RSA Security to Provide Security Middleware for PlayStation2

RSA BSAFE Crypto-C and SSL-C Encryption Software Enable Rapid, Reliable Implementation of High Quality Security Capabilities

BEDFORD, Mass., May 24 /PRNewswire/ — RSA Security Inc. (Nasdaq: RSAS) today announced that it has joined the Sony Computer Entertainment’s Tools and Middleware Licensed program. As part of this program, RSA Security will offer security middleware for the development of software applications for PlayStation(R)2, enabling developers to create secure, Internet-based gaming, content and commerce applications for the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system.

RSA Security will license both RSA BSAFE SSL-C and Crypto-C encryption software to PlayStation(R)2 developers to make it easy to comply with Internet standards and to implement security for both communications and content software for PlayStation(R)2. RSA Security also intends to make other RSA BSAFE solutions available for PlayStation(R)2 title developers, including RSA BSAFE Cert-C encryption software, a PKI enabling tool, and RSA BSAFE IPSec-C encryption software, an IPSec security protocol tool.

“The demand for network-based content and services is growing rapidly as broadband becomes mainstream,” said Scott Schnell, senior vice president of marketing and corporate development at RSA Security. “RSA Security is committed to supporting content software development for PlayStation(R)2 with effective, standards-based security capabilities and the technical support to back them up.”

The RSA BSAFE line of security software is embedded in today’s most successful Internet applications, including Web browsers, wireless devices, e-commerce servers, e-mail systems and virtual private network products. Built to provide implementations of standards such as SSL, SMIME, WTLS, IPSec and PKCS, RSA BSAFE products can save developers time and risk in their development schedules.

About RSA Security Inc.

RSA Security Inc., the most trusted name in e-security, helps organizations build secure, trusted foundations for e-business through its RSA SecurID(R) two-factor authentication, RSA BSAFE encryption and RSA Keon(R) digital certificate management systems. With approximately one billion RSA BSAFE-enabled applications in use worldwide, more than eight million RSA SecurID authentication users and almost 20 years of industry experience, RSA Security has the proven leadership and innovative technology to address the changing security needs of e-business and bring trust to the online economy. RSA Security can be reached at http://www.rsasecurity.com.




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