Deque Introduces Worldspace Web Compliance Solution to Address OMB Policies for Federal Public Websites

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DEQUE 2006 Press Release

Deque Introduces Worldspace Web Compliance Solution to Address OMB Policies for Federal Public Websites

Reston, VA, Aug 10, 2006

Deque Systems Inc.,the industry leading provider of eGov compliance solutions today announced a comprehensive, automated solution for meeting OMB M-05-04 compliance. The Worldspace core server, in combination with the Worldspace Trust pack, Usability Pack and Interoperability pack gives U.S. government agencies an automated process for analysis and reporting on all ten OMB policies.

Regular assessments required by the OMB can be costly and inefficient when using a manual process for web compliance. Deque has introduced Worldspace to effectively address management of online privacy, security and trust using an automated, repeatable process. "Deque has gained the trust of many government agencies in supporting their goals of web compliance and increasing their President's Management Agenda scores, thus enabling agencies to deliver a more citizen-centric eGovernment," said Preety Kumar, president and CEO of Deque Systems, Inc. "By establishing methods to inventory, measure, audit and report on the OMB guidelines, government agencies can quickly progress toward achieving compliance."

Key Benefits

Worldspace offers unparalleled web inventorying, harvesting, and records management capabilities by addressing all ten policies of the OMB Memo M-05-04, ensuring maximum results. Automated reporting available in the Worldspace Trust Pack, Usability Pack and Interoperability Pack maps FISMA security, privacy (section 208), Quality (section 207) and Accessibility (Section 508 and W3C) to specific OMB requirements. User defined roles enable agencies to engage employees, from administrative to web developers to executives, in collaboration on compliance issues. As concerns are prioritized through an automated repeatable process, immediate attention can be given to the most important issues first.

Worldspace enables organizations to focus on best practices for U.S. Federal Agency Websites as defined by the Interagency Committee for Government Information (ICGI) by:

-Decreasing reliance on labor intensive and error prone manual processes and replacing them with an automated, repeatable process

-Increasing automation across all ten OMB policies allowing convergence and minimizing costs and resource utilization accessibility for keyboard-only and JAWS for Windows users

-Producing required documentation faster by utilizing reliable reporting

Worldspace enables agencies to gain quick insight into their complex web-based systems. Automating for compliance with Worldspace allows a systematic approach to address wide ranging issues covered by the OMB policies for Federal Public Websites.

About Deque Systems

Deque Systems, Inc. is a leading technology provider of end-to-end, integrated Web compliance software solutions and services that deliver accessibility, privacy, security and quality. Deque's unmatched abilities have earned us the trust of government agencies, small and mid-sized businesses and Fortune 500 companies seeking solutions that optimize their Web based systems, and empower employees to work collaboratively. Deque is also an 8A, certified woman-owned business that values diversity. For more information, visit