GENEVA and NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new personal cloud service provided by WISeKey in cooperation with Swisscom is now fully available for Mac, Windows, and Android users. Users can register at http://wiseid.com/ and download the software allowing them to encrypt and store personal data on private clouds in Switzerland using Swisscom ultra-secure data centers in the country. WISeKey is a world leader in solutions designed to cybersecurity, digital identification and secure electronic transactions, and now is expanding its offering by adding secure cloud services from Switzerland using Swiss Data Centers and Swiss Alps Mountain bunkers to store the personal data generated by users and enterprises using the WISeID Personal Cloud service. This impressive facility was broadcasted last month by Bloomberg TV coverage Zone of Mobile Privacy in the Swiss Alps Bloomberg video on WISeKey.
WISeKey is the first e-security company in the world to offer decentralized Trust Models and PKI architecture allowing data ecosystems to be federated via a unique digital Identity that makes users interact while maintaining control of their personal data.
With this new personal cloud alternative offered by WISeKey gone are the days of huge centralized clouds and ID meta systems with no respect to personal data. The trend WISeKey is creating is motivating users and enterprises to develop Personal Clouds and move the gravity center to users from centralized clouds, allowing them, to retake the control of their personal data.
This service is based on a local Trust Model provided by local data centers, increased security, and digital identification technologies to provide trusted secure services while maintaining neutrality and independency. The WISeKey Personal Cloud project is integrated into WiseID.com and was already announced this year at the World Economic Forum at Davos and portrayed by Bloomberg TV Bloomberg video demonstrating the importance for WISeKey using Swiss Alps mountain bunkers to storage personal data now directly from users' desktops.
WISeKey's WISeID offers a secured vault to protect personally identifiable information (PII). Protecting users PII is important to avoid impersonation and identity theft. The personal data that users save in WISeID always stays under users control, is encrypted with strong keys derived from a password that users choose and only the users know, and is never communicated to third parties.
WISeID offers users:
+ Secure powerful password management
+ Cross platform device support: iPhone®, iPad®, Android, Mac, Windows PCs, Kindle
+ FREE X.509 digital ID
+ Safe security: 256 bit AES, PBKDF2 encryption keys
+ Syncs data between devices.
Register to http://www.wiseid.com and create your personal cloud account.
Related links on WISeID Personal Cloud announcement with Swisscom at WMC 2014: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/mobile-world-congress-wisekey-partners-130201664.html
Press contacts: WISeKey Satu Kulmala Tel +41 22 594 3005