BSI Certification Positions Blancco as Germany’s First Nationwide Provider of Data Erasure for Public Agencies
JOENSUU, Finland, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –
Erasure software and IT security leader continues providing the world’s most
certified data erasure software
Blancco, the global leader in data erasure and computer reuse solutions, has announced
that Blancco Version 5.1.1 software is certified by the Federal Office for Information
Security (BSI), also known as the German Information Security Agency (GISA). The certified
version fulfills the rigorous security requirements of BSI guidelines for erasure of
classified documents from servers and computers, and has been audited by TÃœViT, an
internationally recognized third-party IT testing organization.
“With BSI certification, Blancco demonstrates its ongoing commitment to providing
secure data removal for both the public sector and for private companies with stringent
data security policies around the world,” said Kim VÃ¤isÃ¤nen, CEO and Co-Founder of
Blancco. “Blancco’s erasure software not only eliminates data, as certified by BSI and
CESG and approved by NATO and other agencies, its comprehensive reports support audit and
regulatory requirements and enable safe reuse or resale.”
Blancco software 5.1.1 is the first and only software in Germany granted the BSI
Z-VSA-0111-2013 approval for use by public agencies and the BSI. The software went through
a multi-year review process where both globally applicable Common Criteria conditions and
the requirements from the Federal Office in Bonn were considered, leading to a version
that was submitted to and approved by TÃœViT for data removal and reporting.
With the BSI certification, Blancco continues offering the world’s most certified data
erasure software [http://www.blancco.com/en/benefits/most-certified-data-erasure ],
adhering to major government and military erasure standards and delivering advanced
erasure for the widest range of hardware in the industry.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Blancco Oy Ltd. Kim VÃ¤isÃ¤nen, CEO and Co-Founder +358-50-585-2885, email@example.com
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