MISSISSAUGA, Ontario and WASHINGTON -- WinMagicR Inc. (www.winmagic.com), the innovative leader in disk encryption, today announces that its SecureDoc full-disk encryption solution for desktops, laptops, and mobile devices has been awarded the BITS Tested Mark, one of the most respected corporate security specifications in the U.S. The certification is awarded by BITS, a non-profit industry consortium comprised
of 100 of the largest financial institutions in the United States.
A division of The Financial Services Roundtable, BITS was founded in 1996 to
foster the growth and development of electronic financial services and e-commerce for the benefit of financial institutions and their customers. Working to sustain consumer confidence and trust by ensuring the security, privacy and integrity of financial transactions, BITS provides intellectual capital and addresses emerging issues where financial services, technology and commerce intersect, acting quickly to address problems and galvanize the
"In today's highly sophisticated and connected financial world, consistent and reliable data security is perhaps the greatest IT imperative," said Leigh Williams, President of BITS. "The BITS Tested Mark is a high standard, and we commend WinMagic for this achievement."