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SSH Communications Security, Inc. Announces the Appointment of George Adams to its Board of Directors


HELSINKI, Finland and WALTHAM, Mass., December 21, 2011 – SSH Communications Security, known the world over as the inventors of the SSH protocol, announced today that it has appointed technology veteran George Adams to the Board of Directors of SSH Communications Security, Inc., its Americas subsidiary. Mr. Adams will help shape the company’s strategic focus, especially as the company ramps up commercial operations in the Americas.

“We are extremely pleased to have George join our board,” said Tatu Ylönen, Chief Executive Officer of SSH Communications Security. “George established SSH as an internationally recognized leader in the network security space and was a key driver in the company’s IPO in 2000. His in-depth knowledge of the network security will help the company focus its efforts and accelerate our growth as we introduce the next generation of SSH products.”

“This is definitely an exciting time at SSH Communications Security,” said Mr. Adams. “The company is entering into a new growth period which is being fueled by major enhancements to its core SSH product line and the introduction of the company’s new platform based solutions for securing information assets.”

In addition to serving 10 years as SSH Communications Security Inc’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Adams brings over 30 years of experience in the network security and technology space including senior management roles at Phoenix Technologies, Sun Microsystems, Cyborg Corporation, Analog Devices and Intel Corporation. Mr. Adams is currently the Co-Founder and CEO of MobiFlex, Inc.

SSH Communications Security

Founded in 1995, SSH Communications 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 7 of the Fortune 10, trust our Information Integrity 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. We operate in the Americas, Europe, and APAC regions, with headquarters located in Helsinki, Finland. The company holds 15 patents and its shares are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

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