Jersey City, NJ, October 30, 2008 - Over the past year, Barack Obama has received an unprecedented number of online donations. It seems that every day brings another fundraising record to the Obama campaign, a central feature of which is barackobama.com, a site that provides information about the candidate and his campaign, as well as the ability to make online donations.
The huge surge of online donations at barackobama.com put it in the company of the Internet's major e-commerce websites. As with any site handling financial transactions, security and trust are of paramount importance. That's why visitors to the donation page at barackobama.com will see a Comodo trust mark, signifying that the transactions processed there are secured by Comodo's strong SSL encryption, keeping donor information safe during its transmission across the Internet.
Comodo, a leading Internet security and digital certification company, provides these security and trust assurance services to numerous similar campaign websites as well as over 200,000 sites engaged in electronic commerce.
The Obama campaign obtained its Comodo Digital Certificates through Comodo partner Blue State Digital, a nonprofit organization that provides internet services and web tools to political campaigns and organizations across the globe. Blue State Digital has managed the online fundraising process and peer-to-peer networking initiatives of BarackObama.com using its "BSD Toolset" software.
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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