Tokyo, Japan (PressExposure) January 05, 2012 -- GuardTime ( http://www.guardtime.com ), creator of the Keyless Signature technology used to provide indisputable proof of time, origin, and integrity for electronic data, today signed an agreement with Tokyo-based NRI SecureTechnologies, Ltd., a one stop-solution provider for information security, to do business collaboration in the area of cloud computing security.
GuardTime developed and provides the solution code-named "DataConductor," which can detect changes and/or transfers of any data stored in the datacenter. By signing the data using GuardTime's Keyless Signatures, DataConductor can automatically detect when and where the data was created or transferred, and if the datahas been tampered with or not. An alert is sent to the customer when an abnormal status is detected. DataConductor can assure the integrity of data and confirm the location where data exists, providing a full audit trail of data storage in the Cloud. DataConductor enables regulatory compliance for archiving with commodity cloud storage.
As a leading provider of information security, NRI Secure has accumulated extensive and profound consulting knowledge with product offerings that, together with one-stop services, provide comprehensive security solutions to customers in sectors such as the government, financial services, retail, and enterprises. In particular, as cloud computing demand grows, NRI Secure is increasingly undertaking a number of projects for the secure building and management of cloud services.
GuardTime and NRI Secure will leverage the solutions and know-how on both sides to collaborate in the following areas:
* Solution service integration:
Planning and development on the integration of GuardTime DataConductor into NRI Secure's security management solutions and services.
* Joint marketing and sales activities:
Both companies will jointly hold seminars and conferences to introduce the solutions.Both companies will jointly identify business opportunities and propose solutions to existing and new customers.
About NRI SecureTechnologies, Ltd:
NRI SecureTechnologies, a leading provider of information security solutions, is one of the group companies of Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. Established in 2000, it examines information security at business corporations from the aspects of technology and business management and offers a one-stop service from consulting to solution implementation, training, management and surveillance. For more information visit http://www.nri-secure.co.jp/en/index.html
GuardTime was founded with the goal of solving one of the biggest problems in computing: how to be sure electronic data is authentic. GuardTime's Keyless Signatures provide proof of origin and that not a single bit of the data has changed since a specific point in time. The verification of the signatures can be done offline without reliance on keys, secrets, or the existence of a trusted third party. GuardTime's mission is to change the world to one where Keyless Signatures are ubiquitous and a natural part of the everyday data lifecycle, whether on disk, in transit, or in the Cloud. The company was recently selected as co-winner of the Innotribe $100K Start-Up Challenge, honoring the company as one of the world's most promising financial technology start-ups. Visit http://www.guardtime.com for more information about using Keyless Signatures for signing your data.
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