Wickr in the news
December 30, 2017
By Kevin Smith
If you're concerned about your privacy or just want to send self-destructive encrypted messages, this is the app for you.
December 22, 2017
By Rob Marvin
Communications security should be a priority for businesses both from an investment standpoint, looking at secure collaboration platforms to share valuable and private information, and from a policy perspective, to place stricter controls around what communications are kept and for how long to reduce the exposure when a breach occurs.”—Joel Wallenstrom, CEO of Wickr
December 20, 2017
With communications among the top targets for attackers looking to gain unauthorized access to businesses and government systems, Wickr’s screen sharing tool is aimed at providing a secure sharing solution for organizations that utilize digital collaboration in the workplace, such as video conferencing or screen sharing.
December 14, 2017
Traditional methods of securing valuable business and personal data are an arms race without winners. It’s time for a new strategy and platforms that enable data minimization and ensure that adversaries are kept out.
December 9, 2017
There are plenty of other ways to communicate securely. Unlike Signal, messaging apps like Wire, Threema, and Wickr allow you to sign up without tying your account to a phone number, a significant feature for those seeking some level of anonymity in addition to security.
December 11, 2017
In addition to its free app, Wickr offers professional versions that give companies more control over policy enforcement and message retention. Nisos Group uses Wickr to communicate internally and with clients. Wickr has largely replaced email as the primary way to communicate inside the company. It also uses the app to talk to clients whose email or other systems have been compromised.
December 10, 2017
By Kaitlyn Wang
As privacy concerns ramp up in Silicon Valley, encrypted messaging startup Wickr aims to provide security. Wickr expanded into the workplace in 2016, looking to replace Slack and Dropbox as a more secure option.
December 8, 2017
By Danny Hakim
"There are a lot of ways to have privacy and security, it just requires an awful lot of human oversight and management, and that typically doesn’t happen,” said Joel Wallenstrom, the chief executive of Wickr, a messaging company focused on security.
December 14, 2017
Joel Wallenstrom, Wickr's chief executive officer, discusses Uber's use of Wickr with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets."
November 22, 2017
By George Avetisov
Security-minded individuals, such as people who self-identify as potential targets and those communicating with journalists, utilize apps like Signal and Wickr.