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Canon U.S.A. imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5000 Series MFPs Receive IEEE 2600.1 Common Criteria Certification

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., August 16, 2011 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced that the Company's imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5000 Series multifunction office systems have obtained Common Criteria Certification conforming to the IEEE 2600.1 standard. The IEEE2600.1 standard is a Protection Profile for Hard Copy devices used in "Operational Environment A", which is generally characterized as a restrictive commercial information processing environment in which a relatively high level of document security, operational accountability, and information assurance are required. Typical information processed in "Operational Environment A" is trade secret, mission-critical, or subject to legal and regulatory considerations such as for privacy or governance.

"Canon U.S.A. is pleased to receive IEEE 2600.1 Common Criteria Certification, for the imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5000 MFP Series," said Sam Yoshida, vice president and general manager, Canon U.S.A. "Canon's participation in the IEEE P2600 Working Group and this related Certification reflects our commitment to offering comprehensive security solutions and technology for multifunctional devices and printers that assist in mitigating potential information and data security threats."

Given the common controller architecture used by Canon's imageRUNNER ADVANCE devices, the imageRUNNER ADVANCE C9000 PRO/C7000/8000/6000 Series models are also Compliant with the IEEE 2600.1 standard, when equipped with the necessary accessories, along with the specific installation and configuration requirements.

For more information about Canon's complete line of office products and security solutions, please visit www.usa.canon.com.

About Canon Business Solutions, Inc.
From small/medium businesses to large corporate enterprises, Canon Business Solutions, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., serves a broad range of organizations with a variety of document management and workflow solutions and services. Canon Business Solutions, Inc. operates from 70 offices in 40 metropolitan areas across the country. For more information on Canon Business Solutions, Inc. locations, please visit: solutions.canon.com.

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. Its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), a top patent holder of technology, ranked fourth overall in the U.S. in 2010†, with global revenues of more than US $45 billion and is listed as number five in the computer industry on Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies 2011 list. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. At Canon, we care because caring is essential to living together in harmony. Founded upon a corporate philosophy of Kyosei – "all people, regardless of race, religion or culture, harmoniously living and working together into the future" – Canon U.S.A. supports a number of social, youth, educational and other programs, including environmental and recycling initiatives. Additional information about these programs can be found at www.usa.canon.com/kyosei. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss.

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† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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