Comodo, SafeMashups Partner on MashSSL Technology

Jersey City, New Jersey (PressExposure) August 25, 2009 -- Comodo, the leading provider of trust online, which develops software and services enabling e-merchants, enterprises, and individual consumers to interact and conduct business securely via the Internet, today announced an alliance with SafeMashups Inc., an application authentication pioneer.

"Be it an eCommerce site interacting with a payments processor, or with a new mashup technology, Internet applications continue their relentless march. Consumers get their functionality from multiple interacting web services now," said James Langman, VP of Business Development at Comodo Group Inc. "In this new environment it is critical for web applications interacting through a user's browser to be able to establish a secure, mutually-authenticated channel, even in the presence of a potentially malicious user. SafeMashups' innovative MashSSL repurposes the tried and tested SSL infrastructure to solve this issue."

The MashSSL specification and software are available as free downloads at The technology was named a finalist at the 2009 RSA Conference Innovation Sandbox. NetworkWorld recently named SafeMashups one of the Top Ten Companies to watch out for in the next year.

"We are pleased that an industry leader like Comodo would choose to partner with us in making MashSSL ubiquitous", said Ravi Ganesan, Founder and CEO of SafeMashups. "MashSSL has the potential to fill a significant hole in the fabric of the Internet with a secure and standard protocol. MashSSL will also drive the adoption of SSL certificates, including EV-SSL certificates in a significant fashion".

Both companies reiterated their commitment to work with other partners to rapidly make the standard completely open.

About Comodo

Comodo is a leading brand in Internet security, covering an extensive range of security software and services, including digital certificates, PCI scanning, desktop security, online faxing, and computer technical support services.

Business and consumers worldwide recognize Comodo as standing for security and trust. Comodo products secure and authentic online transactions for over 200,000 business and have more than 18,000,000 installations of Comodo desktop security software, including an award-winning firewall and antivirus software offered at no charge.

The Comodo family of companies is committed to continual innovation, core competencies in PKI, authentication, and malware detection and prevention. As a catalyst in eliminating online crime, the companies' mission is to establish a Trusted Internet.

With US headquarters overlooking Manhattan on New Jersey's waterfront, and global resources in United Kingdom, China, India, Ukraine, and Romania, Comodo products offer intelligent security, authentication, and assurance.

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Press Release Submitted On: August 25, 2009 at 4:56 am
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