Welcome!

News Feed Item

GO-Trust SDencrypter MicroSD and Sycret Voice App Puts Mobile Calls, Texts and Emails on Lockdown

MWC2014 and RSA2014 -Today GOTrust Technology Inc. (GO-Trust®) announced that National Institute of Standards Technology (NIST) has awarded the company Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 level 3 certification for their SDencrypter microSD working on Android and many other Operating Systems including Windows and Linux. FIPS 140-certified products are mandatory for US military and US Civil government users protecting sensitive data by encryption. This level of encryption is now available to protect files, voice calls and text messages for most Android users – from government to corporate environments.

“GO-Trust is the only company providing FIPS 140 certified peer to peer communication on smartphones, tablets and other SD card enabled devices,” said Darren Lee, CEO of Go-Trust. “This means companies can have complete control over the mobile environment of their employees with the confidence of military-level security, even with BYOD users.”

Sycret Voice App coupled with the SDencrypter provides military-level security for small groups of individuals and major corporations alike. By inserting the GO-Trust SDencrypter in the microSD slot of a smartphone and downloading the Sycret Voice App from the Google Play store, a user can set up an encryption tunnel that scrambles voice, text and emails with any other Android user who has the same SDencrypter /Sycret Voice configuration. Alternatively, Voice can be tailored to meet the needs of each unique corporate environment.

All encryption operations are computed inside the FIPS-certified SDencrypter microSD with a proprietary chip. A random, unique (for each conversation) encryption key is generated and all the encryption/decryption processing (AES 256) takes place in the SDencrypter chip. Nothing in the encryption cycle is computed in the open on the phone, thereby creating a peer to peer encryption chain. There are no secret keys generated, exchanged or stored on a central server; so there is no information that can be hacked or subpoenaed. Even if the encrypted message was recorded as it was being transmitted and afterwards both phones were stolen or confiscated it would be impossible to reconstruct the conversation (backward security).

Encrypted mobile phones have historically either been purpose-built and expensive or software only solutions with significant security limitations. Sycret Voice is unique; when combined with the SDencrypter it is a robust hardware-based solution that can be retrofitted to most of the popular Android smartphones, including Samsung Galaxy and Note series, HTC , LG and Motorola phones, while still using the existing telecom operator service. If the phone is updated or the operator service changed the SDencrypter can easily be moved to the new phone and the latest Sycret Voice APP downloaded from the Google Play store.

The encrypted conversations use the phone’s data connection service instead of the voice call service. So there are no conventional phone numbers that can be recorded to log the origin, destination or duration of the call. The cost of an encrypted call to anywhere in the world is included in the user’s data plan. Unlimited data means unlimited encrypted calls worldwide.

Sycret Voice and SDencrypter have been adopted by many government and enterprise projects. GO-Trust is now actively looking for distribution partners in the US and Canada.

NIST FIPS 140-2 LEVEL 3

FIPS are U.S. government standards for information technology and computer security. The FIPS program is run by the National Institute of Standards of the USA (NIST) under the US Department of Commerce. NIST FIPS 140 is the cryptography standard program required by the US federal government for protection of sensitive data. The current FIPS version is 140-2.

Obtaining FIPS 140 validation requires a rigorous testing process by an accredited laboratory to ensure the security integrity of the unit requesting certification. The results are then reviewed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which issues a FIPS 140 validation certificate. GO-Trust FIPS validation number is 2084 and can be viewed here on the NIST website: http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/documents/140-1/1401val2014.htm.

About GO-Trust

GOTrust Technology Inc. (GO-Trust®) is the innovator of the secure microSDs and the first company to deliver mobile credit card, mobile banking authentication, voice & text encryption and FIDO login using the microSD form factor. GO-Trust® continues its world-leading secure microSD innovation with the most powerful, fastest and smartest microSD embedded chips and the most sophisticated supporting applications. The company’s latest products include the SYCRET VOICE, using military strength hardware encryption for voice, SMS, cloud storage and file sharing. GO-Trust® has fourteen international patents for secure microSD products and serves as an active member of the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance. Visit GO-Trust at www.go-trust.com.

Note to Editors:

GO-Trust executives are at RSA in San Francisco at the FIDO Alliance Showcase, to set up a meeting or demo contact Kim Stowe at 408.839.8750. Sycret Voice and SDencrypter brochures are available on line at www.go-trust.com.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Identity is in everything and customers are looking to their providers to ensure the security of their identities, transactions and data. With the increased reliance on cloud-based services, service providers must build security and trust into their offerings, adding value to customers and improving the user experience. Making identity, security and privacy easy for customers provides a unique advantage over the competition.
SYS-CON Events announced today that 910Telecom will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Housed in the classic Denver Gas & Electric Building, 910 15th St., 910Telecom is a carrier-neutral telecom hotel located in the heart of Denver. Adjacent to CenturyLink, AT&T, and Denver Main, 910Telecom offers connectivity to all major carriers, Internet service providers, Internet backbones and ...
Qosmos has announced new milestones in the detection of encrypted traffic and in protocol signature coverage. Qosmos latest software can accurately classify traffic encrypted with SSL/TLS (e.g., Google, Facebook, WhatsApp), P2P traffic (e.g., BitTorrent, MuTorrent, Vuze), and Skype, while preserving the privacy of communication content. These new classification techniques mean that traffic optimization, policy enforcement, and user experience are largely unaffected by encryption. In respect wit...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Pulzze Systems will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Pulzze Systems, Inc. provides infrastructure products for the Internet of Things to enable any connected device and system to carry out matched operations without programming. For more information, visit http://www.pulzzesystems.com.
There is growing need for data-driven applications and the need for digital platforms to build these apps. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Muddu Sudhakar, VP and GM of Security & IoT at Splunk, will cover different PaaS solutions and Big Data platforms that are available to build applications. In addition, AI and machine learning are creating new requirements that developers need in the building of next-gen apps. The next-generation digital platforms have some of the past platform needs a...
Data is an unusual currency; it is not restricted by the same transactional limitations as money or people. In fact, the more that you leverage your data across multiple business use cases, the more valuable it becomes to the organization. And the same can be said about the organization’s analytics. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Bill Schmarzo, CTO for the Big Data Practice at EMC, will introduce a methodology for capturing, enriching and sharing data (and analytics) across the organizati...
DevOps at Cloud Expo – being held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's largest enterprises – and delivering real results. Am...
Traditional on-premises data centers have long been the domain of modern data platforms like Apache Hadoop, meaning companies who build their business on public cloud were challenged to run Big Data processing and analytics at scale. But recent advancements in Hadoop performance, security, and most importantly cloud-native integrations, are giving organizations the ability to truly gain value from all their data. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, David Tishgart, Director of Product Marketing ...
Fact: storage performance problems have only gotten more complicated, as applications not only have become largely virtualized, but also have moved to cloud-based infrastructures. Storage performance in virtualized environments isn’t just about IOPS anymore. Instead, you need to guarantee performance for individual VMs, helping applications maintain performance as the number of VMs continues to go up in real time. In his session at Cloud Expo, Dhiraj Sehgal, Product and Marketing at Tintri, wil...
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 19th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago. All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - comp...
StarNet Communications Corp has announced the addition of three Secure Remote Desktop modules to its flagship X-Win32 PC X server. The new modules enable X-Win32 to safely tunnel the remote desktops from Linux and Unix servers to the user’s PC over encrypted SSH. Traditionally, users of PC X servers deploy the XDMCP protocol to display remote desktop environments such as the Gnome and KDE desktops on Linux servers and the CDE environment on Solaris Unix machines. XDMCP is used primarily on comp...
SYS-CON Events announced today that StarNet Communications will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. StarNet Communications’ FastX is the industry first cloud-based remote X Windows emulator. Using standard Web browsers (FireFox, Chrome, Safari, etc.) users from around the world gain highly secure access to applications and data hosted on Linux-based servers in a central data center. ...
SYS-CON Events announced today Telecom Reseller has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Telecom Reseller reports on Unified Communications, UCaaS, BPaaS for enterprise and SMBs. They report extensively on both customer premises based solutions such as IP-PBX as well as cloud based and hosted platforms.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Adobe has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Adobe is changing the world though digital experiences. Adobe helps customers develop and deliver high-impact experiences that differentiate brands, build loyalty, and drive revenue across every screen, including smartphones, computers, tablets and TVs. Adobe content solutions are used daily by millions of co...
Why do your mobile transformations need to happen today? Mobile is the strategy that enterprise transformation centers on to drive customer engagement. In his general session at @ThingsExpo, Roger Woods, Director, Mobile Product & Strategy – Adobe Marketing Cloud, covered key IoT and mobile trends that are forcing mobile transformation, key components of a solid mobile strategy and explored how brands are effectively driving mobile change throughout the enterprise.