Information Security Media Group (ISMG) Announces Record-Breaking Traffic on Finance Vertical Websites

Information Security Media Group (ISMG) Announces Record-Breaking Traffic on Finance Vertical Websites Princeton, NJ - November 3, 2008 - Information Security Media Group, Corp. - Information Security Media Group (ISMG) announces a record-breaking number of page views for October 2008 for its two flagship finance vertical websites, and

So far in 2008, has seen a 140% monthly page view increase, while has seen a 170% increase in page views. In addition, the average time per session has dramatically increased from 7 minutes and 54 seconds for the two sites in January 2008 to 13 minutes 48 seconds in October 2008 - a 175% increase.

"We have seen increases in almost every website traffic metric from month-to-month throughout 2008, and we expect that trend to continue throughout the rest of the year and into 2009," says Mike D'Agostino, Marketing Manager with ISMG, which launched in early 2006 and in early 2007. "The breadth and quality of our content is the main reason we are seeing such increases in traffic and growth."

The recent growth spurt is attributable to several factors, including:

Additionally, ISMG's sites have established themselves as an industry resource for the Identity Theft Red Flags Rule, with which banking institutions must comply as of Nov. 1. News and updates on the rule's examination procedures drew heavy traffic as banking/security leaders prepared for the compliance deadline.

"Even though we have traditionally been seen as a resource for articles and insights on risk management and information security-specific content, we continually cover many other current topics vital to the banking industry, and we're constantly adding to our suite of content offerings" adds Tom Field, ISMG's Editorial Director. "Our new Banking Today section, for instance, has seen coverage on all the latest news regarding the current economic crisis, and this has added significantly to our overall traffic increase."

About ISMG: With members representing over 13,000 financial institutions, and regular input from federal banking agency officers and their own board of advisors, ISMG delivers webinars and online training that is focused, timely and -- most important -- useful. Presented by actual practitioners and industry experts, each presentation (ranging from 90 minutes to two-plus hours) delivers how-to and practical information on the inner-workings of information security programs at financial institutions.

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