Nov 11, 2015

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Vysk Named Finalist for Fierce Innovation Awards: Telecom Edition

(San Antonio, TX) - Vysk, the leader in mobile security for businesses, announced that is has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Telecom Edition, a reviewed awards program from the publishers of FierceWireless, FierceTelecom and FierceCable. Vysk was recognized as a finalist in the category of Telecom. This is the second award of its kind for Vysk in the past few months.

"To be nominated for a Fierce Innovation Award is a testament to Vysk’s commitment to deliver mobile security that fits seamlessly into your life," said Victor Cocchia, CEO and Co-founder of Vysk Communications. "More and more people in the business, government, and healthcare communities are recognizing the value of our products."

With the flagship QS1 smartphone case for the iPhone 5/5s, Vysk delivers true mobile security by providing a jamming system for all microphones, a dedicated encryption processor for secure calling, two mechanical camera shutters, and a dedicated 3.5 mm jack for secure hands-free calling via wired headset. Encryption takes place at the source, not in software, and is made even more secure with the Vysk Privacy Network.

"Vysk technology is disrupting the communications industry with truly private hardware voice communications, end-to-end encrypted text messaging, and an encrypted vault for your photos," added Cocchia. "Vysk makes privacy as easy as snapping a case onto your phone and switching on a button. Our groundbreaking smartphone cases offer privacy and security for voice conversations unlike anything else currently on the market."

Vysk 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 attended Columbia University.

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