Clerical Medical Europe Deploying Entrust GetAccess to Secure Financial Services Portal

Web access control solution will enable up to 35,000 brokers and independent financial advisors to securely perform online transactions with 500,000+ customers throughout Europe

LONDON, U.K.- AUGUST 19, 2003 – Entrust, Inc.[NASDAQ: ENTU], a world leader in securing digital identities and information, today announced that Clerical Medical Europe (Clerical Medical) is implementing Entrust’s GetAccess TM to secure online processing of Life and Pensions transactions with customers and partners across Europe.

Clerical Medical’s E-solution portal enables customers and partners to complete and validate on-line applications at the point of sale, driving significant improvements in efficiency for their business. To realise the portal, Clerical Medical selected Entrust GetAccess to provide the security necessary for investment transactions to be performed on the Internet.

Entrust GetAccess is a high performance Web access control solution, providing Single Sign-On (SSO) and access management for Web portals. By virtue of its open and flexible architecture, Entrust GetAccess is enabling Clerical Medical to rapidly and securely deploy their Web applications into the E-solution infrastructure, leveraging a common authentication and authorisation framework. Furthermore, Clerical Medical’s brokers and advisors will be able to self-administer their user communities, thus reducing administrative overhead and improving efficiency.

“Clerical Medical policyholders will benefit directly from our E-solution by easier access to and management of their investments. For Distribution Partners and Brokers, time and costs will be saved as the solution provides for the convenient submission of transactions to back-office systems with automated data accuracy checks versus expensive and error-prone paper processes,” said Jac Cuypers, head of development delivery at Clerical Medical. “All of this has been made achievable via the Internet by assuring Clerical Medical, its partners and its customers that the E-solution is highly secure. The use of Entrust GetAccess has provided this assurance.”

“We are very excited that Clerical Medical Europe has chosen Entrust’s Web access control solution as part of its comprehensive program to move its business online,” said Philip Richardson, vice-president of U.K., Nordic and Middle East/Africa sales at Entrust. “Entrust GetAccess was developed specifically for organisations like Clerical Medical who are looking to leverage the Internet to deliver more personalised services to their customers and partners with the confidence that their sensitive information is secure.”

About Entrust GetAccess

Entrust GetAccess is a scalable Web access control solution that centrally manages access to multiple applications through a single portal, providing users with single sign-on to the applications and content they are authorised to see. With the broadest support for user authentication methods, flexible roles and rules-based access control, self-service features, and proven performance to millions of users, Entrust GetAccess enables organisations to reduce administration costs while driving more services through their Web portal. For more information on the latest release, Entrust GetAccess 7.0, please go to or listen to an archived Webinar presentation at

About Clerical Medical Europe

A member of the HBOS Group, Clerical Medical Europe is a leading provider of flexible and efficient financial solutions for individuals and companies. The HBOS Group is one of the largest financial services in Europe with over 20 million customers. Clerical Medical Europe offers highly competitive products, including pensions, investments, offshore investments and mortgage repayment plans. Its products are mainly offered through financial advisers who can advise customers on the whole range of services to find which is right for them, in their particular circumstances. For more information, please visit

About Entrust

Entrust, Inc. [Nasdaq: ENTU] is a world leader in securing digital identities and information, enabling businesses and governments to transform the way they conduct online transactions and manage relationships with customers, partners and employees. Entrust’s solutions promote a proactive approach to security that provides accountability and privacy to online transactions and information. Over 1,200 enterprises and government agencies in more than 50 countries use Entrust’s portfolio of security software solutions that integrate into the broad range of applications organisations use today to leverage the Internet and enterprise networks. For more information, please visit

Entrust is a registered trademark of Entrust, Inc. in the United States and certain other countries. In Canada, Entrust is a registered trademark of Entrust Limited. All Entrust product names are trademarks of Entrust. All other company and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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