Sectra’s security solution for mobile IP telephony gets green light from EU
Sectra’s security solution for mobile IP telephony, Sectra Panthon , has been granted approval by the EU at the security level Restricted  . Accordingly, officials and decision makers in the EU who must use security-approved products can protect their communications using Sectra Panthon . Earlier this year, Sectra Panthon was approved by NATO and the Dutch National Agency for Communication Security.
“We are the only company to offer customers this kind of security solution featuring triple approval,” says Michael Bertilsson, President of Sectra Communications .
Sectra Panthon is a security solution for mobile IP telephony and works equally well on 2G, 2.5G and 3G networks. It is a future-proof solution that enables secure communications essentially everywhere. Using Sectra Panthon, it is just as easy to make encrypted calls as regular calls. The security solution is hardware-based in the form of a smartcard that is installed in the telephone.
Sectra’s close cooperation with customers and national security agencies in many countries has resulted in the company’s solutions for secure communications now being deployed in 17 European countries, in the EU and NATO. Users include officials at government agencies, defense and functions critical to society, such as municipalities, county councils, police, customs, emergency services and the coast guard.
Visit Sectra at the Infosecurity.nl trade fair in Utrecht, the Netherlands, on November 2-3, or at the trade fair for Security in Society in Kista, outside Stockholm on November 16-17, 2011.
 Government authorities and defense agencies use four levels to define the treatment of sensitive information; Top Secret, Secret, Confidential and Restricted. The levels correspond to the amount of damage information could cause if an unauthorized person were to gain access to it.
Sectra develops and provides effective security solutions for European government authorities, defence departments and other critical functions of society. These security solutions ensure that organizations and individual users can maintain their continuous need of secure communication. Sectra’s solutions are approved at national levels and by the EU and NATO, and pave the way for communications that lead to a secure and stable world.
Sectra was founded in 1978. The Group’s operations include products and services in the niche segments of secure communication systems and medical systems. Sectra has offices in 12 countries and operates through partners worldwide. The head office is located in Linköping, Sweden, and the company has its roots in Linköping University. Sales in the 2010/2011 fiscal year totaled SEK 784 million. The Sectra share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB exchange. For further information, visit http://www.sectra.se
For further information, please contact
Michael Bertilsson, President of Sectra Communications AB, Tel: +46 708-23 52 25
Jan-Olof Brüer, President and CEO, Sectra AB, Tel: +46 13-23 52 09