Egress Software Technologies has announced a partnership with Infosec Technologies (IST).

A provider of web and mail security, data security, data governance, SSL VPN, wireless security and two-factor authentication, Infosec Technologies and Egress are working together to expand their growing customer bases.

Steven Malone, director for Infosec Technologies, said: “Our customers are concerned by the increasing amount of confidential data that is shared both physically and electronically.

“Here at Infosec Technologies, we are always looking for new ways to help our customers mitigate risk. This alarming trend of third party data loss demands a new approach to sharing information. Only by enforcing recipient accountability and empowering users to remain in control over shared information can our clients achieve the level of assurance they need when exchanging sensitive data.”

Tony Pepper, CEO at Egress Software Technologies, said: “Delivered as a hosted service to guarantee fast deployment and low cost of ownership, Egress Switch enables users to encrypt information in a single click, protecting data wherever it resides.

“We are pleased to have established a partnership with Infosec Technologies and are confident that they will contribute towards our continued success. By working together we can help organisations embed security into the fabric of business communication in order to comply with the Data Protection Act and avoid fines of up to £500,000.”