Vincera, Inc., Announces BIS Colorado as Client

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BIS Colorado to use Vincera's VAM! Intelligent Protection™ to protect personally identifiable information from illicit distribution, identity theft, alteration.

Vincera, Inc., the business process improvement company whose software yields predictive analytics, behavioral monitoring, and information distribution technology, today announced from the NAPBS conference in Nashville, TN, its first client in the background screening industry, Background Information Services, Inc., of Colorado (BIS). Founded in 1987, BIS is a nationwide public records provider specializing in pre-employment, tenant, and drug screening services for clients including HR departments for companies of all sizes. As a Vincera client, BIS purchased Vincera's VAM! Intelligent Protection™ product to protect, monitor, and manage e-distributed content that contains sensitive information such as personally identifiable information (PII).

Dave Malmstedt, CEO of Vincera said, "Background screeners must pass PII outside their firewall in order to serve their customers, yet the screeners are legally culpable for what happens to that information once it has passed beyond the firewall. Unfortunately, most current security solutions only protect sensitive information within a corporate firewall while leaving the information open to alteration, theft, and illicit distribution once it has left the known universe of users. We are proud to serve BIS Colorado and enhance their value to their clients by providing our VAM! Intelligent Protection product, which extends the features of digital rights management beyond the background screeners' corporate firewall by allowing BIS to track and manage access to all sensitive data they e-distribute."

VAM! Intelligent Protection™ (VIP) is an information distribution technology that greatly reduces the risk of security breaches inherent in the e-distribution and storage of sensitive data by enabling background screeners to set business-driven rules to secure, track and manage the distribution of content that contains PII. With VIP, the background screener can easily customize distribution according to the desired business rules of their customers. For instance, a background screener or an HR department may decide to track how the documents containing sensitive information are being distributed, and track the number of machines that the document is being accessed by (potentially identifying a “breached” document); or, with the click of a button, the VIP customer can protect sensitive information from being indefinitely available by setting expiration rules thereby ensuring document destruction meets legislative and business requirements and simultaneously preventing the further distribution of such data.    

Marc Milligan, CEO of BIS Colorado concluded, "Vincera's Intelligent Protection software allows us to encrypt, track, and manage access to the consolidated background check reports we distribute to our HR and other clients. As the legal and ethical issues mushroom surrounding PII protection, BIS is proud to be at the forefront of protecting PII in a comprehensive fashion that benefits all our clients. We view this software as extending our ability to meet our clients' needs, wherever the sensitive data travels, rather than only within our corporate firewall."

About Vincera, Inc.

Vincera, Inc. is the business process improvement company, whose software monitors businesses' end-user web-based behavior, subsequently delivering predictive analytics that enable businesses to retain and upsell existing customers. Vincera's software also allows their clients to track and manage the distribution of intellectual property and content that contains personally identifiable information in a process Vincera labels "business friendly distribution," because businesses are in charge of how they use the resulting information. Based in Austin since its launch in 1999, Vincera's core team emerges from the information technology industry with extensive go-to-market expertise and has delivered a solution with more than 75 staff-years of development investment. Consequent to their expertise, Vincera combines three vital business process improvement services-- behavioral monitoring, predictive analytics, and information distribution technology--in one software tool.

Vincera's clients include research publications, background screeners, healthcare industries, and other businesses that use web-based technology. Vincera's clients share a need to track and predict how their own customers are using their licensed software products or other intellectual property, as a revenue-generating sales tool for acquiring, retaining, and upselling customers; and/or to guard intellectual property and personally identifiable information. Vincera is a member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). For more information, please visit:

About Background Information Services, Inc. (BIS) - Colorado

Founded in 1987 in Colorado, BIS is a leading nationwide public records provider specializing in pre-employment, tenant and drug screening services. BIS technology combines diverse services, products and support to meet the demands of varying workplace needs, thus offering a sound foundation of technologically advanced, customizable services and reporting capabilities. Customizability extends beyond technology to service, as BIS provides superior customer service and a variety of customer-geared options for screening and reporting. BIS provides HR and other entities with easy-to-access services, competitive pricing, and highly trained professionals. For more information, please visit:

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