ClearCommerce Corporation Selects Certicom Technology to Secure Access to Financial Services



    Certicom's ECC-Enabled Secure Sockets Layer Technology Provides Secure
    Environment for Payment Processing, E-Commerce Applications and Remote
    Connectivity

    MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 3 /CNW/ - Certicom Corp. (TSX: CIC) today announced
that ClearCommerce Corporation, a Fidelity National Information Services
company, has selected Certicom's Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC)-enabled
Security Builder(R) Secure Sockets Layer(TM) (SSL) solution to support secure
payment processing for its Card-not-Present (CNP) solution suite servicing
retailers and financial services companies as well as other large enterprises
that handle debit, credit, prepaid, e-check and ACH transactions.
    "By leveraging the ECC and SSL expertise at Certicom, we can implement
security technology that meets the PCI DSS (Data Security Standards), enabling
our customers to provide secure payment processing to their consumers," said
Phil Levy, senior vice president, ClearCommerce. "Certicom's Security Builder
SSL technology allows us to quickly and cost-effectively embed security into
our e-commerce applications which are designed to deliver superior security,
performance and reliability."
    "Financial companies and other large enterprises around the world know
they need strong security and are willing to leave the implementation details
up to the security experts like Certicom," said Karna Gupta, chief executive
officer, Certicom. "We help large companies like ClearCommerce, as well as
government agencies, build the latest security requirements into their
products so they can focus on their business."
    Security Builder SSL offers a single application program interface (API)
for 30 platforms and is optimized for a variety of environments including
mobile devices and applications. It is also part of the Certicom Security
Architecture, a comprehensive, cross-platform solution designed to allow
developers to quickly and cost-effectively embed security into applications
and across multiple families and generations of devices. Security Builder SSL
is optimized to provide secure communications between popular browsers on
handhelds and mission-critical applications such as e-mail, e-commerce,
instant messaging and virtual private network (VPN) connectivity.

    About Fidelity National Information Services

    Fidelity National Information Services, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is a
leading provider of core processing for financial institutions; card issuer
and transaction processing services; mortgage loan processing and
mortgage-related information products; and outsourcing services to financial
institutions, retailers, mortgage lenders and real estate professionals. FIS
has processing and technology relationships with 35 of the top 50 global
banks, including nine of the top 10. FIS is a member of Standard and Poor's
(S&P) 500(R) Index and has been ranked the number one overall financial
technology provider in the world by American Banker and the research firm
Financial Insights in the annual FinTech 100 rankings. Headquartered in
Jacksonville, Fla., FIS maintains a strong global presence, serving more than
9,000 financial institutions in more than 80 countries worldwide. For more
information on Fidelity National Information Services, please visit
www.fidelityinfoservices.com.

    About Certicom

    Certicom manages and protects the value of content, applications and
devices with government-approved security. Adopted by the National Security
Agency (NSA) for government communications, Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC)
provides the most security per bit of any known public-key scheme. As the
global leader in ECC, Certicom's security offerings are currently licensed to
hundreds of multinational technology companies, including IBM, General
Dynamics, Motorola, Oracle and Research In Motion. Founded in 1985, Certicom's
corporate offices are in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada with worldwide sales and
marketing headquarters in Reston, Virginia and offices in Europe and Asia. 
Visit www.certicom.com

    Except for historical information contained herein, this news release
contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties.
Forward-looking information includes information concerning the Company's
future financial performance, business strategy, plans, goals and objectives.
When used in such documents, the words "plans", "expects", "budget",
"scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates", "will",
"believes" or variations of such words and phrases often, but not always,
identify forward looking statements. Factors which could cause actual results
or events to differ materially from current expectations include, among other
things: the ability of the Company to successfully implement its strategic
initiatives and whether such strategic initiatives will yield the expected
benefits; the ability of the Company to develop, promote and protect its
proprietary technology security breaches or defects in the Company's products;
competitive conditions in the businesses in which the Company participates;
changes in consumer spending; the outcome of legal proceedings as they arise;
general economic conditions and normal business uncertainty; consolidation in
the Company's industry and by its customers; customer preferences towards
product offerings; the risk that customers may cancel their contracts with the
Company; reliance on a limited number of customers; demand for ECC-based
technology; performance of the Company's management team and the Company's
ability to attract and retain skilled employees; operating the Company's
business profitably; fluctuations in revenue and foreign currency exchange
rates; interest rate fluctuations and other changes in borrowing costs; the
ability to develop and maintain strategic relationships; and other factors
identified under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Company's annual
information form dated July 26, 2007 and filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

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For further information:

For further information: John Conrad, Merritt Group, Inc. (for
Certicom), (703) 390-1538, conrad@merrittgrp.com

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