Windows 10 Encryption and Wiping Ready to Go from Jetico
HELSINKI, Finland – August 06, 2015 – The highly anticipated arrival of the Microsoft Windows® 10 operating system last week came with additional good news for Jetico's customers. BestCrypt and BCWipe are among the first to deliver Windows 10 encryption and wiping.
Users of BCWipe, a utility that permanently deletes files and wipes free space, and BestCrypt Container Encryption, which encrypts files and folders, have been able to upgrade to Windows® 10 worry-free since the operating system's public release on July 29. And as of today, BestCrypt Volume Encryption, Jetico's disk encryption solution,has passed testing on the public release. Users may now follow suit with new best practices for data migration to Windows® 10.
These best practices mark the successful conclusion of Jetico's effort to make their data encryption and data wiping software products fully compatible with Windows® 10, an effort that has been nearly a year in the making. To Michael Waksman, Jetico's CEO, these achievements reflect the company's longstanding commitment to providing their customers with the most up-to-date technology possible. "We're proud to say that BCWipe and BestCrypt have been supporting Windows 10 for almost a year, way ahead of the competition," Waksman stated in his announcement.
Jetico began its efforts to support Windows® 10 in late 2014, when Microsoft released the Windows® 10 Technical Preview for software developers. Waksman and his team saw the importance of getting to work right away. "As any developer out there will tell you, every new operating system release comes with plenty of hurdles and headaches, especially major releases like Windows 10," Waksman explains. "But when your users rely on you to keep their sensitive data protected yet accessible," he continued, "that's a sacred trust they're placing in you. There's no time to waste."
At Jetico, Waksman says, he and his developers view it as an "ethical responsibility" to keep their products "fully and seamlessly compatible" with the various emerging technologies used by their customers, as well as older systems. In addition to a wide global base of home and small business users, Jetico also serves various enterprises whose daily operations involve processing huge amounts of sensitive data.
Jetico provides military-standard data protection software for sensitive and mission-critical data throughout the lifecycle. Trusted for over 10 years by the U.S. Department of Defense, Jetico's BCWipe can wipe selected files beyond forensic recovery such as in response to classified data spills, while BCWipe Total WipeOut can erase hard drive data entirely such as for disposal or decommission. To protect stored data, Jetico's BestCrypt delivers strong encryption that's easy to use for whole disks, virtual drives and selected files or folders. Enterprise Editions of Jetico software include central management for 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.
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