Pointsec - the world´s leading mobile data protection company - moves into Germany

Pointsec - the world's leading mobile data protection company - moves into Germany Pointsec Mobile Technologies, Inc., a world leader in developing and selling security software for PCs, laptops, PDAs and other mobile computing devices, has opened a Germany office, based in Düsseldorf. Pointsec Mobile Technologies, Inc. is part of the Protect Data AB group of companies, which has been selling mobile device security solutions to large organisations worldwide since 1988 and is publicly traded on the Stockholm Stock exchange under the "PROT" symbol. Secure enterprise solutions for an increasing mobile workforce have helped Pointsec build a strong and thriving client base amongst many of the worlds largest corporations including the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, WM- data, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, Cisco, Telia and Ericsson. Research firm Gartner for the second year have judged Pointsec as the "Leader" in their magic quadrant in the field of mobile data protection placing them as the top vendor for performance, with "a clear vision of market direction, actively building competencies to sustain their leadership position in the market." Pointsec are also known for their highly successful PicturePINTM technology for PDAs which replaces passwords with a sequence of graphic symbols that appear on the login screen. Users far prefer this picture- based login style as it is much easier to remember and far more user- friendly for mobile devices with small screens and hard-to-use mini- keyboards. Pointsec's patent pending picture-based password technology (PicturePINTM) makes the product truly unique in the marketplace. To explore PicturePIN visit http://www.pointsec.com/news/news_pressroom.asp As the Düsseldorf office opens this month, Pointsec will have ready for customer delivery their new Pocket PC 2.0 - a mobile security product designed to revolutionise the way people use secure PDAs. Pointsec for Pocket PC is aimed at the Microsoft® Pocket PC 2002 operating systems, and allows users for the first time to enjoy automatic, real-time encryption of all data on their PDAs using Microsoft Outlook E-mail, Calendar, Contacts, Notes, Pocket Word and more. There is no longer any excuse for avoiding security software on PDAs - something that used to make them an easy target for hackers. Once installed from a central location, the user will not be able to circumvent the security. Pictures for downloading can be found on www.pointsec.com For further information, please contact: Peter Larsson, President, Pointsec Mobile Technologies, tel. +46(0)8-45954 91 alt. +46(0)708-32 72 68 Pointsec Düsseldorf office, tel. +49 - 211 52 39 12 38 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, WAP telephones, etc. Pointsec Mobile Technologies has 47 employees and offices in San Francisco, New York and Chicago in the USA, Cambridge in the United Kingdom, and Stockholm, Falun and Sundsvall in Sweden. Visit our website at: 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. Protect Data is the market leader in its business area in the Nordic region and has subsidiaries in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, 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/2003/03/03/20030303BIT00180/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/03/03/20030303BIT00180/wkr0002.pdf