Wal-Mart Selects SSH Tectia Solution to Secure Data-in-Transit



    BENTONVILLE, Ark. and WELLESLEY, Mass. and HELSINKI, Finland, Aug. 15,
/CNW/ -- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:   WMT) and SSH Communications Security
(HEX: SSH1V), a leading global provider of secure file-transfer and end-to-end
communications security solutions for the enterprise, today announced that
Wal-Mart has selected the SSH Tectia(R) solution to enable secure remote
access and secure end-to-end data file transfer throughout the retail leader's
extensive global computing network.
    The SSH Tectia client/server solution secures sensitive company
data-in-transit, delivering strong robust encryption, support for
heterogeneous computing platforms and multiple authentication technologies,
along with enhanced SFTP (Secure File Transfer Protocol) capabilities. SSH
Tectia provides an ideal alternative to prohibit unsecured file transfers and
Telnet sessions.
    Wal-Mart also selected SSH Tectia Manager, a comprehensive communications
security management platform, to manage the enterprise-wide SSH Tectia
security solution.  SSH Tectia Manager enables powerful pre-configuration,
deployment, and maintenance operations on an enterprise-wide scale, and
performs auditing functions to help maintain regulatory compliance in a
cost-effective manner.
    "With the size and complexity of our environment, it was important to
find a solution that could be utilized on all platforms," said Kerry Kilker,
Wal-Mart vice president of information security. "The centralized management
of SSH Tectia Manager will enable us to quickly deploy, easily maintain and
simplify configuration management in our environment.  That is where we expect
to see the most return on investment with this technology."
    "SSH Tectia is the best-of-breed solution for securing file transfers and
data-in-transit end-to-end in large heterogeneous enterprise networks," said
George Adams, president and CEO, SSH Communications Security, Inc.  "SSH
Tectia provides the strongest level of enterprise security for low overall
costs, which complements Wal-Mart's highly effective business model.  We are
very pleased that Wal-Mart has chosen SSH Tectia after rigorous testing, to
secure sensitive company information, while using Tectia's architecture and
central management to meet their growing needs, today and in the future."
    
    About Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:   WMT)
    
    Every week, millions of customers visit Wal-Mart Stores, Supercenters,
Neighborhood Markets, and Sam's Club locations across America or log on to its
online store at http://www.walmart.com.  The company and its Foundation are
committed to a philosophy of giving back locally.  Wal-Mart (NYSE:   WMT) is
proud to support the causes that are important to customers and associates
right in their own neighborhoods, and last year gave more than $270 million to
local communities in the United States. To learn more, visit
http://www.walmartfacts.com, http://www.walmartstores.com, or
http://www.walmartfoundation.org.
    
    About SSH Tectia
    
    SSH Tectia is the leading end-to-end communications security solution for
the enterprise.  The SSH Tectia solution is based on the SSH Secure Shell and
SSH's other industry-leading technologies used by millions worldwide.  SSH
Tectia enables secure system administration, secure file transfer and secure
application connectivity with centralized management throughout the internal
and external network.  SSH Tectia products provide transparent, strong
encryption and authentication, and are available for all key enterprise
platforms including Windows, UNIX, Linux, and mainframes to easily integrate
into heterogeneous network environments.
    
    About SSH Communications Security
    
    SSH Communications Security is a world-leading provider of enterprise
security solutions and end-to-end communications security, and the original
developer of the Secure Shell protocol. The company's SSH Tectia solution
addresses the most critical needs of large enterprises, financial
institutions, and government agencies. With SSH Tectia, organizations can
cost-effectively secure their system administration, file transfers and
application connectivity against both internal and external security risks. As
the original developer of the Secure Shell protocol and other key network
security technologies, SSH has for 12 years developed end-to-end
communications security solutions specifically for the enterprise. Currently
more than 100 of Global Fortune 500 companies are using SSH security
solutions. SSH shares are quoted on the Helsinki Exchanges. For more
information, please visit http://www.ssh.com.
    
    SSH Copyright
    
    (C) 2007 SSH Communications Security Corp. All rights reserved. ssh(R) is
a registered trademark of SSH Communications Security Corp in the United
States and in certain other jurisdictions. Tectia is a trademark of SSH
Communications Security Corp and may be registered in certain jurisdictions.
All other names and marks are the property of their respective owners.




For further information:

For further information: Linda Blakley, Media Relations of Wal-Mart 
Stores, Inc., 1-800-331-0085; or Europe Contact, Bo Sorensen of SSH Corp.,
+358  20 500 7404, bo.sorensen@ssh.com; or Americas Regional Contact, Byron
Rashed  of SSH Inc., +1-949-643-0733, byron.rashed@ssh.com, or Asia Pacific
Regional  Contact, Shiho Hashimoto of SSH Corp., +358 20 500 7470,
shiho@ssh.com; or  Americas Agency Contact, Cheryl Taylor of Walt & Company,
+1-408-496-0900, ext.  2981, ssh@walt.com; or Investor Relations, Mika
Peuranen of SSH Corp., +358  20 500 7419, mika.peuranen@ssh.com Web Site:
http://www.walmart.com                  http://www.ssh.com

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