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Blancco to Participate in Annual Data Privacy Day

January 28, 2013

JOENSUU, Finland, January 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

‘Champion of data privacy’ joins other business leaders in educational

events on the importance of secure data erasure for computers and mobile devices

Blancco [http://www.blancco.com ], the global leader in data erasure and computer
reuse solutions, will participate in Annual Data Privacy Day, an international
commemoration of the 1981 signing of Convention 108, the first legally binding
international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection.

“Annual Data Privacy Day is another opportunity for us to educate the business world
about the importance of secure data erasure, particularly as it pertains to mobile
devices,” said Kim Vaisanen, CEO and co-founder of Blancco. “As a champion of data
privacy, we are proud to join companies such as Intel, Microsoft, Google and AT&T in this
timely reminder for organizations to adopt and enforce a comprehensive data security
policy.” To help educate the market on this critical issue Blancco has created a white
paper [http://www.blancco.com/en/erase-smartphones ] on its new mobile strategy for secure
data erasure.

Blancco is also participating in the 5th annual International Forum of CyberSecurity
(FIC) in Lille, France on January 28-29, 2013 and will demonstrate Blancco Mobile,
designed for the mass erasure of smartphone data. To register and set up a meeting with
Blancco at FIC, go to http://campaign.blancco.com/fic-2013.

Blancco will continue increasing the awareness of mobile data erasure and educating
the market in an exhibit [http://campaign.blancco.com/mwc ] at the Mobile World Congress
(MWC) in Barcelona February 25-28, 2013, an international thought leadership gathering to
explore the world impact of mobile technology, and CeBIT
[http://campaign.blancco.com/cebit ], the world’s largest trade fair showcasing digital IT
and telecommunications solutions, March 5-9, 2013, in Hannover, Germany.

About Blancco

Blancco is the proven data erasure solution for millions of users around the globe. As
the global leader in data erasure and computer reuse solutions, Blancco offers the most
certified data erasure solutions within the industry. The company serves users across a
wide range of industries, including banking, finance, government and defense. The
company’s products are highly valued by IT asset disposal professionals around the world.
Blancco operates from an extensive network of international offices and partners across
Europe, North America, the Middle East, Russia, Asia and Australasia. More information is
available at http://www.blancco.com.

        Media Contact:
        Monica Shaw +1-770-367-9534

Blancco Oy Ltd.

Kim Vaisanen, CEO and Co-Founder +358-50-585-2885 kim.vaisanen@blancco.com

SOURCE Blancco Oy Ltd.

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