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HomeConvenience.com Partners with SSL provider Comodo to Implement the Identity and Trust Assurance (ITA) Security Solution
Comodo’s ITA suite empowers HomeConvenience.com customers to protect themselves from a variety of online threats and achieve the same high level of online security protection that leading financial institutions employ.
Jersey City, NJ (October 26th, 2006) – Comodo, a global Certification Authority and leading provider of Identity and Trust Assurance (ITA) Management solutions, announced today that HomeConvenience.com, a leading online family calendar and overall home organization service, has selected Comodo to protect, secure and empower their customers with the highest level of online protection available on the market today. By deploying Comodo’s ITA Suite, members will realize the advanced technological security benefits that many leading financial institutions now utilize for online banking.
HomeConvenience.com is an online personal organizer that uniquely transfers the advanced features of online contact management, family calendar, address book, to do lists, shopping lists, messaging, scheduling, home inventory, and task management tools into the arena of online household management – enabling its members to easily and securely coordinate every aspect of their home life with the same precision and control as a high end business package. In working with Comodo, their web-based interface provides for completely secure access of data from anywhere in the world with secure storage of all data in password-protected, 128-bit SSL encrypted servers.
The company chose Comodo as its security partner because Comodo’s credentials and expertise as a Certification Authority uniquely qualify it to deliver new technology to protect the integrity and privacy of client data. “HomeConvenience is a forward thinking organization that is committed to providing the highest level of security to protect its members”, said Melih Abdulhayoglu, President and CEO of Comodo. “Through the implementation of Comodo’s ITA solutions, HomeConvenience.com has established itself as a role model for how internet security should be implemented at a user level.”
HomeConvenience.com is utilizing the following core elements of Comodo’s ITA solution.
- Content Verification Certificates (CVC) – protects members from phishing, pharming, and man-in-the-middle attacks
Comodo’s unique Content Verification Certificates authenticates web content (such as a log-in box or graphics) to authenticate site identity. This is the only digital certificate on the market today that protects against man-in-the middle attacks as this solution alone delivers non-browser “green good to go” indicator confirming site identity. With this technology, HomeConvenience.com members can verify the site’s identity using Comodo’s reader VerificationEngine™ which they download as easily as Adobe Reader™. Moreover, since VerificationEngine now authenticates the identity of over 200,000 home page logos and content, this solution delivers added value to HomeConvenience members.
- InstantSSL™ High Assurance SSL Certificates
These high assurance SSL certificates provide HomeConvenience.com with certification and authentication of business identity. Only high assurance SSL certificates can both authenticate site identity and enable encrypted sessions – ensuring data passed between customer machines and the application server cannot be intercepted and stolen by a third party. These high assurance SSL certificates are a key weapon in defending against phishers and pharmers because low assurance, non-business vetted SSL certificates do not provide identity assurance.
- HackerGuardian™ – Daily Vulnerability Scanning and Certification Solution
HackerGuardian will scan HomeConvenience web servers to ensure they are free of known security vulnerabilities that hackers exploit. After the daily scan confirms site safety, HomeConvenience site will display the certification seal, called HackerShield TrustLogo, confirming the site’s safety from hackers.
- Corner of Trust Logo – Technologically advanced site seal encourages member trust verification
HomeConvenience.com has also implemented Comodo’s groundbreaking Corner of Trust Logo across their entire application. The Trust Logo provides HomeConvenience.com customers with highly visible real-time, web-site identity assurance through convenient “point to verify” technology.
“Given public concerns about online fraud, we quickly realized that proving our security credentials to the world was key to increasing the adoption rate of our services” said Robert Krulcik, President and CEO of HomeConvenience.com, “The suite of solutions that Comodo supplied to HomeConvenience.com provides bank-level security yet was fast, easy and cost-effective to implement. Adding this level of security to the recent endorsement that we’ve received from America’s Nanny™ should provide our users with an extremely secure environment that will also definitively meet the needs of today’s busiest families.”
30 day free trials of the HomeConvenience service are available through their website at homeconvenience.com
HomeConvenience.com™ (www.HomeConvenience.com), a leading online Family Calendar and Home Organization service, provides users with a secure online Family Calendar, Address Book, To Do List, Shopping List, Recipe Management, Private Journaling, Home Inventory, e-mail alerts, and cell phone updates, etc. The service is available 24/7 and supports all common browsers for both PC and Mac; and provides for synchronization with both Outlook(r) and Palm(r). Unlike most other online calendars, Homeconvenience.com is specifically targeted at organizing all aspects of home and family, synchronizing the lives, and calendars of multiple family members, with security and convenience. HomeConvenience.com™ – This should be your Home page.™
The Comodo companies provide the infrastructure that is essential in enabling e-merchants, other Internet-connected companies, software companies, and individual consumers to interact and conduct business via the Internet safely and securely. The Comodo companies offer PKI SSL, Code Signing, Content Verification and Email Certificate; award winning PC Security software; Vulnerability Scanning services for PCI Compliance; secure e-mail and fax services.
Continual innovation, a core competence in PKI, and a commitment to reversing the growth of Internet-crime distinguish the Comodo companies as vital players in the Internet’s ongoing development. Comodo secures and authenticates online transactions and communications for over 200,000 business customers and 3,000,000 users of our desktop security products.
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