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Entrust Delivers SSL VPN Certificates For Check Point Customers

Users of Check Point Connectra secure remote access gateway now have a new way to set up Entrust SSL VPN certificates needed for encrypted sessions
DALLAS,May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Entrust, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENTU), today announced it is delivering a more streamlined Entrust SSL VPN certificate deployment for customers of Check Point(R) Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP). Users of Check Point Connectra(TM) secure remote access gateway now have a new way to set up Entrust SSL VPN certificates needed for encrypted sessions. Using SSL VPN protects data in transit, mitigating the risk of hackers gaining access to company information.

"As organizations continue to realize the benefits of a mobile workforce, more companies are utilizing secure SSL VPN to gain access to corporate networks, e-mail and applications," said Entrust President and CEO Bill Conner.

Check Point Connectra customers will be able to purchase one-, two- or three-year Entrust SSL VPN certificates that lock in certificate pricing for the designated licensing period. Also, included in the regular product installation and documentation process, Entrust SSL VPN certificates can be readily accessed in Check Point Connectra through a special URL page. This integration allows for better manageability of network security, while simplifying the certificate access and download.

"Check Point helps customers combine the highest levels of security together with simplified management," said Amnon Bar-Lev, vice president of worldwide field operations at Check Point. "Availability of Entrust SSL VPN certificates for our customers, through an easy-to-use method, helps protect their sensitive data."

Check Point Connectra is a comprehensive and unified remote access solution that unifies best-of-breed SSL VPN, IPSec VPN and integrated intrusion prevention, enabling secure connectivity to network resources for mobile and remote users.

Entrust SSL certificates enable SSL encryption and authentication to secure Web servers and devices, as well as SSL VPN environments. Protected by 128- or 256-bit encryption, these certificates are trusted by more than 99 percent of all browsers.

About Entrust

Entrust [NASDAQ: ENTU] provides trusted solutions that secure digital identities and information for enterprises and governments in 2,000 organizations spanning 60 countries. Offering trusted security for less, Entrust solutions represent the right balance between affordability, expertise and service. These include SSL, strong authentication, fraud detection, digital certificates and PKI. For information, call 888-690-2424, e-mail [email protected] or visit www.entrust.com.

Entrust is a registered trademark of Entrust, Inc. in the United States and certain other countries. In Canada, Entrust is a registered trademark of Entrust Limited. All Entrust product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of Entrust, Inc. or Entrust Limited. All other company and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.