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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

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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