SOURCE: Vircom inc.

March 08, 2005 15:03 ET

Vircom Seminar Offers Relief for Healthcare's Email Privacy Woes

Web Seminar Highlights Solutions to Security Challenges in the Face of Email Security and Legislation of Protected Health Information

MONTREAL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 8, 2005 -- Vircom Inc., developer of Modus™ secure email management solutions, will host a web seminar on email security for healthcare on Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at 1:00 P.M. EST.

The free one-hour seminar will examine email communication challenges faced by the healthcare industry with respect to privacy and compliancy with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

"The healthcare industry has been increasingly feeling the brunt of email-borne threats," said Francois Bourdeau, Vircom's director of marketing. "This web seminar will demonstrate how healthcare professionals can apply technology and education to their daily email communications to ensure privacy protection and secure networks."


Vircom's healthcare web seminar will be given by the following presenters:

François Bourdeau is Vircom's director or marketing and is known for his straightforward approach to educating industry media and the general public about email security. He has co-authored several Vircom white papers and works closely with the SpamBuster team to analyze and report email scams.

Michael Gaudette is director of product strategy for the Modus family of solutions. He combines an engineering background with a deep understanding of email security gained through constant contact with Vircom's frontline clients. Michael is a core element of the development of Vircom's email security solutions.

Mike Spooner is Vircom's senior market analyst for healthcare and has worked extensively with healthcare organizations to identify their needs with respect to email security, including HIPAA compliance. Mike also participates in various government panel discussions on legislation and its impact on healthcare.

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To pre-register for Vircom's healthcare seminar, please visit:

About Vircom

Montreal-based Vircom is a leading developer of secure email management and authentication solutions for the demanding needs of Internet Service Providers, the real estate industry, corporations and healthcare. Vircom's mature Modus™ secure email management technology incorporates over 10 years of industry expertise, making it a powerful driving force in the defense against spam and email-borne fraud. Rated "Best Windows-based Anti-Spam Solution" by Network Computing and named a "2004 Recommended" product by SC Magazine, Modus has gained important industry recognition, including a record-breaking five-award distinction from Windows IT Pro magazine.

Vircom is also the developer of VOP Radius, a full-featured all-in-one RADIUS server that supports the latest RFCs, vendor specific attributes, NAS templates and has a multitude of preconfigured settings.

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