Blancco to Participate in Annual Data Privacy Day

Jan 28, 2013, 06:57 ET from Blancco Oy Ltd.

JOENSUU, Finland, January 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

'Champion of data privacy' joins other business leaders in educational events on the importance of secure data erasure for computers and mobile devices

Blancco, the global leader in data erasure and computer reuse solutions, will participate in Annual Data Privacy Day, an international commemoration of the 1981 signing of Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection.

"Annual Data Privacy Day is another opportunity for us to educate the business world about the importance of secure data erasure, particularly as it pertains to mobile devices," said Kim Väisänen, CEO and co-founder of Blancco. "As a champion of data privacy, we are proud to join companies such as Intel, Microsoft, Google and AT&T in this timely reminder for organizations to adopt and enforce a comprehensive data security policy." To help educate the market on this critical issue Blancco has created a white paper on its new mobile strategy for secure data erasure.

Blancco is also participating in the 5th annual International Forum of CyberSecurity (FIC) in Lille, France on January 28-29, 2013 and will demonstrate Blancco Mobile, designed for the mass erasure of smartphone data. To register and set up a meeting with Blancco at FIC, go to

Blancco will continue increasing the awareness of mobile data erasure and educating the market in an exhibit  at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona February 25-28, 2013, an international thought leadership gathering to explore the world impact of mobile technology, and CeBIT, the world's largest trade fair showcasing digital IT and telecommunications solutions, March 5-9, 2013, in Hannover, Germany.

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

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