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Becrypt’s DISK Protect Baseline v3.4.7 now CESG approved for use with Windows 7 and Intel Centrino

Becrypt meets government and public sector need to secure data with drive for mobile working

Leading IT and data security experts Becrypt has announced that the latest version of its DISK Protect Baseline (v3.4.7) data security solution has achieved CESG certification. DISK Protect Baseline is CESG-approved by the UK Government for use with restricted and confidential data up to Impact Levels 3 and 4, covering most data used within local government, the NHS and central government. It now supports Microsoft Windows" 64 bit systems and the Intel Centrino wireless platform, widely used on the latest laptops.

Bernard Parsons, CEO at Becrypt said, "This certification widens the data security solution offerings that Becrypt can provide to customers. The compatibility with the latest technology means that our customers can keep up with the newest devices for smart mobile working, while ensuring that they have a CESG-approved product to deal with sensitive data."

DISK Protect Baseline secures data on desktop and laptop PCs with three layers of security – full disk encryption, strong pre-boot authentication and optional removable media encryption – without any noticeable impact on performance or the user. Full disk encryption is performed transparently automatically, avoiding the risk that the user may forget to encrypt sensitive files.

Pre-boot authentication allows DISK Protect Baseline to encrypt the operating system and prevent data being accessed with low level tools. Dual factor authentication using a token or smart card prevents any unauthorised access. The optional removable media encryption secures all data on USB and other connected devices that may be used.

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NOTES TO EDITORS

About Becrypt
Becrypt is a leading supplier of innovative Information Assurance solutions and services, providing secure, feature-rich, out-of-the-box products that are government-certified and suitable for all industry sectors.

Becrypt is a leading supplier of encryption technology to the UK Government, Ministry of Defence and UK Police.

Becrypt plays a leading role in the Information Assurance industry through membership and participation in the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) and the Organisation for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) where we sit on the Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) committee. In addition, we currently chair the Crypto Developers Forum " Baseline WG (UK).

Through technology and OEM partnerships Becrypt enables third-party solutions with encryption and other data security capabilities.

Becrypt has offices in London, UK, Boston, USA, and Sydney, Australia serving clients worldwide.

For more information please visit: www.becrypt.com

Editors Contacts
Keith Ricketts
Marketing Director
Becrypt
Tel: +1 (0) 7809 391 037
Email: kricketts@becrypt.com

Andreina West/Mary Phillips
PR Artistry Limited
Tel: +44 (0) 1491 639500
Email: andreina@pra-ltd.co.uk

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