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Independent research shows Comodo to be worlds fastest growing SSL Certification Authority

Comodo continues to out-perform SSL market

Manchester, UK, 8 October, 2003 — Independent research by a Canadian consulting firm has demonstrated that Comodo is the worlds fastest growing SSL Certification Authority. The research, carried out by E-Soft Inc., shows that during the period from April to September 2003 Comodo increased its global SSL certificate market share by 2.28%; an increase three times greater than that of any other Certification Authority.

Steve Roylance, Technical Marketing Director, Comodo Group, commented, "This research clearly demonstrates that the market is increasingly choosing Comodo to be its SSL provider. More and more web sites are voting with their feet and demanding security which is genuinely cost-effective whilst retaining its quality." He continued, "Our InstantSSL range has shown that customers can have their confidence in ecommerce transactions reinforced without web sites having to make significant investments in their SSL security."

Comodo's highly-successful InstantSSL range starts from P.O.A. yet has full two-factor validation of domain name ownership and company legitimacy, 99.3% browser recognition and 128-bit encryption as standard. Since launching the range in March 2002 Comodo has achieved operational profitability within 7 months and signed partnership agreements with over 1600 leading ecommerce providers. In addition, Comodo has launched several patented and innovative security solutions including TrustLogo real time web identity assurance and VerificationEngine, which enhances the capabilities of the ubiquitous web browser to that of a true trusted business tool - verifying content, SSL connectivity whilst helping to identify fraudulent/spoofed websites.

A summary of the research is available at whichssl.com whilst more details about the Instant SSL certificate range can be found at Instantssl.com.

About Comodo:

Comodo, is a leading WebTrust-compliant Internet security specialist and provides next generation E-commerce Security Solutions. Through a growing range of products, services and applications developed by its dedicated research lab, Comodo provides software, hardware, secure messaging and certificate based security.

After its first year of issuing SSL Certificate, Comodo has quickly become the worlds fastest growing, innovative, Certification Authority. For product information please contact + 1.888.266.6361 or + 1.703.581.6361 or visit the Comodo Home Page at Comodo.com.