DALLAS, April 29 /CNW/ -- In a comprehensive effort to protect their
business, Philadelphia Insurance and Entrust, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENTU) have signed
a strategic security agreement that will see Entrust security products
deployed to secure 47 office locations across the United States.
"Trust and confidence - for our customers, for employees, for our
partners - is paramount to us," said Philadelphia Insurance CISO Vas Rajan.
"We understand the current security landscape and want to face that challenge
head-on with a comprehensive, full-featured platform of products. Not only are
Entrust's solutions more cost-effective than other vendors, but their
reputation as a trusted security leader only confirmed our decision."
As part of the strategic agreement, Entrust will provide Entrust
IdentityGuard for the strong authentication of employees, agents and
customers; Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificates; Managed Services Public
Key Infrastructure (PKI) as a hosted solution for protecting internal assets
and devices; and the Entrust Entelligence Messaging Server for secure
messaging and encrypted e-statement delivery.
"Philadelphia Insurance is a prime example of a proactive organization
implementing a layered security approach that will help reduce their costs,
manage risk and evolve as their needs change," said Entrust President and CEO
Bill Conner. "Entrust will be much more than a vendor; rather, a trusted,
valued partner that will add unparalleled consultation and professional
Entrust IdentityGuard provides organizations an affordable, flexible
range of authentication capabilities. The platform's authentication options
include strong username and password, IP-geolocation, device, questions and
answers, out-of-band one-time passcode (delivered via voice, SMS or e-mail),
grid cards, eGrid cards and a range of one-time-password tokens.
Using Entrust's managed PKI service, organizations can leverage digital
certificates for strong authentication, digital signatures and encryption
purposes for secure e-mail, file and folder encryption, authenticated remote
access (VPN) and secure electronic forms and PDFs.
Entrust EV SSL certificates allow end-users to make smarter trust
decisions, including the ability to verify the identity of the owner of an EV
certificate-protected Web site. Sites that have implemented EV SSL
certificates will display a green address bar and information about the
company operating the site, as well as the CA that issued the certificate,
will be prominently displayed.
Entrust Entelligence Messaging Server enables organizations to offer
customers encrypted e-statement delivery with the confidence that information
will be secure. From payroll statements, invoices, 401K and insurance claims,
e-statements represent the electronic form of today's most important sensitive
In operation since 1962, Philadelphia Insurance designs, markets and
underwrites commercial property/casualty and professional liability insurance
products incorporating value-added coverages and services for select
industries. The organization has 47 offices strategically located across the
United States to provide superior service.
Entrust [NASDAQ: ENTU] provides trusted solutions that secure digital
identities and information for enterprises and governments in 2,000
organizations spanning 60 countries. Offering trusted security for less,
Entrust solutions represent the right balance between affordability, expertise
and service. These include SSL, strong authentication, fraud detection,
digital certificates and PKI. For information, visit www.entrust.com
Entrust is a registered trademark of Entrust, Inc. in the United States
and certain other countries. In Canada, Entrust is a registered trademark of
Entrust Limited. All Entrust product names are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Entrust, Inc. or Entrust Limited. All other company and product
names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
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