CHANTILLY, Va., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersections Inc. (NASDAQ :INTX ), a leading provider of consumer and corporate identity theft risk management services that has protected more than 33 million consumers, today announced that it once again earned a spot in this year's InformationWeek 500 for the second consecutive year, an annual listing of the nation's most innovative users of business technology. The 2011 list was revealed last night at a gala awards ceremony at the exclusive InformationWeek 500 Conference taking place at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA.
"We are thrilled to be chosen by InformationWeek 500 once again as a top innovative information technology company and to share this honor among many other impressive companies," said Michael Stanfield, Chairman and CEO of Intersections Inc. "Intersections strives to provide innovative solutions to help protect consumers from identity theft," he said.
"For 23 years, the InformationWeek 500 has chronicled and honored the most innovative users of business technology," said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. "In this day and age, however, being innovative isn't enough. Companies and their IT organizations need to innovate faster than ever before to stay a step or two ahead of their customers, partners, and competitors. This year's ranking placed special emphasis on those high-octane business technology innovators."
InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of information technology with its annual 500 listing and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments, and administrative practices of America's best-known companies. Top winners have included: The Vanguard Group, CME Group, Conway, National Semiconductor, Kimberly-Clark, Hilton Hotels and Unum. The InformationWeek 500 rankings are unique among corporate rankings as it spotlights the power of innovation in information technology, rather than simply identifying the biggest IT spenders.
Additional details on the InformationWeek 500 can be found online at www.informationweek.com/iw500/.
Intersections Inc. (Nasdaq : INTX) is a leading provider of consumer and corporate identity risk management services. Intersections provides various levels of service to more than 9.6 million consumers. Those services are offered through North America's leading financial institutions, directly to consumers under Intersections' award-winning IDENTITY GUARD® brand (http://www.identityguard.com), and through the company's exclusive partnership with ITAC, the Identity Theft Assistance Center. Since 1996, Intersections has protected the identities of more than 33 million consumers.
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