Protect Data supplies security solutions to EDB for NOK 2.5 million

Protect Data supplies security solutions to EDB for NOK 2.5 million - Continued strong demand for security solutions in the banking sector The IT security company Protect Data has received a new order from EDB for information security solutions that will form part of the solutions the company offers its customers in the banking sector. The order is worth approximately NOK 2.5 million. Delivery and invoicing will take place before the end of this year. - This contract is a sign that Scandinavian banks are still drawing considerable benefit from these security solutions, says Thomas Bill, CEO of Protect Data. Protect Data has long focused on the banking sector, and is experiencing steadily increasing demand for information security solutions in this segment throughout Scandinavia. Protect Data and EDB started collaborating in 1997. Since then, Internet usage among EDB's customers in the banking sector has increased steadily, and the company has noted greatly increased demand. The most recent agreement with Protect Data has been entered into to handle the increased number of Internet bank users. - Protect Data has played a major role in the development of several Norwegian Internet banks. The collaboration with EDB Teamco is further positive confirmation of our range of products and solutions in the field of information security, says Thomas Bill. The solution will be delivered to the business area 'IT Drift' within EDB. 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, thomas.bill@protectdata.com Frank Horntvedt, President, Protect Data AS, tel. +47 23 00 86 10, alt +47 92 01 63 94, frank@protectdata.no Pictures for downloading can be found on www.protectdata.com and www.pointsec.com Protect Data AB is a Group offering tailor-made IT security solutions to large companies and organisations. The company is focusing 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. Its subsidiary, Pointsec Mobile Technologies, develops access-controlling and encrypting systems for stationary and portable computers, palmtop computers and smart telephones. 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 Data has approximately 100 employees and is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Visit our website 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/2003/12/02/20031202BIT00110/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/12/02/20031202BIT00110/wkr0002.pdf

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