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CSC Identity Labs Headquarters Relocates to West Virginia
Date:9/16/2008

Move Will Expand CSC's Support of Federal Government Activity in Identity

Management and Biometrics

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that it is relocating the CSC Identity Labs headquarters from Camp Hill, Pa., to Fairmont, W.Va. The move, which will take place in October, will enable better alignment with the federal government's presence in the I-79 High Technology Corridor, a recognized leading area for identity and biometric technology.

The relocation will also allow CSC to realize operating efficiencies and provide increased support to federal government activity in identity management, including biometrics, radio frequency identification technology (RFID) and human location intelligence. For nearly four years, CSC has had an active presence in West Virginia.

"The expansion of CSC's capabilities in West Virginia validates the rapid development of the I-79 corridor as the center point for biometrics and identity management activity," said West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin. "CSC is already a leader in this industry and its expansion here adds to our stature as the world leader for biometric technology and applications."

Other facilities currently in the I-79 High Technology Corridor include the Department of Defense's (DoD) Biometrics Task Force (BTF)/Biometrics Fusion Center (BFC), the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) division, West Virginia University and the National Science Foundation Center for Identification Technology Research.

"CSC's expanded presence in West Virginia reaffirms our commitment to the Department of Defense as we support its identity management efforts to ensure citizens and soldiers are safer today more than ever before," said James W. Sheaffer, president of CSC's North American Public Sector line of business. "The relocation of the CSC Identity Labs headquarters strengthens our leadership position as we continue to implement large-scale identity management, credentialing and biometric initiatives for government and business customers worldwide."

To support the company's increased focus on identity management, CSC has named Steve Hooks director of the labs. Hooks previously served as CSC's executive program manager for the DoD's Biometrics Fusion Center. He joined CSC in 2004 after serving 22 years as a special agent with the FBI, most recently as the deputy director of its CJIS division in Clarksburg, W.Va.

"CSC's seamless integration of systems, policies and procedures across mission and functional areas supports the DoD in fulfilling requirements and meeting mission critical challenges for both the warfighter and our country," said Hooks. "During CSC's tenure at the Biometric Fusion Center, our identity management support has helped the DoD become the major sponsor of biometric products development and the leader in the application of new identity management tools."

CSC's previous work in West Virginia includes working with the BFC, a biometrics research, development, test and evaluation facility in Clarksburg. The BFC leads and facilitates the integration of databases, systems and processes to support a DoD biometrically-enabled, enterprise-wide identity management capability. In partnership with the BFC, CSC and its small business teammates have led the design, integration and implementation of force protection capabilities in Iraq, as well as numerous advanced technology capabilities projects to support both the DoD's warfighter and business process needs.

As part of CSC's identity management efforts, the CSC Identity Labs work closely with CSC's Enterprise Network Managed Services Center of Excellence in Chantilly, Va., its Identity Management Demonstration Center at corporate headquarters in Falls Church, Va. and its Maryland Intelligence Center near Baltimore, Md.

About CSC

CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions & Services, Global Outsourcing Services and the North American 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 90,000 employees and reported revenue of $17.1 billion for the 12 months ended July 4, 2008. For more information, visit the company's Web site at http://www.csc.com.


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