Globex Data Launches “Sekur”, Its Swiss Hosted Highly Secure Email and Messaging Solution Worldwide
October 7, 2020 in Company news
TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / August 31, 2020 / GlobeX Data Ltd. (OTCQB:SWISF)(CSE:SWIS) (“GlobeX” or the “Company”), the leader in Swiss hosted cyber security and Internet privacy solutions for secure data management and secure communications, is pleased to announce that it has officially launched worldwide its Sekur encrypted email, messaging and file transfer solution bundle. The service is available at Sekur.com and Sekur.ch.
Sekur is the Company’s Swiss hosted secure communications suite, which includes encrypted messaging and voice recording transfer with self-destruct timer, an encrypted email account and a secure file transfer solution. All data is secured using GlobeX’s proprietary encryption technology and is hosted exclusively in Switzerland for ultimate privacy.
Sekur also launched SekurPro, which includes voice and video conferencing encryption, over the web. Other versions are currently available for GlobeX’s distributors only. These versions are SekurMessenger for encrypted messaging, voice recording transfer and file share only, and SekurEmail which is the secure email only without the messaging part. These versions have been created at the demand of existing telecom partner America Movil S.A.B de C.V (NYSE:AMX) and other partners in South Asia looking to offer different variations of Sekur.
Sekur currently offers the following subscriptions:
- SOLO for 1 user at US$9.99/month or US$99.90/yr.
- TEAM for 5 users at US$49.99/month or US$499.90/yr.
- TEAM PRO for 10 users at US$99.99/month or US$999.90/yr.
- SME for 25 users at US$249.99/month or US$2,499.90/yr.
- PRO for 1 user at US$49.99/month or US$499.90/yr.
TEAM, TEAM PRO and SME plans come with a @sekur.com email, a private company domain email registration, full migration of business emails from other ISP providers to the SekurMail platform and administrative features for businesses. Other features for business users will be developed as the solution evolves.
GlobeX Data is launching Sekur in local currencies in CHF, EUR, CAD, AUD and NZD by mid-October, in order to be able to create reseller landing pages and sell directly to business and consumers in Canada, Switzerland, European Union and Australia and New Zealan, through email marketing.
Sekur includes the Company’s proprietary anti-phishing and privacy feature called SekurSend®. SekurSend® lets a user send an email to any other recipient, whether they have Sekur or not, in full privacy and security as the email never leaves Sekur’s encrypted email servers based in Switzerland. The recipient can then click on the notification and reply in the same manner using SekurReply®, without the recipient having to register for a Sekur account. The sender can also decide to protect any email sent by adding a password to open it, a read-limit and a self-destruct timer as well. Using the SekurSend® feature allows the senders and recipients to add limitless size attachments to the emails without crowding the recipients’ email box. This also guarantees to eliminate BEC attacks for businesses and email phishing attacks. Additionally, Sekur includes the Company’s latest SekurMail technology, which includes full control of email delivery, automatic data export for large Enterprises and an automatic Data Loss Prevention technology (“DLP”) with real time continuous archiving.
One of the many Privacy and security features of Sekur is that the user does not register with their phone number, eliminating a huge loophole in security and privacy. Just recently, according to an article written by Lindsey O’Donnell and posted on the website threatpost.com on June 5 2020, it was disclosed that WhatsApp phone numbers and users were searchable on Google, creating a massive security and privacy breach. Earlier in the year, an article was written about a similar flaw affecting all businesses, NGOs, UN and non-profit organizations, where WhatsApp Group members were also compromised and searchable in a reverse engineering trick done on Google.
Recent data breaches in messaging applications and in particular in the WhatsApp application have created a certain urgency for businesses and data privacy advocates to protect their communications form cyber-attacks and identity theft via mobile and desktop devices.
Sekur eliminates many of the privacy and security risks by not only not requiring a phone number, which would divulge a user’s phone device ID, but also by not social engineering a user’s phone or computer contact list and infecting the contacts by default as well. Sekur issues each user a username and a SM number. The SM number is the contact ID a user would disclose in order for other SM users to be added. The service comes with a self-destruct timer and other features as well, including GlobeX’s proprietary VirtualVaults and HeliX technologies with all data stored in Swiss hosted encrypted servers.
Alain Ghiai, CEO of GlobeX Data said: “Whether you are an individual, a SMB, an Enterprise or a government organization, you need protection from email cyber-attacks, and Sekur provides the proper protection to all emails and instant message communications. We have received a lot of interest from our distributors who cater to SMB and Enterprises and we look forward to launch Sekur globally. We are represented by agreements in 35 countries worldwide and we plan to push instantly from next month on to all these markets. Additionally, we have received interest from High Net-Worth Individuals and their asset managers, as HNWIs and their bankers and lawyers are a prime target of cyber-attacks through their use of large cloud providers email and WhatsApp. The service is so easy to use that we do not expect any issues in adopting this secure communications solution.”
GlobeX’s Data privacy solutions are all hosted in Switzerland, protecting users’ data from any outside data intrusion requests. In Switzerland, the right to privacy is guaranteed in article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution. The Federal Act on Data Protection (“FADP”) of 19 June 1992 (in force since 1993) has set up a strict protection of privacy by prohibiting virtually any processing of personal data which is not expressly authorized by the data subjects. The protection is subject to the authority of the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner.
Under Swiss federal law, it is a crime to publish information based on leaked “secret official discussions.” In 2010 the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland found that IP addresses are personal information and that under Swiss privacy laws they may not be used to track Internet usage without the knowledge of the individuals involved.
About GlobeX Data Ltd.
GlobeX Data Ltd. is a Cybersecurity and Internet privacy provider of Swiss hosted solutions for secure data management and secure communications. The Company distributes a suite of secure cloud-based storage, disaster recovery, document management, encrypted e-mails, and secure communication tools. GlobeX Data Ltd. sells its products through its approved wholesalers and distributors, and telecommunications companies worldwide. GlobeX Data Ltd. serves consumers, businesses and governments worldwide.
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GLOBEX DATA LTD.
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