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Becrypt publishes guide to Thin Client tech helping LocalAuthorities deploy PSN mobile solutions


 
CENTRAL LONDON, U.K. - March 13, 2014 - PRLog -- London, UK, 13 March, 2014 – Becrypt (http://www.becrypt.com) has today published Becrypt Good Practice guide  for Local Authorities looking to meet the government’s end-user device (EUD) requirements, which are an essential element of the Code of Connection for the Public Services Network (PSN). Summarising relevant Government guidance, the publication outlines how Local Authorities can work towards complying with CESG’s requirements by taking advantage of thin-client technology.

Dr. Bernard Parsons, CEO of Becrypt said; “Where it has been common practice for public sector workers to connect to Local Government systems from a home computer using some form of VPN access, many Local Authorities are now looking for a low cost, compliant remote working solution, which provides a good user experience. The Becrypt Good Practice Guide has been designed to summarise how Becrypt’s award winning Secure Remote Access solutions relate to the Government requirements.”

The Becrypt Good Practice Guide includes detailed sections on:

·         Implications of unmanaged machines connecting to the PSN

·         Understanding and complying with  PSN CoCo

·         Government’s End User Device (EUD) Platform Guidance  - how to mitigate risk and ensure technical control

Parsons continued; “. Becrypt has developed an alternative approach to more traditional solutions – such as laptops which can present a significant budgetary burden - that enables Authorities to either repurpose older equipment or to use lower spec equipment, such as netbooks, to run a Virtual Desktop session without the traditional Windows-based technology stack. While saving considerable costs, both in the initial procurement and set up of the devices, and the on-going maintenance overhead, this approach also provides a highly robust and secure solution, and a good user experience.”

For a copy of the Becrypt Good Practice Guide –Remote Connectivity using Thin-Client Technology, please contact Andreina West, 01491 639500 or email: andreina@pra-ltd.co.uk (mailto:andreina@pra-ltd.co.uk)

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NOTES TO EDITORS

About Becrypt


Becrypt is a leading supplier of innovative mobile security solutions and services that are Government-certified, and suitable for many industry sectors. Becrypt provides a range of Cyber Security solutions to protect data at rest and data in use, across a broad range of platforms, from Laptops to Smartphones, from Windows to iOS and Android. Becrypt’s secure thin client technology supports virtual data infrastructure (VDI) access, enabling secure and rapid IT transformation within the Enterprise, as well as cost effective remote access.

Through its focus on product assurance, multiple platforms and centralised management, Becrypt’s solutions enable the most security conscious organisations to deliver cost effective compliance, whilst maintaining flexibility, choice and usability for their users.

As a leading supplier of encryption technology to the UK Government, Ministry of Defence and UK Police, Becrypt also offers Cyber Security Consultancy and bespoke systems.

Becrypt has offices in London, UK, and McLean, VA, USA. For more information visit: www.becrypt.com

Editors Contacts

Dr. Bernard Parsons

CEO

Becrypt

Tel: 0845 838 2050

Email: bparsons@becrypt.com

Andreina West/Mary Phillips

PR Artistry Limited

Tel: +44 (0) 1491 639500

Email: andreina@pra-ltd.co.uk

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