KoolSpan Expands Asia Pacific Presence with New Office Opening in South Korea
Recruits Mobile Industry Veteran to Lead APAC Expansion
Bethesda, Md. and Seoul, South Korea, – August 29, 2013 – KoolSpan Inc., developer of a suite of patented hardware-based mobile security applications, announced the opening of its first office in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, solidifying the company’s growing leadership position in a principal market of mobile innovation.
Spearheaded by Steve Kang, a former product marketing and account manager at Motorola Mobile Devices and Samsung Electronics, the new office, located in Seoul, South Korea, will help KoolSpan satisfy the unprecedented demand for mobile security solutions in the region.
The office will serve as the command center for KoolSpan’s security business throughout the entire APAC region, including SafeTalk™ the mobile security offering from S-1, the Seoul-based security division of Samsung.
“Steve Kang’s leadership will help KoolSpan further localize our engagement with partners and enterprises in the APAC market, while tapping considerable unmet demand for mobile security globally,” said Gregg Smith, CEO of KoolSpan.
A self-contained, secure, military-grade, microSD encryption engine, KoolSpan’s TrustChip™ provides the highest level of security and encryption, enabling businesses, enterprises, financial professionals, governments and individuals to protect against increasing threats to mobile voice communications and data assets.
The hardware anchor for KoolSpan’s entire suite of applications, TrustChip is a FIPS 140-2 validated technology currently powering security offerings from S-1 and AT&T’s voice encryption platform.
To learn more about how to protect encryption keys and algorithms from attacks against software applications and smartphone operating systems, please visit TrustChip.
KoolSpan, Inc. develops hardware-based encryption and security applications to protect data and voice communications over network-connected devices. The foundation for KoolSpan encryption is TrustChip®, a hardware-based security platform delivered through a secure microSD processor. It protects connected devices including cell phones, office network phones, laptops, tablets, PCs, desktop phones and servers. With 17 patents underlying its technology, KoolSpan offers communications security to companies and government agencies worried about loss or theft of intellectual property, vital information and proprietary assets. TrustChip’s TrustSDK is FIPS 140-2 validated and deployed in more than 50 countries. KoolSpan is a privately held and based in Bethesda, Md.