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Guildford Borough Council invests in Egress Switch Secure Email and File Transfer to ensure security of confidential information when shared across the organisation and with external parties

Guildford Borough Council invests in Egress Switch Secure Email and File Transfer to ensure security of confidential information when shared across the organisation and with external parties

Nov 14, 2016
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London – November 2016 – Egress Software Technologies, a leading provider encryption services to local government, today announces that Guildford Borough Council uses Egress Switch Email and File Transfer to securely send and receive sensitive information internally and with approved third parties.

As the largest borough council within Surrey, Guildford Borough Council is responsible for delivering a variety of services such as community safety, housing, recycling, parking, tourism and leisure. The council works closely with its community and businesses.

As with all local authorities, much of the council’s work involves communicating classified sensitive information internally and with approved external organisations, such as police, health and social care services, and schools. In order to ensure this information remains protected even when shared beyond their organisation, Guildford Borough Council uses Switch Secure Email and File Transfer. CPA (Commercial Product Assurance) certified by UK Government. The solution enables council staff to encrypt all emails and attachments, including large files, to the highest data protection standards. Easy for end-users to use, integration with MS Outlook means they can access this functionality straight from their inboxes and it also free for their recipients to communicate securely with them.

For more information about Egress Software Technologies, please contact Rebecca Bailey – Marketing and Communications:

Tel: +44 (0) 207 624 8500

Email: rebecca.bailey@egress.com

About Egress Software Technologies

Egress Software Technologies is the leading provider of data security services designed to protect shared information throughout its lifecycle.

Offering Public Sector and Enterprise customers a portfolio of complementary services, the Egress Switch platform enables end-users to share and collaborate securely, while reducing the risk of loss and maintaining compliance. These award-winning integrated services include email and document classification, email and file encryption, secure managed file transfer, secure online collaboration and secure email and file archiving.

Certified by UK Government, Switch offers a seamless user experience, powerful real-time auditing and patented information rights management, all accessible using a single global identity.

https://www.egress.com/

About Guildford Borough Council

The Surrey economy makes a significant contribution to the Exchequer, and second only to London. Our continued and enhanced prosperity is important to the region, the country and to us. We are widely recognised as an international centre of excellence for firms in clusters such as digital media, pharmaceuticals, space technologies and ICT, to identify a few examples.

We want to see local people and our economy thrive, and move forward. We recognise the vital links that our local academic institutions afford our borough. We want them to be able to compete here and abroad by innovating through research and business capabilities.

Our vision is for Guildford to be a town and rural borough with strong infrastructure; world-class businesses an evolving and vibrant economy, which balances the needs of communities today and for future generations living in an ever-improving society.

www.guildford.gov.uk/

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