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The Industry's Leading Hosted Email Encryption Service Being Used by Federal Banking Regulatory Agencies
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2007--Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(R)), (Nasdaq:ZIXI), the leader in hosted services for email encryption and e-prescribing, today announced the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) will be using the company's Email Encryption Service to communicate securely with the other financial regulators. ZixCorp's encryption solution will be used by the Federal Financial Institution Examination Council (FFIEC) agencies, which supervise the nation's financial institutions.
"In today's business environment, all organizations need to proactively protect their customers' privacy and their own reputations by securing business communications that contain sensitive information. Our Email Encryption Service delivers nonpublic personal financial information securely and seamlessly in a manner that is easy both to send and receive, so it won't disrupt daily business activities," said Rick Spurr, chief executive officer for ZixCorp. "That the federal banking regulators have trusted ZixCorp with securing their most sensitive communications is the strongest statement there is on the power of our encryption service. We believe that having financial institutions across the country receiving emails "Secured by ZixCorp" from their regulators will drive continued growth for us in the financial services industry."
As the leading email encryption provider with over six million protected email recipients, ZixCorp's vast directory allows seamless encrypted email delivery to healthcare organizations, insurers, financial institutions and regulators. ZixCorp now supports five encrypted email delivery mechanisms, including S/MIME, TLS, OpenPGP, secure portal and "push" delivery.
About the FDIC
Congress created the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in 1933 to restore public confidence in the nation's banking system. The FDIC insures deposits at the nation's 8,743 banks and savings associations and it promotes the safety and soundness of these institutions by identifying, monitoring and addressing risks to which they are exposed. The FDIC receives no federal tax dollars - insured financial institutions fund its operations.
About Zix Corporation
ZixCorp is the leading provider of hosted email encryption and e-prescribing services. ZixCorp's hosted Email Encryption Service provides an easy and cost-effective way to ensure customer privacy and regulatory compliance for corporate email. Its PocketScript(R) e-prescribing service reduces costs and improves patient care by automating the prescription process between payors, doctors, and pharmacies. For more information, visit www.zixcorp.com.
CONTACT: ZixCorp, Dallas
Farrah Corley, 214-370-2175
Peter Wilensky, 214-515-7357
SOURCE: Zix Corporation