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Server-based e-mail encryption nominated as Project of the Month

Berlin, 06. December 2005

“Project Future” awards Z1 SecureMail Gateway

Government in Federal State Brandenburg is setting up a centralized solution fore secure electronic communication. “Project Future” a Federal State Initiative of Berlin awards the implementation as “Project of the Month December 2005”: State administrations and local governments will be able to use electronic communication securely, legally binding and confidentially among themselves but also with enterprises and citizens. The administration in Brandenburg mandated Zertificon Solutions with the installation of Z1 SecureMail Gateway.

Z1 SecureMail Gateway is a server-based software for e-mail encryption and electronic signature providing an SMTP-Mail-Gateway. It acts like a centralized admin office that opens incoming mail and puts outgoing mail into envelops. Z1 SecureMail Gateway encrypts, decrypts and signs e-mail and validates signatures according to the policy: Automatically and without user interference. The solution is scaleable and therefore suitable from mid-sized organizations with various locations up to big groups.

The nomination as “Project of the Month” is the second award for Zertificon Solutions within a month. In November the server-based software was awarded with the IT Security Award NRW 2005 as ideal solution. According to the jury this solution demonstrates ideally that secure e-mail communication can be fast, uncomplicated and economically. Employees receive more productive time without neglecting security.