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Comodo's Market Leadership As The Number One Global Digital Certificate Authority Continues

Clifton, NJ, October 1, 2015 — The Comodo organization, a global innovator and developer of cyber security solutions, today announced that for the third consecutive quarter, Comodo has increased its global market share leadership position as the number one digital certificate authority in the world.

According to published end of September monthly data by w3techs.com, an independent IT market research firm, Comodo closed the third quarter capturing 37.1% of the SSL certificate authority market, further increasing its number one position month over month and quarter over quarter.

From September 1 to October 1, Comodo's market share increased from 36.6% to 37.1%. From Q2 to Q3, Comodo's market share increased from 36.4% to 37.1%.

Of the top three SSL certificate authorities (Comodo, Symantec Group and Go Daddy Group), Comodo is the only company to gain market share month over month and quarter over quarter.

w3techs.com published data earlier this year that showed Comodo had surpassed Symantec Group to become the number one digital certificate authority in the world, marking the first time in Internet history there was a new, number one SSL certificate market share leader(1).

The w3techs.com market share data Usage of SSL Certificate Authorities for Websites(2) focuses on global web technology usage, and monitors certificate authorities of the top 10 million websites to calculate market share.

SSL certificates, which authenticate the identity of a website and encrypt information that is sent back and forth over the server, are managed and issued by Certificate Authorities, where Comodo maintains its number one status.

With more than 85 million installations of its award winning Internet security products, consumers and businesses trust Comodo to protect their internet experiences, and are confident in shopping and making transactions with sites that are protected by Comodo.

About Comodo

The Comodo organization is a global innovator and developer of cybersecurity solutions, founded on the belief that every single digital transaction deserves and requires a unique layer of trust and security. Building on its deep history in SSL certificates, antivirus and endpoint security leadership, and true containment technology, individuals and enterprises rely on Comodo's proven solutions to authenticate, validate and secure their most critical information. With data protection covering endpoint, network and mobile security, plus identity and access management, Comodo's proprietary technologies help solve the malware and cyber-attack challenges of today. Securing online transactions for thousands of businesses, and with more than 85 million desktop security software installations, Comodo is Creating Trust Online®. With United States headquarters in Clifton, New Jersey, the Comodo organization has offices in China, India, the Philippines, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit comodo.com.

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(1) http://w3techs.com/blog/entry/comodo_has_become_the_most_widely_used_ssl_certificate_authority

(2) http://w3techs.com/technologies/overview/ssl_certificate/all

For more information, media and analysts may contact:

Charles Zinkowski
Director of Corporate Communications
973-859-4662
Charles.Zinkowski@comodo.com