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CellTrust was recognized as a Sample Vendor for Secure Instant Communications in three recent Gartner Hype Cycle Reports: Hype Cycle for Privacy, 2019 (1). Hype Cycle for Data Security, 2019(2); the Hype Cycle for Endpoint Security, 2019 (3).

Gartner’s definition of Secure Instant Communications is: “Secure instant communications provide confidentiality and data retention for instant messaging, text messaging, voice and video communications. These communications take place between endpoint and mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, or personal computers.”

According to the report, the Business Impact of Secure Instant Communications is:
“Secure instant communications solutions protect organizations against:

  • Leaks of sensitive information from messages, which can cause reputational damage to enterprises
  • Interception of communications due to industrial espionage and/or hacktivism

Noncompliance with regulatory requirements which can lead to penalties.”
“To us, Secure Instant Communications already play a critical role in enterprise Privacy Management, Data Loss Prevention and Data Security Governance strategies,” said Sean Moshir, CellTrust Chairman and CEO. “We are currently focusing on the financial services and government sectors, where data is both sensitive and highly regulated.”

Learn more: CellTrust SL2 for SMS and Voice Security, Privacy and Compliance

(1) Gartner, Inc., Hype Cycle for Privacy, 2019, by Bart Willemsen, July 11, 2019
(2) Gartner, Inc., Hype Cycle for Data Security, 2019, by Brian Lowans, July 30, 2019
(3) Gartner, Inc., Hype Cycle for Endpoint Security, 2019, by Dionisio Zumerle, John Girard, July 31, 2019

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