COMMENTARY ON APACS STATISTICS FROM COMPLIANCE PROVIDER QUALYS

****UNDER EMBARGO until 00.01 hrs, 7 November 2006****

COMMENT ON APACS FRAUD STATISTICS AND CAMPAIGN TO HELP THE NATION FOIL FRAUDSTERS FROM COMPLIANCE PROVIDER, QUALYS

By Amer Deeba, Chief Marketing Officer, Qualys, the leading provider of on demand vulnerability management and policy compliance

****Amer is available by phone today and is in London 7-9 November****

Today, we see that APACS, the UK payments association, is launching its initiative to raise awareness of the increase in fraudulent financial activity and safeguard the UK