 Magazine of the Year by the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). It provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. In addition to the monthly print magazine and a vibrant website updated daily, the brand's portfolio includes SC World Congress Conference and Expo, SC Congress Canada, SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory and SC Magazine Newswire.

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