Info Security Products Guide selects Comodo for 2007 "Hot Company" award

For the second consecutive year, Comodo joins the industry's elite club of "Hot Companies" that are leading the world of security

Jersey City, NJ (Feb 6th, 2007) - Comodo, a leading provider of Identity and Trust Assurance Management solutions was awarded the status of Hot Company for the second year in a row by Info Security Products Guide, the world's leading publication on security-related products and technologies. Comodo was selected from an industry analysis of more than 500 prominent info security vendors around the world based upon a selection criteria of "4Ps" which stands for the products, people, performance, and potential behind the company's growing success. The Hot Company selection is designed to both award those companies who are outstanding in the four categories and raise the bar in providing end-users with effective and deployable protective solutions against the next generation of highly sophisticated and blended attacks.

The evaluation used to select the winner of the 2007 Hot Company award assessed each vendor's entrepreneurial spirit, executives with relevant experience, understanding of the security market, products and solutions that are positioned to take advantage of the emerging market opportunities, revenue-growth model, and planned expansion strategies.

Comodo's wide range of solutions provides online businesses the ability to create online trust through proprietary technology. The trust helps online businesses convert and retain more customers and increase the businesses value. Recent innovations include the PKI-based 'Comodo Two Factor' authentication solution, designed to help financial institutions comply with FFIEC guidelines. The Two Factor solution is a component of Comodo's S.A.F.E solution - an integrated suite of technologies that provides a best practices approach to mutual authentication, identity assurance and protection from phishing, pharming, and man-in-the-middle attacks. Comodo has also garnered acclaim for its policy of providing a range of highly rated desktop security products at no cost to the end user. The most prominent of these is the award-winning 'Comodo Firewall Pro.'

"Security is now one of the top three issues with almost every organization around the world [and is also a top priority] at an individual level where identity thefts have increased rapidly over the past few months," said Rake Narang, Managing Editor of Info Security Products Guide published by Silicon Valley Communications. "Vendors that are building their success strategy based on the four pillars of strength, mainly the '4Ps' under which we have evaluated security vendors of all sizes around the world, are the ones that are best positioned to keep your digital resources secure in 2007."

"We are honored to receive the Hot Company award again in recognition of Comodo's proactive stance against phishing scams and identity theft," said Melih Abdulhayoglu, CEO of Comodo. "In an age of Internet dependency, Comodo is taking great measures to lead the charge on protecting our valuable digital information and bringing trust back to e-Business."

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.

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 Certificate, Identity Assurance, customer privacy and vulnerability management solutions. For additional information on Comodo - Creating Trust Online™ - please visit: Comodogroup.com.

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Info Security Products Guide, published by Silicon Valley Communications, plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit infosecurityproductsguide.com and stay secured.

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