Zix Corporation (ZixCorp), (Nasdaq: ZIXI), a leader in email data protection, announces that Professional Group Plans has signed a three-year renewal for ZixCorp ® Email Encryption Services. Professional Group Plans first implemented secure email in 2010 to meet compliance requirements outlined in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and to protect relationships with other healthcare organizations. “Email Encryption is an essential tool in meeting our regulatory obligations. It also reassures our partners that we are taking the necessary steps to secure sensitive information and protect their business,” said Anthony Kuefner, Network Administrator for Professional Group Plans. “In selecting a solution to meet our email encryption needs, ZixCorp stood out as the leader and an easy choice. It has proven to be an effective security solution and continues to be the best fit for Professional Group Plans.” Professional Group Plans initially chose ZixCorp based on its reputation in healthcare and the strength of its email encryption service. The company continues to select ZixCorp after experiencing its proven service and outstanding support. “We’ve gained the loyalty of our customers by living up to our reputation as the leader in email encryption and constantly enhancing our solutions to meet their evolving needs,” said Rick Spurr, ZixCorp’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We’re pleased that Professional Group Plans continues to select our email encryption to meet its obligations and protect its most valuable relationships.” All employees for Professional Group Plans send secure email using ZixGateway®, a policy-based email encryption service that automatically scans and encrypts outbound email that contain sensitive information such as protected health information (PHI). ZixGateway enables Professional Group Plans to communicate encrypted email transparently, without any extra steps or passwords, to more than 160 business partners that also use ZixGateway. Recipients who do not use ZixCorp Email Encryption Services can exchange secure email through ZixPort®, a secure Web portal that offers convenient access from desktops to mobile devices. About Professional Group Plans Professional Group Plans is a full-service General Agent that specializes in providing comprehensive, cost effective employee benefit plans and superior service to independent insurance brokers and their clients. Professional Group Plans serves clients in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. For more information, visit www.pgpbenefits.com. About Zix Corporation ZixCorp is a leader in email data protection. ZixCorp offers industry-leading email encryption, a unique email DLP solution and an innovative email BYOD solution to meet your company’s data protection and compliance needs. ZixCorp is trusted by the nation’s most influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government for easy to use secure email solutions. ZixCorp is publicly traded on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol ZIXI, and its headquarters are in Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit www.zixcorp.com.