Gemalto Winner of 2008 Tomorrow's Technology Today Award From Info Security Products Guide

Smart Enterprise Guardian Wins Personal Portable Security Devices (PPSD) Category

AUSTIN, Texas, May 20, 2008 - Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has received the 2008 Tomorrow’s Technology Today Award for its Smart Enterprise Guardian (SEG), the company announced today.  Silicon Valley-based Info Security Products Guide named Gemalto the winner in the Personal Portable Security Devices (PPSD) category.  The SEG is a unique, multi-function USB device jointly developed by Gemalto and leading semiconductor solutions provider Lexar. 
 
To get this recognition in the new Personal Portable Security Devices (PPSD) category is particularly exciting,” said Jerome Denis, marketing director for Identity Access Management, Gemalto.  “The SEG is an ideal example of a PPSD.  This single PIN protected USB device takes advantage of the highest levels of security that smart cards provide, delivering two-factor authentication, email encryption, digital signature, portable encrypted Flash and hard disk encryption
 
SEG also makes it easy to implement and deploy strong network security.  Our customers like the option to start quickly with simple one time password and then move to PKI using the same device.  And it is all plug and play compatible with standard Microsoft operating and network software, so it does not require any middleware in the PC,” said Denis.
 
Our goal with the 2008 Tomorrow’s Technology Today Award is to recognize security leaders like Gemalto that are bringing advanced, ground-breaking network security solutions to the market and setting the bar higher for others in digital security,” said Rake Narang, editor-in-chief, Info Security Products Guide.
 
To read more about this award winning technology, please visit http://www.infosecurityproductsguide.com/technology/


About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) is the leader in digital security with pro forma 2007 annual revenues of over €1.6 billion, more than 85 offices in 40 countries and about 10,000 employees including 1,300 R&D engineers.
In a world where the digital revolution is increasingly transforming our lives, Gemalto’s solutions are designed to make personal digital interactions more convenient, secure and enjoyable.
Gemalto provides end-to-end digital security solutions, from the development of software applications through design and production of secure personal devices such as smart cards, SIMs, e-passports, and tokens to the deployment of managed services for its customers.
More than a billion people worldwide use the company's products and services for telecommunications, financial services, e-government, identity management, multimedia content, digital rights management, IT security, mass transit and many other applications.

As the use of Gemalto’s software and secure devices increases with the number of people interacting in the digital and wireless world, the company is poised to thrive over the coming years.
Gemalto was formed in June 2006 by the combination of Axalto and Gemplus.
For more information please visit www.gemalto.com.



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