Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS), the leader in secure document management services, announced it earned Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS) compliance for the third consecutive year. All Cintas document storage and shredding locations meet the stringent and comprehensive requirements set by the PCI Security Standards Council and adhere to the information security controls and processes that ensure data integrity.

"In an era of increasingly sophisticated attempts to steal confidential data, adhering to the PCI DSS represents our commitment to providing customers the best protection available," said Chad Bevington, Regional Business Director, Cintas. "Whether its storage or destruction, compliance provides our customers peace of mind that their confidential data is secure with Cintas."

The PCI DSS is a multifaceted security standard that includes requirements for security management, polices, procedures and other critical protective measures. Cintas is the first North American NAID-certified and PCI DSS compliant document management provider. As part of the compliance process, Cintas worked closely with a third-party security expert, SecureState, to help it navigate the process and ensure the highest levels of system security.

"As a focused leader in secure document management services, Cintas is taking a proactive position in helping its customers reduce risk and achieve PCI compliance," said Michael Brunenmeister, manager of SecureState's audit and compliance practice. "PCI and other compliance standards continue to be an area of focus for many of our clients, and Cintas is committed to delivering solutions that meet its clients' evolving needs."

Cintas provides cost-effective document shredding, storage and imaging programs. Its services are designed to provide businesses with data privacy and security, compliance with regulatory requirements and greater control and access to information.

For more information about Cintas document management services, visit www.cintas.com/documentmanagement.

About Cintas Corporation
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cintas Corporation provides highly specialized services to businesses of all types. Cintas designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and provides entrance mats, restroom supplies, promotional products, first aid and safety products, fire protection services and document management services to approximately 800,000 businesses.