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Blancco Helps Organizations Meet the Challenge of Efficient, Secure Data Erasure from Mobile Devices

JOENSUU, Finland, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Blancco Mobile solution brings data erasure best practices to mobile devices; white paper provides guidelines for achieving world-class IT security and compliance

Gartner predicts that sales of smartphones and tablets will pass one billion in 2013, and these devices are no longer relegated to personal use. The majority of mobile devices now used by today's mobile workforce are often loaded with sensitive corporate, customer and employee data. Blancco, the global leader in data erasure and computer reuse solutions, is helping companies around the world securely manage the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend.

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"With data erasure best practices and tools like third-party TÜV approved Blancco Mobile, we are helping organizations eliminate the risk of costly data breaches and comply with standards and regulations," said Kim Väisänen, CEO and Co-Founder of Blancco. "Our customers have implemented effective policy and processes to erase data securely when ownership of a smartphone changes, or when BYOD tablets and smartphones are end-of-lifecycle."

Blancco has developed a white paper offering guidelines to ensure secure and efficiently managed erasure of data from mobile devices, with minimal resources required and no business disruption. Download it at http://www.blancco.com/en/erase-smartphones/. The paper outlines the advantages that certified data erasure-a software approach for overwriting and eliminating all electronic information-offers over physical destruction of devices, factory resetting and less comprehensive overwriting approaches.

"Providing verifiable proof of data erasure is another important aspect of our solution," Väisänen said. "Our white paper discusses this and other critical details of compliance. We are pleased to share it with organizations wanting to achieve excellence in data security."

About Blancco

Blancco is the proven data erasure solution for millions of users around the globe. As the global leader in data erasure and computer reuse solutions, Blancco offers the most certified data erasure solutions within the industry. The company serves users across a wide range of industries, including banking, finance, government and defense. The company's products are highly valued by IT asset disposal professionals around the world. Blancco operates from an extensive network of international offices and partners across Europe, North America, the Middle East, Russia, Asia and Australasia. More information is available at http://www.blancco.com.

Media Contact:
Monica Shaw
+1-770-367-9534
mshaw@carabinerpr.com

Blancco Oy Ltd.
Kim Väisänen, CEO and Co-Founder
+358-50-585-2885
kim.vaisanen@blancco.com

SOURCE Blancco Oy Ltd.



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