ZixIt Corporation Secures Wiley, Rein & Fielding's Communications Practice With ZixMail(TM)
DALLAS, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- ZixIt Corporation (Nasdaq: ZIXI) announced today that Wiley, Rein & Fielding, a nationally recognized law firm with one of the largest communications practices in the United States, has signed an agreement to use the ZixMail(TM) secure messaging system.
Using ZixMail, the firm's attorneys and support staff will be able to send and receive encrypted and digitally signed email communications worldwide, ensuring that only the intended recipient will be able to read the communication. ZixMail provides a virtually instantaneous means of exchanging confidential communications. For legal and other businesses, it promotes productivity by providing an easy to use approach for secure electronic communications over the Internet. ZixMail is based on ZixIt Corporation's Digital Signature and encryption technology.
Richard E. Wiley, senior partner of Wiley, Rein & Fielding and former general counsel, commissioner and chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said, "The practice of law and our daily lives are increasingly linked to the Internet. As such, the need for secure communications via the net will grow exponentially. ZixMail's ease of use, export approval, certified mail feature, irrefutable time and date stamp, 1024 bit encryption, and real time digital certificates make it a welcome solution for email communications."
Doug Kramp, chief executive officer of ZixMail.com, Inc., commented, "Receiving the enthusiastic participation of Wiley, Rein & Fielding as an early adopter of ZixMail is a significant event for our Digital Signature and encryption technology. Having one of the largest communications practices in the United States, this firm required absolute security, flexibility and reliability in their secure email solution."
Wiley, Rein & Fielding, based in Washington, D.C., has the most comprehensive team of communications law specialists in the country. Over 70 of the firm's attorneys are now engaged full-time in the communications practice, which encompasses virtually all aspects of federal, state and international telecommunications policy. Founded in 1983, the firm has grown rapidly to include more than 200 lawyers practicing in over 24 practice areas such as cyberspace, privacy, electronic commerce, international trade and commerce and government affairs. The firm serves domestic and international clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to start-up companies, major trade associations to individuals. For more information about Wiley, Rein & Fielding, visit the firm's web site at www.wrf.com.
ZixIt Corporation is the developer and owner of the ZixIt(TM) Digital Signature and encryption technology. Products currently under development include: ZixMail(TM), a secure Internet-messaging system; and ZixCharge(TM), an Internet transaction authorization system. For further investor information about ZixIt, visit the company's web site at www.zixit.com or contact investor relations at 972-702-7057.
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