Pointsec releases data encryption solution for Nokia Eseries handsets
Pointsec builds leadership with first to market data encryption solution for S60 platform.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, November 7, 2006 – Pointsec Mobile Technologies, a global leader in mobile enterprise security, today released Pointsec for Symbian 3.0 S60 Edition, a new version of its security solution, offering strong data protection and access control for business users with Nokia Eseries handsets based on the S60 platform. Supported models include the Nokia E50, Nokia E60, Nokia E61, Nokia E62, and Nokia E70. This is the first solution for protecting data stored on S60 devices using real-time encryption.
Using Pointsec for Symbian 3.0 S60 Edition, sensitive information is automatically encrypted and decrypted on the fly, with no user interaction required. This major version release of Pointsec for Symbian is Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) compliant, and comes with added support for the Intellisync Device Management solution from Nokia. In addition, Pointsec offers tools for centralized administration of encryption. Users who accidentally lock their devices can regain access by calling their helpdesk and completing the secure Remote Help challenge/response procedure with the Pointsec webRH product.
“Mobile service providers and organizations with large mobile workforces are looking for a unified approach to managing wireless clients, including device security, connectivity and mission-critical mobile applications,” said Peter Larsson, CEO, Pointsec Mobile Technologies. “The Open Mobile Alliance provides a solid, future-proof framework to meet this challenge, and Pointsec is committed to supporting the Alliance’s efforts to make enterprise-wide mobile solutions more manageable.”
Pointsec for Symbian 3.0 S60 Edition provides protection for all kinds of information, including SMS and E-Mail messages, calendar, Microsoft Word or PowerPoint files, and data on removable media. Pointsec for Symbian 3.0 S60 Edition supports central management using Pointsec profiles. Pointsec profiles enable IT and security management to create, change, and apply the organization’s security policies on all mobile users.
“To enable truly mobile enterprises, customers need to extend their security and IT management frameworks to embrace wireless devices”, said Ian Browde, Director, Business Development, Enterprise Solutions, Nokia. “Pointsec’s solutions help us enable this vision, and their new S60 version adds key security capabilities for customers who standardize on the Nokia Eseries devices.”
Pointsec offers the broadest range of encryption coverage in the industry with support for Windows-based laptops and desktops, Linux-based systems, removable storage media such as USB sticks and CDs, and a popular wireless handhelds on the Microsoft, Symbian and Palm operating systems. The most widely and fastest deployed data protection solution, Pointsec offers more and higher industry certifications and wider platform support than any competitive solution.
Pointsec for Symbian 3.0 S60 Edition is available today from Pointsec Mobile Technologies. For more information, including high-resolution product images, please visit: www.pointsec.com. For further information and news about the S60 and the S60 community, please visit www.s60.com.
For further information please contact:
Robert Egner, Vice President of Global Marketing, Pointsec
Tel: +1 708-479-3040 / +1 708-822-3045, e-Mail: email@example.com
Jesper Svegby, Director Business Development, Pointsec Wireless Solutions,
Tel: +46 8 459 54 00, e-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org