Nordic Communications Giant Telenor to Deploy Entrust GetAccess

    Single sign-on solution enables central management of access to multiple
    applications through a single portal

    DALLAS, Dec. 13 /CNW/ -- The leading provider of television and
broadcasting services to consumers and enterprises in the Nordic region,
Telenor sought a scalable single sign-on (SSO) solution that could provide
seamless, secure Web portal access for partners, consumers and clients. The
resounding answer was Entrust, Inc. (Nasdaq:   ENTU) and Entrust GetAccess, a
key component of a strategic layered security approach.
    Telenor, which also is emerging as one of the fastest growing providers
of mobile communications services worldwide, purchased Entrust GetAccess
enterprise licenses for use with its customers and partners. Entrust GetAccess
8.0 is a proven, scalable Web access control solution that reduces cost and
helps increase efficiency through online applications.
    Combined with robust standards-based policy (via XACML), Entrust
GetAccess enables central management of access to multiple applications
through a single portal, providing users with single sign-on to the
applications and content they are authorized to see. The solution features
broad support for Entrust IdentityGuard versatile authenticators, flexible
roles, rules-based access control and proven performance supporting many
multimillion-user deployments.
    "The ability to securely enable the online channel as a foundation for
business is paramount for all enterprises," said Entrust Chairman, President
and Chief Executive Officer Bill Conner. "Doing so, but concurrently providing
an efficient, easy-to-use means of gaining safe access, promotes success
online and the opportunity to reduce overall cost and increase customer
    A key component of a layered consumer security strategy, Entrust
GetAccess 8.0 provides organizations with the ultimate in authentication
flexibility by now supporting the full platform of versatile authentication
capabilities delivered by Entrust IdentityGuard. Centrally controlled via
policy, organizations can seamlessly protect sensitive applications and data
with a wide range of authenticators, including knowledge-based questions, grid
cards, various one-time-passcode (OTP) hardware tokens, as well as out-of-band
OTP via voice, SMS or e-mail.
    Listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange, Telenor (OSE: NOK) is emerging as one
of the fastest growing providers of mobile communications services worldwide
with ownership interests in 12 mobile operators across Europe and Asia.
Telenor is also the largest provider of TV services in the Nordic region. The
organization has more than 129 million mobile subscriptions worldwide and
boasts an international mobile footprint that covers 650 million people.
    About Entrust
    Entrust (Nasdaq:   ENTU) secures digital identities and information for
consumers, enterprises and governments in 1,650 organizations spanning 60
countries. Leveraging a layered security approach to address growing risks,
Entrust solutions help secure the most common digital identity and information
protection pain points in an organization. These include SSL, authentication,
fraud detection, shared data protection and e-mail security. For information,
call 888-690-2424, e-mail or 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.

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