Leading Certificate Authority Reseller to Market Rainbow’s iKey Authentication Token and CryptoSwift eCommerce Acceleration Solutions in Key Asian Market
IRVINE, CA, and SINGAPORE, October 2, 2001 – The eSecurity group of Rainbow Technologies( (Nasdaq: RNBO) a leading provider of high-performance security solutions for the Internet and eCommerce announced today that its Taiwan office has partnered with Netrust Pte Ltd, the leading licensed Certification Authority (CA) in Singapore to market Rainbow’s high-performance client/server security products in Singapore.
Netrust, a joint venture of Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation Ltd and Network for Electronic Transfers (Singapore) Pte Ltd (NETS), works closely with government organizations and private businesses to ensure trusted and secure online transactions.
Under terms of the reseller agreement, Netrust will deploy Rainbow’s iKey authentication token and CryptoSwift eCommerce accelerator with Netrust’s CA offerings to provide customers with a comprehensive solution for two-factor authentication and digital signatures.
“We chose Rainbow’s iKey 2000 to complement our CA infrastructure solutions as it has the necessary certification that allows us to provide maximum security and value to our customers, ” said Foo Jong Ai, CEO, Netrust. “Our customers will now have the option of storing their digital certificates in a highly convenient and secure iKey USB token. The CrytoSwift family of acceleration solutions is a necessary complement to our SSL offering.”
“Netrust has an outstanding reputation for providing high levels of quality and customer satisfaction in Singapore,” said Humphrey Chan, vice president, Asia Pacific Rim, eSecurity group, Rainbow Technologies. “The high value they provide to customers interested in moving toward implementing and expanding their use of security solutions make them an ideal fit for Rainbow’s expanding reseller channel in the Asia Pacific Rim. We are delighted to partner with them.”
The leading issuer of digital certificates in Singapore, Netrust relies on public key infrastructure (PKI) technology to address issues of authentication, confidentiality, integrity and nonrepudiation for secure eBusiness transactions.
Powerful PKI Security with iKey
The iKey 2000 series smart token supports enterprise, business-to-business and business-to-consumer applications built on all major PKI systems by providing on-board cryptographic key generation; secure storage of key pairs and X.509 digital certificates; and performing digital signature signing operations on-board. Removing certificate storage and signing from vulnerable desktop systems and placing these functions in the token significantly reduces the risk of internal or external security attacks.
Rainbow’s eCommerce performance and security-acceleration technology is the industry’s leading solution for cryptographic acceleration, providing fast and secure transactions over the Internet while dramatically reducing Web server and network appliance response time. The CryptoSwift family of eCommerce acceleration solutions accelerates the public-key cryptographic functions of popular security protocols such as SSL/TLS, WAP/WTLS, S/MIME, IKE/IPSec and others. SSL acceleration technology was first developed by Rainbow and improves server-response time for secure connections by freeing the Web servers and network appliances to perform other tasks, especially during peak load and heavy traffic periods. Since 1997, Rainbow’s CryptoSwift is the SSL acceleration solution of choice for fast, secure online transactions for B2B and B2C environments of all types and sizes.
CryptoSwift has won more major industry awards for excellence than any other SSL acceleration solution, including a prestigious “Well-Connected Award” for best SSL accelerator and “Editor’s Choice Award” for best internal SSL accelerator from Network Computing, a “2001 Editor’s Choice” from Communications News, a “Blue Ribbon Award” from Network World as the industry’s top cryptographic accelerator and two American Electronics Association (AEA) High Tech Awards for “Innovative Product/Technology” in 2000 and 2001.
A pioneer in Southeast Asia since 1997, Netrust Pte Ltd is the leading licensed Certification Authority in Singapore. Its goal is to enable government organizations and private enterprises to conduct e-commerce transactions in a safe and secure manner and protect the interests of transacting parties. Netrust issues digital certificates that verify a party’s identity and can be used to positively identify the user in e-communications and transactions. In order to provide its customers the highest level of security and confidence, Netrust adopts PKI technology, which is generally acknowledged as the best security solution available to-date and addresses the key issues of authentication, confidentiality, integrity and nonrepudiation required for secure e-transactions.
Together with its technology partners, Netrust also offers a whole line of e-business solutions for servers, desktops, e-mail and other applications. Furthering its vision to become a total provider of digital security services, Netrust also provides high value security consultancy to help organizations that are interested in moving toward implementing or expanding the business use of cryptography and managing the quick deployment of turnkey security solutions.
Netrust is a joint venture between Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation Ltd and Network for Electronic Transfers (Singapore) Pte Ltd (NETS). For more information, please visit: www.netrust.net.
About Rainbow Technologies
Founded in 1984, Rainbow Technologies is a leading provider of security solutions for the Internet and eCommerce. Rainbow applies its core technology to a variety of Internet applications from securing software, to the acceleration of secure communication for eCommerce and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). Rainbow products include; secure Web server and VPN acceleration boards; anti-piracy and Internet software distribution solutions; Web authentication security solutions; and voice, data and satellite security systems. The company’s eSecurity group is headquartered in Irvine, California, and has offices throughout the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia, China, India, The Netherlands, Brazil and Taiwan. A network of nearly 80 authorized distributors sells Rainbow products worldwide. For more information, visit our Web site at http://www.rainbow.com.