University Of Washington Selects SSH Tectia To Secure Faculty And Student Accounts

HELSINKI, Finland; WELLESLEY, Mass. – June 14, 2005 – SSH Communications Security (HEX:SSH1V), a world-leading provider of enterprise security solutions and end-to-end communications security, and the original developer of the Secure Shell protocol, today announced that the University of Washington, in Seattle, Washington, USA, has selected SSH Tectia(TM) Client and SSH Tectia Manager to ensure authenticated access and secure data transmission for students, faculty, and staff using its campus computer network. SSH Tectia Manager will play a key role in administering security policy for the UW’s 39,000 students and 23,000 faculty and staff using its extensive computer network at its three statewide campuses. SSH Tectia, based on the award-winning SSH Secure Shell is used by universities worldwide to protect data internally and externally throughout the network. The SSH1 protocol originated in the academic community in 1995 when Tatu Yl?¶nen, the founder of SSH Communications Security developed what is known today as Secure Shell. The current SSH2 protocol was written by SSH and standardized by the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force). “SSH Tectia Client allows us to offer a solution to those of our faculty, students, and staff who need secure shell and file transfer access to our central servers,” said Oren Sreebny, UW Director of Client Services and Learning Technologies. “We are pleased that the University of Washington has chosen SSH Tectia for their data security and policy management,” said George Adams, president and CEO of SSH Communications Security, Inc. “SSH has been very active in the academic community since the protocol was conceived there 10 years ago. We continue to support the demanding needs of the academic community with the latest Secure Shell technology.” About SSH Tectia
SSH Tectia is the leading end-to-end communications security solution for the enterprise. The SSH Tectia solution is based on the SSH Secure Shell and SSH’s other industry-leading technologies used by millions worldwide. SSH Tectia enables secure system administration, secure file transfer, and secure application connectivity with centralized management throughout the internal and external network. SSH Tectia products provide transparent strong encryption and authentication, and are available for all key enterprise platforms including Windows, UNIX, Linux and mainframes to easily integrate into heterogeneous network environments. About SSH Communications Security
SSH Communications Security is a world-leading provider of enterprise security solutions and end-to-end communications security, and the original developer of the Secure Shell protocol. The company’s SSH Tectia solution addresses the most critical needs of large enterprises, financial institutions, and government agencies. With SSH Tectia, organizations can cost-effectively secure their system administration, file transfers and application connectivity against both internal and external security risks. As the original developer of the Secure Shell protocol and other key network security technologies, SSH has for 10 years developed end-to-end communications security solutions specifically for the enterprise. Currently more than 100 of Global Fortune 500 companies are using SSH security solutions. SSH shares are quoted on the Helsinki Exchanges Main List. For more information, please visit

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