Pointsec signs contract with U.S. government organization

Pointsec signs contract with U.S. government organization STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 1, 2004 - Pointsec Mobile Technologies, a subsidiary of IT security company Protect Data, and a global leader in enterprise security software for laptops, desktops, PDAs and smartphones, today announced a contract with a U.S. government organization. Pointsec will provide the organization with its Pointsec for Pocket PC product, for more than 2,000 users. The financial details of the contract, which will be recognized as revenue in Q2, 2004, were not disclosed. "This contract confirms that our strategy to offer enterprise-class data protection for all leading mobile platforms is paying off", said Thomas Bill, CEO, Protect Data. "We see significant new business opportunities involving mission-critical applications on PDAs and smartphones, as mobile devices become more powerful and capable to handle tasks that used to require laptops or desktop workstations". Pointsec is a global leader in providing comprehensive access control and encryption solutions for laptops, desktops, PDAs and smartphones, supporting all major operating systems, including Symbian OS. Other organisations across the globe that use Pointsec include the U.S. IRS (Internal Revenue Service), Capgemini, the U.S. Justice Department, the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, AstraZeneca, Cisco, Ericsson and Telia. For further information please contact: Thomas Bill, CEO, Protect Data AB, tel. +46 (0)8-459 54 95 or +46 (0)70-542 62 71 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Pointsec Mobile Technologies AB is a wholly owned subsidiary of Protect Data AB. The company develops and markets access-controlling and encrypting systems for stationary and portable computers, palmtop computers, smartphones, PDAs, etc. Pointsec Mobile Technologies has offices in San Francisco, Chicago and Washington DC in the USA, Cambridge in the United Kingdom, Düsseldorf in Germany and Stockholm, Falun and Sundsvall in Sweden. Visit our web site at: www.pointsec.com. The Protect Data Group offers tailor-made IT security solutions to large companies and organizations. The company focuses on four business areas: digital identities and resource security, network security, anti-virus and content security, and consultancy services for information security. Within these areas, the company offers comprehensive IT security solutions based on aspects such as access control and encryption systems, anti-virus systems, digital sentry services, firewalls, user identification and content control, secure VPN and PKI solutions, digital signatures and systems for secure transactions. Protect Data is the market leader in its business area in the Nordic region and has subsidiaries in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Germany, the United Kingdom and the USA. Protect is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Visit our web site at: www.protectdata.com. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2004/06/01/20040601BIT00280/wkr0001.pdf

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