MILWAUKEE, WI (December 15, 2015) – PKWARE, the leading provider of Smart Encryption Everywhere, today announced the additions of Emagined Security, JCS & Associates and Prevalent to the PKWARE Partner Program. As part of the agreements, PKWARE is a preferred technology partner for each of these preeminent security providers, expanding the reach of the company’s data-centric encryption products in North America.

As PKWARE’s market offerings have evolved from compression to data security, demand for sophisticated encryption-based solutions has rapidly grown In today’s environment of inevitable data breaches, PKWARE, together with its partners, have the opportunity to help solve the biggest security infrastructure challenges customers are facing.

Organizations continue to get breached at the data level despite perimeter and device security,” said Prevalent CEO Jonathan Dambrot. “Adding data-level security to a defense-in-depth strategy will increase a company’s security posture and mitigate security risks.

Recruiting and developing a set of security-centric partners is core to the company’s growth strategy. Earlier this year, PKWARE announced the additions of partner Intuitive Technology Group and ex-Symantec veteran Rick Hofmann to lead the PKWARE Partner Program.

These companies have a long history of selling security products and solutions into the market,” said Rick Hofmann, vice president of North American Channels and Alliances. “PKWARE is focused on building strong business partnerships with industry leaders to help address their customers’ security needs.

Prevalent’s Dambrot continued, “Now we live in a time where security breaches are inevitable. From our viewpoint, the market is ready to adopt a data-centric approach to security and encrypt the data itself.”

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About Emagined Security

Emagined Security, a leading provider of professional services for Information Security and Compliance solutions, offers a deep level of industry expertise and consultants with security certifications and extensive field experience.

About JCS & Associates

JCS & Associates, Inc., a proven information systems security value added reseller, has sold, installed and deployed more endpoint, server and network security solutions than any other individual value added reseller in North America.

About Prevalent

Prevalent, which was recently named by Gartner as the only “visionary” in their Magic Quadrant for IT Vendor Risk Management is known best for developing cutting-edge technologies and highly-automated services that are proven to help organization reduce, manage and monitor the security threats and risks associated with third-party vendors.


PKWARE’s Smart Encryption armors data at its core, eliminating vulnerabilities everywhere data is used, shared or stored. Smart Encryption is easily embedded and managed without changing the way people work. Integrated across all enterprise systems, platforms and languages, Smart Encryption fortifies information security inside and outside the organization. For nearly three decades, PKWARE has provided encryption and compression software to more than 30,000 enterprise customers, including 200 government entities. PKWARE invented .ZIP, the world’s most widely used file-based open standard.

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