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Virtru Press Releases

Virtru Closes Out a Transformative 2022, Accentuated by Company Growth, Product Innovation, and Industry Accolades

Virtru’s growing portfolio of data-centric security products give organizations the confidence and digital controls to share sensitive data freely without relinquishing ownership or sovereignty WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Virtru, a global leader in data security, shared highlights...

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Virtru Named to Inc.’s Inaugural Power Partner Awards

New recognition program highlights top-rated B2B partners, recommended by their customers. WASHINGTON, Nov. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inc. Business Media today announced the inaugural Power Partner Awards, honoring B2B organizations across the globe that have proven track records supporting...

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Virtru, a Google-recommended data protection provider for Google Workspace, to sponsor and present at Google Cloud Next ‘22

The sponsorship marks an expansion of Virtru and Google’s long-standing partnership, which provides over 5,500 Google Workspace customers with Zero Trust data encryption solutions

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Virtru Named ‘Best Overall Encryption Solution’ in 2022 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards

WASHINGTON, Oct. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Virtru, a global leader in data protection, has been selected as the winner of the “Overall Encryption Solution of the Year'' award in the 2022 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards. The CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards aim to perform the most...

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Virtru to offer six months of complimentary email encryption to government entities participating in the State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program

Virtru’s easy to use security solutions allow government workers to encrypt sensitive information shared between citizens, service members, and other government agencies.

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Virtru data protection solutions approved for G-Cloud 13 Framework

UK public sector organisations can now procure Virtru’s proven Zero Trust data encryption solutions for secure communications and increased productivity UK, Sept. 21, 2022 — Virtru, a global leader in data protection, today announced its acceptance and approval onto the G-Cloud 13 Framework, the...

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Virtru Names Mishi Choudhary as SVP and General Counsel

Choudhary will lead efforts to make the Trusted Data Format (TDF) an international standard and advance new OpenTDF project WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Virtru, a global leader in data security and inventor of the Trusted Data Format (TDF), today announced the hiring of Mishi...

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Virtru demonstrates SecureCycle application at DEF CON 30

Built on OpenTDF, SecureCycle reveals the power of end-to-end encryption to grant people complete, sovereign control over their reproductive health data

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The Washington Post Names Virtru a 2022 Top Workplace

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 17, 2022 — Virtru, a global leader in data protection, has been named one of The Washington Post’s 2022 Top Workplaces in the Washington, D.C. area. Selection is based solely on employee feedback gathered through an anonymous third-party survey administered by research...

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Virtru Announces New Open Source Project To Enable Universal Standard for Data Control

The OpenTDF project will enable developers to incorporate Zero Trust Data Control into their applications WASHINGTON, D.C., June 6, 2022 — Virtru, a global leader in data protection, today launched the OpenTDF project, an open source initiative. Developers can leverage OpenTDF to encrypt and...

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Virtru Delivers Zero Trust Data Control for New Google Workspace Client-Side Encryption

Recommended by Google, Virtru is the only holistic encryption solution for securing collaboration across the entire Google Workspace suite WASHINGTON, D.C., April 1, 2022 — Virtru, a global leader in data security and inventor of the Trusted Data Format, today announced the general availability of...

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Virtru and Nightfall Partner to Launch Next-Gen HIPAA Compliance Solution for Email

Healthcare organizations can now protect, control, and audit protected health information (PHI) and other sensitive data shared via email, improving data security WASHINGTON, D.C., March 24, 2022 — Virtru, a leader in data protection and inventor of the open TDF standard, and Nightfall, the...

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Virtru Earns Top Spot on G2’s 2022 Best Security Software Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 8, 2022 – Virtru, a leader in data protection and inventor of the open Trusted Data Format (TDF) standard, today announced it has been named to G2’s 2022 Best Software Awards. Virtru joins companies such as Okta, GitHub, and Crowdstrike among G2’s Best Software Award...

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Virtru Names Matt Howard as Chief Marketing Officer

Award-winning marketing leader joins Virtru at a time of rapid growth and increased market demand for Zero Trust Data Access (ZTDA) solutions  

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Virtru Closes $60M Growth Financing Round Co-Led by ICONIQ Growth and Foundry Capital, with Participation from Tiger Global and MC2

As the world migrates to a Zero Trust cybersecurity model, investors back Virtru to make Trusted Data Format (TDF) the open standard for sharing and protecting sensitive data. WASHINGTON, D.C., January 20, 2022 – Virtru, a leader in data protection and inventor of the open TDF standard, today...

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Virtru Announces Secure File Collaboration for Sensitive and Classified Data

Federal encryption solution ensures data access can be adjusted or revoked at any time WASHINGTON, Dec. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Virtru, a leader in data protection and privacy, today announced Secure File Collaboration, a new product offering for federal agencies. Virtru Secure File...

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Virtru and CEO John Ackerly Named to NVTC 2021 Tech 100 List

This award recognizes cutting-edge companies in the region who are driving tech innovation, leading economic growth, and making a positive impact   WASHINGTON, D.C., November 11, 2021 – Virtru, a leader in data protection and privacy, and Virtru Co-Founder and CEO John Ackerly have been named to...

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Virtru Delivers Enterprise Data Security Across Google Cloud Platform

New Offering Enables Complete Zero-Trust Data Protection Across the Google Ecosystem — Google Cloud Platform, Workspace, and Beyond   Washington, D.C., October 14, 2021 – Virtru, a leader in data protection and privacy, today announced its external key management (EKM) solution for Google Cloud...

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Virtru Releases File-Sharing Solution for Secure Collaboration

Secure Share Extends Data Privacy, Autonomy, and Persistent Control WASHINGTON, D.C., September 23, 2021 – Virtru, a leader in data protection and privacy, today announced Secure Share, an end-to-end encrypted file-sharing solution that accelerates secure collaboration. With Secure Share, Virtru...

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Virtru Launches Microsoft Outlook Data Encryption for Enterprises

New Outlook Integration Strengthens Security and Mitigates Risk WASHINGTON, JUNE 21, 2021 — Virtru, a global leader in data protection and privacy, today released an integration into Microsoft 365 Outlook that brings seamless, data-centric protection to any version of Outlook for PC, Mac, iPad, and...

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Global Sales Executive Joins Virtru to Advance Enterprise Strategy and Growth

IBM and Sonatype Veteran Bill Smith Appointed as Chief Sales Officer to Accelerate Cloud Adoption and Data Security for Enterprises Worldwide   Virtru, a global leader in data protection and privacy, today announced the appointment of enterprise software executive Bill Smith as Chief Sales Officer....

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Virtru Expands Partnership with Google Cloud After Surpassing 3,500 Joint Customers

Virtru adds advanced data protection, key management and data location to secure digital transformation and accelerate Google Cloud adoption WASHINGTON, December 14, 2020 – Virtru, a global leader in data protection and privacy, today announced the expansion of its longstanding partnership with...

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Virtru Expands Executive Team to Accelerate Product Innovation and Growth in Key Markets

Data Privacy Innovator Taps Former IBM Watson Executive Dana Morris and Former Ericsson Executive Will Peppo to Drive Innovation and Customer Success as Virtru Data Encryption Adoption Has Doubled.  WASHINGTON, October 19, 2020 – Virtru, a global leader in data protection and privacy, today...

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Study Finds More Than Half of Americans are Willing to Participate in Contact Tracing but Are Wary of Privacy

Virtru-Commissioned Study Found Strong Technology Trust Among Young Americans, Damaged Trust in Older Americans, but Unity Toward the Greater Good WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2020 — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge and resist control, Virtru, the new standard in data protection, today...

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Virtru and Area 1 Security Partner to Deliver Comprehensive Cloud Email Protection

Joint Solution Combines Seamless, End-to-End Encryption with Advanced Cloud Email Security  WASHINGTON and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., August 11, 2020 – Virtru, the new standard in data protection, and Area 1 Security, the first and only preemptive email security company, today announced a partnership to...

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Former Google Cloud Executive Joins Virtru to Lead International Operations

Renaud Perrier to Drive Strategic Growth Initiatives in EMEA and APAC for Data Privacy Innovator WASHINGTON, April 15, 2020 – Virtru, the new standard in data protection, today announced the appointment of Google’s former Head of Cloud ISV Partnerships, Renaud Perrier, as Senior Vice President of...

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New Virtru Developer Hub Delivers Persistent Data Protection and Control Across Any Application

Embed platform-agnostic data protection into applications with just a few lines of code August 07, 2019 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Black Hat Conference 2019 — Virtru, a leading data protection platform provider that stands at the intersection of security and privacy,...

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Atos and Virtru announce partnership to offer a data security solution for Digital Workplace

Atos and Virtru announce partnership to offer a data security solution for Digital Workplace Paris, June 13, 2019 – Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announced a strategic partnership with Virtru, a leading data protection platform provider that stands at the intersection of...

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WireWheel and Virtru Partner to Protect Integrity and Privacy of Personal Data

May 16, 2019 3:19 PM Eastern Daylight Time ARLINGTON, VA– PRNewswire — WireWheel, a leading provider of data privacy management solutions, today announced a partnership with Virtru, a leading data protection platform provider that stands at the intersection of security and privacy. Their combined...

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Virtru Earns Federal Risk and Authorization Management (FedRAMP) Authorization

Data Protection Platform Now Available for 120 U.S. Government Organizations   CORRECTION…by Virtru March 06, 2019 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–( BUSINESS WIRE)– The corrected release reads: VIRTRU EARNS FEDERAL RISK AND AUTHORIZATION MANAGEMENT (FEDRAMP) AUTHORIZATION Data Protection...

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Virtru Launches New Channel Partner Program

Data Security and Privacy Innovator Offers Flexible Partnership Tiers, Enhanced Sales Discounts, Greater Support for Value-Added Resellers and Distributors   March 04, 2019 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–( BUSINESS WIRE)– Virtru, a leading data protection platform provider that stands at...

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Data Privacy Innovator Virtru Appoints Neville Letzerich as Chief Marketing Officer

Former Duo Security and Forcepoint CMO Will Accelerate Growth in Global Markets   January 24, 2019 09:15 AM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–( BUSINESS WIRE)– Virtru, a leading innovator in enterprise data protection and  data privacy solutions, has named Neville Letzerich as its new chief...

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Virtru Strengthens Leadership Team with Nationally Recognized Data Privacy Advocate

Former DOD, Endgame Social Scientist Andrea Little Limbago Joins Leadership Team at D.C.-based Enterprise Data Privacy Innovator   December 13, 2018 09:57 AM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–( BUSINESS WIRE)– Virtru, an innovator in enterprise data protection and  data privacy solutions, has added...

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CloudMigrator Joins Forces with Virtru to Offer the Most Secure Way to Move Data to the Cloud

New Solution Will Allow Enterprises to Securely and Confidentially Migrate Regulated and Proprietary Data to Google G Suite and Microsoft Office 365   July 25, 2018 06:29 AM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–( BUSINESS WIRE)– Global cloud software developer, CloudM ®, has announced a partnership...

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Virtru Teams with Google to Bring End-to-End Encryption to Google Drive

New Solution Will Enable Enterprise Customers to Fully Migrate Regulated and Confidential Data to the Google Cloud   July 25, 2018 1:47 PM Eastern Daylight Time SAN FRANCISCO–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)– Google Cloud Next Conference —  Virtru, a trusted provider of data protection and data privacy solutions...

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TITUS and Virtru Partner to Simplify Data Protection

New solution combines industry leading data discovery, classification, and protection to ensure regulated and corporate confidential information remains protected wherever it’s shared   Jul 12, 2018, 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time OTTAWA and WASHINGTON–( Titus International Inc.)– TITUS, a leading...

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Virtru Achieves Certified Integration with McAfee® to Deliver Next-Generation Email and File Protection

Joint Solutions Will Bring End-to-End Encryption, Access Control, and Key Management Capabilities to McAfee DLP, SIEM, and CASB Customers   June 26, 2018 10:38 AM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)– Virtru, a trusted provider of data protection and data privacy solutions to more than...

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Virtru Revolutionizing Data Privacy; Closes $37.5 Million Series B Investment Led by ICONIQ Capital

Bessemer Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Samsung NEXT, Blue Delta Capital, and Soros Capital Also Invest   May 31, 2018 11:59 AM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)– Virtru, a trusted provider of end-to-end data protection and data privacy solutions to more than 8,000...

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New Virtru Data Protection Platform Delivers Unparalleled Email Security and Control

Built on Intel® vPro™ and Intel® Data Guard Technology, New Data Protection Platform Defends Against Unauthorized Email Access While Simplifying Secure Sharing   April 17, 2018 12:41 PM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)– Virtru, a trusted provider of data protection and data privacy...

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Virtru and SoftBank Bring Easy-to-Use Data Protection to Japanese Enterprises

New Partnership Allows Japanese Enterprises to Move to the Cloud Faster and More Securely   January 23, 2018 09:19 AM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)– Virtru, a trusted provider of data protection and data privacy solutions to more than 7,000 organizations, announced today that it...

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Virtru Expands Data Protection Offerings for Microsoft Office 365, Azure Platform, Joins Microsoft Accelerator

New Product Offerings Will Bring Surprising Ease of Use and Cross-Platform Control to Enterprises Moving to the Microsoft Cloud   November 07, 2017 01:35 PM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)– Virtru, a trusted provider of data protection and data privacy solutions to more than 7,000...

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Virtru Named to CNBC’s Global List of Top 25 Startups

Honored Alongside Impressive Companies that are Quickly Becoming Household Names   March 09, 2017 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–( BUSINESS WIRE)– Virtru, a trusted provider of business privacy and data protection to more than 5,000 organizations around the world, today announced it has...

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Virtru Recognized by Google as a Recommended for G Suite Application for Encryption

G Suite Users to Benefit from Virtru’s Data-Centric Approach to Business Privacy and Security — Ensuring Data is Protected Wherever It Travels   December 06, 2016 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–(Marketwired)– Virtru, a trusted provider of privacy and data security for thousands of...

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Virtru Adds Unprecedented Level of Data Privacy for Organizations Moving to the Cloud with New Customer Key Server

Companies Maintain Exclusive Ownership of Encryption Keys to Ensure Total Protection and Control of Sensitive Data   November 30, 2016 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–(Marketwired)– Virtru, a trusted provider of data privacy and encryption to more than 4,500 organizations around the...

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Virtru Enables Cloud Migration for More Than 15,000 State of Maryland Employees

Client-Side Encryption, Access Control, and Data Loss Prevention Help State Employees Protect Citizen Privacy, Comply With Regulations, and Reap the Benefits of Google Cloud   October 06, 2016 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–(Marketwired)– Virtru, a trusted provider of data privacy and...

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Virtru Closes $29 Million Series A Round Led by Bessemer Venture Partners

Business Privacy Leader to Launch New Product Lines, Scale Operations Worldwide, and Extend Its Data Security Platform   August 22, 2016 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–(Marketwired)– Virtru, a trusted provider of encryption and data protection to thousands of organizations around the...

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Virtru Sets a New Standard for Seamless Data Protection by Allowing Users to Search Full Text of Encrypted Content

With Industry’s First Privacy-Preserving Encrypted Search, Users Can Now Search and Find Encrypted Content Without Weakening Data Protections or Exposing Content to Any Third Party   June 28, 2016 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–(Marketwired)– Virtru, a trusted provider of encryption for...

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Virtru Launches Software Development Kit, Enables Any Software or Cloud Provider to Easily Enable End-to-End Encryption

When Every Data Transfer Is a Potential Data Leak, Virtru Makes It Easy for Others to Leverage Its Encryption-as-a-Service Architecture for Content Protection   June 28, 2016 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–(Marketwired)– Virtru, a trusted provider of encryption for email and files to...

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Virtru Launches Hardware-Backed Encryption Key Management Giving Customers Key Residency Choice and Persistent Control of Their Content in the Cloud

New Service Supports the Highest Levels of Protection and Control, Adds Hardware-Backed Encryption Keys for Multi-Layer Content Protection   January 13, 2016 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–(Marketwired)– Virtru, which provides encryption for email and files to thousands of businesses...

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On the First Anniversary of the Sony Mega Hack, Survey Finds Three in Five Americans More Worried About Email Security Than Prior to the Attack

Sony Attack Proves to Be a Wake-Up Call for Most Americans on the Inherent Vulnerabilities of Email Communications and the Need for Practical Data Security Solutions   November 24, 2015 08:50 AM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–(Marketwired)– Today marks the one-year anniversary of the now historic...

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Virtru's Integrated CJIS-Compliance Encryption Solution for Google Apps Is Now Available to the Public Sector Through Carahsoft

Cost-Effective Solution Keeps Criminal Justice Information Data Secure   November 10, 2015 RESTON, VA–( Carahsoft Technology Corp.)– Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, and  Virtru Corporation, an email encryption company, announced today that Virtru’s...

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Privacy Matters: NeoNova teams with Virtru to simplify email encryption for Google Apps

NeoNova customers on Google Apps for Work now able to secure and protect emails sent from desktop and mobile   March 16, 2015, 03:00 PM Eastern Standard Time RALEIGH, N.C. and WASHINGTON–( NeoNova Network Services)– NeoNova, an industry leader in cloud-based services for regional telcos and...

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SXSW Interactive Reveals Finalists for 2015 SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards

Rebranded competition features 14 new award categories; celebrates technological achievement across an increasingly diverse digital ecosystem   Jan 27, 2015, 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time AUSTIN, TX–( South by Southwest)– The South by Southwest Interactive Festival today announced the finalists...

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Virtru Announces General Availability of Its Encrypted Email and Digital Privacy Service

Free End-to-End Email Encryption Available Forever; Advanced Control Features for Businesses Now Available in Virtru Pro   January 27, 2015 09:20 AM Eastern Standard Time WASHINGTON–(Marketwired)– Virtru, the company that makes it easy for anyone to keep digital information private, today announced...

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Sony Hack Underscores the Need for Practical Email Protections Makes Email Encryption Easy, Affordable and Available to Everyone

Virtru Business More Than Doubles in the Wake of Sony Mega-Hack   December 22, 2014 10:01 AM Eastern Standard Time WASHINGTON–(Marketwired)– The Sony Pictures Entertainment hack and email leak is a cautionary tale for any business or individual with high-value intellectual property or company...

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Virtru Selected to Present at the 5th Annual Privacy Identity Innovation Conference in Silicon Valley

Digital Privacy and Security Startup to Showcase Its Encrypted Email and Privacy Service as Part of the pii2014 Innovator Spotlight   November 05, 2014 09:10 AM Eastern Standard Time WASHINGTON–(Marketwired)– Virtru, the digital privacy company dedicated to making it easy for everyone to keep their...

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Virtru Brings Its Encrypted Email and Privacy Service to Google Apps Organizations With the Launch of Virtru for Business

Organizations Can Now Secure Business Emails and Attachments with Ease; Gives Administrators a Tool to Easily Monitor and Control Access to All Secured Data   July 22, 2014 08:50 AM Eastern Standard Time WASHINGTON–(Marketwired)– Virtru, the only encryption software company that allows users to...

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Virtru Closes $6 Million in Funding Led by Bessemer Venture Partners

Company Continues to Expand Product Offerings as Demand for Privacy Solutions Grows   June 17, 2014 08:50 AM Eastern Standard Time WASHINGTON–(Marketwired)– Virtru, the only encryption software company that allows users to revoke emails, prevent forwards, and set expiration dates, has today...

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Virtru Launches Its Encrypted Email App for Android on the One-Year Anniversary of Snowden Revelations

Company Continues to Expand Product Offerings as Demand for Privacy Solutions Grows   June 5, 2014 WASHINGTON–(Marketwired)– Today marks the one-year anniversary of  The Guardian newspaper’s first published reports on the mass surveillance practices of the U.S. government brought forth by Edward...

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Virtru Releases Its First Transparency Report Outlining Government Demands for User Information

Digital Privacy Startup Makes Full Transparency and Accountability a Top Priority, Becomes One of the First Small Businesses to Issue Routine Transparency Reports That Capture the Government’s Requests for User Data and Content   March 25, 2014 08:50 AM Eastern Standard Time...

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Virtru Brings Its Encrypted Email and Privacy Service to Microsoft 365

As Microsoft Discloses Internal Surveillance of Outlook.com and Hotmail, Virtru Provides Users With Free Service to Protect Their Email From Unwanted Parties   March 21, 2014 03:33 PM Eastern Standard Time WASHINGTON–(Marketwired)– Virtru, a digital privacy company dedicated to making it simple to...

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New Research From Virtru Shows Consumers Care About Email Privacy but Lack Easy-to-Use Tools to Take Action

People Want Easy-to-Use Technologies That Protect Their Private Communications Online and Gives Them Control Over Where Email Messages and Attachments Are Distributed, Who Sees Them, and For How Long   January 21, 2014 08:50 AM Eastern Standard Time WASHINGTON–(Marketwired)– Virtru, a company...

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Virtru Launches Encrypted Email and Privacy Service, Forever Changing the Digital Privacy Landscape

New Service Makes Encrypted Email and Privacy Controls Easy-to-Use and Available to Everyone; Individuals Regain Control of Their Digital Communications   January 21, 2014 08:40 AM Eastern Standard Time WASHINGTON–(Marketwired)– Virtru, a company dedicated to making it simple to keep private...

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