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Channel Agreement Combines Industry’s Leading USB Authentication Token With Major European Provider of Digital Certificates and IT Services


Rainbow eSecurity, a Rainbow Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNBO) company and a leading solutions provider of digital content and transaction security, and PinkRoccade, a European supplier of high security IT Services, today announced their joint marketing and technology agreement, which integrates Rainbow’s iKey USB two-factor authentication PKI tokens with PinkRoccade DigiSign’s PKI services and products for key strategic markets in Europe.


The first solution made possible by this agreement is a package of fully functional iKey 2000 USB tokens and Digital Certificates provided by PinkRoccade's DigiTest services. These solutions are used in corporate PKI pilot environments and provide a platform for application testing using real Digital Certificates with two-factor authentication. Once the organisation is ready to migrate from pilot to mainstream deployment, the certificates can be easily upgraded using PinkRoccade's DigiTTM service. DigiTTM is a Total Trust Management solution that operates exactly the same way as DigiTest and is an ideal solution for deployment across groups of 100 or more users. The initial packaged solution is designed to be easily ordered over the Web at http://www.pinkroccadedigisign.com/jointservices/rainbow/ind...


"We are very excited that PinkRoccade has selected our iKey products for integration into their DigiTTM solutions," said Graham Peat, European marketing manager Rainbow Technologies. "iKey 2000 brings the strength of two-factor authentication to PKI, and enhances its security by providing on-board private key generation and signing using DigiTTM certificates. To fully realise these benefits, an organisation needs to test and pilot PKI using real Digital Certificates. Our relationship with PinkRoccade makes this an easy option."



“PinkRoccade prides itself on providing secure solutions for real businesses,” said Barry O’Neill, European business development executive of PinkRoccade. “PinkRoccade looks forward to partnering with Rainbow to introduce working solutions for the working environment. Rainbow's technology is a perfect complement to PinkRoccade's security solutions. Together we can now provide advanced, secure and simple to use solutions for the modern workplace.”



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Contact:


Dan Chmielewski / Graham Peat
Rainbow Technologies
+1 949 450/7377
dchm@rainbow.com
GPeat@UK.rainbow.com


Catherine Eyres / Sarah Hewitt
Strategic Alliance International
+44 (0) 1494 434 434
catherinee@strategicpr.net
sarahh@strategicpr.net


About iKey


Rainbow’s iKey is the industry’s leading family of USB-based Web authentication tokens, and is available in two products series’ – the iKey 1000 for Windows 2000 environments and the iKey 2000 for PKI and high assurance environments.


The iKey 2000 allows users to store their digital identities on a device that fits on their key chain. The iKey 2000 is specifically designed for use in PKI environments where on-board private key signing and storage is critical. The iKey 2000 supports enterprise, business-to-business and business-to-consumer applications built on all major PKI systems, including; eTrust PKI, Microsoft (Internet Explorer and Outlook), Netscape, Entrust, Baltimore, Xcert, Verisign, CyberTrust, Check Point, Aventail, KyberPASS and many others. The iKey 2000 works out of the box with all of these PKI environments. In 2001, the iKey 2032 was awarded FIPS 140-1 Level 2 certification by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).


In addition, Rainbow offers the iKey 1000 workstation security solution. The iKey 1000 is a cost-effective security token for B2C loyalty and branding, Windows 2000 security and secure remote access.


About Rainbow Technologies


Founded in 1984, Rainbow Technologies is a leading provider of information security solutions for the Internet, eCommerce, mCommerce, content protection, software distribution and high-assurance communications. Rainbow applies its core technology to a variety of Internet applications from securing software, custom high-assurance security hardware, complete eBusiness services and content/transaction security solutions corporate networks, VPNs, and the Internet. Rainbow's products include: secure Web server acceleration solutions; anti-piracy and Internet software distribution solutions; PKI-based security solutions; voice, data and satellite information security and authentication solutions; and USB-based Web authentication tokens. With headquarters in Irvine, California, Rainbow Technologies maintains offices throughout the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia, China, India, The Netherlands, Brazil and Taiwan. A network of nearly 80 authorized distributors sells Rainbow products worldwide.


For more information, visit our Web site at http://www.rainbow.com


About PinkRoccade


PinkRoccade provides high-grade Infrastructure Management and Application services to customers in information intensive sectors like industry, finance and insurance, social security, government and healthcare. Its growth strategy is based on organic development accelerated by outsourcing and acquisitions. PinkRoccade realised a revenue of Euro 650 million in 2000 and currently employs over 8.000 staff.

More information is available at http://www.pinkroccadedigisign.com



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