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TMCNet:  Texas Department of Information Resources Selects EncrypticsTM to Safeguard Data

[February 04, 2013]

Texas Department of Information Resources Selects EncrypticsTM to Safeguard Data

FRISCO, Texas --(Business Wire)--

Encryptics, a provider of patented data privacy and protection services for businesses and government, announced today that it has been selected by the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) to deploy the state government's first implementation of device-level email encryption.

"The capabilities that the Encryptics solution brings to bear are an important element of our overall security strategy," Karen W. Robinson, Chief Information Officer, State of Texas, said in the DIR's case study about the implementation.

Encryptics supports the DIR's mission by providing:

  • Multi-layered security that protects information when it is in transit, in use and at rest.
  • Agency-wide implementation with no additional hardware that DIR must buy or maintain.
  • Cross-platform support for "bring-your-own-device" (BYOD) capabilities.
  • Robust Digital Rights Management (DRM) that gives the agency real-time control of who can see and share their digital content, and when.
  • Secure communications with any outside entity and the ability to receive encrypted messages and files in return.
  • Continued ability to comply with freedom of information requests.

Mitch Scherr, Chief Executive Officer of Encryptics, said, "Our team created theindustry's first Trusted Peer-to-PeerTM platform, and we are very pleased that DIR selected our solution for robust yet cost-effective data protection."

The Encryptics solution can fit within existing IT infrastructures and can be deployed with no disruption to the work of employees.

"The traditional trade-off is security versus business efficiency," said Todd Kimbriel, DIR's Director of DCS Services and eGovernment. "There are many ways to increase communication security, but there is always some measure of slowing down the communication process. In DIR's use of Encryptics, we found we could increase our security posture without sacrificing business efficiency."

For more details on the state's selection of Encryptics, please see the DIR's case study. For more information about Encryptics, please visit www.encryptics.com.

About EncrypticsTM

Encryptics is a pioneering provider of data-protection services that take a life cycle approach to data management, security and compliance. The company's easy-to-use services combine encryption and patented Digital Rights Management (DRM) capabilities. The company's patented technology is designed to protect data across a wide variety of industries including financial services, medical, education and retail as well as government agencies. The Encryptics portfolio includes Encryptics Professional (encryption and DRM platform), Encryptics Mobile (encryption and DRM for iOS, Android (News - Alert) and Windows 8) and Encryptics Read and Reply (secure messaging, where even attachments can be sent as secure .SAFETM files). The privately held company is based in Frisco, Texas, in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. For more information, please visit http://www.encryptics.com.

EncrypticsTM and Trusted Peer-to-PeerTM are trademarks of Encryptics.


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