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Voltage Security Introduces Integration Kit for ISVs Tackling Enterprise Data Privacy

Integration With Charter Partners Proofpoint, SafeBoot and Tablus Provides Easy-to-Manage and Scalable Data Privacy Throughout t

SAN JOSE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 02/14/06 -- RSA CONFERENCE -- Voltage Security, Inc. (, a global leader in enterprise privacy management, today announced the new Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management Integration Kit(TM) and a charter group of companies using the kit to deliver comprehensive data privacy solutions. The charter companies include: Proofpoint, a leader in enterprise-class messaging security; SafeBoot, a leader in PC and laptop encryption; and Tablus, a leading provider of content protection solutions.

The Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management platform is a foundation for consistent enforcement of privacy policies across enterprise applications and information. The Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management platform is powered by the breakthrough Voltage Identity-Based Encryption (IBE), offering the lowest administrative overhead and highest usability of any encryption solution available today. Voltage IBE, representing the next generation in public-key cryptography, marries identity (for instance, a common email address) with encryption to provide fine-grained access control for private data across the enterprise.

"Our vision for the Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management platform is to bring together policy, identity and encryption to enable more sophisticated access control and policy enforcement and to protect the privacy of enterprise data: data-in-use, data-in-motion and data-at-rest," said Sathvik Krishnamurthy, president and CEO of Voltage Security. "Our customers have consistently been requesting a holistic approach to data privacy solutions. This release of the Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management Integration Kit empowers other security providers, such as our charter partners, to leverage the power of Voltage IBE by tightly integrating it with their solutions."

"Our corporate customers are increasingly concerned with key management among multiple silos of encryption," said Trent Henry, senior analyst at Burton Group. "Using a standardized encryption capability to simplify encryption, policy, and access control of private data across the enterprise is a significant step forward for everyone."

Charter Integration Kit Partners: Proofpoint, SafeBoot and Tablus

Charter integration kit partners include: Proofpoint, a leader in enterprise-class messaging security; SafeBoot, a leader in PC, laptop and mobile encryption; and Tablus, a leading provider of content protection solutions.

Proofpoint's breakthrough messaging security technologies enable organizations of all types to reduce the costs and risks associated with email -- today's most important business communications channel -- and other messaging streams. Proofpoint is the first data protection and messaging security vendor to fully integrate Voltage IBE technology as part of a comprehensive content security solution. Since its introduction in July 2005, Proofpoint's IBE-powered, policy-driven encryption solution has been quickly adopted by enterprises with as many as 150,000 users across vertical industries including healthcare, financial services and manufacturing.

"Proofpoint has been on the forefront of email content security and compliance. Voltage IBE technology, incorporated in the Proofpoint Secure Messaging module, helps provide the automatic, content-aware encryption today's enterprises need to protect private and confidential information, eliminate risks associated with data leakage and ensure compliance with a wide variety of outbound messaging policies," said Gary Steele, president and CEO of Proofpoint.

For organizations that have high value, sensitive information routinely residing on mobile laptops -- including medical records, sales quotes, legal documents, or other personally identifiable information -- SafeBoot reduces the risks and impacts related to device theft or loss.

"SafeBoot PC and laptop encryption will meet the needs of enterprise customers who have been requesting the prevention of unauthorized access to laptops, PCs and other mobile devices as part of their Voltage data privacy solutions," said Gerhard Watzinger, SafeBoot CEO of Control Break International, parent company of SafeBoot.

For data at rest, Tablus Content Sentinel(TM) enables identification, classification, and remediation of sensitive information dispersed throughout the enterprise on servers, desktops, and laptops. Providing the ability to delete, quarantine, and now encrypt the data with Voltage IBE, Tablus gives enterprises the ability to control access to confidential and private data, wherever it resides in the organization. For data in motion, Content Alarm NW(TM) with Voltage IBE will block, quarantine or encrypt sensitive data leaving the organization according to pre-determined corporate policy. For data stored on desktops, Content Alarm DT(TM) will be integrated with Voltage IBE to restrict data usage and encrypt selected data according to corporate policy.

"For the first time, enterprises will be able to automatically identify sensitive data and quarantine, delete or encrypt that data in real time based on content classification," said Jim Panté, president and CEO of Tablus. "Voltage and Tablus plan to integrate Voltage IBE with all three Tablus offerings to simplify the process of encrypting sensitive data at rest, in motion and in use."

Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management Integration Kit

The Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management Integration Kit is available today for ISVs interested in adding robust policy-based encryption capabilities to data privacy solutions. The kit provides all the components needed to quickly integrate with Voltage IBE and the Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management platform. Integrated applications can immediately take advantage of Voltage's advanced key management, policy, and usability capabilities.

The Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management Integration Kit includes:

--  Voltage IBE application program interface (APIs), to enable developers
    to easily utilize the widest range of cryptographic algorithms, including
    Identity-Based Encryption

--  Voltage IBE Server, to provide extremely low-overhead key management
    and key distribution services for ISV applications

--  Management interfaces, to enable the aggregation of systems management
    information to provide a common management view

--  Policy interfaces, to provide centralized control over cryptographic
    and other usage aspects of the integrated solution

--  Custom authentication adaptors, to enable a wide variety of mechanisms
    for authenticating users, services and applications that need to access to
    cryptography services

--  User interface templates, to customize the look-and-feel of the final
    data privacy solution

About Voltage IBE

Voltage IBE is a public key cryptography system that uses common identities (such as an email address or screen name) as public keys, eliminating the need for certificates, Certificate Revocation Lists (CRL) and other costly infrastructure. Voltage IBE results in a solution that is easy to implement and easy to manage, without the overhead and cost inherent in traditional security solutions. Voltage IBE is ideal for use with financial services customers and medical patients who expect communication to be kept private and secure and also want ease-of-use and low-cost. Voltage IBE solutions are:

--  Easy to implement and easy to manage -- eliminates the overhead and
    costs inherent in traditional security solutions such as PKI

--  Highly scalable -- no storage of keys or messages, and no need to
    contact online servers; allows the solution to scale dramatically without
    the need for additional infrastructure

--  Easy to use -- no need for end users to worry about keys, certificates
    or multiple inboxes

About Proofpoint, Inc.

Proofpoint provides messaging security solutions for large enterprises to stop spam, protect against email viruses, ensure that outbound messages comply with both corporate policies and external regulations and prevent leaks of confidential information via email and other network protocols. The company's flagship products, the Proofpoint Messaging Security Gateway(TM) and Proofpoint Protection Server®, provide future-proof messaging security using Proofpoint MLX(TM) technology, an advanced machine learning system developed by Proofpoint scientists and engineers. Proofpoint was founded by technology visionary and former CTO of Netscape Communications, Eric Hahn. The Cupertino, California-based company is funded by investors including Benchmark Capital, Inventures Group, Meritech Capital, Mohr, Davidow Ventures, and RRE Ventures. For more information, please visit

About Control Break International and 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 solutions offer strong access control and powerful encryption technologies that seamlessly integrate with existing enterprise systems. Also, SafeBoot's centralized management capabilities provides small, medium, and large enterprises with operational efficiency and ensures the lowest possible total cost of ownership (TCO).

Founded in 1991 and headquartered in the Netherlands, Control Break International operates several offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Sweden, The Netherlands, Germany and France as well as a network of more than 40 certified distributors worldwide. Learn more at

About Tablus

Tablus, Inc. is the leading provider of content protection solutions for detecting and preventing the disclosure of confidential and privacy-related information both across network boundaries and on the desktop. Tablus offers the only comprehensive and integrated solution for locating, monitoring and protecting data at rest, in motion, and in use. By preventing such disclosures, Tablus helps organizations reduce legal and financial risk, protect against identity theft, safeguard their brand reputation and prove regulatory compliance. For more information visit

About Voltage Security

Voltage Security, Inc. provides the market-leading Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management(TM) platform, a breakthrough foundation for securing IP-based communication and data-at-rest. Based on a revolutionary breakthrough called IBE, or Voltage Identity-Based Encryption, the Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management platform greatly simplifies the management of keys, policies and authentication compared to traditional data privacy solutions. Voltage Security markets its own comprehensive set of enterprise solutions including the Voltage IBE Server(TM), Voltage SecureDisk(TM), Voltage SecureMail(TM), Voltage SecureMail Gateway(TM) and secure mobile messaging solutions for RIM BlackBerry® and Microsoft Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs and Smartphones. Voltage Security partners with other leading companies such as CipherTrust, FrontBridge Technologies (a Microsoft company), Proofpoint and Research In Motion to serve the expanded security needs of the enterprise. Third-party and corporate developers can secure business applications with the Voltage IBE Toolkit(TM) and can integrate with Voltage IBE simplified key management across existing security solutions with the Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management Integration Kit(TM). Voltage Security customers include over 160 leading corporations and governmental agencies from around the globe including American Board of Family Medicine, SafeAuto Insurance, Waterfield Mortgage and XL Global Services. For more information please visit

Note to Editors: Please see companion release from Voltage Security, "Voltage Announces Enterprise Privacy Management Integration Kit." Also, please note Voltage Enterprise Privacy Management Integration Kit, Voltage IBE Server, Voltage SecureDisk, Voltage SecureMail, Voltage SecureFile, Voltage SecureMail Gateway and Voltage IBE Toolkit are all either trademarks or registered trademarks of Voltage Security, Inc. All other product names and trademarks are the property of their respective owner.

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