Jun 02, 2015

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Vysk Communications Finalist for Red Herring Top 100 North America

Vysk Also to Present at Real-World Crypto & Privacy Summer School in Croatia

(San Antonio, TX) - Today, San Antonio based Vysk Communications announced it was a finalist for the Red Herring Top 100 startup companies of North America. The award given by the editorial team of Red Herring comes after a long selection process that includes hundreds of cutting edge companies and technologies. The final Top 100 list will be announced Wednesday, June 3rd at the awards dinner in San Diego, CA. Red Herring is a global media company with its content available in print and online.

“Once again, Vysk Communications is being recognized for its ability to implement uncompromised mobile security that fits seamlessly into your life,” said Victor Cocchia, CEO and Co-founder of Vysk Communications. “Our smartphone cases protect your photos, provide end-to-end encrypted text messages, shutter your cameras and provide confidential private voice calls. And it is clear the industry is taking notice.”

In addition to being a finalist, Vysk Communications will be presenting at the Real-World Crypto and Privacy Summer School in Croatia. There, Vysk will present and demonstrate its patented peer-to-peer encrypted mobile voice calls using the Vysk QS1 product. Encrypted calls with the QS1, which will be available to the general public later this summer, can protect your phone calls even if a criminal has hacked into the cell phone tower or even your smartphone due to Vysk's groundbreaking microphone jammer.

“What we are presenting at the Real-World Crypto ∓ Privacy Summer School in Croatia is just the part of what Vysk products can do to provide you with the best mobile security,” added Cocchia. “Threats don’t discriminate - hackers don't care who you are or where you are. Everyone is a target. And at Vysk, it is our mission to guard both your physical mobile device as well as your personal information on their mobile device.”

Vysk Communications is a market leader and manufacturer of private secure communications solutions. Founded in 2012, Vysk's mission is to redefine, and restore, privacy in the digital age. Vysk's combination of encrypted hardware with encrypted software delivers the ultimate in privacy solutions to all markets, from enterprise to retail. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, with its R&D and engineering arm in San Francisco, California, Vysk holds more than a dozen patents related to encryption, privacy and security.

Victor Cocchia is Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Vysk Communications, a San Antonio, TX/San Francisco, CA based company developing the most evolutionary privacy technology on the market. Victor is an Army veteran and Columbia University graduate.