Comodo is partnering with IQBio to deliver to market a holistic and secured approach to managing portable data

Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading

August 17, 2006

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Comodo, a global Certification Authority and leading provider of Identity and Trust Assurance Management solutions, announced today that it is partnering with iQBio Inc. to deliver to market a holistic and secured approach to managing portable data. This offering is comprised of the BioCert® ClipBio™ Pro 1GB biometric flash drive in combination with a Comodo desktop security solutions to protect the host PC.

Conservatively, Gartner® Dataquest estimates unit volumes of USB Flash drives at 84 million in 2005. The BioCert® ClipBio™ Pro 1GB biometric flash drive provides consumers with the latest in biometric technology to secure data, while allowing the user to securely control access to their private data with a touch of their fingerprint. Using advanced encryption methods and a secure biometric algorithm to authorize user's access, this flash drive optimizes functionality, security and price. To secure the host PC, Comodo is delivering a FREE suite of applications with each BioCert® ClipBio™ Pro.

This suite of free desktop security solutions (with no subscription or renewal fees) includes:

  • Firewall - rated an Editor's Choice by PC Magazine

  • VerificationEngine - the anti-phishing solution that authenticates web content

  • Anti SPAM - uses challenge/ response technology to clear inbox of SPAM

  • E-Mail Certificates - allows you to digitally sign and encrypt emails

  • Back-Up - utility that allows users to quickly and easily create backup copies of critical files.

"Functional, stylish and secure, The BioCert® ClipBio™ Pro is one of the most innovative and advanced Personal Secure Portable Storage™ devices on the market," said Mr. James Childers, CEO of iQBio Inc. "This plug-and-play Secure Portable Storage device may become the next standard for secured portable data."

This advanced flash drive in combination with Comodo's desktop security suite assures customers that their portable data won't be compromised through non secured PC's. Further this integrated approach is delivered to market at a substantial value of $99.95 with comparable solutions priced at $300 or more. Finally, in support of our armed forces, this solution is available to military personnel and families at 35% discount, (

"Combining sophisticated biometrics into portable devices with best of breed desktop security provides substantially increased security to the management of portable data" said Melih Abdulhayoglu, President and CEO of Comodo. "This approach is well aligned with our strategy of incorporating prevention and detection technologies within a truly user-friendly holistic model that focuses on customer satisfaction. This solves a real customer need and helps promote greater security."

Comodo Group

iQBio Inc.

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