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Amkor Technology Earns CSO50 Award for Security Innovation and Initiatives

December 16, 2015
By Business Wire News

TEMPE, Ariz.

Amkor Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: AMKR), a leader in semiconductor packaging and test services, today announced it has received IDG Enterprise’s 2016 CSO50 Award, which recognizes leadership in developing and implementing security initiatives that drive business value.

IDG received hundreds of nominations for the annual award; the top 50 were chosen by the publisher’s award committee. To help security leaders and organizations in building security strategies, Mike Forman, Amkor’s VP of Information Security, will join other honorees in sharing their case studies at the CSO50 Conference in April 2016.

“Amkor is committed to protecting intellectual property owned by the company and its customers,” said Umesh Manathkar, Amkor’s CIO. “Information security is a key part of our corporate value proposition.”

In their recent release, IDG offered this statement: “Security continues to be elevated in business strategy conversations, from the board to the CEO and throughout the organization. CSOs are leading the charge to protect their organization’s assets while the organization innovates and continues to stay agile,” said Bob Bragdon, vice president and publisher, CSO. “I am extremely impressed with the security innovation our honorees have demonstrated and their stories will encourage other organizations to grow and embrace innovation without sacrificing security.”

About Amkor Technology Inc.

Amkor Technology Inc. is one of the world’s largest providers of semiconductor packaging and test services. Founded in 1968, Amkor pioneered the outsourcing of IC assembly and test and is now a strategic manufacturing partner for more than 300 of the world’s leading semiconductor companies, foundries and electronics OEMs. Amkor’s operational base encompasses more than 6 million square feet of floor space with production facilities, product development centers and sales & support offices located in key electronics manufacturing regions in Asia, Europe and the USA. For more information visit

About the CSO50 Awards

Launched in 2013, the CSO50 Awards recognizes 50 organizations for security projects and initiatives that demonstrate outstanding business value and thought leadership. The CSO50 Awards are scored according to a uniform set of criteria by a panel of judges that includes security leaders, industry experts, and academics. The 2016 awards will be presented at the CSO50 Conference + Awards, April 18-20, 2016, at the Wigwam Resort outside Phoenix, Arizona.

Amkor Contacts
Investor Relations
Greg Johnson
Senior Director, Finance and Investor Relations
Media Relations
Cindy Trotto
Director, Brand and Marketing Communications
IDG/CSO Contact
Joan Goodchild
Editor, CSO