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GlobalSign Showcases Innovative Identity Management and Security Services for the Banking Industry at CL@B

As Consumers Seek Convenience Through Mobile Banking and Other Smart Technologies, GlobalSign's Solutions Achieve Secure Yet Agile Authentication

PANAMA CITY, PANAMA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/10/14 -- GlobalSign, a leading global Certificate Authority (CA) and a provider of identity and security services for commerce, communications, content and communities, will leverage this week's 14th annual Congress of Latin American Banks (XIV CL@B) exposition to showcase innovative solutions it has deployed with financial institutions and insurance firms worldwide. With on-the-go consumer banking services dramatically increasing the number and types of transactions to be secured from rampant threats, GlobalSign will provide ideas on ways that cloud-based certificate management, two factor authentication and API technology can help.

"Latin America has seen brisk adoption of GlobalSign's identity and security solutions this year, with the banking sector a top vertical segment," said Laila Robak, regional manager of GlobalSign's Latin American operations. "As threats become more sophisticated, yet consumer offerings multiply, financial industry firms are turning to GlobalSign for automated, highly secure solutions that identify and authenticate devices, documents and people, while enhancing consumer ease and simplicity."

At CL@B, GlobalSign hopes to educate organizations on how to meet today's top security requirements as banks and financial institutions alike meet the demands of smart technology and the Internet of Things (IoT). GlobalSign's identity and authentication solutions help identify and secure devices, communications, content, transactions and products that are critical to business operations. A recent example of this is a payment provider company which needed a solution to ensure that only authenticated machines could communicate with their back-end servers and also encrypt the information being transmitted when consumers would insert cash in their terminals to securely pay utility bills and make other payments,

By using GlobalSign's digital certificates and API, the company is able to programmatically push SSL certificates to each Kiosk, automating deployment, renewal and other stages of certificate lifecycle management, while ensuring secure transactions.

Additionally, GlobalSign will showcase the following use cases and benefits of its enterprise identity and security services:

  • Digital Certificates for Strong Authentication. Using digital certificates for convenient and secure certificate-based and token-based two-factor authentication. GlobalSign's solutions allow granular control over who, or what, accesses services, data and digital assets. The solution also provides extended features perfectly suited for large organizations operating in a Windows environment by leveraging Active Directory for auto enrollment and silent installation.

  • Digital Signatures and HostedHSM. A hosted Hardware Security Module (HSM) allows for digital signing in high-volume applications, such as authenticating bank statements. This provides a cost-effective, yet highly secure way to apply digital signatures to documents, conveying trust to the recipients.

  • SaaS-based Certificate Management Platform. GlobalSign's certificate management platform supports distribution and lifecycle management of both SSL and enterprise PKI certificates, ensuring easy deployment within an enterprise.

GlobalSign is the security division of GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The CL@B exposition takes place at the Hard Rock Hotel and Convention Center in Panama City from September 10th-12th.

About GMO GlobalSign

GlobalSign (www.globalsign.com) has been a trust service provider since 1996 with a singular focus on providing convenient and highly productive PKI-based identity and security solutions for organizations of all sizes. Its Digital Certificate solutions allow billions of customers worldwide to conduct SSL-secured transactions with authenticated businesses, transfer data, distribute tamper-proof code, and protect online identities for secure email and access control. Vision and commitment to innovation led to GlobalSign being recognized by Frost & Sullivan for the 2011 Product Line Strategy Award. The company has local offices in the US, Europe and throughout Asia. For the latest news on GlobalSign visit www.globalsign.com or follow GlobalSign on Twitter (@globalsign).

About GMO Internet Group

GMO Internet Group is an Internet services industry leader, developing and operating Japan's most widely used domain, hosting & cloud, ecommerce, security, and payment solutions. The Group also comprises the world's largest online FX trading platform, as well as online advertising, Internet media, and mobile entertainment products. GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. For more information please visit: http://www.gmo.jp/en.

For further details please contact:

Mary Kae Marinac
PR Representative for GlobalSign
MKM Corporate Communications
Phone 978-685-3136
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