SSH Communications Security Expands Global Presence With New Office In Sweden

New Office Established to Address Rapidly Growing Demand for SSH Security Solutions in the Swedish Market

HELSINKI, FINLAND – March 4, 2003 – SSH Communications Security (HEX:SSH1V), a world leading developer of Internet security solutions, today announced that it has opened a new office in Varberg, Sweden, to address the growing demand for its Internet security solutions in the Scandinavian market.

The new office will allow SSH Communications Security to better serve existing customers and prospects in Sweden, Norway and Denmark by providing experienced local sales, service and support resources. Jens Karlberg, Country Manager Scandinavia, has been appointed to manage the Varberg office. He will be supported by marketing and product teams in Helsinki, Finland.

“The need for Internet security continues to take on new levels of urgency for organizations around the globe,” said Arto Vainio, CEO of SSH Communications Security Corp. “The global demand for SSH security solutions has increased dramatically over the past recent years, including a significant increase in the Scandinavian market. We believe that Sweden will become the largest Scandinavian market the next two to three years, and we are pleased to expand our presence as a leading Internet security solution provider to the region.”

SSH Communications Security is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland. In addition to the new Varberg office, SSH maintains subsidiaries in Palo Alto, Calif., and Tokyo, Japan, as well as offices in D??sseldorf, Germany, Seoul, South Korea, Boston, Mass., Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA. SSH Communications Security also has a network of channel and technology partners throughout North America, Japan, Israel, France, the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, South Africa, Australia, Italy, and Sweden.

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’s award-winning remote access software, SSH Secure Shell, the de facto standard for secure remote access and data transfer, and SSH Sentinel(TM), a feature-rich remote access VPN “smart” client are ideal solutions for securing wireline and wireless networks. 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 family of toolkits for OEMs and software developers enables fast time-to-market and reduced in-house development costs. SSH’s customers include market leaders Compaq, Ericsson, Intel, Lucent Technologies, Nokia, RSA, and Sun Microsystems, among others. SSH is traded publicly on the Helsinki Exchanges under HEX:SSH1V. For more information, please visit

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