SuperCom Group Awarded Key Patents for Cyber and Data Security

Three New Patent Awards Bolster Safend's Patent Portfolio to 35 Patents and Pending Patents

Jul 13, 2016, 12:41 ET from SuperCom

HERZLIYA, Israel, July 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

SuperCom (NASDAQ:  SPCB), a global provider of secure solutions for the e-Government, Public Safety, HealthCare, and Finance sectors announced today that Safend its subsidiary and a global data security company with a broad range of competitive and well-known encryption and data protection solutions has been awarded the strategic patents that covers:

  • New technology related to encrypting a removable external media drive;
  • Protection of the current operating system, by determining which physical operating system will be allowed to run above a virtual machine; and
  • Technology to stamp, using a certificate, removable external storage device, such that the end user can access the removable device only if the certificate is valid.

Mr. Gil Alfi, Safend's General Manager said, "The recently awarded patents validate the strength and uniqueness of the Safend technology and our position in the market as a leading global data security company. Our portfolio of 20 patents and 15 pending patent applications cover a wide range of innovative and cutting-edge Cyber and Data Security solutions providing us the necessary protection to advance our position in the global data security market."

Patent1 -Encrypting a removable external media drive 

This new key patent covers technology related to encrypting a removable external media drive using a unique method of creating a single logical file system that swallows the entire space on the removable media drive to prevent data leaking, and then adding file by file, each of which is encrypted, to a logical file system.

Patent2 - Protection of operating systems 

This new key patent that covers technology related to technology that allows protection of the current operating system, by determining which physical operating system will be allowed to run above a virtual machine. This key patent is part Safend's products line supporting VDI architectures."

Patent3 -Technology to stamp removable external storage device using a certificate 

This new key patent covers technology to stamp, using a certificate, removable external storage device, such that the end user can access the removable storage device only if the certificate is valid.

About Safend 

Safend is an international provider of cutting edge endpoint data protection, guarding against corporate data loss and theft through content discovery and inspection, encryption methodologies, and comprehensive device and port control. Safend maps sensitive information and controls data flow through email, web, external devices and additional channels. Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Herzliya, Israel, Safend has over 3,000 customers in the United States, Europe, and Asia, and more than three million software license seats deployed by multinational enterprises, government agencies and small to mid-size companies around the globe.

Safend's website is http://www.safend.net/

About SuperCom 

Since 1988, SuperCom has been a global provider of traditional and digital identity solutions, providing advanced safety, identification and security solutions to governments and organizations, both private and public, throughout the world. Through its proprietary e-Government platforms and innovative solutions for traditional and biometrics enrollment, personalization, issuance and border control services, SuperCom has inspired governments and national agencies to design and issue secure Multi-ID documents and robust digital identity solutions to its citizens and visitors. SuperCom offers a unique all-in-one field-proven RFID & mobile technology and product suite, accompanied by advanced complementary services for various industries including healthcare and homecare, security and safety, community public safety, law enforcement, electronic monitoring, livestock monitoring, and building and access automation.

SuperCom's website is http://www.supercom.com

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