Wickr Acquired by Amazon AWS

Amazon’s cloud services giant Amazon Web Services (AWS) is getting into the encrypted messaging business. The company has just announced that it has acquired secure communications service Wickr — a messaging app that has geared itself towards providing services to government and military groups and enterprises. It claims to be the only “collaboration service” that meets security criteria set out by…

BreachRX

We founded BreachRx to take the crisis out of breach response. At BreachRx, our vision is to enable organizations of all sizes to reduce risk by streamlining their privacy incident readiness and response. Organizations need to stay agile by continuously assessing the impact of constantly shifting contractual and regulatory requirements. Dynamic and automated response plans…

Wickr awarded Air Force Contract

Wickr has received a two-year, $35M contract to develop a suite of recall, alert and messaging applications for the U.S. Air Force. The San Francisco-based company will provide cloud-based RAM tools designed to help users manage protected files, videos, chats, text messages and voice communications, the Department of Defense said Monday. DoD added the suite will include servers built to work…

Wickr Selected as Only Secure Communication Platform for Strategic Expansion Initiative with U.S. Air Force

Wickr, Inc., the secure collaboration platform known for its robust end-to-end encryption and the ability to securely operate on Zero Trust Networks (ZTN), announced today the company was awarded a strategic financing contract from the U.S. Air Force’s (USAF) AFVentures Strategic Financing (STRATFI) program. Air Force personnel will be able to securely communicate anywhere in…