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SSH Communications Security Named a Finalist in 2013 Network Products Guide Hot Companies and Best Products Awards


HELSINKI, Finland and WELLESLEY, Mass. – SSH Communications Security, known the world over as the inventor of the secure shell protocol, today announced that Network Products Guide, the industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide, has selected it as a finalist for the 8th Annual 2013 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the Compliance category. Winners will be announced in Las Vegas on May 7, 2013.

“Being named a finalist in the 2013 Network Products Guide is an honor for SSH,” said Tatu Ylönen, CEO of SSH. “Thousands of organizations, including seven of the Fortune 10, use our solutions to control access, ensure compliance and reduce risk in their SSH user key environments. We are thrilled that our commitment to customers’ security is being recognized by the Network Products Guide.”

SSH Communications Security is the inventor of the secure shell (SSH) protocol, the gold standard for data-in-transit encryption. SSH is widely used across the globe and in organizations of all types and sizes to securely move information across internal and external networks. Mismanagement of SSH keys has led to a loss of transparency, accountability and control in secure shell environments. Through its Information Assurance Platform, SSH Communications Security delivers the most comprehensive centralized secure shell management solutions available, helping organizations meet SOX, PCI, GLBA and HIPAA compliance mandates while reducing information security vulnerabilities caused by SSH key mismanagement.

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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