SafeBoot joins SecureWave hardware vendor partnership program



Vendor of Choice for Mobile Data Security Now Certified for Compatibility with SecureWave’s Leading Endpoint Security Technology


Herndon, VA, Feb. 28, 2007

SecureWave, a worldwide leader in endpoint security, today announced that SafeBoot, vendor-of-choice for mobile data security, has become a SecureWave Technology Partner within SecureWave’s Hardware Vendor Partnership Program. Eligibility into the program required that the SafeBoot® for USB, a range of highly secure USB storage devices, pass rigorous testing in order to achieve certification.

This industry-first certification program for portable storage media provides hardware manufacturers with the endorsement of the market leader in endpoint security and certifies that partner solutions are fully-compatible with SecureWave’s Sanctuary® software.

“In today’s business environment, the ability to transport sensitive corporate data on portable storage devices is essential,” said Tom de Jongh, SafeBoot product manager. “SafeBoot is extremely experienced in providing highly secure, portable storage devices. But in order to ensure complete data protection, it is equally as important to control who is allowed to attach what device or type of device to your end point or network. SecureWave’s Sanctuary is the industry’s best policy-based device and application control technology. By achieving the SecureWave hardware certification, customers can be sure that both solutions work seamlessly together.”

SafeBoot for USB is a line of secure USB storage devices that incorporates built-in user access control and strong data encryption - ensuring that sensitive data remains secure wherever it travels. It also provides both personal and corporate credential protection and validation, ensuring that identities remain secure. By combining SafeBoot’s advanced SafeBoot for USB encryption technology with SecureWave’s policy enforcement capabilities, administrators can ensure that corporate data is always encrypted when moved on a portable storage device. The solution has been validated by numerous standards bodies including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), Common Criteria (CC) and Defense Infosec Product Co-Operation Group (DIPCOG). The solution’s audit and logging features offer unparalleled proof of compliance with government regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley Act (U.S.), Directive on Protection of Personal Data (EU, U.S., U.K., Japan), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (U.S.), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (U.S.) and Data Protection Act (U.K.).

The SecureWave Hardware Vendor Partnership Program provides a way for SafeBoot to market the enterprise benefits of its solutions while ensuring their commitment to device safety. The devices of all partners in the program are subject to extensive and stringent testing for compatibility and interoperability with Sanctuary. Once certified, SecureWave and the hardware vendor are capable of offering enterprise and government organizations a truly secured, scalable and manageable solution using Sanctuary to ensure the utmost integrity and security of device usage throughout the organization.

“Removable media can open the door to data theft or data leakage if not controlled,” said Bertrand Manhe, director of strategic alliances at SecureWave. “Controlling and encrypting approved devices enables enterprises to add an extra layer of protection against data leakage. SafeBoot for USB represents the latest in encryption technology, and SecureWave is pleased to extend its existing relationship with SafeBoot by certifying its technology into the SecureWave Hardware Vendor Partnership Program. With SecureWave Sanctuary and SafeBoot for USB, organizations will have the robust solution they need to manage the risks posed by removable media while enabling the use of this technology.”

Members of the SecureWave Hardware Vendor Partnership Program may be consulted on http://www.securewave.com/alliances.jsp. Any hardware manufacturer interested in joining this program should visit http://www.securewave.com/partners.jsp or email partners@securewave.com.


About SecureWave

With SecureWave’s Sanctuary®, organizations set and enforce policies for device and application use that overcome tomorrow’s security and operational challenges today. More than 1,500 enterprises worldwide in the financial, government, military, manufacturing and healthcare sectors, including Lockheed Martin, CSC/Anglian Water Services, MTU, Barclays Bank PLC and Norwich Union, utilize Sanctuary. SecureWave, named a Red Herring Top 100 Innovator, is headquartered in Luxembourg and services its global customer base via offices in the U.K. and Herndon, VA, as well as through a network of reseller and service provider partners worldwide. To learn more about SecureWave, please call (703) 713-3960 or visit www.securewave.com.


About SafeBoot

The SafeBoot suite of mobile data security solutions protects data, devices and networks against the risks associated with loss, theft, and unauthorized access, anytime and anywhere. SafeBoot is the vendor-of-choice for leading global organizations and provides them with powerful encryption and strong access control technologies that seamlessly integrate with existing enterprise systems. SafeBoot’s centralized management capabilities provide organizations with operational efficiency and ensures the lowest possible total-cost-of-ownership. For more information, visit www.safeboot.com.