SOURCE: GuardianEdge

GuardianEdge

May 18, 2010 08:00 ET

GuardianEdge Selected to Provide Endpoint Data Protection for Defense Agency

GuardianEdge Supplies Encryption Solutions for Pentagon Security Organization's Laptops and Removable Storage Devices

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - May 18, 2010) -  GuardianEdge, the leader in endpoint data protection, today announced the company has been selected by the Pentagon Force Protection Agency as a primary provider of encryption solutions for protecting laptops and removable storage devices. The Pentagon Force Protection Agency is a civilian defense agency within the Department of Defense (DOD) charged with protecting and safeguarding the occupants, visitors, and infrastructure of the Pentagon and other assigned facilities.

"Tasked with protecting the Department of the Defense's headquarters, the Pentagon Force Protection Agency has a very important role which involves handling sensitive information on a regular basis," said Ralph Clark, president and CEO of GuardianEdge. "GuardianEdge is proud to count the agency among the many federal agencies that rely on us to seamlessly and efficiently protect their organization's data."

Named as a leader in the 2009 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection, GuardianEdge provides enterprise-class encryption solutions for organizations seeking to protect their proprietary information against data breaches. The company counts a large number of DOD, civilian and intelligence government agencies, as well as many blue-chip, commercial enterprises as customers, protecting millions of endpoints. All of the company's products enable organizations to maximize their existing IT infrastructure with the industry's only true native integration with Microsoft Active Directory. By leveraging industry and government standards such as NIST Federal Desktop Core Configuration, GuardianEdge makes endpoint data protection simple to deploy and cost-effective to manage.

About GuardianEdge
GuardianEdge, the leader in endpoint data protection, enables enterprises to safeguard confidential and proprietary data, ensure regulatory compliance, and securely mobilize computing environments. The award-winning GuardianEdge™ Data Protection Platform combines managed encryption and device control technologies to protect data on laptops, desktops, portable storage devices, and smartphones. GuardianEdge solutions have been deployed by leading enterprises such as Lockheed Martin, Providence Health Services, and The Hertz Corporation to protect millions of users worldwide. GuardianEdge government customers include the Internal Revenue Service; the U.S. Departments of Defense, Education, Justice, State, Treasury, and Veteran Affairs; the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps; as well as numerous state and local government agencies.

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