Absolute Software Wins Best Forensic Tool Award at SC Awards 2013 Europe

   Absolute Software Wins Best Forensic Tool Award at SC Awards 2013 Europe

PR Newswire

VANCOUVER, May 7, 2013

VANCOUVER, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX:
ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and management
solutions for computers, laptops, ultra-portable devices today announced
Absolute Computrace® was named the Best Forensic Tool by SC Magazine for the
second year in a row.

Organizations are well aware of the importance of data security with many
businesses implementing governance, risk management, and compliance procedures
to safeguard this information from unauthorized access and potential breaches.
In support of these efforts, it's become an absolute requirement that they
have the tools in place to properly protect this sensitive information.

Computrace allows organizations to persistently track and secure all of their
endpoints within a single cloud-based console. By maintaining a persistent
connection to each device, organizations can oversee: data security and
protection, deployment and licensing audits, BYOD policy enforcement, theft
and criminal investigations, security incident response and remediation,
computer forensics, compliance reports and certificates - all of the
components relative to governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) for
the endpoint.

"We are proud to be acknowledged by SC Magazine for the Best Forensic Tool in
the industry," said John Livingston, CEO of Absolute Software. "We have
invested significant resources to build innovative technology and specialized
personnel to carry out forensic investigations that assist organizations with
implementing GRC best practices for the endpoint. The fact we have won this
award two years straight highlights the uniqueness of our solution in the
marketplace. Only Absolute has patented persistence technology coupled with
the proven investigative techniques used by the Absolute Investigations and
Recovery Services team."

Now entering its third decade, the SC Awards Europe honor professionals
working to secure enterprises and the vendor and channel communities that
deliver these innovative security technologies.

About Absolute Software
Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the industry standard in
persistent endpoint security and management for computers, laptops,
ultra-portable devices and smartphones. The Company, a leader in device
security and management tracking for more than 20 years, has over 30,000
commercial customers worldwide. Positioned as a Visionary vendor in Gartner,
Inc.'s Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools, Absolute's solutions -
Computrace®, Absolute Manage®, Absolute Service, Absolute Secure Drive, and
Computrace LoJack for Laptops - provide organizations with actionable
intelligence to prove compliance, securely manage BYOD, and deliver
comprehensive visibility and control over all of their devices and data.
Absolute persistence technology is embedded in the firmware of computers,
netbooks, tablets and smartphones by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS,
Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Motion, Panasonic, Samsung, and Toshiba, and the
Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including
Apple. For more information about Absolute Software, visit www.absolute.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and
uncertainties. These forward-looking statements relate to, among other things,
the expected performance, functionality and availability of our services and
products, and other expectations, intentions and plans contained in this press
release that are not historical fact. When used in this press release, the
words "plan," "expect," "believe," and similar expressions generally identify
forward-looking statements. These statements reflect our current expectations.
They are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not
limited to, changes in technology and general market conditions. In light of
the many risks and uncertainties you should understand that we cannot assure
you that the forward-looking statements contained in this press release will
be realized.

©2013 Absolute Software Corporation. All rights reserved. Computrace and
Absolute are registered trademarks of Absolute Software Corporation. LoJack is
a registered trademark of LoJack Corporation, used under license by Absolute
Software Corporation. LoJack Corporation is not responsible for any content
herein. U.S. patents # 5,715,174, # 5,764,892, # 5,802,280, # 5,896,497, #
6,087,937, # 6,244,758, # 6,269,392, # 6,300,863, # 6,507,914, # 7,818,557, #
7,818,803, # 7,945,709, # 8,062,380, # 8,234,359, # 8,241,369, # 8,307,055, #
8,332,953, # 8,346,234 and # 8,418,226. Canadian patents # 2,211,735, #
2,284,806, and # 2,205,370. U.K. patents # EP0793823, # GB2298302, and #
GB2338101. German patent # 69512534. Australian patent # 699045. Japanese
patent # JP4067035. The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor
disapproved of the information contained in this news release.

SOURCE Absolute Software Corporation

Contact:

Public Relations:
Andrea Holland, HORN Group
andrea.holland@horngroup.com or 415-905-4009
or
Marina Guy, Absolute Software
mguy@absolute.com or 604.730.9851 x107

Investor Relations:
Kristen Dickson, MSc, TMX|Equicom
kdickson@equicomgroup.com or 416.815.0700 x273
or
Dave Mason, CFA, TMX|Equicom
dmason@equicomgroup.com or 416.815.0700 x237