Entrust, IndusFace Provide PKI to India-based CA

    (n)Code Solutions helps enable secure business transactions, issues
    60,000 certificates and counting

    DALLAS, March 8 /CNW/ -- In conjunction with one of its resellers,
Entrust, Inc. (Nasdaq:   ENTU) has deployed its industry-leading public key
infrastructure technology to enable an India-based enterprise to help serve
the security needs of individuals and businesses. Entrust, working with
IndusFace Consulting, implemented the Entrust Authority(TM) PKI for (n)Code
Solutions, a licensed Certification Authority (CA) in India.
    (n)Code Solutions CA, a division of India's Gujarat Narmada Valley
Fertilizer Company (GNFC), serves as one of India's seven government-certified
CAs. (n)Code is licensed by the Indian government to issue certificates for
India-based individuals and enterprises for company incorporation, tax filing,
export permissions and application filing, and e-procurement. Through this
managed-PKI model, (n)Code leverages Entrust(R) PKI solutions across the
country via a highly scalable infrastructure.
    "Entrust made its name from their expertise in PKI solutions and we knew
their experience and capabilities would allow us to be one of the premier
certificate authorities in the country," said Jagdeep S. Kochar, Executive
Director at (n)Code. "We chose Entrust's PKI solution to help increase
efficiency, address security concerns for our customers and add a level of
trust across a variety of verticals within India."
    As a member of the Entrust TrustedPartner program, IndusFace Consulting
serves as a systems integrator and value-added reseller on the project.
IndusFace Consulting offers an extensive range of information security, and
identity and access management services.
    Serving as a CA, (n)Code Solutions leverages digital certificates for
customers that can integrate with applications such as e-mail clients,
workflow solutions, enterprise-wide applications or secure VPNs. It has helped
in PKI enablement of online applications of several large public sector and
government clients. To date, more than 60,000 certificates have been issued
across India. The digital certificates from (n)Code Solutions can be used by
individuals, corporations and governments to secure online business-to-
business or business-to-consumer applications, and a variety of other online
transactions and business practices.
    "The continuing trend of leveraging managed PKI solutions in real-world
environments is always an exciting project for those involved, and we're
thrilled that (n)Code opted to adopt this solution with the assistance of
IndusFace Consulting," said Entrust Chairman, President and Chief Executive
Officer Bill Conner. "As one of the select certified CAs in India, (n)Code is
providing valuable services to secure the country's e-commerce industry,
instilling trust that can help allow businesses to excel with the knowledge
that transactions, transmissions and communication are secure. This technology
can help confirm and authenticate the integrity of corporations doing business
- the foundation for a secure marketplace."
    The Entrust Authority PKI product portfolio is one of the industry's
leading PKI solutions. By managing the full lifecycles of certificate-based
digital identities, the Entrust Authority PKI enables encryption, digital
signature and authentication capabilities to be consistently and transparently
applied across a broad range of applications and platforms.

    About (n)Code

    (n)Code, through an extensive 25-year history, provides a unique
portfolio of Product Life Performance (PLP) solutions that deliver value in
three primary areas: understanding product usage, predicting product
performance and performance monitoring of high-value assets. Their primary
objective is to be India's leading Certificate Authority for PKI-based digital
certificates, promoting trust in e-transactions among enterprises, government
agencies and individuals.

    About IndusFace

    IndusFace Consulting is an end-to-end Information Security organization
servicing more than 150 customers, which includes Fortune 500 organizations
that belong to various industry verticals such as telecom, healthcare,
information technology, manufacturing, financial, energy and power, and
software, across India, the Middle East and North America. For more details
please visit: http://www.indusfaceconsulting.com.

    About Entrust

    Entrust, Inc. (Nasdaq:   ENTU) is a world leader in securing digital
identities and information. More than 1,550 enterprises and government
agencies in more than 60 countries use Entrust solutions to help secure the
digital lives of their citizens, customers, employees and partners. Our proven
software and services can help customers in achieving regulatory and corporate
compliance, while helping to turn security challenges such as identity theft
and e-mail security into business opportunities. For more information on how
Entrust can help secure your digital life, please visit:

    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.

For further information:

For further information: Michelle Metzger, Media Relations,(972)
713-5866, michelle.metzger@entrust.com, Web Site: http://www.entrust.com,

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