SOURCE: Ingrian Networks

January 29, 2007 05:00 ET

Hyundai Selects Ingrian and nuBridges Joint Solution to Enhance Its Data Privacy and Improve on Compliance Mandates: California Senate Bill SB1386 and Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act

REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 29, 2007 -- Ingrian® Networks, Inc., the leading provider of data privacy solutions, today announced that Hyundai Motor America (HMA), Inc., a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea, has chosen Ingrian DataSecure® Platforms and nuBridges, LLC to meet and exceed the global regulatory mandates and audit requirements of SB1386 and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. The combined Ingrian DataSecure and nuBridges solution for the AS400 platform will safeguard Hyundai's sensitive personally identifiable information (PII), such as names, social security numbers, driver's license numbers, bank records, passwords and PINs, throughout its computer environment.

"After evaluating various alternatives to further enhance our security infrastructure, we found that Ingrian and nuBridges offered the most scalable, cost-effective approach," said Brian Chesney, National Manager of Corporate Strategy and Business Planning, HMA. "The Ingrian and nuBridges joint solution will provide Hyundai Motor America with a means to segregate job roles and data access through a centralized, hardened appliance on a platform that will allow great protection around its sensitive data and interoperability across systems."

Commenting on the customer win, Erich Baumgartner, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, said, "The addition of Hyundai Motor America to our list of customers underscores our value in delivering data privacy solutions to companies dealing with heightened privacy legislation and increased consumer concern for the privacy of their data. HMA's proactive approach clearly shows that they understand the ever-increasing security threats to customer data and the importance of safeguarding it."

The industry leader in AS400 security software, nuBridges' offerings allow companies to secure sensitive data when in transit and at rest, while complying to all industry mandates. Coupled with Ingrian's data privacy solutions, the two companies can now offer their customers field-and-file level, role-based encryption and decryption with painless backup and restore capabilities in any environment.

DataSecure Platforms, and all Ingrian solutions, are based upon Ingrian's CHOICE™ architecture, an integrated security architecture that provides customers with the solutions they need today -- and the flexibility to adapt to future requirements. The Ingrian CHOICE architecture features network cryptographic services, standards-based cryptography, application programming interfaces (APIs), and tools. With CHOICE, organizations get all the components required to harness encryption and ensure complete data privacy.

About Hyundai Motor America (HMA), Inc.

Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through 740 dealerships nationwide.

About nuBridges, LLC

nuBridges, LLC provides eBusiness software and services for more than 3,000 manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, utilities, and financial services firms worldwide. From secure connectivity to complete online collaboration, nuBridges is the practical path to eBusiness for trading partners of all sizes and technical levels. For more information on nuBridges, visit

About DataSecure Platforms

Ingrian DataSecure Platforms provide an intelligent, cost-effective way to protect critical data from both internal and external threats. Featuring dedicated hardware appliances and patent-pending cryptography software, Ingrian's solutions deliver capabilities for granular encryption, seamless integration, and centralized security management including:

--  Retailers, financial institutions, and payment processors in adhering
    to card issuer security policies like the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data
    Security Standard.
--  Organizations around the world seeking to comply with privacy
    legislation, such as California SB1386, the Europe Union Data Protection
    Directive, and many others.
--  Financial institutions seeking to comply with Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.
--  Government agencies striving to adhere to the Federal Information
    Security Management Act.
About Ingrian Networks

Ingrian Networks brings complete data privacy to the enterprise. With Ingrian DataSecure Platforms, organizations can protect critical data from both internal and external threats, and ensure compliance with legislative and policy mandates for security. DataSecure features a dedicated security appliance and specialized software that enables organizations to encrypt critical data in applications and databases. With its capabilities for granular encryption, seamless integration, and centralized security management, DataSecure enables organizations to guard against a range of security threats, with unparalleled ease and cost effectiveness. Ingrian is a privately held company backed by such investors as Globespan Capital Partners, HighBAR Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Partech International, and Prism VentureWorks. For more information, visit

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