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CSC's Identity Management and Biometric Test Lab Achieves ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation awarded the International Organization for Standardization/International Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC) 17025:2005 accreditation to the company's Test Lab, which is part of the CSC Identity Labs located in Fairmont, W.Va. The Test Lab is the second biometrics test laboratory in the world to achieve this accomplishment and the only one located in a top secret cleared facility.


ISO/IEC 17025:2005 is an international standard which specifies the general requirements for the competence to carry out tests and calibrations. It enables CSC's Test Lab to perform official testing for biometric and identity management technologies. Clients, regulatory authorities and accreditation bodies may now use it to confirm or recognize the competence of CSC's Test Lab.

"This achievement is an endorsement of CSC's expertise and knowledge in the identity management and biometrics fields," said Aaron Fuller, president of CSC's North American Public Sector Enforcement, Security and Intelligence Group. "Our seamless integration of identity systems, policies and procedures provides clients with enhanced security and stronger identity protection while lowering operating costs through the enhancement of existing business processes."

The CSC Identity Labs are centers of activity where expertise and technology combine to develop and test identity management solutions. CSC engineers and subject matter experts specialize in biometrics, cyber security, government regulations and vendor offerings. Their collective knowledge is applied to the latest technologies to provide flexible, workable solutions in identity management, biometrics, physical security, force protection, radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies and human location intelligence for public- and private-sector clients worldwide. For more information, visit

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, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSC's advanced capabilities include system 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 $16.0 billion for the 12 months ended October 2, 2009. For more information, visit the company's Web Site at


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