National Association of REALTORS® to Enhance Enterprise Information Security and PCI DSS Compliance Programs

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NAR signs multi-year agreement with CynergisTek, Inc.

CynergisTek, a Texas-based information security consulting firm, today announced a multi-year agreement with The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) to support the enhancement of NAR's information security and compliance management programs.

Under the agreement, CynergisTek will provide advisory services, project management, technology implementation support and technical vulnerability testing to support a number of projects including IT infrastructure redesign, security policy development, disaster recovery and business continuity planning, annual security risk assessment and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance management.

"Realtors advance technology, and as NAR continues to expand its technologies to best serve our members, employees and partners, our information security and compliance programs must progress in step with the enterprise technology plan," said Mark Lesswing, NAR Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President. "CynergisTek has demonstrated its leadership in the realm of information security management as a long-standing partner to NAR's Center for REALTOR® Technology and approved third-party evaluator for the REALTOR® Secure Program. We are pleased to have CynergisTek working with us on these important initiatives."

Mac McMillan, CEO of CynergisTek, stated, "NAR has outlined an ambitious agenda for information security and corporate compliance that reflect its uncompromising commitment to safeguard its' member data and ensure the integrity and availability of the critical business systems that allow NAR employees and members to excel in their duties, and promote best practices for the real estate industry. We are looking forward to the work ahead."

About CynergisTek, Inc.
CynergisTek is an approved third-party evaluator for NAR's REALTOR® Program. In addition, CynergisTek is a leading provider of information security management, regulatory compliance, IT audit and advisory services, business continuity management, security technology selection and implementation, and secure IT infrastructure architecture and design solutions. The firm offers practical, manageable and affordable consulting services for organizations of all sizes and complexity. For more information visit http://www.cynergistek.com, call 888.883.4311 or email info@cynergistek.com.

About the National Association of Realtors® and the Center for REALTOR® Technology
The National Association of Realtors®, "The Voice for Real Estate," is America's largest trade association, representing more than 1.3 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. Learn more at http://www.nar.org.

NAR's Center for REALTOR® Technology was established to provide technology leadership, guidance and assistance for its members; CRT makes available informed industry insight, research and open-source applications through its mission of implementation, advocacy and information.

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