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Absolute Software Wins Best Forensic Tool Award at SC Awards 2013 Europe

VANCOUVER, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops, ultra-portable devices today announced Absolute Computrace® was named the Best Forensic Tool by SC Magazine for the second year in a row.

Organizations are well aware of the importance of data security with many businesses implementing governance, risk management, and compliance procedures to safeguard this information from unauthorized access and potential breaches. In support of these efforts, it's become an absolute requirement that they have the tools in place to properly protect this sensitive information.

Computrace allows organizations to persistently track and secure all of their endpoints within a single cloud-based console. By maintaining a persistent connection to each device, organizations can oversee: data security and protection, deployment and licensing audits, BYOD policy enforcement, theft and criminal investigations, security incident response and remediation, computer forensics, compliance reports and certificates - all of the components relative to governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) for the endpoint.

"We are proud to be acknowledged by SC Magazine for the Best Forensic Tool in the industry," said John Livingston, CEO of Absolute Software. "We have invested significant resources to build innovative technology and specialized personnel to carry out forensic investigations that assist organizations with implementing GRC best practices for the endpoint. The fact we have won this award two years straight highlights the uniqueness of our solution in the marketplace. Only Absolute has patented persistence technology coupled with the proven investigative techniques used by the Absolute Investigations and Recovery Services team."

Now entering its third decade, the SC Awards Europe honor professionals working to secure enterprises and the vendor and channel communities that deliver these innovative security technologies.

About Absolute Software
Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and management for computers, laptops, ultra-portable devices and smartphones. The Company, a leader in device security and management tracking for more than 20 years, has over 30,000 commercial customers worldwide. Positioned as a Visionary vendor in Gartner, Inc.'s Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools, Absolute's solutions - Computrace®, Absolute Manage®, Absolute Service, Absolute Secure Drive, and Computrace LoJack for Laptops - provide organizations with actionable intelligence to prove compliance, securely manage BYOD,  and deliver comprehensive visibility and control over all of their devices and data. Absolute persistence technology is embedded in the firmware of computers, netbooks, tablets and smartphones by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Motion, Panasonic, Samsung, and Toshiba, and the Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple. For more information about Absolute Software, visit www.absolute.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements relate to, among other things, the expected performance, functionality and availability of our services and products, and other expectations, intentions and plans contained in this press release that are not historical fact. When used in this press release, the words "plan," "expect," "believe," and similar expressions generally identify forward-looking statements. These statements reflect our current expectations. They are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, changes in technology and general market conditions. In light of the many risks and uncertainties you should understand that we cannot assure you that the forward-looking statements contained in this press release will be realized.

©2013 Absolute Software Corporation. All rights reserved. Computrace and Absolute are registered trademarks of Absolute Software Corporation. LoJack is a registered trademark of LoJack Corporation, used under license by Absolute Software Corporation. LoJack Corporation is not responsible for any content herein. U.S. patents # 5,715,174, # 5,764,892, # 5,802,280, # 5,896,497, # 6,087,937, # 6,244,758, # 6,269,392, # 6,300,863, # 6,507,914, # 7,818,557, # 7,818,803, # 7,945,709, # 8,062,380, # 8,234,359, # 8,241,369, # 8,307,055, # 8,332,953, # 8,346,234 and # 8,418,226. Canadian patents # 2,211,735, # 2,284,806, and # 2,205,370. U.K. patents # EP0793823, # GB2298302, and # GB2338101. German patent # 69512534. Australian patent # 699045. Japanese patent # JP4067035. The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained in this news release.

SOURCE Absolute Software Corporation



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