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Nasdaq’s BWise Releases New Information Security Solution

BWise(R) InfoSec Sets New Standards for Ease of Implementation, Integration and Use

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq’s BWise (Nasdaq:NDAQ), a global leader in enterprise Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (eGRC), today announced the release of its new solution: BWise(R) Information Security (InfoSec), at its Global BWise Customer Summit in New York.

BWise(R) InfoSec will help enterprises ensure they meet all relevant information security regulations, industry standards and contractual obligations. This will enable them to manage the constant stream of changes in their IT environment more easily.

The solution, based on the analyst-recognized BWise(R) GRC platform, helps enterprises protect themselves from IT risks, reducing the burden of IT compliance and streamlining the reporting process.

“BWise is the cornerstone of our GRC portfolio,” said Adena Friedman, President, Nasdaq, during the Global BWise Customer Summit in New York. “By integrating information security within the BWise GRC platform we can take a targeted approach to risk assessment, enabling Chief Information Security Officers to focus on the most pressing IT risks, including cyber threats. This new solution is among the first results from our increased investment in R&D in 2015. We believe with BWise InfoSec we can disrupt the world of information security technology.”

Luc Brandts, CTO of BWise, added, “We conducted extensive user review sessions and involved analyst experts throughout the development process. As a result, we know the solution will set new standards for ease of implementation, integration and use.”

BWise InfoSec helps users implement treatment plans for remediation and ensure appropriate follow up of non-conformities. Its strong reporting capabilities allow users to generate a Statement of Applicability, as defined by ISO 27001, and a security assessment report – directly from the application with a single click.

The solution can integrate with vulnerability scanners, security incident and event monitoring tools, baseline analyzers, and IT incident ticketing tools. It offers real-time insights into the threats and vulnerabilities that may affect an organization’s information security management system.

The Global BWise Customer Summit is an exclusive forum for the international BWise GRC community to discuss the latest GRC trends and developments.

For more information, visit http://www.bwise.com/.

About Nasdaq
Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world’s securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,600 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.6 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

About BWise
Nasdaq’s BWise is a global leader in Enterprise Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) software. Based on a strong heritage in business process management, the BWise(R) GRC Platform provides companies with highly-rated, proven software solutions for Risk Management, Internal Control, Internal Audit, Compliance & Policy Management, IT GRC and Sustainability Performance Management.

BWise’s end-to-end solutions support an organization’s ability to understand, track, measure, and manage key organizational risks. BWise helps companies truly be in control by balancing performance with their financial and reputational risks, improving corporate accountability, increasing financial, strategic and operating efficiencies. Using BWise, organizations are able to efficiently comply with anti-corruption regulations like FCPA and the UK Bribery Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, European Corporate Governance Codes, ISAE3402/SAS-70, PCI-DSS, Solvency II, Basel II and III, Dodd-Frank, ISO-standards, and many more.

Nasdaq’s BWise sales, service and support offices around the globe provide for the GRC needs of hundreds of leading companies worldwide. For more information, visit www.bwise.com.

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NASDAQ OMX’s BWise and Zener IT Solutions & Systems Agree to Partnership

Offers Best-of-Industry Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) Software and Services in the United Arab Emirates

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates and DEN BOSCH, The Netherlands, Sept. 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE / Knowledgebylanes) — NASDAQ OMX’s (Nasdaq:NDAQ) BWise, the leading provider of enterprise Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (eGRC) software, today announced it has entered into a partnership agreement with Zener IT Solutions & Systems, a division of Zener Electrical & Electronics Services LLC, and a leading consulting and solution provider headquartered in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This partnership agreement offers organizations in the UAE local access to complete sales, implementation and support for the industry-leading BWise(R) GRC Platform.

Ramessh Aidaasanii, Division Manager (IT) of Zener IT Solutions & Systems said, “GRC is a growing priority for many organizations in the Middle East, many organizations are interested in implementing GRC solutions. We are excited to join forces with such a global leader in GRC like BWise. Together we offer a ‘one-stop-shop’ for GRC software and services.”

Zener IT Solutions & Systems and BWise will join forces in the region to help clients improve business performance, while managing operational, financial and reputational risks including the risk of non-compliance. BWise has multiple integrated role-based solutions to support these GRC processes as well as professional services and support more than two decades experience gained from hundreds of enterprise customers around the world.

Rob van Straten, BWise Global Head of Sales said, “The partnership with Zener increases the ability for NASDAQ OMX’s BWise to engage with new clients in the region as well as increase our capacity to support existing customers as they extend their GRC implementations throughout their organizations. Zener has an excellent reputation as a provider of professional services with a high level of integrity and entrepreneurial approach in the Middle East. Zener is an ideal fit with our company values and we look forward to partnering with them.”

About BWise

BWise, a NASDAQ OMX company, is a global leader in Enterprise Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) software. Based on a strong heritage in business process management, the BWise(R) GRC Platform provides companies with highly-rated, proven software solutions for Risk Management, Internal Control, Internal Audit, Compliance & Policy Management, IT GRC and Sustainability Performance Management.

BWise’s end-to-end solutions support an organization’s ability to understand, track, measure, and manage key organizational risks. BWise helps companies truly be in control by balancing performance with their financial and reputational risks, improving corporate accountability, increasing financial, strategic and operating efficiencies. Using BWise, organizations are able to efficiently comply with anti-corruption regulations like FCPA and the UK Bribery Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, European Corporate Governance Codes, ISAE3402/SAS-70, PCI-DSS, Solvency II, Basel II and III, Dodd-Frank, ISO-standards, and many more.

BWise sales, service and support offices around the globe provide for the GRC needs of hundreds of clients, including: adidas, AEGON, AG2R La Mondiale, Ahold, AngloGold Ashanti, Carnegie, Health Alliance Plan (HAP) of Michigan, Liebherr, Marathon Oil, Southern Company, Swiss Life, and Transcontinental. For more information, visit www.bwise.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, and Twitter.

About Zener IT Solutions & Systems

Zener IT Solutions & Systems has a proven track record of offering GRC solutions, services and consultancy to the customers from all verticals in BFSI, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Retail, Government, Investment, Education and hospitality sectors. Zener is a leading consulting and solution provider firm with offices in the Middle East. The IT Solutions and Systems division provides a comprehensive service covering all areas of Information Technology, combining the proven track record and expertise that enable its clients to minimize risk and maximize opportunity.

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CONTACT: Maddy van den Berg
BWise, a NASDAQ OMX company
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+31 (0)73 6464915
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Syed Bakhthiyar Bukhari
Business Development & Marketing | Zener IT Solutions & Systems
P.O. Box 3905
Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971-2-4040700 Ext : 106 | Fax: +971-2-5585286
Mob: +971-50-4436104
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Qatargas Selects BWise to Standardize Its Enterprise Risk Management Program and Increase Efficiency

NEW YORK, DOHA, Qatar and ‘S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, Sept. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE ) — BWise, a NASDAQ OMX company and the leading provider of enterprise Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (eGRC) software, announced today that Qatargas, the world’s largest Liquefied Natural Gas producer,  selected BWise as their preferred supplier for GRC software. Qatargas’ primary objective is to maintain and manage its Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) strategy and to support the integration of its operational risks, associated controls and actions to streamline the ERM process to gain efficiencies.

To support its ERM Program, Qatargas sought a software solution that was able to standardize its risk and controls management practices in one framework that could be embedded across the organization providing one, company-wide risk language. “BWise was selected due to its respected customer base, the flexibility of its platform and its ability to provide tailored reports and dashboards for management on key risk exposures, control requirements and progress on implementing identified actions,” said Rahat Latif, Chief Risk Officer, Qatargas.

Qatargas, based in Doha, Qatar, was established in 1984. The company is the largest Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) producer in the world, with an annual LNG production capacity of 42 Million Tonnes per Annum (MTA). As a large enterprise with multiple entities and multiple user environments it is important for Qatargas to identify risks, prioritize them and mitigate these risks within every part of the organization, as part of its ERM program.

“BWise is very proud to welcome Qatargas as a new customer. We are expanding in the Middle East and are flattered that Qatargas, the largest LNG supplier in the world, has chosen BWise as its preferred GRC software solution. We look forward to working with Qatargas on its objectives, particularly quality improvements and risk management efficiencies,” said Robert Pijselman, Chief Executive Officer, BWise.

BWise, acquired by NASDAQ OMX in 2012, supports organizations to track, measure and manage key organizational risks using the BWise(R) GRC Platform. BWise is positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner’s 2012 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Platforms. Request a complimentary copy of the report via www.bwise.com.

About BWise

BWise, a NASDAQ OMX company, is a global leader in Enterprise Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) software. Based on a strong heritage in business process management, the BWise(R) GRC platform provides companies with highly-rated, proven software solutions for Risk Management, Internal Control, Internal Audit, Compliance & Policy Management, IT GRC and Sustainability Performance Management.

BWise’s end-to-end solutions support an organization’s ability to understand, track, measure, and manage key organizational risks. BWise helps companies truly be in control by balancing performance with their financial and reputational risks, improving corporate accountability, increasing financial, strategic and operating efficiencies. Using BWise, organizations are able to efficiently comply with anti-corruption regulations like FCPA and the UK Bribery Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, European Corporate Governance Codes, ISAE3402/SAS-70, PCI-DSS, Solvency II, Basel II and III, Dodd-Frank, ISO-standards, and many more.

BWise sales, service and support offices around the globe provide for the GRC needs of hundreds of clients, including: adidas, AEGON, Ahold, AngloGold Ashanti, Connexxion, Health Alliance Plan (HAP) of Michigan, LeapFrog, Liebherr, Marathon Oil, Southern Company, Swiss Life, and Transcontinental. For more information, visit www.bwise.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

About NASDAQ OMX

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade – from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.999% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world’s securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the

world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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Maddy van den Berg
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NASDAQ OMX’s BWise and Atheeb NetSol Agree to Partnership

Offering Best-of-Industry Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Software and Services to Saudi Arabia

NEW YORK, RIYADH, Saudi Arabia and DEN BOSCH, Netherlands, Aug. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE ) — NEW YORK, RIYADH, Saudi Arabia and DEN BOSCH, Netherlands, Aug. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BWise, a NASDAQ OMX company and the leading provider of enterprise Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (eGRC) software, today announced it has entered into a partnership agreement with Atheeb NetSol Saudi Company Limited (Nasdaq:NTWK), a leading IT Solutions & Services Company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and a NASDAQ-listed company. This partnership agreement offers BWise customers in Saudi Arabia local support and implementation resources for the BWise(R) GRC platform.

Atheeb NetSol and BWise will join forces in selling, implementing and supporting the BWise integrated enterprise GRC software platform which enables clients to significantly improve business performance, manage financial and reputational risks and ensure compliance.

“Saudi Arabia is a growing IT-based marketplace where we have recently seen investments focused toward improving business processes as well as enabling business functions through information technology,” said Zahid Mirza, Chief Executive Officer, Atheeb NetSol. “Joining forces with BWise will help us provide a complete solution for the necessary governance, risk management and compliance solutions to different segments of local industries. We have long-term business plans to develop business jointly and to work to provide our skills in consulting, system implementation and support with BWise.”

“Further development of the Saudi Arabian market is a strategic direction for BWise,” said Rob van Straten, Senior Vice President of Sales, BWise. “The partnership with Atheeb NetSol will further enable BWise to engage with new clients in the region, while also increasing the capacity to support our existing customers to help them expanding the BWise platform they have implemented in to other areas of use. Partnering and working with Atheeb NetSol is very valuable as they have an excellent reputation as a provider of professional services to enterprises in Saudi Arabia. Their high level of integrity and entrepreneurial approach are an ideal fit with the BWise values.”

BWise was acquired by NASDAQ OMX in 2012 and supports organizations to track, measure and manage key organizational risks with the BWise(R) GRC Platform. For more information about BWise, please visit www.bwise.com.

About Atheeb NetSol

Atheeb NetSol Saudi Company Limited is a Joint Venture between the Atheeb Group, a large business conglomerate based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and NetSol Technologies, Inc., a US multinational company providing IT solutions and services to global customers. It combines Atheeb Group’s significant and diversified presence in the Middle East with NetSol’s mature and highly skilled IT delivery capability and global footprint.

ANSCL combines its in-depth domain expertise with its offshore development strength, to deliver world class IT services and solutions that are most cost effective for its customers in different sectors, from industries including finance, insurance, banking, telecom, health, government, defense and manufacturing. For more information, visit http://www.atheebnetsol.com

About BWise

BWise, a NASDAQ OMX company, is a global leader in Enterprise Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) software. Based on a strong heritage in business process management, the BWise(R) GRC platform provides companies with highly-rated, proven software solutions for Risk Management, Internal Control, Internal Audit, Compliance & Policy Management, IT GRC and Sustainability Performance Management.

BWise’s end-to-end solutions support an organization’s ability to understand, track, measure, and manage key organizational risks. BWise helps companies truly be in control by balancing performance with their financial and reputational risks, improving corporate accountability, increasing financial, strategic and operating efficiencies. Using BWise, organizations are able to efficiently comply with anti-corruption regulations like FCPA and the UK Bribery Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, European Corporate Governance Codes, ISAE3402/SAS-70, PCI-DSS, Solvency II, Basel II and III, Dodd-Frank, ISO-standards, and many more.

BWise sales, service and support offices around the globe provide for the GRC needs of hundreds of clients, including: adidas, AEGON, Ahold, AngloGold Ashanti, Connexxion, Health Alliance Plan (HAP) of Michigan, LeapFrog, Liebherr, Marathon Oil, Southern Company, Swiss Life, and Transcontinental. For more information, visit www.bwise.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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CONTACT: BWise, a NASDAQ OMX company
Clarinda Dobbelaar
VP Marketing
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