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Czech security authority approves Sectra’s app for eavesdrop-secure smartphone use

February 6, 2014

Sectra Panthon 3, a smartphone app for secure voice communication and text messaging, has been approved for protection of Czech classified information up to and including RESTRICTED level. Sectra Panthon is a smartphone application that allows users to safely share classified information through encrypted voice- and text conversations. Hardware-based key protection ensures the very high level of security. Moreover, Sectra Panthon users can continue to enjoy the smartphone services they have grown to depend on – such as regular unprotected phone calls, e-mails, photography, web browsing and social networks.

Sectra Panthon is also approved up to and including RESTRICTED classification level by the Netherlands, the EU and NATO.

About Panthon 3

Sectra Panthon 3 functions on all major wireless networks including 2G, 2.5G and 3G and Wi-Fi. A PIN code is all that is needed to activate the added protection. The Sectra Panthon app is designed to support the SCIP -protocol, which means that it will be possible to use for communication with other secure devices, such as the Sectra Tiger system which is approved to the even stricter SECRET level. Thereby the users of both systems will benefit from a larger degree of freedom to choose a solution adapted to his or her security needs. For further information, please contact: Michael Bertilsson, President Sectra Communications AB, tel 46 (0)708-23 52 25 TorbjÖrn Kronander, President and CEO, Sectra AB, Tel: 46 46 (0) 13 23 52 27 About Sectra Sectra develops and provides effective security solutions for European government authorities, defense departments and other critical functions of society. These security solutions ensure that organizations and individual users can meet their continuous need for secure communication. Sectra’s solutions are approved at national levels and by the EU and NATO, and pave the way for communications that lead to a secure and stable world.

Sectra was founded in 1978. The Group’s operations include products and services in the niche segments of secure communication and medical systems. Sectra has offices in 12 countries and operates through partners worldwide. The head office is located in LinkÖping, Sweden, and the company has its roots in LinkÖping University. Sales in the 2012/2013 fiscal year totaled SEK 817 million. The Sectra share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB exchange. For further information, visit

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