January 2005
UNIX Update;Jan2005, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p7
Trade Publication
This article reports on the expansion made by Pointsec, the worldwide de facto standard for mobile device security, to its endpoint security solutions to encompass Linux, the world's fastest-growing operating system. Pointsec for Linux enables users to protect their most confidential data stored on laptops and desktop computers running Linux. Pointsec is the only company in the endpoint security market to provide complete hard disk encryption for this increasingly important enterprise platform. Pointsec's data encryption solutions enable secure deployment of mobile devices, giving users complete confidence that confidential information is available only to legitimate users. Pointsec ensures instant, automatic encryption and decryption that is transparent to users and does not impede performance or productivity. Pointsec supports every major operating system for personal computers, personal digital assistants, and smart telephones, and secures all information stored on the mobile devices and on removable memory media with full-disk encryption. Pointsec for Linux will be available in early 2005. With this latest release, Pointsec solidifies its position as the leader in mobile device security--with the most customers deployed, highest level of security certification, and more complete device coverage than any other company. Pointsec has also been recognized by the Gartner Group for three years running as the only Leader in its Magic Quadrant for mobile data encryption.


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