CHICAGO (April 14, 2009) - Trustwave, the leading provider of on-demand data security and payment card industry compliance management solutions to businesses and organizations throughout the world, has been selected as a finalist in two categories for the Electronic Transactions Association's (ETA) 2009 Award Nominations. Trustwave is a finalist for the Business Partner of the Year Award, and Trustwave's CEO and chairman, Robert J. McCullen, is a finalist for the Member of the Year Award.
The Business Partner of the Year Award is presented to a current ETA member company that has demonstrated an overwhelming level of support for the association in the past year, as evidenced by activities such as:
- Speaking at ETA events
- Serving on committees
- Sponsorship of ETA events
- Helping to further the association's goals and objectives
The Member of the Year Award is given to an individual from an ETA member company, who dedicates time and effort to contribute to the future success of the ETA, including:
- Writing, speaking or presenting at ETA events
- Serving as a spokesperson or subject matter expert, representing ETA's interests to external stakeholders
- Providing intellectual capital, resources, or their expertise in support of ETA service delivery
- Actively serving in a volunteer capacity
- Helping to develop new programs, products or services for ETA members
- Supporting the advancement of ETA's strategic goals
Award recipients will be announced at the President's Dinner, Tuesday, April 21, 2009, immediately following the opening reception at ETA's Annual Meeting and Expo.
"We are honored and humbled by our two nominations, both of which symbolize our commitment to share our expertise and resources with businesses throughout the payment industry," says Robert J. McCullen, chairman and CEO of Trustwave. "As the leading trade association in the payments industry, the ETA has taken a very active role promoting the protection of cardholder data through education and open discourse among all concerned parties. We are proud of our association with the ETA and look forward to a productive annual meeting."About Trustwave
Trustwave is a leading provider of on-demand and subscription-based information security and payment card industry compliance management solutions to businesses and government entities throughout the world. For organizations faced with today's challenging data security and compliance environment, Trustwave provides a unique approach with comprehensive solutions that include its flagship TrustKeeper® compliance management software and other proprietary security solutions including SIEM , WAF , EV SSL certificates and secure digital certificates . Trustwave has helped hundreds of thousands of organizations-ranging from Fortune 500 businesses and large financial institutions to small and medium-sized retailers-manage compliance and secure their network infrastructures, data communications and critical information assets. Trustwave is headquartered in Chicago with offices throughout North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. For more information, visit https://www.trustwave.com .