New security tools focus on the data

Wednesday, 16 February 2005, 3:40 PM EST

The increasing mobility of digitized data and a growing concern over privacy is driving security from the network perimeter down to the data level.

"The United States is just now starting to accept this," said Todd LaPorte, channel sales manager from Utimaco Safeware AG of Germany. "The U.S. market is absolutely exploding."

Utimaco is one of a host of companies showcasing data security and management tools at the RSA Security Conference this week. The company's flagship product, SafeGuard Easy, is a disk encryption tool that protects data on desktop and mobile devices.

By William Jackson at GCN.

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