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Encryptics Core Encryption Engine Validated by NIST to meet FIPS Cryptography-Based Standards

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FRISCO, Texas, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Encryptics, a provider of patented data privacy and protection services for businesses and government, announced today that its core encryption engine has been validated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) under the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS).

FIPS defines security requirements for cryptography modules used by departments and agencies of the U.S. federal government. Encryptics' core encryption engine has been tested, reviewed, and finalized through the Cryptographic Module Validation Program and is now considered "FIPS 140-2 Validated." Encryptics' validation certificate can be found on the FIPS 140-1 and FIPS 140-2 Vendor List.

This validation, which applies to software-based encryption services, confirms that Encryptics provides the protection necessary to maintain confidentiality and integrity of sensitive or valuable data when doing business with the U.S. government. The validation also enables any organization utilizing Encryptics' technology to meet FIPS 140-2 requirements, which may also be enforced by industry regulations.

The core encryption engine, embedded in the Encryptics API, powers the company's patented data protection and Data Rights Management (DRM) platform. Providing true end-to-end encryption, data access and usage controls Encryptics ensures that valuable data assets remain secure-both inside and outside an organization's firewall. With customizable and cross-platform solutions, Encryptics' technology can be implemented in almost any IT application or system to address a myriad of data protection and usage control challenges.

About Encryptics®

Encryptics develops and delivers enterprise-wide data protection solutions that integrate seamlessly into most existing environments. Encryptics' patented data protection and Data Rights Management (DRM) platform provides true end-to-end encryption and data access controls to ensure that data remains secure over the course of its entire lifecycle. Encryptics' cross-platform solutions-built on the Encryptics Data Protection API™-address common security gaps to help organizations in any industry reduce data loss without compromising workflow efficiency. The Encryptics portfolio includes its flagship product, Encryptics for Email™, as well as the new Policy Based Protection. For more information, please visit www.encryptics.com.

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