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February 19, 2009

NTT America Sponsors Webinar on How to Stop Social Engineering Attacks

Chief Architect at Perimeter eSecurity will Discuss How to Prevent Online and In-Person Security Attacks

New York, NY – NTT America, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) and a global IP network services provider, today announced it will sponsor a webinar on Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 2:00 pm EST entitled Battling New Age Thieves: 5 Ways to Stop Social Engineering Attacks. The webinar will be hosted by Kevin Prince, Chief Architect at Perimeter eSecurity, and he will cover the top five ways you can prevent these attacks, saving your organization and customers from the aggravation of data and identity theft. To register and obtain additional information visit: https://perimeter.webex.com/perimeter/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=928257532.

Traditional attacks target the computer and the network, and companies have worked diligently on various technologies to prevent these attacks. Social engineering increases the threat, as hackers attempt to manipulate your employees and customers to obtain confidential information such as passwords and account numbers. Prince will discuss the top methods used by thieves and the ways attacks can be prevented from happening in the first place.

“Most companies tend to focus strictly on technology to prevent system attacks, but with the value of private data increasing you need to be aware that data thieves are using social manipulation to get confidential information,” said Kevin Prince, Chief Architect at Perimeter eSecurity. “It’s important to understand what social engineering is, how it works and how your employees are your best line of defense.”

“We are pleased to sponsor a webinar that can give our customers and the business community at large valuable insight into the growing array of security threats,” said Wayne Lambert, Director of Product Management at NTT America. “Our goal is to provide education on social engineering and how to prevent this behavior. This, along with the technology-based suite of tools we offer, is the right combination to keep our customers’ data as secure as possible.”

NTT America provides IntelliSecurity™ Managed Solutions that gives businesses customized protection from intrusion or attack with real time, live security intelligence. Designed to meet security requirements and resource constraints at the same time, the suite of security services includes live firewall monitoring, rapid notification of suspicious or malicious activity, intrusion detection of internal and external threats, comprehensive service level agreements to guarantee performance management and the first worldwide managed security service available for IPv6, the next Internet protocol.

About Perimeter eSecurity
As the only provider of complete security on demand, Perimeter eSecurity makes security easily available and affordable for all businesses. Perimeter's on demand security services protect thousands of computer networks nationwide, offering more than 50 different services on a subscription basis in the areas of: Vulnerability Defense, Intrusion Defense, Network Defense, Email Defense, System Defense, User Defense, Secure Hosted Email and Email Archiving. With the proliferation of security threats and technologies, clients benefit from a single-source provider that offers all services through one pre-integrated platform and web portal. Perimeter's security SaaS services are continuously expanded, enhanced and upgraded for current and future regulatory compliance. With nine geographically distributed technical offices and three redundant data centers, Perimeter's services are always available and have been validated by multiple independent third parties. For more information 800.234.2175 Option #2 or visit our web site at www.PerimeterUSA.com.

About NTT America
NTT America is North America’s natural gateway to the Asia-Pacific region, with strong capabilities in the U.S. market. NTT America is the U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, the global data and IP services arm of the Fortune Global 500 telecom leader: Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corporation (NTT). NTT America provides world-class Enterprise Hosting, managed network, and IP networking services for enterprise customers and service providers worldwide. For additional information on NTT America, visit us on the Web at www.nttamerica.com.

U.S. product information regarding the NTT Communications Global IP Network and its award winning IPv6 transit services may be found at www.us.ntt.net, by calling 877-8NTT-NET (868-8638), or by emailing sales@us.ntt.net.

About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Com delivers high-quality voice, data and IP services to customers around the world. The company is renowned for its diverse information and communication services, expertise in managed networks, hosting and IP networking services, and industry leadership in IPv6 transit technology. The company’s extensive global infrastructure includes Arcstar™ private networks and a Tier 1 IP backbone (connected with major ISPs worldwide), both reaching more than 150 countries, as well as secure data centers in Asia, North America and Europe. NTT Com is the wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, one of the world’s largest telecoms with listings on the Tokyo, London and New York stock exchanges. Please visit www.ntt.com.

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NTT America Contact:
Christopher Davis
NTT America
(214) 915-1354
cdavis@us.ntt.net
www.us.ntt.net

NTT America Media Contact:
Joya Subudhi
Subudhi Consulting Group, Inc.
for NTT America
(804) 612-5393
joya@subudhi.com
www.subudhi.com


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