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Absio Launches Dispatch(TM) Application

The First Truly Confidential Alternative to Email

HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO--(Marketwired - March 17, 2014) - Absio Corporation (Absio), a cybersecurity and data control software development company, announced today that it has released a private digital communications application called Absio Dispatch.

In the current age of identity theft and corporate data mining for profit, it is becoming harder and harder for individuals to retain an expectation of privacy and control. Likewise, organizations constantly deal with both outsider and insider data threats. In a competitive market, it is vital for organizations to be able to maintain confidentiality and control of their business communications.

Absio Dispatch is the first truly confidential alternative to email, providing secure digital delivery of confidential messages and attachments. The application looks and feels like email, but unlike email or email plug-ins, it allows users to send, receive and store communications in a continuously encrypted format. Absio Dispatch automatically encrypts every message and attachment individually, and keeps them encrypted on users' and their recipients' computers, tablets, and phones. Only designated contacts can access and read each message.

Absio Dispatch also gives users the power to control with whom they are communicating. Absio users choose whom to accept into their trusted contact network, and only their approved contacts can send messages to them. This saves valuable time by not filtering through spam messages or unwanted emails. Each user can choose to add or remove contacts at any time.

"How do you know a conversation is private? You know who you are talking to and you know others can't eavesdrop. Absio Dispatch provides private communications solely between you and your trusted contacts. We cannot enable anybody, including ourselves, to read your digital communications," said Dan Kruger, Founder and CEO of Absio Corporation. "We cannot give anyone access to information that we do not have. At Absio, you are our customer. You are not our product."

Unlike other secure email providers, Absio does not have any centralized access to passwords, encryption keys or metadata related to its users' digital communications. Each message and attachment is individually encrypted with a different key on the user's device before it is sent over an internet connection to the Absio servers. Absio does not have access to its customers' encryption keys, and does not have an alternate decryption key. This means that Absio does not have the ability to decrypt messages or attachments -- not even a subject line.

"Many people think emails are private, but the reality is that your email is continually read and analyzed. This is one of the ways you receive targeted ads. Your information is often sold when you think you're communicating privately. Absio Corporation was formed to deliver technologies that ordinary people can use to gain control of their digital world," adds Dan Kruger.

Absio Dispatch is available as a subscription service for $17.95 per year per Absio identity (ID). A single Absio ID can be used on multiple devices. The software is currently available for Windows®. An Android™ application will be available in April 2014.

About Absio Corporation

Absio Corporation is a software platform and applications provider that is pioneering new ways to secure and control digital information. Data makes up your digital world. Your data includes your digital identity, relationships, behavior, communications and content. Absio solutions empower individuals and organizations to retain ownership and control of digital property regardless of where, how, or to whom it is distributed. Your data, your rules™. For additional information, please visit www.absio.com.

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