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MilCIS 2008 Conference, National Convention Centre, Canberra
18-20 November,
Stand No: 55

BeCrypt, a leading supplier of enterprise data security solutions that are certified for use by the UK Government has been given the go ahead to export its CAPS (CESG Assisted Products Service) approved solutions internationally. BeCrypt is now able to supply its CAPS approved solutions to public sector organisations in Australia without having to apply for a specific export licence each time, so long as the project for which the products are intended is deemed appropriate. This significantly underpins BeCrypt’s decision to expand into the Australian and New Zealand markets.

International defence contractors, military and public sector organisations, including police and government agencies will benefit from using BeCrypt’s solutions as these types of organisation need higher levels of Information Assurance. As a direct result of the approval to export BeCrypt has already signed contracts with a distributor in Australia and a reseller in New Zealand and has opened an office in Sydney to provide sales and support to the local market.

Dr. Bernard Parsons, CEO of BeCrypt commented, “This agreement with the Government significantly streamlines the process for BeCrypt to sell its CAPS approved products internationally. To be able to sell UK Government approved products that provide greater levels of Information Assurance to the Governments of Australia and New Zealand gives BeCrypt a major credibility point in these markets where solutions that enable global cross-border security are of serious interest.”

Dr. Parsons continued, “We are currently recruiting partners and resellers in these countries and expect to make specific announcements soon.”

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NOTES TO EDITORS:

About CESG and CAPS

CESG is the Information Assurance (IA) arm of GCHQ, based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK.

CESG Approved Products Service (CAPS) was introduced to meet the increasing Her Majesty’s Government (HMG) demand for cryptographic products. Products developed under CAPS can address all HMG cryptographic requirements.

CAPS enables products to be cryptographically verified by CESG to HMG cryptographic standards and formally approved for use by HMG and other appropriate organisations. For HMG customers, CAPS provides assured solutions.

About BeCrypt

BeCrypt Limited was formed in 2001 to meet the growing demand for high-level computer encryption products in the international government and corporate marketplace. BeCrypt products protect customers in key UK government areas including: central and local government, the defence sector, law enforcement and transportation.

The company now also provides a range of flexible security products tailored to meet the requirements of the commercial sector. BeCrypt has customers in financial services, pharmaceutical, insurance and banking sectors.

BeCrypt’s DISK Protect Baseline and DISK Protect Enhanced products have been designed to meet stringent government security standards and have been approved by the UK Government.

BeCrypt’s Cryptographic Library has been certified through the Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) at FIPS 140-2 Level 1. The Cryptographic Library provides support for all of BeCrypt’s data security solutions requiring assured cryptographic functionality and services which means that the full range of innovative BeCrypt products are available for the U.S. and Canadian Federal governments and organisations requiring a FIPS compliant solution.

BeCrypt data security products are packaged and sold by a number of high profile organisations under OEM licence.

BeCrypt has won an award from the Department of Trade and Industry for innovative technology and has patents pending on a number of unique security technologies.

BeCrypt is a privately owned company based in London with additional offices in Washington, DC.

For more information please visit: www.becrypt.com or call:

Editors contacts:

UK
Ben Ross
Vice President of Marketing
BeCrypt Limited
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3145 1050
Email: bross@becrypt.com

Andreina West/Mary Phillips
PR Artistry Limited
Tel: +44 (0) 1491 639500
Fax: +44 (0) 1491 638866
Email: andreina@pra-ltd.co.uk


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