Robust Security Features and FIPS 140-2 Accreditation Drove Increase

Accellion, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise mobile solutions that enable increased productivity and security, announced today it saw a 45% increase in government users over the past 12 months. Government agencies around the world are choosing Accellion to support the productivity of mobile workers, while ensuring mobile security.

Additionally, Accellion recently received FIPS 140-2 certification for its kiteworks mobile file sharing and collaboration solution. Some of the other key security capabilities that make the kiteworks solution ideal for government agencies are:

  • Multi-tier private cloud architecture
  • Configurable to store all encryption keys physically on-premise
  • AES 256-bit encryption
  • FIPS 140-2 certification
  • Remote wipe on any device
  • User-friendly Digital Rights Management (DRM)
  • Two-factor authentication
  • Secure mobile container
  • Integrated secure mobile editor

“Government agencies are subject to intense scrutiny, as the data they collect and collaborate on includes highly confidential information about their constituencies,” said Patrick J. Conte, SVP & GM, Worldwide Field Operations. “In order to serve their citizens, government agencies need to find ways that protect sensitive digital content against unintentional data leaks and cybercrimes. We’re thrilled that in a year when there were so many data leaks and breaches, government agencies and all manner of public sector organizations are recognizing that Accellion is the most secure way to enable mobile employees to share, create and access sensitive content.”

Some of the local, state, federal, and international government agencies that have chosen Accellion for mobile content sharing, collaboration, and management include: California Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development; City of Toronto; County of Sacramento; Government of South Australia ICT; London Borough of Camden; London Fire Brigade; NASA; National Park Service; NHS; NIST; NSW Health Support Services; Texas Education Agency; and the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Accellion will be exhibiting its government-approved mobile content sharing solutions today at the Federal Mobile Computing Summit. The event is taking place at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington DC, and Accellion is at booth #30.

About Accellion

The Accellion secure content communication platform prevents data breaches and compliance violations from third party cyber risk. With Accellion, CIOs and CISOs gain complete visibility, compliance and control over IP, PII, PHI, and other sensitive content across all third-party communication channels, including email, file sharing, mobile, enterprise apps, web portals, SFTP, and automated inter-business workflows. Accellion has protected more than 25 million end users at more than 3,000 global corporations and government agencies, including NYC Health + Hospitals; KPMG; Kaiser Permanente; Latham & Watkins; National Park Service; Umpqua Bank; Tyler Technologies; and the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST).

Media Contacts

Rob Dougherty
(650) 687-3163
robert.dougherty@accellion.com

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