SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 7, 2011 /CNW/ -- CellTrust Corporation, the recognized worldwide leader in mobile secure messaging and secure applications for mobile phones (www.celltrust.com), announced today that Celcom, the largest 3G operator in Malaysia (www.celcom.com.my), has deployed the patents-pending, carrier grade CellTrust SecureSMS(TM) Consumer and CellTrust SecureSMS(TM) Enterprise (SSMS) technology, to bring a secure messaging solution to its wireless subscribers and enterprise customers.
Celcom has launched the CellTrust SecureSMS Consumer app for the BlackBerry operating system, now available for download by Celcom's wireless subscribers on the BlackBerry app store. Additionally, Celcom has made the CellTrust SecureSMS Enterprise appliance model available to its corporate, governmental and other enterprise customers featuring either a dedicated or hosted server option, which can be integrated into their own enterprise infrastructure. Celcom and CellTrust also plan to introduce a new Secure MMS app this year, as part of a total secure messaging suite.
"Security product companies are hard at work developing a wide range of security clients for mobile phones, from anti-malware and VPN access to smartphone app security, but secure SMS has been largely ignored," said Jeff Wilson, Principal Analysts, Security, Infonetics Research, Inc. "SMS is a ubiquitous and indispensable communication tool for consumers and enterprises, and the need for privacy and compliance will drive everyone to solutions like CellTrust's SecureSMS."
"We are pleased to see Celcom take a leadership role in providing a secure messaging solution to wireless subscribers in Malaysia," said Sean Moshir, CEO of CellTrust. "Secure SMS is particularly critical now, as many security threats have arisen over the recent months with regular SMS communication. Secure messaging capabilities will set Celcom apart from other wireless operators in the region."
CellTrust's global patents-pending SecureSMS(TM) provides:
-- Secure end-to-end encryption that meets the highest international
-- Communication over SMS control channel (supported by all global
-- Delivery, open and delete acknowledgement
-- Messages up to 5,000 characters
-- Reporting and compliancy
-- Access to 200+ countries
-- Remote data wipe
-- Certified with major operators and handset manufacturers
-- Many other benefits
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