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Outside Magazine Names Redspin, Inc. One of America’s Best Places to Work in 2012

Leading IT Security Assessment Company Recognized for 2nd time in 3 years

Carpinteria, Calif., August 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Redspin, Inc. today was named to Outside Magazine’s fifth annual “Best Places to Work” list. Redspin, a leading IT security assessment company based near Santa Barbara, California, was ranked No. 62 out of 100 selected companies. The full list of 100 best companies is available at Redspin’s profile is included at:

“We’re excited to be recognized for creating a work environment that values personal
lifestyle in parallel to delivering top quality work for our clients,” said CEO John Abraham. “Not only is it a competitive advantage, but it’s really fun to be surrounded by a world-class security team that values surfing, paddling, volleyball and mountain biking.”

Outside’s “Best Places to Work” project celebrates the innovative companies setting a new standard for a healthy work-life balance. The list was compiled with the help of the Outdoor Industry Association and Best Companies Group. The yearlong selection process began with an outreach effort that identified a wide range of non-profit and for-profit organizations with at least 15 employees working in an office in the United States. Participating companies were sent confidential employeesatisfaction surveys and employer-questionnaires to collect information about benefits, compensation, policies, job satisfaction, environmental initiatives, and community outreach programs. The experts at the Best Companies Group then analyzed the results and selected the companies that best enable employees to pursue active lifestyles while also supporting their social and environmental contributions.

“We’re thrilled to celebrate all 100 of these forward-thinking companies,” says Michael Roberts , Senior Executive Editor of Outside. “They believe success depends on helping their employees live more active and fulfilling lives. The kinds of benefits they’re providing—free fitness classes, flexible hours, subsidized healthy meals, lots of time out of the office—result in a more productive and engaged staff.”

Redspin helps leading healthcare organizations, financial institutions and Fortune 1000 companies protect their IT infrastructure and critical information from the risks of malicious attackers and data breach. Redspin assists its clients in understanding their IT vulnerabilities and risks so that they can better allocate and align resources to improve their overall security posture.

About Redspin, Inc.
For more than a decade, Redspin has delivered comprehensive IT security assessments, risk management and compliance solutions (HIPAA, FFIEC, PCI, NERC). The company’s penetration testing services and security assessments (infrastructure, web applications, and mobile devices) help keep confidential information safe and critical systems secure. Through expert analysis, complete objectivity and business acumen, Redspin serves the healthcare industry, banking/financial services, retail, technology, energy, hospitality, and casinos.
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About Outside
Outside is America’s leading active lifestyle brand. For more than 30 years, Outside has covered travel, sports, adventure, health, and fitness, as well as the personalities, the environment, and the style and culture of the world outside. The Outside family includes Outside magazine, the only magazine to win three consecutive National Magazine Awards for General Excellence, The Outside Buyer’s Guides, Outside Online, Outside Television, Outside Events, Outside+ tablet edition, and Outside Books. Visit us online and on Facebook.

About The Best Companies Group
Best Companies Group works with national and local partners around the country to establish and manage “Best Places to Work,” “Best Companies,” and “Best Employers” programs on a national, statewide, and regional basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment, utilizing employer questionnaires and employee-satisfaction surveys, BCG identifies and recognizes companies that have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.

About The Outdoor Industry Association
Founded in 1989, Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is the premier trade association for companies in the active outdoor recreation business. OIA provides trade services for over 4000 manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, sales representatives and retailers in the outdoor industry. Outdoor Industry Association seeks to ensure a healthy and diverse specialty retail and supply chain based on quality, innovation and service. To this end, OIA works diligently to raise the standards of the industry; increase participation in outdoor recreation to strengthen business markets; provide support services to improve member profitability; represent member interests in the legislative/regulatory process; promote professional training and education; support innovation; and offer cost-saving member benefits. Search
for outdoor-industry jobs is at OIA’s career center:
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