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Alliance Key Manager, Townsend Security’s FIPS 140-2 Compliant Encryption Key Manager Now Includes Support for Managing TrueCrypt Passwords

May 20, 2013

Enterprises can now encrypt sensitive data for any Windows application or folder with TrueCrypt and create cryptographically strong passwords with Alliance Key Manager, a FIPS 140-2 compliant key management HSM.

Olympia, WA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013

Townsend Security, a leading authority in data privacy solutions, today announced that the company´s Alliance Key Manager hardware security module (HSM) will support TrueCrypt password management with Key Connection for TrueCrypt for Windows. Enterprises can now create and use cryptographically strong passwords when using TrueCrypt for data protection.

“Townsend Security is the first company to offer secure password management for TrueCrypt encryption. Today’s announcement reflects our strong commitment to making encryption and password management faster, easier, and more affordable. By providing ready-to-use applications like Key Connection for TrueCrypt for Windows with natural installation and configuration, we are reducing the time it takes to protect data from days or months to minutes,” commented Patrick Townsend, CEO and Founder of Townsend Security.

This no-cost addition allows Alliance Key Manager customers who use TrueCrypt encryption the ability to protect sensitive data for any Windows application or folder — in cloud, virtual, and hardware environments. Additionally, Key Connection for TrueCrypt for Windows enables organizations to meet PCI-DSS Section 3 encryption key management compliance when using TrueCrypt encryption.

“With automatic integration with our FIPS-140-2 compliant encryption key management solution, Alliance Key Manager, customers move faster to a centralized key management vault for all of their data protection needs. Key Connection for TrueCrypt for Windows joins our growing list of automatic encryption solutions that help organizations of all sizes meet compliance regulations that require data security,” continued Patrick Townsend.

About Alliance Key Manager

Townsend Security´s Alliance Key Manager is a FIPS 140-2 compliant encryption key manager that allows enterprises to properly manage their encryption keys while meeting security requirements in less time and at a lower cost. Additionally, Alliance Key Manager supports on-appliance encryption and decryption services so that your encryption key is always kept separate from the data it protects. Alliance Key Manager is available for a free 30-day trial.

About TrueCryp

TrueCrypt is a trademark of the TrueCrypt Developers Association. Alliance Key Manager support for TrueCrypt is not related to and is not endorsed by the TrueCrypt Developers Association. Townsend Security is not related to TrueCrypt Developers Association, and does not distribute or support TrueCrypt. For more information about TrueCrypt, please visit http://www.truecrypt.org.

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About Townsend Security

Townsend Security creates data privacy solutions that help organizations meet evolving compliance requirements and mitigate the risk of data breaches and cyber-attacks. Over 3000 companies worldwide trust Townsend Security´s NIST and FIPS 140-2 certified solutions to meet the encryption and key management requirements in PCI DSS, HIPAA/HITECH, FISMA, GLBA/FFIEC, DIACAP, SOX, and other regulatory compliance requirements. Learn more at http://www.townsendsecurity.com.

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