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CipherPoint Awarded Patent for Transparent Encryption Gateway and Automated Key Management

January 22, 2014

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CipherPoint™, the leader in data security solutions for structured and unstructured content in file sharing and collaboration platforms like Microsoft SharePoint Server, Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft SharePoint Online, today announced that it has been awarded US patent number 8631460 for its core technology. The patent covers a method of providing transparent encryption for a web resource.

“This patent award is important on several levels,” said Mike Fleck, CEO of CipherPoint. “First, it validates CipherPoint’s technological leadership and innovation in the area of data encryption and key management in on-premises and cloud environments. Second, it emphasizes the trust that our customers have placed in CipherPoint, and finally, it highlights our dedication to building highly secure systems that are simple to deploy and manage.”

A copy of the patent award is available here.

The CipherPoint Eclipse Data Security Suite now includes:

  • CipherPoint Eclipse Data Security Console -- a central security management console for file servers, Microsoft SharePoint sites, and Microsoft SharePoint Online/Office 365 enabling identification, encryption, access control, audit, and reporting for sensitive and regulated data.
  • CipherPoint Eclipse for SharePoint Online/Office365 –transparent encryption and access control for Microsoft SharePoint Online and Microsoft Office365
  • CipherPoint Eclipse for SharePoint -- transparent encryption and access control for data in Microsoft SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013 servers
  • CipherPoint Eclipse for File Servers -- transparent encryption and access control for data in file servers.
  • CipherPoint Eclipse for Healthcare -- secures patient information and other sensitive data in Microsoft SharePoint, file servers, and SharePoint Online/Office365.
  • CipherPoint Eclipse Content Scanner Module – scans information in Microsoft SharePoint, file servers, and SharePoint Online/Office365 to identify sensitive and regulated data.

    For more information on the CipherPoint Eclipse Data Security Suite, please visit:

    About CipherPoint Software, Inc.

    CipherPoint identifies, encrypts, controls and audits access to sensitive and regulated data on-premises and in cloud file sharing and collaboration systems. CipherPoint’s solution is unique in preventing privileged IT administrators and outside attackers that target IT-level access from accessing sensitive information. The CipherPoint Eclipse solution suite secures data across file servers, on-premises Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft SharePoint Online, Microsoft Office365 and other cloud collaboration systems from a central data security console. CipherPoint’s products are easy to deploy and manage, and scalable to meet the needs of large enterprises.

    A winner of the SINET 16 award as a top security company in 2012, CipherPoint is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, and was founded by IT security experts with deep experience in building successful security technology companies. Customers in healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, government, and other industries, in Europe, North America, and Asia rely on CipherPoint to protect access to sensitive and regulated information. Contact CipherPoint at or at +1-888-657-5355.

    CipherPoint Software, Inc., 1730 Blake St., Suite 400, Denver, CO 80202

    +1 888.657.5355

    Welz & Weisel Communications

    Joyson Cherian, 703-877-8104

    Source: CipherPoint

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