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SSH COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY SIGNS A SIGNIFICANT FRAME CONTRACT FOR SSH UNIVERSAL SSH KEY MANAGER™ WITH A MAJOR GLOBAL FINANCIAL SERVICES COMPANY

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-09-11 08:40 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SSH COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY CORPORATION COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2014 AT 9.40AM

SSH COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY SIGNS A SIGNIFICANT FRAME CONTRACT FOR SSH UNIVERSAL SSH KEY MANAGER™ WITH A MAJOR GLOBAL FINANCIAL SERVICES COMPANY

A major global financial services provider has selected SSH Communications Security (“SSH”) to deliver Universal SSH Key Manager for the centralized key management and access control for its business critical infrastructure. The initial order received for the financial year 2014 is USD 0.2 million while SSH estimates the complete project to generate over USD1.8 million over the next 18 to 24 months in software li­censes, software maintenance, and implementation and integration services.

A typical SSH key remediation project includes securing IT systems from advanced malware attacks, insider threats, and APT (Advanced Persistent Threat) attacks arising from unmanaged cryptographic keys, including:

  • Deploying Universal SSH Key Manager™
  • Discovering all user keys in the environment and mapping trust relationships
  • Integrating to 1) existing Identity Access Management solutions to map keys to appropriate accounts and ensure compliance, 2) task ticketing systems to allow for higher enterprise automation, and 3) security information and event management systems for centralized alert handling
  • Locking down access to eliminate the possibility of unauthorized key distribution
  • Provisioning and removal of key based trusts according to policies
  • Continuous monitoring and enforcement of proper approvals

Universal SSH Key Manager™ is unique in the marketplace as it is the only full-lifecycle, minimally invasive access control solution that automatically discovers, deploys, rotates, removes, and monitors Secure Shell keys. For more information about Universal SSH Key Manager™ and the company’s consulting and professional services, please visit: http://www.ssh.com.


Helsinki, September 11, 2014

SSH COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY CORPORATION

Tatu Ylönen Chief Executive Officer

Distribution: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Oy Major media www.ssh.com

Further information: Tatu Ylönen, CEO, +358 20 500 7000 Jyrki Lalla, CFO, +358 45 340 4641

About SSH Communications Security Founded in 1995, SSH Communications Security is the company that invented the SSH protocol - the gold standard protocol for data-in-transit security. Today, over 3,000 customers across the globe - including seven of the Fortune 10 - trust our Information Assurance Platform to secure the path to their information assets. We enable and enhance business for thousands of customers in multiple industries in the private and public sectors around the world. A fast-growing company, SSH Communications Security operates in the Americas, Europe, and APAC regions, with headquarters located in Helsinki, Finland. The company’s shares (SSH1V) are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.