gives a trusted environment from the start that is totally isolated from the host computer’s OS
End users able to access sensitive data safely even while working remotely, using unmanaged PCs, laptops and tablets
London, UK, 2 October 2012 MISTDLP, a specialist in cyber security and data loss prevention has today announced its successful implementation of Becrypt Trusted Client for a government department in UAE. Becrypt Trusted Client is now providing a secure remote working environment for mobile workers. The solution was selected for its ingenuity, ease of use and low cost of ownership including its central management capabilities. MISTDLP also provided customisation of the interface and staff training as part of the implementation package.
The adoption of Becrypt Trusted Client means that workers are now able to use unmanaged PCs, laptops and tablets in remote locations, to access the corporate network safely and securely. Trusted Client, which is carried on a USB stick, assumes that the host computer is compromised and restarts it, booting into a corporate OS image. This gives a trusted environment from the start that is totally isolated from the host computer’s OS. The host hard drive is not accessed so there is no danger of cross contamination of malicious code and no data can be saved locally which prevents data leakage. Users have limited access to only those network drives and files that they need to do their job and they are not able to install any additional applications.
Once MISTDLP had trained central administration staff in the use of Trusted Client they were able to configure the system and roll out to their end-users, who found the system extremely intuitive to use.
Since installation of Becrypt Trusted Client, the customer has significantly reduced the number of data loss incidents, and staff now have the freedom to work from any location, while still being able to access data securely.
NOTES TO EDITORS:
With offices in Abu Dhabi and London, MISTDLP provides a wide range of IT Security solutions and advice for corporate and government organisations to address emerging information security risks and threats around the world. MISTDLP specialises in the security of data: both at rest and in-transit.
For more information please visit: www.mistdlp.com
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 various bodies including CIPCOG, DIPCOG and the Crypto Developers Forum.
Through technology and OEM partnerships Becrypt enables third-party solutions with encryption and other data security capabilities.
Becrypt has offices in London, UK; McLean, VA, USA; and Sydney, Australia serving clients worldwide.
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