Rentrak's Executive IT Director Receives Top Certification for Risk and Information Control

--Jerry Humes is 101st Person in United States to Achieve Certification to Ensure Guardianship of Sensitive TV/Media Viewing Data that Rentrak Collects--

Jun 28, 2010, 07:00 ET from Rentrak Corporation

PORTLAND, Ore., June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), a leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the entertainment and advertising industries, today announced that Jerry Humes, Rentrak's Executive Director, IT Risk Management Group, is the 101st individual in the nation to be awarded the designation of "Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control™" (CRISC™) by ISACA (formerly the Information Systems Audit and Control Association). The designation helps secure Rentrak's place as a protector of sensitive TV and media viewing data it collects from household viewers on an anonymous basis.

CRISC (pronounced "see-risk") is intended to recognize a wide range of professionals for their knowledge of enterprise risk and their ability to design, implement, monitor and maintain information system (IS) controls to mitigate such risk. It is designed to aid them in using this knowledge to help business enterprises accomplish their objectives by creating risk-based, efficient and effective IS controls.

"We are very proud of Jerry and trust that this professional designation will continue to show our clients Rentrak's commitment to security and privacy. Rentrak is committed to provide assurance that the vast amounts of digital audience data gathered from VOD, online, mobile, and set-top box sources is in the safest possible hands," said David Chemerow, Rentrak's Chief Operating and Financial Officer.  

Professionals with eight or more years of IT and business experience can apply for the CRISC designation. Certification holders must agree to uphold ISACA's Code of Professional Ethics and pursue continued professional education to maintain certification. For additional information, visit

About Rentrak Corporation

Rentrak Corporation is a global digital media measurement and research company, serving the most recognizable companies in the entertainment industry. With a reach across numerous platforms including box office, home entertainment, video on demand and linear television, broadband and mobile, Rentrak has developed more efficient metrics to be used as alternative currencies for the evaluation and selling of media. Rentrak is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with additional offices worldwide. For more information on any of Rentrak's services, please visit

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