PGP Corporation Delivers Broadest Range of Encryption Solutions for Enterprise Deployments

New PGP Encryption Solutions Deliver Consistent Policy Enforcement; Reduce Operational Costs; Accelerate Deployment Time

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 4 // -- PGP Corporation, a global leader in enterprise data security and encryption solutions, today announced the availability of significant application upgrades across its portfolio, including new versions of PGP® Whole Disk Encryption, PGP Universal(TM) Server, PGP Universal(TM) Gateway Email, and PGP® Desktop. The company also announced the availability of PGP® NetShare, which enables teams to manage and share encrypted network-based files. These PGP® Encryption Platform- enabled applications are designed to meet customer requirements for rapidly deployable encryption solutions with consistent policy enforcement and key management. Recently designated as the lead vendor in use for both email and data encryption software in a survey of Fortune® 1000 companies by TheInfoPro, PGP Corporation continues to raise the bar for delivering comprehensive, cost-effective encryption solutions for global enterprises of all sizes.

Facing highly publicized data breaches, regulatory pressures, and compliance concerns that negatively affect brands, global organizations are increasingly looking to deploy integrated, corporate-wide encryption solutions. Many of the available approaches present serious challenges, however. Numerous applications to manage and resulting content silos create costly, unnecessary burdens on IT teams. Unlike point products that address a single threat or cobbled-together product suites that lack integration, the PGP Encryption Platform delivers a single, leveraged infrastructure that reduces IT operational costs and eliminates the duplicative tasks, systems, training, and support issues that plague other approaches. The PGP Encryption Platform is deployed with the first PGP application installed, enabling organizations to reap best-in-class encryption in phases or as business requirements emerge and evolve.

"Customer and partner data security remains a top focus for global executives, and PGP Corporation delivers with a complete architecture and infrastructure for this critical information," said Phillip Dunkelberger, president and CEO of PGP Corporation. "We continue to build comprehensive solutions that enable our customers to rapidly and cost-effectively mitigate today's risks and stay ahead of tomorrow's threats."

New Application -- PGP NetShare: Network File Encryption Solution Now Shipping

Now available, PGP NetShare enables enterprises to protect valuable data that is commonly shared across multiple project teams and among employees and outside contractors and partners. A PGP Encryption Platform-enabled application, PGP NetShare automatically encrypts files saved to shared network folders, ensuring that only authorized users can read or modify the content. Without affecting user behavior, applications, or workflow, PGP NetShare increases productivity by delivering complete data protection on the network server, over the network, and on the desktop for all common digital formats -- documents, spreadsheets, presentations, Web, video, and audio -- without modification.

PHNS is a leading information technology and management outsourcing company for health care providers. The company recently standardized on the PGP Encryption Platform PGP Universal Gateway Email, PGP Desktop Email, and PGP® Command Line, and is an early adopter of PGP NetShare. (See separate press release also issued today.) Brian Perry, director of information security at PHNS, said, "We are eager to deploy PGP NetShare as early as possible. Combined with the PGP Encryption Platform, the solution will enable us to tightly control access to privileged information on our network and provide measures for long-term data access. We found the software easy to install, use, and maintain."

Enhanced PGP Applications: Fully Integrated, Platform-Enabled, Enterprise-Ready

PGP Whole Disk Encryption protects intellectual property, customer data, and brand equity with transparent, full disk encryption that locks down a drive without changing user behavior or workflow. The application secures data from multiple threats with a single, centrally managed client, making theft or loss of a system or removable media far less damaging to a user or business. It also provides safe, single sign-on to Microsoft Windows through password synchronization, and is available for Mac OS X non-boot drives, enabling removable media to be encrypted and shared between users on different operating systems.

The foundation for the PGP Encryption Platform, PGP Universal Server provides unified, Web-based administration for all PGP Encryption Platform- enabled applications, users, policies, provisioning, logging, and reporting through a single management console. This latest version expands policy administration and management for organizations to define encryption behavior for how data is secured. PGP Universal Server includes key management and user provisioning enhancements and delivers increased support for international character sets. Built to embrace standards, PGP Universal Server supports OpenPGP, S/MIME, X.509, and other standards to ensure broad interoperability.

PGP Universal Gateway Email delivers the same multiple standards-based options for securing email with expanded mail policy granularity by encrypting messages that match administrator specifications for both inbound and outbound email. The application also includes enhancements to PGP Universal Web Messenger, which enables secure communications with partners or suppliers that do not have an encryption solution. This latest version now supports large message delivery, up to 50MB, and reduces storage requirements by removing messages according to a message aging policy.

The PGP Encryption Platform: Enterprise-Class Protection

The PGP Encryption Platform lowers operational costs and accelerates application deployment through a single management console for centralized policy and configuration. The platform provides multiple layers of encryption across a global enterprise with comprehensive policy enforcement, key management, recovery, and reporting services. A true enterprise offering, the PGP Encryption Platform is extensible, providing standards-based interfaces for third-party developers, such as Research In Motion® (RIM®), to leverage services. The RIM-developed PGP® Support Package for BlackBerry® uses the same keys, policies, and configuration as other PGP Encryption Platform-enabled applications. The platform also integrates with third-party enterprise solutions, including directory services and PKIs as well as email hygiene and outbound content compliance solutions.

Pricing and Availability

PGP Corporation licenses are based on the encryption applications selected and the management tools used. Customer options range from a single seat of a single encryption application, to multiple seats of a single application with management server, to a mix-and-match combination of encryption applications all managed by the same server. English-language versions of all products are available immediately worldwide from authorized PGP resellers and the PGP website. German and Japanese versions will be released in the fourth quarter of this year.

PGP Corporation remains the only commercial security vendor to publish product source code for peer review.

About PGP Corporation

PGP solutions are used by more than 30,000 enterprises, businesses, and governments worldwide, including 94 percent of the Fortune® 100 and 76 percent of German's DAX index. As a result, PGP Corporation has earned a global reputation for innovative, standards-based, and trusted solutions. PGP solutions help protect confidential information, secure customer data, achieve regulatory and audit compliance, and safeguard companies' brands and reputations. Contact PGP Corporation at or +1 650 319 9000.

Media & analyst contact for PGP Corporation:
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