United States (English)


MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 4, 2013 –FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has been named a recipient of the 2013 CSO40 Award from IDG’s CSO magazine. The honor is bestowed upon a select group of organizations that have demonstrated business value and thought leadership in security projects and initiatives.

FedEx is recognized for its Email Security Program (ESP), a solution developed to address fraudulently-branded emails containing malware or phishing attacks impacting FedEx customers. Since its inception in 2012, the program has delivered customer benefits, process improvements and an overall reduction in transportation industry-related malware.

“We’re honored to be included among the first recipients of the CSO40 Award,” said Denise Wood, CVP Information Security, FedEx. “Our team is proud of what we have been able to accomplish thus far in our efforts to reduce the quantity of transportation industry-related malware, and we are grateful for the recognition from CSO magazine.”

“We would like to congratulate this inaugural class of CSO40 Award honorees,” said Derek Slater, editor in chief, CSO. “This year’s honorees have created outstanding security projects and initiatives that have truly resulted in positive long-lasting outcomes for their organizations. We are pleased to have these organizations as our first class of CSO40 Award honorees.”

About the CSO40 Awards
Starting in 2013, the CSO40 Awards recognizes 40 organizations for security projects and initiatives that demonstrate outstanding business value and thought leadership. The CSO40 Awards are scored according to a uniform set of criteria by a panel of judges that includes security leaders, industry experts, and academics. Awards will be presented at the CSO40 Security Confab + Awards conference.

About CSO
CSO is the premier content and community resource for security decision-makers leading “business risk management” efforts within their organization. For more than a decade, CSO’s award-winning Web site (CSOonline.com), publication, executive conferences, custom solutions and research have equipped security decision-makers to mitigate both IT and corporate/physical risk for their organizations and provided opportunities for security vendors looking to reach this audience. To assist CSOs in educating their organizations’ employees on corporate and personal security practices, CSO also produces the quarterly newsletter Security Smart. CSO is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events and research company. Company information is available at www.idgenterprise.com.

About FedEx Corp.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $43 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world’s most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 300,000 team members to remain “absolutely, positively” focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. For more information, visit news.fedex.com

# # #