AMSTERDAM, NL, LONDON, UK and BERLIN, GER – 21 October 2021 – Zivver, a leader in secure communication solutions, announced today that it has been identified as a Representative Vendor for Email Data Protection (EDP) in 2021 Gartner Market Guide for Email Security.¹
According to Gartner, “Continued increases in the volume and success of phishing attacks and migration to cloud email require a re-evaluation of email security controls and processes. Security and risk management leaders must ensure that their existing solution remains appropriate for the changing landscape.”
“The adoption of cloud email systems continues to grow, forcing security and risk management leaders to evaluate the native capabilities offered by these providers,” said Gartner analysts Mark Harris, Peter Firstbrook, Ravisha Chugh and Mario de Boer in the report. Exploring this further; Microsoft’s Office 365 (incorporating Outlook email) is the most popular cloud-based office solution used by enterprises across the globe today. While the software continues to evolve, certain security vulnerabilities remain. Namely, the data loss prevention (DLP) functionalities offered by Office 365 can make it particularly prone to accidental data leaks. Zivver can integrate seamlessly with Office 365 – as well as with Exchange On-Premises and Google’s Gmail cloud email system - providing users with improved security in the form of best-practice encryption, authentication and access control while improving compliance and reducing the likelihood of human error and costly data leaks.
Market description of EDP in the Gartner report states, “Email is fundamentally unsecure, and email data protection (EDP) solutions add encryption to track and prevent unauthorised access to email content before or after it has been sent. EDP can also help prevent accidental data loss due to misdirect recipients.”
“We believe that being named as a Representative Vendor for Email Data Protection by Gartner is a testimony to the superior capabilities of our secure email solution, which empowers employees to be able to share information securely, with confidence and with ease,” said Rick Goud, CIO & Founder, Zivver. “Furthermore, in our opinion, by easily integrating with, and improving the security of, the world’s most widely used cloud email systems - Office 365, Exchange and Google Workspace – we’re able to optimise email data protection for the growing number of organisations migrating to the cloud.”
¹ Gartner, “Market Guide for Email Security,” Mark Harris, Peter Firstbrook, Ravisha Chugh, Mario de Boer, October 7, 2021.
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Zivver is a leader in secure communications with a mission to help organizations safeguard their sensitive data, while ensuring regulatory compliance and empowering individuals to work with confidence and prevent errors. Zivver optimizes secure communication and productivity by adding a security and privacy layer on top of existing email systems, such as Outlook (Desktop and Microsoft 365) and Gmail. Founded in 2015, Zivver has grown to over 160 employees and serves over 4,000 organizations across multiple markets and verticals including Financial Services, Local Government, Healthcare and Central Government. Zivver was identified as a representative vendor for Email Data Protection Specialists in Gartner’s 2021 and 2020 Market Guide for Email Security, is one of the CyberTech 100, which recognizes the world’s most innovative CyberTech companies for financial services, and is amongst the fastest-growing technology companies in the Netherlands being nominated for Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 in 2021.