Vysk Communications Chosen as Data Privacy Day Champion

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Vysk Has Been Selected for Respecting Privacy, and Its Commitment to Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust

“Our state-of-the-art technology will protect you, your family and your business’s privacy – all without changing how you live, play or work."

Today Vysk Communications (VYSK) announced that it has been chosen as a Champion of Data Privacy Day (DPD). As a DPD Champion, Vysk recognizes and supports the principle that organizations, businesses and government all share the responsibility of being conscientious stewards of personal information by respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust.

Data Privacy Day, observed annually on January 28, is an international awareness effort to encourage Internet users to consider the privacy implications of their online actions and motivate all companies to make privacy and data protection a greater priority. Vysk joins the growing effort among organizations, corporations, educational institutions, government entities and municipalities globally to raise awareness and educate consumers about how their personal information may be collected, the benefits and risks of sharing personal information as well as the nature and scope of online data usage. Through collaborative efforts and unified, consistent messaging about data privacy, all DPD Champions will work toward the goal of improving consumer consciousness and empowering everyone to safeguard their privacy.

“This is what we do,” explained Victor Cocchia, CEO of Vysk Communications. “Our state-of-the-art technology will protect you, your family and your business’s privacy – all without changing how you live, play or work. Our cases are available for everyone – from your family of four to your corporation of four thousand – and within seconds of setup, you’re secure.”

Spearheaded by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), Data Privacy Day began in the United States and Canada in January 2008 as an extension of the Data Protection Day recognition in Europe. The day, January 28, commemorates the 1981 signing of Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty addressing privacy and data protection.

For more information about Data Privacy Day, the DPD Champions program and how to participate in Data Privacy D activities, visit http://www.staysafeonline.org/data-privacy-day/. You can also follow Data Privacy Day on Twitter at @DataPrivacyDay and the hashtag #DPD2015. Data Privacy Day updates and privacy tips are also available on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/DataPrivacyNCSA

About Vysk Communications
Vysk is a market leader and manufacturer of private secure communications solutions. Founded in 2012, Vysk's mission is to redefine, and restore, privacy in the digital age. Vysk's combination of encrypted hardware with encrypted software delivers the ultimate in privacy solutions to all markets, from enterprise to retail. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, with its R&D and engineering arm in San Francisco, California, Vysk holds more than a dozen patents related to encryption, privacy and security. For more information and to receive additional updates, please visit Vysk's website, Facebook and Twitter accounts.

About Data Privacy Day
NCSA assumed leadership of Data Privacy Day in August 2011 from The Privacy Projects. A nonprofit, public-private partnership dedicated cybersecurity education and awareness, NCSA is advised by a distinguished advisory committee of privacy professionals. For more information, visit http://www.staysafeonline.org/data-privacy-day. Day Privacy Day is made possible by generous support from the following organizations: Ghostery is a Data Privacy Day Leading Sponsor. ESET and Intel are Contributing Sponsors. Alston & Bird, Lockheed Martin, Morrison Foerster and Merck are Participating Sponsors. Small Business Sponsors include the Churchill Club, the Georgia Tech School of Interactive Computing and Scheller College of Business, Golden Frog, Privacy Ref LLC, PRIVATE WiFi, Reputation.com and SnoopWall.

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