Absolute Software Achieves ISO 27001

February 11, 2009

The Most Widely-recognized Information Security Certification Has Been Awarded to Absolute for its Production Hosting Services

Vancouver, Canada: February 11, 2009 Absolute® Software Corporation ("Absolute" or the "Company") (TSX: ABT), the leading provider of firmware-based, patented, computer theft recovery, data protection and secure IT asset management solutions announced today that as of December 12, 2008 it achieved the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27001 certification for its production IT operations for customers.

"As a provider of computer management and anti-theft solutions that are delivered as service (SaaS), this certification is an important demonstration of our commitment to the highest standards of internal security," said John Livingston, Chairman and CEO of Absolute. "Not only does the ISO certification recognize our high security standards, but it lets our customers, partners and prospects know that we take the protection of their data extremely seriously."

ISO is the world's largest developer and creator of standards that specify worldwide requirements for products, services, processes, materials and systems. ISO 27001 is the international standard developed specifically for Information Security Management Systems ("ISMS"), requiring that a company uses a systematic approach to managing sensitive information and ensuring data security. Absolute's recent ISO 27001 certification by BSI Group recognizes the Company's implementation of an effective information security system that complies with one of the most stringent international standards.

ISO 27001 comprises 10 detailed control categories including: information security policy, security organization, asset classification controls, personnel security, physical security, communication management, access controls, system deployment, continuity planning and compliance. For further information on ISO 27001, please visit: www.iso.org.

 

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Absolute Software (NASDAQ: ABST) (TSX: ABST) is the only provider of self-healing, intelligent security solutions. Embedded in more than 600 million devices, Absolute is the only platform offering a permanent digital connection that intelligently and dynamically applies visibility, control and self-healing capabilities to endpoints, applications, and network connections - helping customers to strengthen cyber resilience against the escalating threat of ransomware and malicious attacks. Trusted by more than 18,000 customers, G2 recognized Absolute as a leader for the tenth consecutive quarter in the Summer 2022 Grid® Report for Endpoint Management and as a high performer in the G2 Grid Report for Zero Trust Networking.

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