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Employment Background Investigations, Inc. Ensures Global Data Protection with Safe Harbor Certification

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Employment Background Investigations, Inc. (EBI) a leading provider of world-wide background screening, drug testing and occupational healthcare solutions joins a distinguished group of global firms that have met the strict European standard for data privacy protection. The U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Safe Harbor Commission have recently awarded EBI its Safe Harbor certification.



June 7, 2007

Owings Mills, MD - Employment Background Investigations, Inc. (EBI) a leading provider of world-wide background screening, drug testing and occupational healthcare solutions joins a distinguished group of global firms that have met the strict European standard for data privacy protection. The U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Safe Harbor Commission have recently awarded EBI its Safe Harbor certification.

The U.S. Department of Commerce, in consultation with the European Commission, developed the safe harbor framework to bridge the different geographical approaches to privacy and to ensure uninterrupted and streamlined transfer of data between Europe and the United States.

EBI prides itself on the ability to fully protect the integrity of all personal data flowing through its systems. By strictly adhering to the standards brought forth by the Safe Harbor policy as well as having one of the most state-of-the-art secure data networks, EBI is now part of an elite global data protection alliance.

Rick Kurland, President and CEO of EBI stated "With Safe Harbor certification, EBI has added another layer of security to its already robust data security protocols. EBI's domestic and global clients and applicants can rest assured that their data will be completely secure and all of their background investigation needs fully met.�

"The Safe Harbor certification also provides EBI's multinational clients with the option of processing their European Union-based data in the United States without complications. We are honored to be in the elite group of Safe Harbor certified firms."

Robert Capwell, EBI's Chief Knowledge Officer added "By employing the Safe Harbor policy and its principles, EBI has moved into the forefront of the global data and privacy protection arena. Whether it is from across the globe or across the street, EBI tirelessly pursues every avenue possible in order to protect and secure all data transactions from start to finish."

About Employment Background Investigations, Inc. (EBI)

Employment Background Investigations (www.ebiinc.com) is a single-source, premier provider of enterprise background screening, drug testing and occupational healthcare services. EBI offers worldwide capabilities tailored to meet clients� exact background screening needs. The company services more than 5,000 clients worldwide, including many Fortune 500 companies.

Companies worldwide utilize EBI�s background screening, drug testing and occupational healthcare services every day to make better and safer hiring decisions. Personalized customer care, cutting edge technology and data security has been the key reason for EBI�s remarkable growth over the last 14 years.

This press release was distributed through eMediawire by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: www.HRmarketer.com) on behalf of the company listed above.

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