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									Becrypt Announces DISK Protect Support for Microsoft Windows 8 Tablets at
RSA 2013

Extended tablet support for market leading encryption solution from
Becrypt RSA Conference 2013, San Francisco, February 25 – March 1 Becrypt
Inc. Booth #442

London, UK, February 22, 2013 -- Becrypt, a leading supplier of cyber
security solutions to national, federal and local governments, law
enforcement agencies, and other public and commercial sector
organizations, has today announced the availability of DISK Protect for
Microsoft Windows 8 tablets, featuring unique on-screen pre-boot keyboard
support. This significantly extends the range of touch-screen devices
that can now benefit from Becrypt’s full disk encryption solution. The
tablet solution includes on-screen, touch-friendly pre-boot
authentication, enabling users to login/authenticate before the main
operating system is booted, avoiding the issue of authenticating after a
machine may already be compromised.

The long term partnership between Fujitsu and Becrypt has spawned a spate
of industry collaborations, including the joint announcement in November
2011 of the first ultra-secure tablet encryption solution suitable for
government use. Both Becrypt and Fujitsu have once again teamed up on the
development of this latest encryption solution. As Michael Keegan,
Executive Director of Fujitsu’s Technology Product Group, says: “With
public and private sector organizations now fully embracing mobility
programs, the need for sensitive data protection on the move is more
essential than ever. The combined solution offered by the Fujitsu
STYLISTIC Q572 tablet and STYLISTIC Q702 hybrid (coming soon) with
Becrypt DISK Protect encryption for Windows 8, provides an off-the-shelf,
fully certified security package that ensures data is fully protected
against breach in the event of loss or theft. We are confident this will
continue to deliver peace-of-mind to organisations of any.”

Dr. Bernard Parsons, CEO at Becrypt commented; “DISK Protect for
Microsoft Windows 8 tablets is a major step forward in Becrypt’s
provision of security solutions for tablets. While securing data for
Bring Your Own Device initiatives is likely to remain a challenge for
organizations with sensitive data, IT departments can now offer a more
viable Choose Your Own Device option to staff where sensitive data can be
protected. As a result, we expect to see a greater adoption of tablets
in the security conscious business market.”

DISK Protect, Becrypt’s full disk encryption solution, provides 256 bit
encryption and is compliant with FIPS 140-2, making it is suitable for
U.S. and Canadian Federal governments and organizations requiring a FIPS
compliant solution.

DISK Protect also provides USB encryption, single-sign-on options and can
be managed centrally using Becrypt Enterprise Manager, enabling the
deployment of 1000’s of devices (desktops, laptops and tablets) in a
matter of hours.
DISK Protect for Microsoft Windows 8 tablets will be available through
the channel from Becrypt’s network of value added resellers and partner
distributors. Support will initially be available for a limited number of
touch screen devices and will expand to include the latest models through
the ongoing collaboration between Becrypt and industry-leading tablet
manufacturers such as Samsung, Fujitsu and HP.

HP elected to work with Becrypt for its experience and expertise in the
enterprise, as well as with restricted, government and military specific
requirements. Becrypt‘s collaboration with HP will help its clients meet
their security challenges and ensure compliance with internal processes
for the protection of data and broader legislation.

DISK Protect for Microsoft Windows 8 will be available on several tablets

Samsung XE700T
Fujitsu STYLISTIC Q702 (coming soon)
Dell XPS 12


About Becrypt

Becrypt is a leading supplier of innovative Information Assurance
solutions and services, providing secure, feature-rich, out-of-the-box
products that are government-certified and suitable for all industry
sectors. Becrypt provides a range of cyber security solutions to protect
data at rest and data in use. This includes top-level encryption
solutions for servers, desktops, laptops and tablet devices, as well as
end point solutions that enable secure mobile working and secure virtual
and cloud resources access.

Becrypt products protect customers in key government areas including:
central, federal, state and local government, the defense sector, law
enforcement and transportation.

Becrypt’s Cryptographic Library has been certified through the
Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) at FIPS 140-2 Level 1. The
Cryptographic Library provides support for all of Becrypt’s data security
solutions requiring assured cryptographic functionalities and services.
The full range of innovative Becrypt products is available to the U.S.
and Canadian Federal governments and organizations requiring a FIPS
compliant solution.

Through technology and OEM partnerships Becrypt also enables third-party
solutions with top-level data security and embedded endpoint security

Becrypt has offices in McLean, Virginia, USA, and London, UK servicing
customers worldwide.

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