HELSINKI, FINLAND; LOS ALTOS, Calif. and Toronto, Ontario (Canada) - Nov.
15, 2004 - SSH Communications Security (HEX:SSH1V), a world-leading
developer of managed security middleware, today announced a reseller
agreement with WhiteHat Inc., a leading IT security provider. Under the
terms of the agreement, WhiteHat will offer SSH TectiaTM as a key part of
its suite of Internet security solutions for enterprises and financial
institutions in the Canadian market. SSH Tectia is an enterprise class
suite of security solutions based on SSH's award winning SSH Secure Shell
used by millions of users worldwide.
"We are pleased to introduce SSH Tectia into our commercial IT security
portfolio for our customers. SSH has been a time tested solution for secure
remote access and file transfer, protecting mission critical data from
malicious attacks," said Rosaleen Citron, CEO of WhiteHat. "Internal
security is just as critical as securing the perimeter and we can now offer
our customers a cryptographic solution that addresses network security both
inside and out."
With over three decades of experience in the computer technology market,
WhiteHat has put together a strong suite of security offerings based on the
real-world needs of the networked enterprise. The addition of SSH Tectia
among WhiteHat's variety of products will increase SSH's awareness,
presence, and support capabilities for enterprises and financial
institutions in the Canadian market.
SSH Tectia also includes an optional FIPS 140-2 certified crypto algorithm
for key government customers and financial institutions that require strong,
"End-to-end data security is critical for enterprise and government IT
organizations to protect critical data, file transfer and business
applications," said George Adams, president and CEO of SSH Communications
Security, Inc. "Partnering with a well established Canadian market leader
like WhiteHat will help SSH bring its market-leading data security solutions
to a much broader range of customers in the Canadian market to help them
protect against network vulnerabilities."
About SSH Tectia
SSH Tectia is an enterprise class suite of security solutions based on SSH's
industry leading technologies. SSH Tectia client/server solution is based
on the award-winning SSH Secure Shell used by millions worldwide. SSH
Tectia enables end-to-end secure communications throughout the internal and
external network. SSH Tectia provides transparent strong encryption and
authentication and easily integrates into heterogeneous, multi-platform
environments. SSH Tectia's management capabilities allow for easy
scalability and centralized policy deployment.
About SSH Communications Security
SSH Communications Security is a leading provider of easy-to-use centrally
managed data security solutions addressing the most critical needs of large
enterprises, financial institutions, and government agencies. As the
original developer of the widely used Secure Shell technology, SSH is also
pioneering the managed security middleware market with its award-winning SSH
Tectia solution. With SSH Tectia, organizations can cost-effectively
protect their business communications against both internal and external
security risks. Currently more than 100 of Global Fortune 500 companies are
using SSH security solutions to secure their data communications. SSH
shares are quoted on the Helsinki Exchanges Main List. For more
information, please visit www.ssh.com <http://www.ssh.com>.
WhiteHat Inc. is a leading Information Technology Security Provider (ITSP)
with an emphasis on developing secure technologies. WhiteHat employs CISSP
certified industry leading security practitioners and offers a portfolio of
security offerings such as: WhiteHat's own InSight Secure Products,
professional consulting services, managed security services, software and
hardware products, education and product training. For more information
please call 800-561-3270 or visit the website at www.whitehatinc.com
UK Agency Contact:
+44 (0)118 989 5600
SSH Corp. Contact:
+358 20 500 7489
P: +44 (0) 118 989 5600
M: +44 (0) 7799 112657
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