Press Release Summary:
Trust Digital Security Software secures Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync environments of enterprises and government organizations, allowing mobile workers to securely operate while corporate data is protected. Web-based console centralizes management and automates enforcement of on-device security and network access. Software also enables over-the-air device registration, configuration, and application access, and includes personal firewall features.
Original Press Release:
New Version of Trust Digital Security Software Protects Enterprises and Government Agencies from Smartphone Risks
MCLEAN, Va., March 26 // -- Trust Digital, the leading provider of enterprise smartphone security management software, today released the latest version of its software. The company is selling the product through its direct sales force as well as through its channel program and counts Verizon Wireless among its key partners.
Enterprises and government organizations call on Trust Digital to both secure their Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync environments and mitigate the risk of device loss. Armed with Trust Digital's software, mobile workers can freely and securely operate, while critical corporate data is protected.
Determining that Trust Digital had the best smartphone security product on the market, Verizon Wireless now resells Trust Digital's software through its national field sales organization.
"Responding to security requirements is critical to our ability to meet our customers' wireless needs. The two go hand-in-hand for enterprise customers. Trust Digital helps us respond to those customers who see security as mission critical to their business success," said Andrea Caldini, executive director of wireless business solutions at Verizon Wireless.
Trust Digital's easy-to-use, web-based console centralizes management and automates enforcement of on-device security and network access. Primary software benefits include:
o Real-time enforcement of device/configuration settings and user
o Real-time, on-the-fly data encryption of policy-specified files,
databases, and removable media (e.g., SD cards)
o FIPS 140-2 certified encryption (AES128/196/256 and Triple DES)
Device & Application Management
o Self-service, over-the-air (OTA) device registration and provisioning,
as well as configuration and application access
o Patent-pending "Trusted Application" architecture prevents viruses,
Trojan horses, etc., from accessing protected data
Exchange ActiveSync Network Access Control
o Microsoft Exchange synchronization with only registered, approved, and
o Silent, OTA remediation of devices that do not meet current security
o Restrict use of multi-media resources, including camera and voice
o Prevent use of and/or encrypt SD cards and other removable media
o Control communications services including WiFi, Bluetooth(R), and IR
Web-Based Enterprise Console
o Policy, systems, and administrative management
o Help Desk for decommissioning, remote unlock, and remote wipe
o Reporting of device compliance status and EAS sync activity
"Growing numbers of Federal agencies and enterprises are turning to Trust Digital to secure their Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync environments and mobilize their employees," said Dan Dearing, VP of Product Management and Marketing, Trust Digital. "This product represents the most comprehensive, policy-based smartphone security management product available today."
Significant market movements are fueling Trust Digital's growth and product development strategy. According to Gartner, the 19 million smartphones and PDAs scheduled to be shipped in 2007 in North America is more than double the number shipped in 2006. Today, the application most used on these devices is email and Microsoft has mobilized its global population of over 300 million mailboxes through Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync -- enabling these email boxes to be accessed anywhere and on any device. 8.3 million of the smartphones shipped this year will be packaged with the Microsoft OS.* Trust Digital's enterprise business is growing in the wake of this significant market shift and need by businesses to secure smartphones prior to permitting them network access.
About Trust Digital
Trust Digital is the leading provider of smartphone security management software, securing enterprise data that resides at the edge of the network where smartphones and PDAs have access to corporate information. By implementing Trust Digital's policy-based software solution, corporations eliminate the regulatory and financial risks associated with the accidental or malicious disclosure of data. Recently receiving the 2007 SC Magazine Award for Best Mobile Device Security Solution, Trust Digital's customer base includes Government and Global 2000 organizations. For more information, please visit our website, www.trustdigital.com/.
* Sources: number of Microsoft email boxes (Microsoft, Radicati Group); Worldwide smartphone shipment data: Gartner DataQuest, March 2006; of those smartphones shipped in 2007, the following outlines breakdown by OS: MSFT -- 8.3m, Palm -- .4, RIM -- 2.9, LINUX -- 2.4, SYMBIAN -- 6.9m
Source: Trust Digital
Web site: www.trustdigital.com/