London, United Kingdom, July 13, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Egress Software Technologies, an innovator in collaborative data security, announced today that Egress Switch has been voted SSA12 (UK Business Software Industry) Awards finalist for "IT Security Software of the Year" 2012.
Winner of the UK IT Industry Awards for Security Innovation in 2011 and highly commended by SC Magazine for its advances in cryptography, Egress Software Technologies has been continually recognised as a leader in the data security market.
Unlike conventional email & file encryption products that are often complicated to use and difficult to deploy, Egress Switch simplifies encryption and using a combination of on-premise and hosted cloud infrastructure, delivers real time "follow the data" control to ensure that only authorised recipient's access confidential information. This next generation level of control and real-time auditing not only protects customers from accidental loss but also prevents third parties mishandling personal or sensitive data.
"Over the last 12 months the uptake of Egress Switch has taken off as organisations from across the Public and Commercial Sectors recognise the importance of secure management and control of information and data when sharing it with third parties," commented Tony Pepper, CEO for Egress Software Technologies. "In today's tough economic conditions, organisations are all under pressure to reduce costs and maintain services whilst also ensuring they comply with the Data Protection Act when handling sensitive information and avoid potentially heavy fines from the Information Commissioners Office.
"We believe that being shortlisted for IT Security Software of the Year at the SSA12 Awards is further recognition of the work we are doing to ensure these organisations overcome the dangers of information loss as well as helping them to streamline their processes and reduce operational costs."
The SSA12 Awards will take place on Thursday 18th October 2012 at Harrods in London.
Egress Software Technologies is a leading provider of email & file encryption services, offering innovative on-demand data security, to enable businesses the ability to share confidential information with third parties.
Leveraging a unique combination of on-premise and hosted cloud infrastructure, patented key management delivers real-time 'follow the data' control to ensure that only authorised recipient's access confidential information. This next generation level of control and real-time auditing not only protects our clients from accidental loss but also prevents third parties mishandling personal or sensitive data.
Used by public and private sector organisations around the world, integrated desktop and mobile applications ensure easy to use software, designed to aid compliance and streamline user workflow.
To learn more about Egress Software please visit www.egress.com or call 0871 376 0014