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Comodo and Globaltrust Italia S.p.a. partner to deliver mutual authentication

Partnership brings to the European Enterprise market one of the only integrated ID assurance solutions.

October 25, 2006; 01:06 AM

Bradford, UK/ Jersey City, NJ - Comodo, a leading global Certification Authority and provider of Identity and Trust Assurance Management solutions, announces today that Comodo and GlobalTrust Italia S.p.a. have entered into a partnership to enable GlobalTrust to offer ID protection for the highly demanding needs of large and complex financial institutions. GlobalTrust will now be able to benefit from Comodo's state-of-the-art classes of online verification and mutual authentication technologies, encryption and identity assurance tools for ensuring all digital communications are authenticated and protected from fraud.

Massimo Penco, president of GlobalTrust, was formerly the Director of EMEA for VeriSign and was the CEO of Trust Italia, the first Italian Certification Authority under VeriSign's flag. GlobalTrust's business focus centers on being a leading service provider in two-factor authentication, encryption, identity and access management solutions. "Comodo's proprietary, patent-pending See Verify Trust ™ (SVT) technology is uniquely designed to meet the needs of this customer segment. With this solution, our large base of European customers can authenticate web content which serves to protect users from phishing and pharming attacks," Mr. Penco explained.

In addition, GlobalTrust financial and business clients will benefit from Comodo's suite of PKI based digital certificates, including high assurance SSL Certificates, multi domain certificates, email certificates and code signing certificates, all of which are fully authenticated by Comodo to deliver the security solutions these large organizations require.

"GlobalTrust brings great bench strength to this business and to this region," says James Langman, Global Director of Business Development. "We are confident that customers looking to deploy effective and operationally streamlined identity assurance and two factor authentication solutions will value the expertise of GlobalTrust in combination with the technological innovation of Comodo. We look forward to helping ensure the safety of online financial transactions in the European community."

About GlobalTrust

GlobalTrust ( is recognized worldwide level as an Independent Authority, able to issue all classes of certificates and to provide all types of digital security technology using advanced authentication and verification techniques. GlobalTrust's provides leading edge solutions reflecting the diverse needs of organizations, financial institutions and large enterprises. Further, GlobalTrust Professional Services provide enterprises with fully-managed security services and the next-generation PKI technology to protect network access, online communications and digital transactions. 

About Comodo

Comodo is a leading global provider of Identity and Trust Assurance services on the Internet, with over 200,000 customers worldwide. With global offices in the US, UK, Ukraine and India, the company offers businesses and consumers the intelligent security, authentication and assurance services necessary to ensure trust in online transactions.

As a leading Certification Authority, and in combination with the Digital Trust Lab (DTL), Comodo helps enterprises address digital ecommerce and infrastructure needs with reliable, third generation solutions that improve customer relationships, enhance customer trust and create efficiencies across digital ecommerce operations. Comodo's solutions include integrated Web hosting management solutions, infrastructure services, digital e-commerce services, digital certification, identity assurance, customer privacy and vulnerability management solutions. For additional information on Comodo - Creating Trust Online™ - please visit:

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