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The Arc of North Carolina Protects Privacy with Zix Email Encryption

Reputation and superior experience were key factors in selecting Zix

RALEIGH, N.C. & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 4, 2017-- Zix Corporation (Zix), (NASDAQ: ZIXI), a leader in email data protection, announced that The Arc of North Carolina has enhanced its data security by adding Zix Email Encryption. The Arc of North Carolina provides advocacy and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Zix solutions assist in protecting the privacy of the people and families it serves and in meeting its regulatory obligations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

“As a covered entity under HIPAA, it’s our responsibility to secure protected health information, and we recognized the protection of email was a top priority,” said Linda H. Guzman, Assistant Director of Operations for The Arc of North Carolina. “More importantly, we are fully committed to doing all we can for the people and families we support. This includes making sure their information and privacy is protected.”

In evaluating solutions, Zix’s reputation among healthcare organizations and within the local community was a significant factor in choosing Zix. The Arc of North Carolina regularly communicates with mental health providers, social welfare organizations, insurance companies and state and local government agencies. With Zix Email Encryption, thousands of messages are exchanged securely and transparently with these organizations, making email encryption effortless. For recipients not using Zix, encrypted emails are accessible in less than two easy steps through a mobile friendly web portal.

Another key factor in selecting Zix was the superior experience and support its customers receive. “In working with Zix, we not only felt its solutions met our goals but its people truly cared about our organization and the people we serve,” said Guzman. “From a quick and responsive salesperson to a smooth deployment and rollout, the whole experience has been very positive.”

“The Arc of North Carolina serves a special purpose, and the relationship between its organization and the people and families it serves requires a great amount of trust and privacy,” said Dave Wagner, Chief Executive Officer at Zix. “We’re proud to earn its trust, facilitate secure and easy communication and help The Arc of North Carolina focus on its commitment to the community.”

About The Arc of North Carolina

The Arc of North Carolina has been providing advocacy and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1953. It is a state chapter of The Arc of the United States, which has nearly 700 state and local chapters nationwide. The Arc of North Carolina ensures that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families have the support and services they need to be fully engaged in their communities. For more information, please visit http://www.arcnc.org.

About Zix Corporation

Zix Corporation (Zix) is a leader in email encryption. Zix also offers superior solutions in email data loss prevention and email bring your own device (BYOD) security. Zix is trusted by the nation’s most influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government for easy-to-use secure email solutions that meet data protection and compliance needs. Zix is publicly traded on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol ZIXI. For more information, visit zixcorp.com.

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