China Information Security Technology, Inc. Announces $26.75 Million in Newly Signed Contracts in the Third Quarter of 2008

SHENZHEN CITY, China , Oct. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Information Security Technology, Inc., (Nasdaq: CPBY) ("China Information Security," "CIST" or the "Company"), a leading application software developer, systems integrator and full-service Geographic Information Systems ("GIS") solutions provider to the public security and civil-use markets in China , today announced that its newly signed contracts in the third quarter of 2008 were valued at $26.75 million, an increase of over 6% compared to contracts signed during the second quarter of 2008.

The Company won contracts from 3 new cities in the third quarter, bringing the total number of cities in which it has a presence in China to 24. The Company was also awarded a contract in Taizhong, Taiwan . Some significant contract wins include:

Of these contracts, 45% were won in the Information Security sector, 26% were won in the 3S sector and 29% were won in connection with our Product Sales and Services business. Management expects that the majority of the revenues from these contracts will be realized in 2008.

"We are pleased to see continued growth in the third quarter, reflecting a healthy demand across all our product lines and new geographic regions," commented Mr. Jiang Huai Lin , CEO of China Information Security. "We were able to leverage our existing technology by adding new functionality for decisive contract wins and quick deployment. More important, we believe that our status as a leader in the development of robust, mission critical information systems infrastructure led to our recent win in the digital hospital industry in China , representing new vertical growth for our Company."

About China Information Security Technology, Inc.

Through its wholly-owned Chinese subsidiary, China Information Security Technology, Inc. ("CIST" or the "Company") headquartered in Shenzhen, China ("PRC"), is a leading application software developer, systems integrator and full-service Geographic Information Systems ("GIS") solutions provider to the public security and civil-use markets in China , aiming to use information technology to improve public safety and information management. Its main business lines range from digital public security, to intelligent border control, and residence card information management systems. Its commitment to leading-edge technology and quality assurance has won the Company numerous government and enterprise contracts throughout China . To learn more about the Company, please visit the corporate website at http://www.chinacpby.com .

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