SSH Communications Security Announces Immediate Availability of SSH Secure Shell for Handhelds

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 19, 2001–SSH Communications Security (HEX:SSHV1), a world-leading developer of Internet security solutions, today announced the immediate availability of SSH Secure Shell for Handhelds, the industry’s first Secure Shell application for wireless platforms which was announced earlier this year. This Secure Shell product, based on the widely accepted SymbianOS operating system for wireless communications, is the first security application to protect IP-based communication over wireless devices, such as e-mail and terminal emulation.

“We are extremely pleased to deliver SSH Secure Shell, the industry leading application for secure remote login and data transfer in wireless devices,” said Tatu Ylonen, CEO and founder of SSH Corp. “We are excited to bring this much needed security solution to mobile and handheld devices such as mobile phones and PDAs.”

SSH Secure Shell for Handhelds runs secure terminal emulation for remote system administration and port forwarding for remote access. SSH Secure Shell for Handhelds is the result of a strategic partnership between SSH and Symbian, the leading software platform provider for Wireless Information Devices. SSH Secure Shell for Handhelds currently works with the European Nokia 9210 Communicator and is expected to be compatible with the U.S. version — the Nokia 9290 Communicator — in 1H 2002.

Pricing and Availability

SSH Secure Shell for Handhelds is immediately available for users of Nokia 9210 Communicator through and direct sales. Introductory pricing starts at $149, volume discounts are available. Contact SSH sales on the Web at SSH sales in Helsinki, Finland, at +358 20 500 7030, Palo Alto, Calif., USA, at 650/251-2700 or Tokyo, Japan at +81 3 3459 6830.

About SSH Communications Security

Founded in 1995, SSH Communications Security is a world-leading supplier of Internet security software for demanding network security solutions. SSH provides cryptography and authentication technologies for secure Internet communications. SSH IPSEC Express(TM) is the world-leading, award-winning toolkit for IPSec (Internet Protocol Security), IKE (Internet Key Exchange) and X.509 certificate management system solutions. Since 1997, numerous Internet infrastructure providers, OEMs, and system integrators have licensed SSH IPSEC Express to incorporate high security into their products. These customers include many IT market leaders such as Compaq, Ericsson, Lucent Technologies, Nokia, and Sun Microsystems, among others. The company’s award-winning SSH Secure Shell application has become the de-facto standard for secure logins with millions of users in over 80 countries. SSH is traded publicly on the Helsinki Exchange under HEX:SSH1V. For more information, please visit

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