Vysk Wins 2015 Fierce Innovation Awards for Network and Device Security Category

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Flagship QS1 Smartphone Case Recognized for its Innovative, Industry Leading Product

Vysk, the leader in mobile security for businesses, announced it has won the 2015 Fierce Innovation Award for the Network and Device Security category, a reviewed awards program from the publishers of FierceWireless, FierceTelecom and FierceCable. Winners were selected by an exclusive panel of judges which included: Jeff Cologna, Strategic Partnerships, U.S. Cellular Product & Innovation; Andrew Ip, Senior Vice President of Optimum Labs, Cablevision System Corporation; Dan Murphy, Director, Verizon Innovation Program; Mattias Fridström, Vice President & Head of Technology, TeliaSonera International Carrier; Robert Howald, Vice President of Network Architecture, Comcast; Ron Marquardt, Ph.D., Vice President of Technology, Innovation & Architecture, Sprint; David A. Mayo, Senior Vice President of Technology, T-Mobile USA; and Michael Weston, Senior Executive, Verizon.

“We are honored to have leaders of the mobile communications industry reward Vysk’s commitment to deliver mobile security that fits seamlessly into your life,” said Victor Cocchia, CEO and Co-founder of Vysk Communications. “This award proves our products, like our flagship QS1, continue to set the standard for mobile security in the business, government, and healthcare communities.”

With the flagship QS1 smartphone case for the iPhone 5/5s, Vysk delivers true mobile security by providing a jamming system for all microphones, a dedicated encryption processor for secure calling, two mechanical camera shutters, and a dedicated 3.5 mm jack for secure hands-free calling via wired headset. Encryption takes place at the source, not in software, and is made even more secure with the Vysk Privacy Network.

“Vysk technology is the cutting edge of truly private hardware voice communications, end-to-end encrypted text messaging, and an encrypted vault for your photos,” added Cocchia. “Vysk makes privacy as easy as snapping a case onto your phone and switching on a button, resulting in privacy and security for voice conversations unlike anything else currently on the market.”

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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.

Victor Cocchia is Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Vysk Communications, a San Antonio, TX/San Francisco, CA based company developing the most evolutionary privacy technology on the market. Victor is an Army veteran and attended Columbia University.

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