MISSISSAUGA, Ontario -- Mississauga, Ontario, April 3rd 2007 - WinMagicR Inc., an innovative leader
in full-disk encryption, is proud to announce it has joined Microsoft's
SecureIT Alliance, a group of industry partners working together to develop
security solutions for the MicrosoftR platform. As a member, WinMagic will
be able to collaborate closely with Microsoft and other alliance members to
improve platform-product interoperability and security to benefit mutual
customers. WinMagic hopes to add value to the alliance through its vast
experience in such areas as pre-boot integration of full-disk encryption
with multi-factor authentication, simple management of keys/key files, and
transparent compliance with IT security policies.
Microsoft's SecureIT alliance is an online community forum that provides
members with the latest Microsoft platform information to assist in the
development of innovative new security solutions. The alliance makes it
simple for members to collaborate on such issues as security best practices
and interoperability and integration of products/services.
"Security is an industry problem, so it makes sense for us to work
together," said Gerry Albert, Director of SecureIT Alliance from Microsoft.
"Microsoft continues to reach out to industry partners, through the Alliance and other means, so that through improved collaboration we can promote interoperable and secure products."