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Blancco Helps Organizations Meet the Challenge of Efficient, Secure Data Erasure from Mobile Devices

July 10, 2013

JOENSUU, Finland, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Blancco Mobile solution brings data erasure best practices to mobile

devices; white paper provides guidelines for achieving world-class IT security and


Gartner predicts that sales of smartphones and tablets will pass one billion in 2013,
and these devices are no longer relegated to personal use. The majority of mobile devices
now used by today’s mobile workforce are often loaded with sensitive corporate, customer
and employee data. Blancco [http://www.blancco.com ], the global leader in data erasure
and computer reuse solutions, is helping companies around the world securely manage the
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend.

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“With data erasure best practices and tools like third-party TUEV approved Blancco
Mobile [http://www.blancco.com/en/products/total-data-erasure/mobile ], we are helping
organizations eliminate the risk of costly data breaches and comply with standards and
regulations,” said Kim Vaisanen, CEO and Co-Founder of Blancco. “Our customers have
implemented effective policy and processes to erase data securely when ownership of a
smartphone changes, or when BYOD tablets and smartphones are end-of-lifecycle.”

Blancco has developed a white paper offering guidelines to ensure secure and
efficiently managed erasure of data from mobile devices, with minimal resources required
and no business disruption. Download it at
http://www.blancco.com/en/erase-smartphones. The paper outlines the advantages that
certified data erasure [http://www.blancco.com/en/benefits/most-certified-data-erasure ]-a
software approach for overwriting and eliminating all electronic information-offers over
physical destruction of devices, factory resetting and less comprehensive overwriting

“Providing verifiable proof of data erasure is another important aspect of our
solution,” Vaisanen said. “Our white paper discusses this and other critical details of
compliance. We are pleased to share it with organizations wanting to achieve excellence in
data security.”

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

        Blancco Oy Ltd.
        Kim Vaisanen, CEO and Co-Founder



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