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Silent Circle To Compete In Innovation Sandbox And Present On BYOD Defense At 2013 RSA Conference

Company's All-Star Management Team of Cryptography and Special Forces Veterans Will Host Private Briefings with Customers and Partners during RSA Week

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Silent Circle, the global private encrypted communications firm revolutionizing privacy and security on mobile devices, today announced its activities at the 2013 RSA Conference in San Francisco, Calif. Throughout the week of February 25, Silent Circle executives will participate in several conference events and conduct private briefings with prospective customers and partners.

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On Monday, February 25 at 1:00 p.m. PT in Room 134 at the Moscone Center, Silent Circle will demonstrate its peer-to-peer secure encrypted communications solutions in the RSA Conference's 2013 Innovation Sandbox program. Silent Circle will join nine other finalists in this session showcasing innovative technologies that have the potential to transform the information security industry. A panel of judges will name one finalist the "Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2013" at the conclusion of the event.

Silent Circle's CEO and co-founder, Mike Janke, will speak at the RSA Conference on Thursday, February 28 at 1:00 p.m. PT in Room 309 at the Moscone Center. During his presentation, "Special Operations Tactics Applied to BYOD Defense," Janke will draw on his security experience and background as a U.S. Navy SEAL to discuss practical and effective defenses against privacy threats targeting mobile devices and personal communications.

"Today, businesses and government organizations around the world face increasingly sophisticated risks to their everyday communications – in the form of corporate espionage, nation-states' eavesdropping or monitoring and other privacy threats," Janke explained. "The RSA Conference is renowned for bringing together luminaries from across the security industry to confront such evolving threats and recognize innovative security technologies. Silent Circle's team is eager to join these conversations and honored to be among this year's Innovation Sandbox finalists."

Throughout the week, members of Silent Circle's all-star management team - which includes PGP inventor Phil Zimmermann, Jon Callas, the creator of Apple's Whole Disk Encryption, former U.S. Navy SEALs and British SAS personnel - will be available for private briefings with prospective customers and partners. To arrange a meeting with Silent Circle's team, please contact Christine Piry at cpiry@silentcircle.com or call 1-202-499-6427.

About Silent Circle's "Silent Suite" of apps:

  • Silent Phone: Encrypted voice and video calls on mobile devices. Currently available for iOS and Android, it can be used with Wi-Fi, EDGE, 3G or 4G cellular anywhere in the world.
  • Silent Text: Encrypted text messaging with attachments and "Burn Notice" feature for permanently deleting messages from device registries. Currently available for iOS with Android version under development.
  • Silent Eyes: Encrypted video and voice teleconferencing from laptops and business conference systems through Silent Circle's custom HD network. Compatible with Silent Phone. Currently available for Windows.
  • Silent Mail: Coming soon, Silent Mail will offer encrypted e-mail on Silent Circle's private, secure network. It will be compatible with popular e-mail client software.

ABOUT SILENT CIRCLE
Silent Circle is a global, private encrypted communications service headquartered in Washington D.C. that provides cutting-edge encrypted text, e-mail, mobile phone and video teleconferencing services through a secure, proprietary network and software apps. Silent Circle was co-founded by Mike Janke, former Navy SEAL and best-selling author, and Phil Zimmermann, the world famous Silicon Valley creator of Internet encryption for voice and data and 2012 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame. For more on Silent Circle, go to: https://www.silentcircle.com

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Welz & Weisel Communications
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703-877-8103

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