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TMCNet:  Ventura County Credit Union Enhances Email Protection with Zix Data Loss Prevention (ZixDLP)

[December 10, 2013]

Ventura County Credit Union Enhances Email Protection with Zix Data Loss Prevention (ZixDLP)

VENTURA, Calif. & DALLAS --(Business Wire)--

Zix Corporation (ZixCorp), (Nasdaq: ZIXI), a leader in email data protection, announces that Ventura County Credit Union has added ZixDLPTM, an email-specific data loss prevention (DLP) solution, to its current Zix™ Email Encryption Services under a three-year renewal agreement. With ZixDLP, Ventura County Credit Union can monitor sensitive information in outbound email and prevent it from leaving the network using ZixCorp's proven policy and content scanning capabilities with its convenient quarantine system.

ZixDLP automatically scans outbound email. If a policy is triggered, the email is sent to a quarantine system for review by a manager, and the employee receives a notification message. Embedded in the notification is a link where the user can easily review the quarantined email message.Administrators can give employees the capability to release the email with justification noted or delete the email and draft a new version. Through an intuitive console, administrators can also:

  • Easily define policies and create custom lexicons for quarantining email messages
  • Conveniently manage quarantined messages using flexible search and filter options
  • Release or delete individual or multiple quarantined messages with one click
  • Review reports that monitor quarantine activities and trends

In just the last six months, several companies have reported breaches where employees incorrectly emailed sensitive information, leaving the personal data of thousands of people in jeopardy. ZixDLP mitigates this risk by quarantining any emails that may not be appropriate to send outside a company's network. ZixDLP can be easily combined with ZixGateway® or other Zix Email Encryption Services.

"As easy as it is to hit 'send,' it's no surprise that sensitive information can be emailed to the incorrect person or attached to the wrong email. ZixDLP helps prevent those errors with a straightforward approach that decreases the cost and complexity of implementing and managing DLP," said Rick Spurr, ZixCorp's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We are proud of ZixDLP, and we thank Ventura County Credit Union for its continued confidence in our security solutions."

Ventura County Credit Union became a Zix customer in 2007 and is among more than 1,900 financial institutions that use Zix Email Encryption. ZixCorp is also trusted by all U.S. federal financial regulators, including the National Credit Union Administration.

About Ventura County Credit Union

The Ventura County Credit Union was chartered in 1950. It is the largest credit union headquartered in Ventura County, with six offices, nearly 60,000 members and $650 million in total assets. It offers a complete line of loans, federally insured savings, 24-hour electronic access services and more. Call 1-800-339-0496 or visit www.vccuonline.net for more information.

About Zix Corporation

ZixCorp is a leader in email data protection. ZixCorp offers industry-leading email encryption, a unique email DLP solution and an innovative email BYOD solution to meet your company's data protection and compliance needs. ZixCorp is trusted by the nation's most influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government for easy to use secure email solutions. ZixCorp is publicly traded on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol ZIXI, and its headquarters are in Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit www.zixcorp.com.


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