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GlobalSign and Diversinet partner for secure wireless commerce

Agreement allows both GlobalSign and Diversinet to expand their wireless
solutions to the entire wireless space

Brussels, September 12, 2001 - GlobalSign, a leading Trust Services
Provider offering flexible outsourced PKI-solutions and certification
services for e- and m-commerce, and Diversinet Corp. (NASDAQ Small Cap:
DVNT), a leading provider of m-commerce security infrastructure solutions,
announced today they have established a partnership for secure wireless

Under the terms of the agreement, GlobalSign and Diversinet will offer the
wireless space a complete solution service package by integrating the
Diversinet Passport security solution into the GlobalSign Ready program.
Customers will benefit from both companies’ strengths: GlobalSign’s
outsourced trust services for e-commerce and wireless commerce and
Diversinet’s advanced wireless security technology.

GlobalSign and Diversinet will work together in order to provide joint
proposals to customers. "This partnership will enable us to give European
enterprises and mobile operators a range of options in securing mobile
applications by providing flexible, cost-effective, and easy-to-implement
security solutions," said Nagy Moustafa, President and CEO of Diversinet

“Wireless PKI has the strength to become the preferred platform for
implementing secure transactions and authentication” said Dr. Rolf Schuster,
Managing Director of GlobalSign. “ We, at GlobalSign, offer simple, complete
and efficient solutions and services to enable enterprises to secure
wireless commerce.”

Diversinet Corp is enabling mobile e-commerce (m-commerce) services with its
wireless security infrastructure solutions. The company has been confirmed
by the Yankee Group (reference; The Yankee Group Report: Wireless/Mobile
Technologies, Vol. 1, No. 7, September 2000, by Emily Williams and David
Berndt), as having the leading product technology for the delivery of
end-to-end wireless security infrastructure solutions to wireless device
makers, ASPs and operators, application software developers and network
infrastructure providers.

For more information on Diversinet, visit the
company's web site at

GlobalSign, a pioneer in the PKI business since 1996, is a fast-growing
international Trust Service Provider, headquartered in Brussels. GlobalSign
is active worldwide as a Certification Authority. GlobalSign develops
flexible outsourced PKI-solutions, and offers certification services for e-
and m-business. GlobalSign has developed an international Network of Trust
throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas. GlobalSign is also the official
Certification Authority for the European Commission and works with strategic
groups and associations such as, among others, EESSI and EEMA. GlobalSign’s
shareholders are Vodafone Group Plc, Ubizen, ING-Barings, Bruficom, GIMV,
Technicom and KBC Bank.

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