About East-Tec

East-Tec (formerly EAST Technologies) has been creating innovative and award-winning privacy and security products and solutions since the end of 1997. The company was founded by Horatiu Tanescu and Eugen Malita while still in high school. They foresaw the importance of protecting sensitive information from falling into the wrong hands, and the necessity of protecting the privacy, identity and confidential information of the computer and Internet user.

Today East-Tec has customers in over one hundred countries, and on all continents. The company is widely known for the east-tec Eraser online privacy protection software, recommended and reviewed by hundreds of magazines, media websites, networks, books, and IT and security professionals from all over the world.

Governmental, Corporate and Private Customers

East-Tec has a diversified customer base that spans individuals, small to medium-sized businesses, large corporations, and governmental agencies. They all trust the quality of East-Tec products, and enjoy accessing powerful features through intuitive and easy to use interfaces.

Customers include the US Department of Justice United States Attorneys’ Offices, the United States Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration, French Ministry of Defence (DRM), EADS Astrium, La Banque Postale, Missouri Office of Administration, Government of British Columbia, Clark County Regional Flood Control District, Northern Health, Oregon State Board of Nursing, SpiritBank, and North Arkansas College. Private customers include army officers, attorneys, business consultants, journalists, managers, Senior Executives, scientists, software developers, or rehabilitation officers.

Official documents made public also reveal the fact that East-Tec products were used by DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) in experiments designed to harden the protection of information on the laptops used by Marines deployed to remote locations, while being at increased risk of attack.

15 Years Of Recognition

East-Tec products have been recognized, featured, reviewed and recommended by some of the most important and influential security and technology media websites, magazines, networks and blogs.

Products reviewed in magazines worldwide

Reviews of East-Tec products are imprinted on the pages of magazines like Computer Shopper, Computerworld, Evidence Technology Magazine, Law Office Computing, PC Magazine, PC World, Personal Computer World, SC Magazine, Smart Computing, or Windows XP: The Official Magazine.

They also have been featured in top technology magazines worldwide: in Australia (APC Magazine, PC Authority, PC User, PC World Australia, TechLife), Germany (CHIP, Computer Bild, <kes> – The Information Security Journal, PC Praxis, PC Professionell, PC-WELT), Italy (Computer Magazine, Il Mio Computer, PC Professionale, PC World Italy, Total Computer), Spain (Computer Hoy, PC Actual, PC Plus Spain, PC World España, Personal Computer & Internet), UK (ComputerActive, Computer Buyer, PC Advisor, PC Pro, Total PC Gaming). And many more: Clickx Magazine Belgium, Command.Com Brazil, La Presse Canada, Computers For All Greece, PC World India, HjemmePC Norway, PC Format Poland, PC World Philippines, PC Magazine Romania, CHIP Russia, PC REVUE Slovakia, PC för Alla Sweden, CHIP Turkey.

Products that win awards

Starting with the 1998 Editor’s Pick Award from Softseek and the 1999 Editors’ Pick Award from ZDNet, the East-Tec products have received many awards and Five Star reviews over the years, including the Outstanding CNET Editors’ Rating, the APC Editors’ Choice and Highly Commanded Award, the PC World Online Editor’s Pick, the Softpedia Pick Award and Five Star Excellent Review Award, or the SC Magazine’s Best of Data security/encryption list.

Products that are recommended in books

East-Tec products have been described and recommended in dozens of books, such as From Victim To Victor: A Step By Step Guide For Ending the Nightmare of Identity Theft, Handbook of Digital and Multimedia Forensic Evidence, Netspionage: The Global Threat to Information, Privacy Protection and Computer Forensics, Safeguard Your Identity: Protect Yourself With A Personal Privacy Audit, The Business of Medical Practice: Advanced Profit Maximization Techniques for Savvy Doctors, Maran Illustrated Windows XP 101 Hot Tips, Seguridad Informatica, and many more.

Products that are recommended online

Searching for East-Tec products will return results and recommendations from top locations like 01Net, BetaNews, CNN, Ghacks, Government Computer News, IDG Techworld, InformIT, Lockergnome, Slashdot, Softonic, Software Informer, TechRepublic, The Guardian, The New York Times, VNUNet, and also from many independent sources, sites and blogs, such as Brown University, IT Security Column, My Digital Life, San Francisco PC Users Group, SnapFiles, SoftPile, Software.com, Rocky Mountain News, or Tom’s Guide.

East-Tec Offices

East-Tec is privately held, with development offices located in Oradea, Romania (European Union), and partner companies and resellers in the United States, Germany, France, and worldwide.