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Hushmail teams up with Comodo to provide SSL Certificates

October 25th 2005, New York, NY US. Comodo Inc, a global leader in Identity and Trust Assurance Management solutions today announced it had secured an exclusive agreement to provide Hushmail; the worlds first secure web-based email service, with the PKI infrastructure needed to supply SSL certificates to its client base.

The agreement provides Hushmail with the immediate ability to sell their own branded SSL Certificates and to integrate the new certificate offering into their existing customer product portfolio. Comodo will operate the back end issuance and validation infrastructure.

Ben Cutler, CEO of Hush Communications said "by partnering with Comodo we were able to easily add the Comodo SSL certificate product range to our service portfolio, our customers will benefit by being able to fulfill a wider selection of their online security requirements from one vendor, achieving greater savings in the process".

James Langman, VP Business Development Comodo Inc., believes the agreement will help Hushmail clients cut costs and streamline operations;

"Hushmail and Comodo have always been partners in terms of philosophy; sharing the conviction that online communications and transactions demand the highest level of identity and trust assurance processes to mitigate internet fraud, Phishing and identify theft."

Comodo were chosen because of their unique ability to provide the secure EPKI infrastructure within the Powered Partner program. The program allows companies to provide privately labeled 128-bit industry standard SSL Certificates and web identity products directly to end customers through their own branded interfaces. As a result, Hushmail can retain and leverage a consistent brand identity across the new service whilst their customers benefit from a single point of purchase for high assurance, high speed, low cost digital certificates.

About Hushmail

Hush Communications is the leading global provider of managed secure email and storage solutions. Hush Communications Corporation is incorporated in the U.S. with operations in Vancouver, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland, Austin, Texas, and Anguilla, BWI. Hush is the provider of Hushmail and Hushmail Business, the worldwide standards in secure messaging. For more information, visit the website at

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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