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TMCNet:  Zix Corporation Launches ZixDLP, a New Data Loss Prevention Solution for Email

[February 13, 2013]

Zix Corporation Launches ZixDLP, a New Data Loss Prevention Solution for Email

DALLAS --(Business Wire)--

Zix Corporation (ZixCorp), (NASDAQ: ZIXI), the leader in email encryption services, announces the launch of ZixDLP to address business's greatest source of data loss - email. ZixDLP is an email-specific data loss prevention solution. By focusing strictly on email, ZixCorp provides a straightforward DLP approach that decreases the cost and reduces deployment time from months to hours. ZixDLP is also designed to have minimal impact on customer resources and workflow.

"ZixCorp is recognized for our dedication to easy to use, innovative email encryption. As we explored opportunities to take advantage of our expertise and grow our business, we saw DLP as a natural extension," said Rick Spurr, ZixCorp's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We are excited to introduce an email-specific DLP solution that provides our customers with a convenient solution to a complex problem and minimizes the risk of the greatest data loss problem in their company."

Leveraging the company's leadership and expertise in email encryption, ZixDLP was developed to use ZixCorp's proven policy and content scanning capabilities with new quarantine functionality. The quarantine system and its intuitive interface allow administrators to:

  • Easily define policies and create custom lexicons for quarantining email messages
  • Conveniently manage quarantined messages using flexible searching and filtering options
  • Release or delete individual or ultiple quarantined messages with one click
  • Review reports that monitor quarantine activities and trends
  • Automate custom notifications informing employees of quarantined messages


In addition to an easy to use administrator interface, ZixDLP provides a convenient employee experience. When an employee uses the company email system to send an email to a recipient outside the company, the message and attachments are scanned by ZixDLP. If a policy is triggered, the email is sent to a quarantine system, and the employee receives a notification message. Embedded in the notification is a link to where the user can easily review the quarantined email message. Administrators can enable employees the capability to review, release the email with justification noted or delete the email and draft a new version.

Emphasizing education and training, each employee can see what part of the email was identified as sensitive and what policy was triggered to quarantine the message. In taking these extra steps, employees become more aware of corporate policies and more alert to the sensitivity of valuable information.

"By focusing on email, we can provide a highly effective yet simple approach for both employees interacting with the solution and the administrators managing the system," said Spurr. "We are confident that ZixDLP is unique in its ease of use, empowering customers to implement DLP without disruption or complexity."

Commercial release of ZixDLP is planned for March 29, 2013. ZixDLP will be available as an add-on for existing ZixCorp customers or as a bundle with ZixCorp Email Encryption for new customers. ZixDLP will also be available as a standalone solution that can easily integrate with most email systems and email encryption solutions.

For additional information or a product demo, please visit ZixCorp's booth - no. 550 - at the RSA Conference on Feb. 25-28, 2013, or contact 866-257-4949.

About Zix Corporation
ZixCorp offers industry-leading email encryption and a unique email DLP solution to meet your company's data protection and compliance needs. ZixCorp is trusted by the nation's most influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government for easy to use secure email solutions. ZixCorp is publicly traded on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol ZIXI, and its headquarters are in Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit www.zixcorp.com.

Statements about the anticipated availability, implementation and functionality of ZixDLP are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements are based upon information available to ZixCorp on the date this release was issued. ZixCorp undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Any forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from the events or results described in the forward-looking statements, including risks or uncertainties related to implementation and acceptance of new products and services. ZixCorp may not succeed in addressing these and other risks. Further information regarding factors that could affect ZixCorp financial and other results can be found in the risk factors section of ZixCorp's most recent filing on Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


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