BOULDER, Colo., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (OTC BB-ECRY)
eCrypt Technologies welcomes distinguished former U.S. Congressman Curt Weldon as Chairman of the eCrypt Technologies Board of Directors.
Mr. Weldon's initial mandate is to populate eCrypt's Board of Directors and international advisory board with technology, security, business, and government experts from around the world. Drawing from his vast contact base that he developed during his tenure as a U.S. Congressman, Vice Chair of Homeland Security and Vice Chair of the House Armed Services Committee, Mr. Weldon has already commenced hand picking the best people for the job to join him in developing eCrypt's business and executing the company's business plan. Mr. Weldon has also developed relationships with world leaders, heads of state and business leaders from around the world, and has begun to introduce eCrypt Technologies to them. With his vast global contact base and business experience, Mr. Weldon brings with him nearly 30 years of government and security relationships that provide eCrypt with invaluable expertise, insight, and knowledge as it builds its business this year. Mr. Weldon comes to eCrypt at a particularly exciting time, eCrypt has opened early access to its eCrypt.me Secure Communications Service which is quickly being adopted by the business and security communities as well as private individuals.
"A man with Mr. Weldon's wealth of contacts, experience, technical savvy, and leadership skills is a welcome addition to any board. We are most honored and fortunate that he has joined our team." - Brad Lever CEO of eCrypt Technologies.
Mr. Weldon immediately started work on introducing the eCrypt suite of products to high-ranking government officials and business people around the world. Since becoming Chairman, Mr. Weldon has visited India as the keynote speaker at the Future of Financial Markets Conference, he also has had high-level meetings with several large telecom companies in Baku, Azerbaijan. Mr. Weldon's role as Chairman is extremely beneficial to the growth of the company and under his stewardship eCrypt expects to reach the highest levels of success with its products and its implementation of the revenue model of its business plan
"During my tenure with the U.S. Government I funded top military and internet privacy technologies and can say that eCrypt's technologies are as good as and in many ways much better than anything I have seen. eCrypt will provide protection for Government, Corporations and individuals around the world against cyber attacks and against the invasion of privacy. We have had exciting responses from Directors of the CIA and the Nation Security Agency. I am tremendously excited to work with such dynamic and dedicated individuals that form the eCrypt management and development team. The entire eCrypt product line is amazing; it provides security for everyone, security that in the past was affordable only by governments and corporations. I am looking forward to working with Brad and his team during my tenure as Chairman." - Curt Weldon
About Curt Weldon
Congressman Curt Weldon served for 20 years in the United States Congress retiring as both Vice Chair of the House Armed Services Committee as well as Vice Chair of the House Homeland Security Committee. He also served on the Energy Committee of the House Science Committee. Mr. Weldon led the 1st US Delegation into Libya to meet with Moammar Gadhaffi, led the 2nd and 3rd US Delegations into Libya with Senator Joe Biden as his guest, again meeting with Gadhaffi, and is the only US Official invited to address the entire Libyan nation in 2004. Mr. Weldon also led the 1st two Delegations into North Korea, met with top North Korean Officials and authored the two part 10 Point Peace Plan. Mr. Weldon organized over one dozen formal Inter-Parliamentary Relationships with the US Congress and other countries. While in Congress he organized and Co-Chaired the US/FSU Energy Caucus, the Oceans Security Initiative and the International Energy Advisory Council, working with Oil & Gas CEO's worldwide. Mr. Weldon has led over 50 Bi-Partisan Delegations to over 100 nations.
About eCrypt Technologies (http://www.ecryptinc.com)
eCrypt Technologies, Inc. is an information security firm with a focus on ease of use and end user control. To date the Company has launched eCrypt Mobile Mail Privacy, an email encryption software for use on BlackBerry smartphones, and eCrypt.me a web based secure communications service. Using the strongest encryption algorithms available eCrypt solutions prevent unauthorized access to email messages during transmission and storage on servers and PCs. Users may communicate freely with each other knowing that no one has access to the content of their emails.
eCrypt is a BlackBerry® Alliance Associate Member, and has successfully obtained a Mass Market Status for eCrypt Mobile Mail Privacy from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security. This status allows eCrypt to export the software under section 742.15(B)(2) of the Export Administration Regulations, and is recognized by the Wassenaar Arrangement.
eCrypt Mobile Mail Privacy is available for BlackBerry® Internet Service and BlackBerry® Enterprise Server customers.
eCrypt.me is currently in beta and is compatible with all devices able to browse the internet, including smartphones, PC's and Mac computers.
The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited.
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