PortAuthority Technologies Addresses State Data Privacy Bills by Protecting Data Before it Becomes a Public Issue

PortAuthority Protects Organizations and Individuals From Information Leaks by Securing Confidential Data Ensuring Compliance and Privacy

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 27 / -- PortAuthority Technologies(TM), the leader in Information Leak Prevention, today announced that PortAuthority 4.0 is on the frontline of data protection, providing organizations with the confidence that their sensitive corporate data and their customers' data is safe, secure and compliant. With the daily reports of information breaches, along with a pending federal law and several state enacted laws, the issue of information leak prevention is top-of-mind for businesses, IT executives and consumers.

One example of how this issue is evolving through regulatory measures is Senate Bill 164, which was recently signed into law by Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle. This new law is the latest in a series of statewide initiatives designed to protect consumers and inform them of security breaches that may put their personal data at risk. In 2006 alone, legislation has been introduced in 13 states and in 2005, 22 states enacted laws related to preventing and reporting inadvertent data breaches.

As these laws become commonplace around the country, it becomes increasingly important for businesses to secure their networks and establish policies to prevent these leaks in the first place. Proactive measures by organizations will not only save them from devastating loss of customer trust and confidence but also protect businesses from possible legal and financial ramifications. For more on the latest security breaches and the costs of such information leaks, please visit http://portauthoritytech.com/datasecuritylabs/index.html.

"PortAuthority Technologies is committed to protecting sensitive information before a leak occurs ensuring that customer data is safe and secure within an organization," said Pete Foley, PortAuthority Technologies CEO. "Furthermore, we not only keep the integrity of the data confidential, we also ensure that the organizations housing this sensitive data remain in regulatory compliance."

By offering the industry's most extensive set of patent-pending content identification technologies, PortAuthority's accurate and reliable information leak detection solutions enable security policy enforcement in real-time. Only PortAuthority is capable of monitoring and stopping information leaks across multiple communication channels -- outbound email traffic, Web traffic, networked printers, secure webmail, and internal email systems, including both Microsoft® Exchange and Lotus Domino® environments.

About PortAuthority Technologies

PortAuthority Technologies (portauthoritytech.com) is the leading provider of Information Leak Prevention security solutions that reliably and accurately control the unauthorized distribution of sensitive information for data privacy, confidential information protection and true compliance. Using patented PreciseID(TM) technology, only PortAuthority stops information leaks by monitoring internal and outbound enterprise communications and delivering policy enforcement in real-time. PortAuthority Technologies ensures compliance with regulations such as Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), HIPAA, CA CC1798, PIPEDA and Sarbanes-Oxley by closing the gap between employee behavior and corporate and legal policies.

PortAuthority Technologies is headquartered in Palo Alto, California. For more information on PortAuthority Technologies, visit portauthoritytech.com or call 877-843-4879.

Source: PortAuthority Technologies

CONTACT: Elizabeth Crosta of Ogilvy, +1-415-677-2713,
elizabeth.crosta@ogilvypr.com, for PortAuthority Technologies

Web site: http://portauthoritytech.com/datasecuritylabs/index.html

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