OpSec Security, Xerox Present Successful Brand Protection Strategies At Conference On Counterfeiting And Fraud

OpSec Security, Inc., the global leader in anti-counterfeiting and brand protection, today announced that it will lead a presentation about counterfeiting and fraud in the imaging supplies industry with Xerox (NYSE: XRX) during the Imaging Supplies Coalition’s 2012 Conference, which runs August 19-24 in Las Vegas. The presentation, “ Protecting Your Brand – A Comprehensive and Collaborative Approach,” will outline how Xerox’s printing supplies business has successfully addressed counterfeiting and fraud issues during its 10-year collaboration with OpSec Security.

“Counterfeiting continues to take a huge toll on businesses across the world, but the imaging supplies industry faces unique challenges including a fiercely competitive playing field and the existence of grey and black markets,” said Valerie Finn, director of Brand Protection for OpSec Security, Inc. “I am honored to work with Xerox and co-present with Al Gallina to showcase the company’s market leadership and progress in the fight against counterfeiting,” she said. “These accomplishments go a long way towards protecting customers from unknowingly purchasing low quality fakes.”

OpSec delivers a comprehensive anti-counterfeiting program that includes product authentication and an investigative approach to online brand protection. Working with OpSec, Xerox has successfully shut down more than 9,000 postings over the past 12 months to prevent the sale of illicit goods with an estimated value of more than $175 million. Xerox also has worked to eliminate more than 2 million illicit units from online listings throughout the life of the program. These results and corresponding case studies will be covered in the upcoming presentation. Presenters will also highlight how Xerox and OpSec have strategically responded to the evolving demands of the marketplace.

WHAT:
  “Protecting Your Brand – A Comprehensive and Collaborative Approach”

WHO:
Al Gallina, vice president, Brand Protection Group, Xerox
Valerie Finn, director of Brand Protection, OpSec Security, Inc.

WHEN:
Monday, August 20, 2012, 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. PT

WHERE:
Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, 3667 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV

For more information and to register for the 14 th International Conference for Fraud and Counterfeiting in the Imaging Supplies Industry, visit: http://www.isc-inc.org/2012conference.pdf.

About OpSec Security

OpSec Security, Inc. is a wholly-owned division of OpSec Security Group plc (London AIM: OSG). OpSec Security is the global leader in providing anti-counterfeiting technologies as well as solutions and services for physical and online brand protection to over 300 companies across industry sectors and over 50 governments worldwide. The Group operates manufacturing facilities and laboratories in the USA and the UK, and has sales operations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.opsecsecurity.com. Follow OpSec on Twitter @BrandSecure.

About Xerox

With sales approaching $23 billion,  Xerox (NYSE: XRX) is the world’s leading enterprise for  business process and  document management. Its technology, expertise and  services enable workplaces – from small businesses to large global enterprises – to simplify the way work gets done so they operate more effectively and focus more on what matters most: their  real business. Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., Xerox offers  business process outsourcing and  IT outsourcing services, including data processing, healthcare solutionsHR benefits managementfinance support, transportation solutions, and  customer relationship management services for commercial and government organizations worldwide. The company also provides extensive leading-edge  document technology, services,  software and  genuine Xerox suppliesfor graphic communication and  office printing environments of any size. The 140,000 people of Xerox serve clients in more than 160 countries. For more information, visit  http://www.xerox.com, http://news.xerox.com or  http://www.realbusiness.com. For investor information, visit  http://www.xerox.com/investor.

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