Zix and Digital Guardian Announce Strategic Partnership

8/8/17

WALTHAM, Mass. & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Digital Guardian, a next generation data protection platform purpose built to stop data theft, today announced a strategic partnership with Zix Corporation (Zix), (Nasdaq: ZIXI), a leader in email security. The partnership will enable Zix to deliver its best-in-class email encryption with Digital Guardian’s enterprise data loss prevention (DLP) offering and provide added value to customers that face regulatory burdens.

The combined solution of Digital Guardian and Zix provides advanced technology for identifying and remediating sensitive regulated data across all network channels and data storage facilities, while automating email encryption to easily secure sensitive information in email. The solution will also be offered on an annual subscription basis, reducing upfront costs.

Digital Guardian offers sophisticated content inspection and detection capabilities to recognize and protect many forms of sensitive data. The ability to accurately detect sensitive information using data fingerprinting provides data loss protection that is extremely accurate, powerful and consistent. Using Digital Guardian for Data Loss Prevention and ZixEncryptSM seamlessly integrates leading solutions and enhances the user experience – all enabling stronger compliance with data security and privacy regulations.

“We chose to partner with Zix because of their deep experience in securing sensitive information, especially in highly regulated industries such as financial services, retail and healthcare,” said Ken Levine, President and Chief Executive Officer, Digital Guardian. “With Digital Guardian for Data Loss Prevention, Zix customers will benefit from having a solution that not only protects their sensitive data but is also faster to deploy, easier to manage, highly accurate and significantly less costly than alternative solutions.”

“As large enterprises look to expand data protection, as well as consolidate their IT security partners, it’s critical that Zix evolve with their needs and evaluate ways to better serve our customers. Expanding our DLP capabilities with a recognized leader in enterprise DLP will enable us to meet those needs and maintain trusted relationships with our large customers,” said David Wagner, President and Chief Executive Officer, Zix. “As the first Digital Guardian partner to offer this solution in an annual subscription model, our customers will have a great advantage in expanding their protection without an upfront cost burden and ensuring they experience the same superior solutions and exceptional support they’ve come to rely on from Zix for years.”

Key Benefits of Digital Guardian for Data Loss Prevention & ZixEncrypt

  • Expands real-time DLP beyond email to include all network traffic to prevent sensitive data from leaving the organization’s network;
  • Combined data loss prevention for protecting both data in-motion and at-rest, including data in cloud storage systems;
  • Automates and simplifies email encryption to reduce likelihood of sending sensitive data without proper security controls;
  • Supports compliance with regulations such as HIPAA, GLBA, PCI and state and federal privacy regulations;
  • Maintain a competitive advantage by ensuring best practices for email security and data protection.

The combined solution is available today. For more information, please visit https://www.zixcorp.com/about-us/partners/strategic-partners/digital-guardian.

About Zix Corporation

Zix Corporation (Zix) is a leader in email security. Trusted by the nation’s most influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government, Zix delivers a superior experience and easy-to-use solutions for email encryption and data loss prevention, advanced threat protection, archiving and bring your own device (BYOD) mobile security. Focusing on the protection of business communication, Zix enables its customers to better secure data and meet compliance needs. Zix is publicly traded on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol ZIXI. For more information, visit www.zixcorp.com.

About Digital Guardian

Digital Guardian provides the industry’s only threat aware data protection platform that is purpose built to stop data theft from insiders and outside adversaries. The Digital Guardian platform performs across the corporate network, traditional endpoints, mobile devices and cloud applications and is buttressed by a big data security analytics cloud service, to make it easier to see and block all threats to sensitive information. For almost 15 years, it has enabled data-rich organizations to protect their most valuable assets with a choice of on premise, SaaS or managed service deployment. Digital Guardian’s unique data awareness combined with behavioral threat detection and response, enables you to protect data without slowing the pace of your business. To learn more please visit:https://digitalguardian.com/

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