Echoworx Launches Enhanced Policy-Based End Point Encryption

Tue Jun 16, 2009 7:01am EDT

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Encrypted Documents prevents data loss on the network, laptop or on a USB key

TORONTO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Echoworx Corporation ( a
leading provider of email and data encryption for enterprises announces
enhanced Encrypted Documents for endpoint encryption. The newest release of
Encrypted Documents now gives companies the power to automatically encrypt
files and folders on their employees' laptops, computers, network drives and
even removable media devices if the files meet the requirements of the
companies' pre-defined policies. Encrypted Documents already gives employees
the ability to encrypt files at their option. This latest version helps
companies mitigate the risk of liability for employees who forget to encrypt
and protect sensitive data.

Data breaches continue to rise, and according to Ponemon Institute, lost
business can account for 69% of data breach costs. In these difficult economic
times companies are taking important steps to ensure their data is always
secure and avoid any unnecessary security risks.

"Data breaches from loss or theft have become a growing concern with many
companies and government organizations," said Michael Ginsberg, President and
CEO of Echoworx. "We hear about laptops and USB key losses on an almost daily
basis. Echoworx Encrypted Documents is an important addition to our endpoint
data loss prevention suite of services, and most recently in the United
Kingdom, one of our customers was awarded the prestigious GC Data Security
Award, for their implementation of Encrypted Documents. We believe these added
product enhancements will further strengthen this important data loss
prevention solution."

About Encrypted Documents

Encrypted Documents is integrated with Windows Explorer and includes a central
administration console that allows the Enterprise's administrator to easily
set and manage policies and monitor usage. IT Administrators are able to add
and remove policies through the Administration Console, which fall under the
following categories:

Encrypt by Folder -- For example, encrypt all files in users' 'My Documents'
Encrypt by File Type -- For example, encrypt all Microsoft Office file types
(.pptx, docx, .xlsx). Particular files (like .mp3 or .wma) can be added to an
'exclude list' so they are never encrypted.
Data Loss Prevention Control -- Enforce data loss prevention with policies:
    --  Auto Encryption -- Unique policies can be configured based on file
        or folder location.

    --  Data Loss Protection -- Data cannot be copied to a USB device or can
        copied based on authorization e.g. password.

This application allows businesses to have the flexibility of sharing
information securely and easily with others, including individual and groups
(such as finance, human resources or the legal department), and at the same
time complying with the growing number of privacy and data protection laws and

Encrypted Documents is cost effective and simple to use. Enterprises pay a low
monthly fee per end user, and as a fully hosted solution, it does not require
any additional infrastructure or operations costs.

For more information about Encrypted Documents, visit or call 1-888-697-3246.

About Echoworx

Echoworx is a provider of security solutions for enhancing privacy and trust
in digital communications. Echoworx privacy applications leverage the power of
Echoworx Encryption Services (EES) platform, which is hosted at Secure Data
Centers. All data is encrypted using industry trusted standard PKI (Public Key
Infrastructure) and S/MIME technologies for strong encryption and digital
signatures, relying on standard X.509 certificates. Echoworx data privacy
applications include: Encrypted Mail, Policy-based Encryption Gateway,
Encrypted DOX, Encrypted Document Presentment, and Encrypted Message eXchange.
Echoworx products are currently offered by leading communication providers
that include: AT&T, BT, LogicaCMG, Telus, and Verizon.

    Stefanie Nastou
    Echoworx Corporation

SOURCE  Echoworx Corporation

Stefanie Nastou of Echoworx Corporation, +1-416-226-8610,
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