CipherPoint Software Named One of Five “Most Promising Startups” at Rice Alliance IT and Web Venture Forum

Company Selected to Showcase Security Solutions for Microsoft SharePoint, Other Collaboration Platforms.

Austin, TX, December 12, 2011 --( CipherPoint Software presented at the Rice Alliance IT and Web Venture Forum, held December 8th at Rice University, and was one of five presenting companies named a “Most Promising Startup.”

The Rice Alliance IT and Web Ventures Forum is held annually by the Rice Alliance. The event brings together hundreds of investors, entrepreneurs, and other members of the Texas startup ecosystem. Companies compete for the opportunity to present in front of the Texas investment community.

CipherPoint’s flagship products are CipherPointSP Enterprise, a transparent content encryption software solution for SharePoint, and CipherPointKM, a central security console providing advanced key management and administration capabilities for multiple SharePoint servers running CipherPointSP Enterprise. The CipherPoint solution is the first enterprise-class content security solution for SharePoint. CipherPoint Software’s approach delivers transparent encryption for sensitive and confidential content, with no client software required and no user interaction required.

More information on CipherPoint and the CipherPoint transparent encryption solution is available at:

“CipherPoint is pleased to have been selected as one of five most promising startup companies at the Rice Alliance IT and Web Ventures Forum annual event,” said Mike Fleck, CEO, CipherPoint. “CipherPoint continues to make significant business progress as customers adopt our transparent encryption technology for Microsoft SharePoint, and the Rice Alliance event provided a great platform to showcase our technology and business progress to the investor community.”

About CipherPoint Software, Inc.

CipherPoint Software is the first provider of transparent content encryption software for Microsoft SharePoint, and was founded by IT security industry veterans with deep experience in building security technology companies.

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