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Guardian Mortgage Protects Customers and Maintains Trusted Reputation by Securing Email Data with Zix Corporation

Zix’s easy to use solutions enable email data protection without hassle for Guardian Mortgage customers and loan officers

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 7, 2016-- Zix Corporation (ZixCorp), (Nasdaq: ZIXI), a leader in email data protection, enhances data protection for Guardian Mortgage with Zix® Email Encryption, bring your own device (BYOD) solution ZixOneSM and data loss prevention (DLP) solution ZixInsightSM. Incorporating a full suite of Zix solutions, Guardian Mortgage secures sensitive customer data and valuable relationships as email is exchanged across the Internet and accessed on mobile devices.

“We’ve earned our customers’ trust by doing what’s right, and securing client data in email is absolutely the right way to protect our clients and strengthen relationships,” said Will Stokes, Senior Vice President of Information Technology for Guardian Mortgage. “Zix meets our high standards, works without issues and alleviates worry and hassle for our customers, loan officers and entire company with a user-friendly experience.”

All Guardian Mortgage colleagues use ZixGateway®, a policy-based email encryption solution. Equipped with robust policy filters that are created and maintained by a dedicated research team, ZixGateway automatically scans and encrypts emails with sensitive personal data, allowing colleagues to exchange secure email without any extra steps.

“The amount and sensitivity of personal data exchanged when people apply for a mortgage or refinance a home can be overwhelming. What should be an exciting and happy time is often stressful, and adding worry due to a data breach is the last thing a homeowner needs,” said David Wagner, Chief Executive Officer of ZixCorp. “By adding automatic, easy-to-use email encryption with Zix, loan officers can securely email without any hassles or disruption to their workflow, and mortgage companies can confidently deliver the quality service their customers deserve. More importantly, clients can conveniently and securely share their personal data and keep their attention focused on their home.”

For recipients with ZixGateway, encrypted emails are automatically decrypted and delivered transparently to the inbox. Hundreds of organizations send and receive encrypted email with Guardian Mortgage without taking any extra steps or entering passwords.

If recipients do not use ZixGateway, encrypted messages can be delivered seamlessly through Transport Layer Security (TLS) or in less than two steps through a mobile-friendly, secure Web portal. Ensuring bi-directional security, customers can send encrypted replies from the secure Web portal and also initiate encrypted messages directly to Guardian Mortgage through a unique compose feature.

Guardian Mortgage uses ZixInsight for added visibility into how colleagues use email and what sensitive data is securely flowing outside the company. For Guardian Mortgage colleagues who use personal mobile devices, ZixOne provides access to email without allowing the data to reside on the device. Through the ZixOne mobile app, colleagues on the go easily exchange email to customers, and Guardian Mortgage enables communication and business without jeopardizing customer privacy due to a lost or stolen mobile device.

About Guardian Mortgage

Guardian Mortgage Company, Inc. is a 51-year old residential mortgage originator and servicer located in Dallas, Texas, currently with loan origination offices in Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and Michigan. It originates mortgages through retail and correspondent channels and has a $2.7 billion residential mortgage loan servicing portfolio. Guardian Mortgage is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Strategic Growth Bancorp (SGB) Incorporated, which also owns Capital Bank, First National Denver, First National Santa Fe, and First National Rio Grande. These SGB Community Banks operate in Texas, Colorado, and New Mexico. For more information about Guardian Mortgage, please visit

About ZixCorp

ZixCorp is a trusted leader in email data protection. ZixCorp offers industry-leading email encryption, a unique email data loss prevention (DLP) solution, and an innovative bring your own device (BYOD) email solution to meet your company’s data protection and compliance needs. ZixCorp is trusted by the nation’s most influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government for easy-to-use secure email solutions. ZixCorp is publicly traded on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol ZIXI, and its headquarters are in Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit

Source: Zix Corporation

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