Case Studies

Companies worldwide, trust WinMagic’s security solutions to enable them to secure their most critical assets. WinMagic's award winning software products fulfill the requirements of even the most security conscious users by focusing on concrete security features, nevertheless still offering unparalleled flexibility.

Looking to replace existing desktops with 1200 laptops worldwide, Export Development Canada (EDC), Canada’s export credit agency, understood that it had to find a stronger encryption solution to ensure all data on the portable devices was protected at all times.


University of Guelph Selects WinMagic’s Cost-Effective SecureDoc IT Managed Security/Software-as-a-Service Full-Disk Encryption to Protect All Data on Faculty and Staff Laptop.


Looking to provide true, “Point of Care,” healthcare, Bayshore Home Health, Canada’s largest provider of home and community health care services, wanted to ensure its 137 Clinical Managers could complete patient assessments on site to expedite patient care.


Looking to increase efficiency the company began researching methods that could provide staff with simpler and more efficient remote access to its internal network without compromising system security. “Before our security was based on a ‘two separate network’ topology in which one network was open to internet, but did not enable access to our applications and internal mail system, and the second one was completely closed and secure,”


In recent years, Swiss organizations have taken proactive steps to ensure that stolen or lost laptops do not provide unauthorized access to sensitive data. One such company is Suva, the accident insurance company, which approached Swiss IT security experts, insinova ag, to help them integrate encryption technology within its existing security architecture.


“We have a small team so we were looking for a solution which was easy to manage and allowed us to resolve issues remotely,” explained Simon Painter, Senior IT Analyst, Money Partners Holding Ltd. “We also wanted something which required minimal user training.”


As a healthcare provider, The Children's Hospital understood that this trust is not just based on its dedication to providing the best medical attention for the children in its care, but also on its dedication to ensuring all patient records and other sensitive medical information is protected at all times.


Wanting to take every possible precaution to protect all data on the laptops and removable media utilized by its medical, research and administrative staff, the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Canada’s most research-intensive hospital and the largest centre dedicated to improving children’s health, began researching full-disk encryption solutions.


“The price of the laptop itself is insignificant when compared to the value of the data, and so we wanted to be absolutely certain that unauthorized users could not gain access to valuable information via a lost or stolen device,” Allen continued.