SSH founder Tatu Ylonen to speak at RSA 2002

SSH Communications Security, a world-leading developer of Internet security solutions, today announced that SSH Founder, President and CEO Tatu Ylonen has been selected to speak at this year’s RSA 2002 Conference in San Jose, Calif., Feb. 18-22, 2002.

Ylonen’s presentation, “A Growth Path to IPv6: Solving the Incompatibility Issues between NAT and IPSec” is one of RSA’s StandardsTrack sessions. This presentation will discuss the latest developments surrounding the proposed NAT (Network Address Translation) Traversal technique as an IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) standard and its growing support from notable industry players. Ylonen will present on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 11:15 a.m.

Ylonen is the founder of SSH Communications Security, and was integral to the IETF’s efforts to develop and advance the IPSec (Internet Protocol Security) standard. He also invented the Secure Shell protocol, which has millions of enterprise and end users in over 80 countries. Ylonen is a veteran presenter at RSA, having spoken on the security industry’s leading issues, including the origins of NAT-T and securing the wireless Internet.

About RSA Conference 2002

The RSA Conference 2002, to be held Feb. 18-22 at San Jose’s McEnery Convention Center, brings more than 200 companies and 10,000 decision-makers from business, government, academia, Wall Street, and the media together for the largest e-security expo in history. The annual RSA Conference delivers keynote presentations from industry leaders and national policy makers, plus more than 150 individual breakout sessions on topics ranging from the latest in cutting-edge cryptographic research to the most current implementations of enterprise security and secure electronic commerce.

About SSH Communications Security

SSH Communications Security, a world-leading supplier of Internet security solutions, offers a broad range of award-winning products designed to address the most critical security issues for businesses, service providers, financial institutions and governments worldwide. The first member of SSH’s VPN (Virtual Private Network) solutions, the SSH Complete VPN represents the newest generation of centrally managed, cost-effective, easy-to-deploy VPN solutions; SSH Sentinel(TM), a feature-rich remote access VPN “smart” client, and SSH Secure Shell, the award-winning product family, ensure secure remote access and data transfer. SSH Certifier(TM) product family provides a robust certification authority for flexible and strong authentication through digital certificates and tokens. The market-leading, award-winning SSH IPSEC Express(TM) (Internet Protocol Security) family of toolkits for OEMs and software developers enables fast time-to-market and reduced in-house development costs. SSH is traded publicly on the Helsinki Exchange under HEX:SSH1V. For more information, please visit

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