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Nestle Selects Bluefire to Provide Mobile Security VPN to Field Operations Team

Bluefire Mobile Security(R) VPN Will Secure Mobile Data-in-Transit for World's Largest Food and Beverage Company

BALTIMORE, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluefire, the leading provider of security software for smartphones and wireless devices, today announced that Nestle, an international food and beverage company, has begun deploying the Bluefire Mobile Security(R) VPN to employees in Brazil.

Nestle selected Bluefire's VPN to secure data-in-transit for their field sales team who are using devices to connect to Nestle headquarters. A key priority is to protect client account and financial information as well as inventory control information that is communicated between the field workers' devices and the corporate network.

According to a recent survey conducted by Bluefire, 90% of respondents are using wireless devices to access email, and 62% are remotely accessing the corporate network including the use of shared files and database access. Nearly all the respondents expressed concern when remotely accessing corporate email and corporate networks.

"Bluefire is proud that the world's largest food and beverage company chose our VPN to secure their confidential data," said Bluefire CEO Mark Komisky. "With over 260,000 employees worldwide, Nestle is demonstrating its leadership by being proactive about the growing threat of wireless attacks," continued Komisky. "Nestle's field sales team can now be confident that their mobile data is protected anytime, anywhere."

Bluefire services global accounts through a network of resellers worldwide including PSI-Internet Security, Synergy Software Systems, Boxing Orange, and ubitexx. In addition to the United States, Bluefire's software is deployed in countries including the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands, and United Arab Emirates.

The Bluefire Mobile Security(R) VPN provides an IPsec compliant secure connection for data-in-transit, and is certified through the RSA Secured(R) Partner Program with RSA SecurID(R), leading two-factor authentication technology from RSA, The Security Division of EMC. Bluefire's VPN is compliant with Federal Information Processing Standards 140-2 (FIPS 140-2), and operates seamlessly across Wi-Fi, LAN, and cellular networks with no user intervention required.

To obtain a free 14-day trial or to purchase Bluefire's VPN, please visit http://www.bluefiresecurity.com/downloads/.

About Bluefire Security Technologies, Inc.

Bluefire provides the most complete security solution specifically designed for smartphones and wireless devices. Bluefire Mobile Security(R) Enterprise Edition is the industry's only fully integrated security solution including authentication, encryption, integrity monitoring, firewall, logging and central management. The Bluefire Mobile Security(R) VPN provides an IPsec compliant secure connection for data-in-transit. The Bluefire Mobile Security(R) Enterprise Edition, together with the Bluefire Mobile Security(R) VPN, enable the secure deployment and use of wireless devices across the enterprise. For more information, visit http://www.bluefiresecurity.com/ or call (410) 637-8160.

Bluefire Security Technologies, Inc.

CONTACT: Amy Garland of Bluefire Security Technologies, Inc.,
+1-410-637-8018, [email protected]

Web site: http://www.bluefiresecurity.com/

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