CSC JOINS AMERICAN CHEMISTRY COUNCIL FORUM TO ADDRESS IT CHALLENGES
News Release -- September 22, 2009
Company to Support Cyber Security Preparedness Effort
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 22 -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced it has joined the American Chemistry Council's (ACC) Chemical Information Technology Center (ChemITC). As an affiliate member of ChemITC, CSC will work with ACC companies and partners to address existing and emerging information technology (IT) challenges and opportunities in the chemical industry.
"ChemITC looks to its affiliate members to help advance IT solutions for the chemical industry and values the knowledge and experience that CSC brings to its efforts," said Abbe Mulders, chair of the ChemITC Executive Board, and vice president and chief information officer at Dow Corning Corp. "The involvement of a company like CSC that provides technology and business solutions worldwide will certainly benefit the chemical industry and ChemITC membership."
"Technology-enabled solutions play a key role in helping chemical companies simplify regulatory complexity, free up working capital, protect proprietary information and prepare for the rapid changes facing this sector today and into the future," said Bob Welch, president of CSC's Chemical, Energy and Natural Resources Group. "Becoming an affiliate member is an important step for us in sharing innovation, thought leadership and solutions to address business and technology issues impacting companies worldwide."
CSC also will participate in ChemITC's Chemical Sector Cyber Security program, which offers chemical companies resources they can use to evaluate and elevate their company's cyber security preparedness.
CSC's Chemical, Energy and Natural Resources Group, which serves chemical, power generation and natural resources companies worldwide, is a global leader in helping companies achieve strategic business objectives through the application of industry-specific business solutions and services. For more information, visit www.csc.com/cenr.
The Chemical Information Technology Center (ChemITC) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) is a forum for ACC member companies to address IT issues of common concern and support the industry's ability to safely and efficiently deliver products and services essential to society. ChemITC addresses specific IT issues of member interest through its strategic programs - the Chemical Sector Cyber Security Program, Survey and Benchmark Program and Industry Networking Groups.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and Services, the Managed Services Sector and the NorthAmerican Public Sector. CSC's advanced capabilities include systems design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended July 3, 2009. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.csc.com.