Intel to bundle PGP data encryption in chip platforms

Intel is to bundle data encryption solutions from PGP Corporation in its processor platforms.

Intel is to bundle data encryption solutions from PGP Corporation in its processor platforms.

The new data security solutions will operate on new Intel Centrino and Intel vPro processor technology-based systems running Microsoft Windows Vista or Windows XP.

In addition, the integration of PGP data security solutions within the Intel Active Management Technology (Intel AMT) framework will offer enhanced manageability and security required by enterprises of all sizes, said Intel.

"This market-driven agreement helps bring data security to the masses, combining Intel's widely deployed mobile and desktop processor technology with our data encryption solutions," said Phillip Dunkelberger, CEO of PGP Corporation.

Mooly Eden, vice president and general manager of Intel's mobile platforms group, said, "Our agreement will offer customers the additional security of file, folder, and full disk encryption on Intel Centrino Pro and Intel vPro processor technology-based systems."

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