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Virtru Earns Federal Risk and Authorization Management (FedRAMP) Authorization

March 6, 2019

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 6, 2019--Virtru, a leading data protection platform provider that stands at the intersection of security and privacy, announced today that its Virtru Data Protection Platform has earned Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) authorization. FedRAMP is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services.

With this authorization, Virtru joins an elite marketplace of only 128 providers that helps government agencies move from insecure, legacy IT to mission-enabling, secure and cost-effective cloud-based IT. The FedRAMP marketplace increases the utilization and familiarity with cloud services, while facilitating collaboration across government through open exchanges of lessons learned, use cases, and tactical solutions.

“The Virtru Data Protection Platform has roots in the federal government and we’re thrilled to be part of the government’s digital transformation toward secure, cloud-based collaboration and data protection,” said Virtru president and co-founder, John Ackerly. “Virtru enhances productivity and enables users to do their jobs faster and more securely by helping break down many of the stovepipes that limit data sharing due to security and privacy concerns. Our platform was designed to support the intra- and cross-agency collaboration that is so essential for mission success.”

A rigorous authorization process included a capabilities assessment across three security criteria: confidentiality, integrity and availability. Through FedRAMP, 120 government organizations can safely achieve the many benefits of cloud-based technologies and workflows. Today FedRAMP covers more than five million assets of the world’s largest cloud providers and one-third of the world’s internet traffic.

Virtru data protection already supports governmental organizations such as the Department of Veterans Affairs and the State of Maryland, and provides organizations easy-to-use, data encryption that protects data wherever it is created or shared and across any network.

Learn more about Virtru’s FedRAMP authorization.

About Virtru

At Virtru, we understand that data is an organization’s most valuable asset and sharing it is critical for business success. But sharing data creates significant risk. We believe no one should have to choose between protecting data and sharing it. We help more than 5,000 organizations, large and small, across almost every industry, protect data wherever it’s created or shared so they can collaborate with confidence. Virtru provides the power to get the job done. For more information, visit www.virtru.com or follow us on Twitter at @virtruprivacy.

Learn more:
Virtru blog: https://www.virtru.com/blog/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/virtru/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/virtruprivacy

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