Pointsec Signs Agreement with Dutch Government Organisation – Sells 5,000 Plus Licenses for Pointsec for PC

Pointsec Mobile Technologies, a subsidiary of IT security company Protect Data and a global leader in enterprise security software for laptops, desktops, PDAs and smart phones, today announced it has signed a major software license agreement with a Dutch Government organisation. The licenses were delivered in September 2003.

The Dutch Government organisation is already a Pointsec customer and has now chosen to increase the amount of licenses.

Pointsec is the market leader in mobile security and protects all data residing on any mobile device through access control and encryption. The company offers its customers solutions for Windows- based computers, Pocket PC, Palm and Symbian.

Pointsec Mobile Technologies has been developing advanced IT security solutions for 15 years. The company has earned important security certifications, such as FIPS 140-1, considered the de facto IT security standard. Starting a couple of months ago, Pointsec is in the process of certifying its security solution Pointsec(r) for Pocket PC in accordance with Common Criteria, Evaluation Assurance Level 4 (EAL4). Pointsec has received much acclaim for its exclusive patent-pending PicturePIN(tm) and QuickPIN(tm) authentication, which replace traditional alphanumeric login passwords with a memorable picture-based login codes.

Secure enterprise solutions for an increasingly mobile workforce have helped Pointsec build a strong and thriving client base amongst many of the world’s largest corporations including the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, WM-data, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, Cisco, Telia and Ericsson.

Pointsec Mobile Technologies AB is a wholly owned subsidiary of Protect Data AB. The company develops and markets access-controlling and encrypting systems for stationary and portable computers, palmtop computers, WAP telephones, etc. Pointsec Mobile Technologies has 47 employees and offices in San Francisco, Chicago and Washington DC in the USA, Cambridge in the United Kingdom, D??sseldorf in Germany and Stockholm, Falun and Sundsvall in Sweden. Visit our web site at: www.pointsec.com.

The Protect Data Group offers tailor-made IT security solutions to large companies and organizations. The company focuses on four business areas: digital identities and resource security, network security, anti-virus and content security, and consultancy services for information security. Within these areas, the company offers comprehensive IT security solutions based on aspects such as access control and encryption systems, anti-virus systems, digital sentry services, firewalls, user identification and content control, secure VPN and PKI solutions, digital signatures and systems for secure transactions. Protect Data is the market leader in its business area in the Nordic region and has subsidiaries in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Germany, the United Kingdom and the USA. Protect Data has approximately 100 employees and is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Visit our web site at: www.protectdata.com.

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