eFortresses, Inc. Names John DiMaria to Serve as Director of Professional Services

    ATLANTA, Oct. 20 /CNW/ -- eFortresses, Inc. today announced that its
board of directors has named John A. DiMaria to serve as the company's
Director of Professional Services.
    Mr. DiMaria has served since February 2002 as BSI Management Systems
America's Product Manager for Risk and Business Continuity Standards where he
has spent his 6-year career for overseeing development, education, expertise
and entity scheme management for BSI regarding all information security and
business continuity activities including ISO 27001, BS 25999 and ISO 20000.
Previously, John served four years as a member of the Top Management
Operations Board of Directors for a multi-site $100M corporation.
    John attended Columbia College, is a Certified HISP (Holistic Information
Security Practitioner) and Six Sigma Black Belt. He has 24 years in the
industry specializing in Information Security, Management System Analysis and
Improvement, Regulatory Analysis and Compliance, Risk Assessment and
Management, Failure Mode Investigation and Six Sigma strategies on both a
national and international level.
    John serves on committees that influence legislation and drive
international harmonization such as the coordinating committee of the ITAA
(Information Technology Association of America) which promotes proactive cyber
security legislation and the Governance Board of Holistic Information Security
Practitioner (HISP) Institute which promotes a holistic approach to
information security program management by providing certification
opportunities in information security, information assurance and governance.
    Taiye Lambo, CTO and Founder, said that eFortresses, Inc. selected John
based on his Leadership demeanour, his established presence in community and
proven track record in Risk and Business Continuity Standards.  He said, "As
we got to know John, we were impressed by his emphasis on developing internal
talent while reaching outside for new skills, his understanding of the role of
culture in a company's success and his personal integrity. John with his
entrepreneurial spirit and demonstrated drive and passion will drive the
Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) consulting division of eFortresses, Inc.
which aims to assist Global 1000 companies and their partners in meeting the
challenges of effectively and efficiently achieving compliance to the myriad
of legal, contractual and regulatory requirements."
    John said, "eFortresses is one of 14 companies in North America currently
on the BSI Associate Consultants Program (ACP), with a proud history of
providing governance, risk and compliance solutions to well known companies
such as Microsoft, CISCO, IBM, ING, Coca Cola, SAIC, CVS/Caremark. It's a
great honor to join its leadership team and have the opportunity to build on
its success."
    About eFortresses, Inc.
    eFortresses, Inc. is a company providing best of breed solutions based on
the adoption and integration of internationally accepted standards. Our
mission is to provide clients with the knowledge and expertise to make
informed decisions regarding exposure to regulatory non compliance and
potential theft or compromise of information assets. Knowledge and expertise
are provided by a combination of automated assessment, extensive and
continuous research, and real world experience gained executing projects over
several years for government and commercial organizations worldwide. Our focus
is always to quickly identify risks then propose remedial actions that provide
tangible value, reduction in costs and return on investment (ROI).
    eFortresses GRC, Inc. is the Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC)
consulting division of eFortresses, Inc.
    For more information, please visit http://www.eFortresses.com/GRC or call

For further information:

For further information: Deborah Loftis, eFortresses, Inc.,
+1-404-238-0588, x2, dloftis@eFortresses.com Web Site:
http://www.efortresses.com                 http://www.eFortresses.com/GRC

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