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Z1 SecureMail Gateway receives award as ideal IT security solution: “Fast, uncomplicated and economically”

Berlin, 30. November 2005

Zertificon Solutions awared for server-based e-mail encryption software

Zertificon Solutions received the IT Security Award NRW 2005 for its product Z1 SecureMail Gateway. The jury claimed this server-based e-mail encryption software to be “fast, uncomplicated and economically” and this an ideal IT security solution. Zertificon Solutions, Berlin-based security software specialist, received this award for the use of its product at Hoefer Vorsorge-Management.

Hoefer Group is a specialist for company pension schemes. The company has an active electronic communication with its 25 branches and their enterprise customers. Because of legal requirements in Germany (similar to HIPPA for the US) Hoefer has to protect exchanged e-mails with sensitive and personal data. Hoefer uses Z1 SecureMail Gateway a server-based software for e-mail encryption and electronic signature of Zertificon Solutions.

Z1 SecureMail Gateway acts as a centralized mail room that opens incoming mail and puts outgoning mail into envelops. It encrypts, decrypts and sign e-mail and validates signatures according to the policy: Automatically and without user interference. This Hoefer complies with legal regulations and fullfils customer requirements for secure mail with the least personal effort.

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.