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Comodo Internet Security secures the Future of Linux

Leading Certification Authority acquires secure Linux solutions provider

New York - October 24, 2003 — Comodo the Internet security solutions experts have today made a key strategic move to leverage their continued strong emphasis on Research and Development to the benefit of the LINUX community at large. Comodo have announced the acquisition of Trustix, the leader in secure Linux solutions allowing the Trustix brand to take advantage of Comodo's sizeable R&D labs and security focused group of companies. The acquisition will bring the Trustix Linux based suite of solutions into the Comodo portfolio enabling the existing and future customers of both companies to immediately benefit from increased security and expertise.

The Trustix portfolio of Small Business and Enterprise class solutions will now be extended offering a complete business package from one of the most recognized suppliers of trusted business solutions in the market - Comodo.

"With Trustix on board we can immediately roll out secured firewalls, proxy, web, mail and LAN servers to the many customers who have been clamoring for such a solution from Comodo," said Melih Abdulhayoglu, Chief Security Architect, Comodo. "It is critical that companies of all sizes focus on IT security and today's acquisition of Trustix gives Comodo the opportunity to offer a comprehensive set of proven business solutions."

Comodo have already rolled out many innovative solutions as a result of their focused research and development efforts, addressing many of the needs of companies concerned about their IT security. A considerable number of patents have already been developed into commercially successful solutions such as the SEEOST suite. Many more solutions are already well advanced such as SIDENT. SEEOST is a complete security Operating System powering a range of Access Management and Secure Messaging solutions. VerificationEngineT is the only method of content verification available in the world - A solution for Trusted Output, whilst conversely SIDENT heads a range of ASIC solutions dedicated to supporting Trusted Input.

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.

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