Take Command with New Jetico Enterprise Editions to Encrypt and Wipe Data

26 May 2011

Jetico Central Manager now included with BestCrypt and BCWipe to control encryption and wiping on remote computers

Helsinki, FINLAND - May 26, 2011 – Military-standard data protection software developer, Jetico has released enhanced utilities that ensure enterprise-wide control to encrypt data or permanently delete files. Now any organization can strengthen their data security, with the Jetico Central Manager tool included as a component in newly released Enterprise Editions of BestCrypt and BCWipe software.

Announcing the upgrades for BCWipe and BestCrypt, Panu Pietikainen, Chief Operating Officer of Jetico, says, "With the launch of these new Enterprise Editions, Jetico has added true robustness to our products by addressing the needs of all security-conscious organizations – large or small."

"Our enterprise customers wanted a central command center that could remotely deploy and manage client software on any computer or group of computers," says Mr. Pietikainen. "We believe the new Jetico Enterprise Editions deliver what the customer has asked for."

Jetico’s DoD-approved BCWipe software is designed to completely and permanently delete files from computers, including the ability to wipe free space. BCWipe has been the utility of choice to wipe data for the U.S. Defense Community for over 10 years and is widely accepted as the de-facto standard to clean up classified data spills.

BestCrypt encryption software goes hand in hand with BCWipe, protecting organizations from data leakage and theft. Jetico offers two varieties of BestCrypt to protect data that is still in use. For file encryption, BestCrypt Container Encryption disguises data by storing selected files and folders in encrypted container files. BestCrypt Volume Encryption provides a more flexible alternative to full disk encryption by protecting all data stored on entire disk partitions or volumes. For example, organizations can encrypt RAID arrays using BestCrypt Volume Encryption.

"Jetico’s new enterprise software significantly boosts security while reducing total cost of ownership," says Mr. Pietikainen. "Now that we’ve added Jetico Central Manager, our enterprise customers can appreciate reduced deployment time, minimized maintenance and better prevention against embarrassing, costly data leaks."

Elaborating on its role, Mr. Pietikainen adds, "Central management of a corporate network immediately results in greater reliability and security, which is far superior to allowing a large organization of computers to independently run data protection software on their own."

Key Features of BCWipe - Enterprise Edition

  • Centralized deployment and management of client BCWipe software on remote computers from Jetico Central Manager (JCM) console
  • Create list of wiping tasks in JCM console and distribute to remote client computers
  • Features Enforcer to remotely wipe selected data without end-user intervention
    - Wiping tasks now can be invisible to end-users and can run without user logged on
  • Centralized logging

Key Features in BestCrypt - Enterprise Editions

  • Centralized deployment and management of client BestCrypt software on remote computers from Jetico Central Manager (JCM) console
  • Gather information about encrypted container files and/or disk volumes from client computers in a central JCM database
  • Store all recovery information in JCM database, allowing security administrators to recover encrypted client data in case of emergency or forgotten user password
  • Centralized logging

About Jetico

Jetico provides military-standard data protection software for sensitive and mission-critical data throughout the lifecycle. Approved for use by the U.S. Department of Defense, Jetico's BCWipe is for clearing files with surgical precision such as in response to classified data spills, while BCWipe Total WipeOut can erase hard drive data entirely such as for disposal or decommission. Jetico's BestCrypt disguises the data you keep with strong encryption that’s easy to use. Enterprise Editions of Jetico software include Jetico Central Manager to empower Administrators with control of client software on remote computers.

Jetico products are trusted by government and military agencies, all of the top 10 U.S. defense contractors, many national laboratories, as well as various other enterprises and a wide global base of home and small business users in over 100 countries. Founded in 1995, Jetico is privately held and headquartered in the Otaniemi Science Park in Helsinki, Finland. For more information please visit jetico.com.


Michael Waksman
Marketing Manager, Jetico
Phone (U.S.): 1-202-742-2901
Phone: +358-92-517-3030

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