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SSH Communications Security Expands Global Footprint with New German Office


Location to Serve as Hub for DACH-Focused Data Security Market Activities

HELSINKI, Finland and WALTHAM, Mass. – SSH Communications Security, known the world over as the inventor of the ubiquitous Secure Shell and SFTP protocols, today announced the opening of a new office in Wiesbaden, Germany. The office will serve as the company’s hub for all market activities related to Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) within Europe.

Key SSH Facts:

  • SSH Communications Security recognizes the strategic importance of Germany in today’s global IT market, and is opening its Wiesbaden location to provide localized services specific to the DACH market.
  • Mismanaged Secure Shell keys expose organizations to compliance issues and severe security risks especially when keys authorizing high levels of administrative privilege are uncontrolled and their use unmonitored.
  • SSH will align its solutions to the requirements of the local German market, addressing requirements such as PCI DSS, SOX and HIPAA, as well as the best practice recommendations from the Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (BSI).
  • Universal SSH Key Manager is the industry’s only comprehensive Secure Shell access solution that automates the discovery, management, monitoring and reporting of Secure Shell keys in the network environment, thereby saving time and money while significantly reducing risk.

Supporting Quote

Tatu Ylönen, CEO and founder of SSH Communications Security, said

“SSH Communications Security recognizes the premium that the German market places upon data security and privacy. By opening our German office, we are underscoring our dedication to delivering comprehensive data security solutions that account for Secure Shell key management and thorough data privacy in the region.”

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 solutions. 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 shares (SSH1V) are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

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