Email Encryption

We are excited to announce our partnership with ZixCorp, the market leader in email encryption, to provide superior solutions for our customers. ZixCorp services are a cost-effective way to encrypt sensitive information in email to comply with federal and state data security regulations. ZixCorp’s proven solutions are used by the nation’s most influential institutions including U.S. federal banking regulators, SEC, more than 1,800 financial institutions, over 30 Blue Cross Blue Shield organizations and more than 1,500 U.S. hospitals.

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ZixCorp® is the market leader in email encryption services. They have built a trusted reputation with the nation’s most influential institutions through solutions that are easy-to-implement, use and maintain. ZixCorp further distinguishes its email encryption services by focusing on both the sender and recipient experience. This is accomplished through the world’s largest and shared email encryption community called the ZixDirectory®. The ZixDirectory enables transparent email encryption between all ZixGateway customers; no passwords, no portals, no secure attachments – just email. The ZixDirectory currently includes tens of millions of members, and increases by 100,000 new members a week.

Increasing Need for Email Encryption

Securing sensitive information in email for customers, partners and employees isn’t just a best practice — it’s often the law. Compliance with regulations is a priority for healthcare, financial and government organizations; it may also need to be a priority for your company.

Whether it is customer data, partner data or intellectual property, no industry is exempt from the need to protect their company’s sensitive information. In addition, no company can deny that email continues to be the preferred application driving business communication. Based on these factors, federal and state government continues to enact tougher laws on the protection of customer data across all industries.

With ZixCorp Email Encryption Services, you can trust that:

  • Customer information is secure
  • Your reputation is protected
  • Email exchange complies with federal and state regulations
  • Your most valuable relationships with customers and partners are not jeopardized by data breaches in email

Summary of Business Drivers & Justifications for Email Encryption

  • Regulatory compliance
  • HIPAA and HITECH | healthcare
  • GLBA | finance
  • State Security Breach Notifications Laws (enacted by 46 states)
  • State Data Encryption Laws (enacted by CA, NV, MA and WA)
  • Company’s reputational risk
  • Overall best business practices
  • Timely delivery of sensitive information to a company’s partners and customers
  • Elimination of costs related to a company’s manual process to delivery sensitive information
  • Protection of company assets (customer data, intellectual property, etc.)

“Phoenix Cardiac Surgery, a five-physician practice, is fined $100,000 for HIPAA violations, including not encrypting PHI in email – 2012”

Are you aware that Your Company could face similar fines due to the exchange of personal health information (PHI) via email? A headline like the one above will not only have an immediate financial impact on your institution but will also result in long-term reputational damage.

HIPAA requires that the exchange of PHI through email be encrypted. Random audits are now being performed by the OCR to ensure compliance and the number of these audits is expected to increase each year.

Protect your institution from the next HIPAA violation headline by securing the exchange of PHI via email with ZixCorp, the proven leader in email encryption services, used by over 1,500 hospitals and more than 30 BCBS organizations.

To learn more about ZixCorp’s email encryption please contact Avert today!