Digital Confidence Announces a Server-Based Metadata Removal Solution

Digital Confidence Announces a Server-Based Metadata Removal Solution

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL (April 20, 2009) — Digital Confidence, the leading provider of data leakage prevention (DLP), hidden data / metadata removal, and privacy software solutions, today announced MailValve™, a server-based automatic hidden data & metadata removal solution for organizations.

MailValve™ sits on the SMTP pipe and removes hidden data from the attachments of each and every email sent from the organization according to a centrally set rules, thus enabling organizations to enforce an organization-wide hidden data removal policy to prevent accidental confidential and private data leakage, without the need for user intervention.

Powered by Digital Confidence DataDistiller™ Engine, MailValve™ is able to remove 33 types of hidden data from 14 file types, including Microsoft Office® documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), OpenOffice.org / StarOffice™ documents, PDF documents, and popular image and media file types such as JPEG, PNG, AVI, and WAV. MailValve™ can remove hidden data from files even if they are compressed within ZIP files.

MailValve™ joins a successful line of hidden data removal products which consist of ConfidentSend™, a metadata removal addon for Microsoft Outlook® and Mozilla Thunderbird™ email clients, and BatchPurifier™, a batch metadata removal tool.

About Digital Confidence

Digital Confidence is the leading provider of data leakage prevention (DLP), hidden data / metadata removal, and privacy software solutions to individuals and organizations of all sizes, from small and medium business and law firms, to large-scale enterprises.

Digital Confidence best of breed products enables our customers to make their way in the digital world with confidence, and frees them from the worry of unintentional sensitive data leakage which can cause embarrassment with possible financial and legal implications.

Digital Confidence is a privately held company with corporate headquarters in Tel Aviv, Israel.