PKWARE Tackles "Consumerization of IT" Security Problem.PKWARE, Inc., the industry leader in data-centric security, has announced SecureZIP Reader for iOS[R], an application that secures enterprise and government data on phones and tablets. Using SecureZIP Reader, corporate end-users can now securely access data from the Cloud on mobile devices.
SecureZIP Reader extends the PKWARE enterprise security solution to phones and tablets, solving the problem of securing data in the Cloud Refers to the operation taking place within a network. See cloud. . The SecureZIP Solution secures corporate information that end-users send to the Cloud via file-sharing applications, like DropBox[R], Box.net[R] or email, to access on their mobile devices. "With the 'consumerization of IT', Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) are struggling to secure data sent through the Cloud to phones and tablets. We are very pleased that SecureZIP Reader is now available on the iPad[R] and iPhone[R]. No longer does someone have to send data 'in the clear' to a mobile device," said V. Miller Newton, Chief Executive Officer for PKWARE. "The SecureZIP Solution now solves the security problem that Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD BYOD Bring Your Own Device
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SecureZIP Reader is a free application for iOS[R] devices and is available in the Apple[R] iTunes[R] store at http://itunes.apple.com/app/securezip-reader/id513312737. SecureZIP Reader for Android An open platform for cellphones from the Open Handset Alliance (OHA). Based on Linux, Android includes a library of Java classes for building mobile applications.
Android and GPhone and Kindle A portable e-book device from Amazon.com that provides wireless connectivity to Amazon for e-book downloads as well as Wikipedia and search engines. Using Sprint's EV-DO cellphone network, dubbed WhisperNet, wireless access is free. It also includes a built-in dictionary. Fire[R] will be available in the second quarter of 2012.
The PKWARE Solution is the only complete system for reducing, securing, moving and storing data across the extended enterprise, both internally and externally, from mainframes to servers to desktops and now mobile devices into the cloud. PKWARE is the industry standard for portability, ensuring data security and cross-platform computing. The PKWARE Solution is used billions of times a day to manage risks associated with data security breaches while avoiding increased storage costs with data reduction of up to 95% and improving service delivery. PKWARE is a privately-held company based in Milwaukee, WI with additional offices in New York, Ohio and the United Kingdom.
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