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IBM Safety and Security Services, Director, Kent Blossom Interviewed By SecurityStockWatch.com


RYE BROOK, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 10, 2004--An exclusive interview with Mr. Kent Blossom, Director, IBM Safety and Security Services (NYSE:IBM - News) is available at www.SecurityStockWatch.com .

In describing a recently announced security ID solution, Mr. Blossom, said, "One of the key benefits of the solution we recently announced is that it integrates advanced but proven components from ActivCard (ACTI), Bioscrypt (Toronto:BYT.TO - News), ImageWare (IW), VeriSign (VRSN), and IBM's Tivoli security software team."

Regarding IBM and Cisco Systems' recently announced integrated solutions, Mr. Blossom added, "When providing access to business systems, it is not just about ensuring the user has the authority to have access. The device (laptop computer for example) used by the user needs to be checked to ensure it is in compliance with business policies before access is granted. The laptop may have malicious software installed, its virus software may not be up-to-date, its personal firewall may not be running, etc.... The IBM integrated security solution for Cisco networks solves these problems."

The entire interview is available at: http://www.securitystockwatch.com/inBoardroomIBM.html

According to Deborah Gilbert, President of SecurityStockWatch.com, "ActivCard, Bioscrypt, ImageWare, and VeriSign are included in our 3Q 2004 Profitability Survey of 250+ Security Companies. We believe this report is the most comprehensive profit survey of security stocks available anywhere with profit data on more than 250 publicly traded companies from large cap to micro cap."

For complete details about this investment tool please see: http://www.securitystockwatch.com/prod_survey250.html .

Dividends are playing a more important role than ever in total returns and the following security companies are among the best dividend paying companies also featured in this report: Diebold (DBD), Deluxe (DLX), Honeywell (HON) and Northrup Grumman (NOC).

SecurityStockWatch.com is also publisher of The 3Q 2004 Directory of 250+ Security Stocks, http://www.securitystockwatch.com/Prod_SSWDir.html . The Directory is an investor's guide to the well-known security giants as well as many "undiscovered" security companies.

The SecurityStockWatch.com 100 Index has sharply outperformed the Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq during the past year. For complete details about the SecurityStockWatch.com 100 Index, please see: http://www.securitystockwatch.com/sswIndex.html

The 3Q 2004 Profitability Survey for The SecurityStockWatch.com 100 Index Companies is available at: http://www.securitystockwatch.com/prod_survey100.html