SSH Communications Security Corp Partners With Netegrity To Provide Advanced E-Business Website Access Management

Integrating a scalable e-business security management platform with strong authentication

HELSINKI, FINLAND – September 17, 2002 -SSH Communications Security (HEX:SSH1V), a world-leading developer of Internet security solutions, today announced a technology partnership agreement with Netegrity, the leading provider of application infrastructure for access, identity and portal management. Under the terms of the partnership the two companies will tightly integrate SSH Certifier(TM) PKI solution with Netegrity’s SiteMinder® platform.

SSH Certifier and Netegrity SiteMinder will provide enterprises with an advanced, scalable platform, which enables e-business website access management utilizing digital certificate-based single sign-on (SSO). This centralized approach to security management enables companies to greatly reduce administration cost while providing a flexible and scalable solution for securing their web applications.

SSH Certifier PKI solution provides a high-quality platform for enterprises that are looking for a scalable, standards-based PKI solution. SiteMinder makes e-business web sites more secure and manageable by providing a centralized policy management platform to manage users and their access to e-business applications and resources.

“Netegrity is committed to supporting all leading authorization technology to enable standards based secure user management across the enterprise,” said Bill Bartow, vice president of engineering and marketing at Netegrity. “The integration between SSH Certifier and Netegrity SiteMinder provides our customers with the flexibility and high level of security they require for securing and managing their e-business applications.”

“We are excited to work with an industry leader like Netegrity and provide an integrated solution of web authorization to enterprises aiming at the next level of secure e-business,” said Tatu Yl?¶nen, Chief Technology Officer of SSH Communications Security Corp. “This is an ideal solution for organizations that are searching for a scalable, manageable and secure solution when implementing or upgrading web-services.”

About SSH Certifier
SSH Certifier is an application software package for issuing and managing digital certificates in an enterprise or service provider environment. SSH Certifier is an ideal platform for hosting a managed multi-CA service environment with strong authentication and identification. SSH Certifier also features Web-based configuration tools, allowing network administrators to easily install and manage digital certificates from a central or remote location. SSH Certifier is an OPSEC Certified (Open Platform for Security) PKI solution.

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, financial institutions and governments worldwide. 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. The 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 Exchanges under HEX:SSH1V. For more information, please visit

About Netegrity
Netegrity is the leading provider of software solutions for securely managing e-business relationships. The Netegrity Secure Relationship Management(TM) (SRM) platform provides shared services that centrally manage access control, single sign-on, user management, and portal services to enable companies to cost-effectively provide their customers, partners, and employees with the secure, interactive access to applications and content required by their business relationships. With its vast network of partners, Netegrity is securely managing e-business solutions for over 575 customers worldwide including American Express, BNP Paribas, British Telecom, Decathlon, E*TRADE, France Telecom, General Electric, Kone, various UK polices forces and councils, Telecom Italia Lab and Volvo. Headquartered in the United States (Waltham, Mass.), Netegrity also has offices throughout Europe and Asia. More information can be found at

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