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Symark Selects SSH Tectia Server for its PowerKeeper Privileged Password Management Security Appliance

SSH Tectia® Delivers Robust Encryption and Secure Remote Access for Administrators Using PowerKeeper® to Protect Privileged Accounts

(PresseBox) (HELSINKI, FINLAND and WELLESLEY, Mass., ) SSH Communications Security Corp. (HEX:SSH1V), a world-leading provider of enterprise security solutions and end-to-end communications security, and the original developer of the Secure Shell protocol, today announced that Symark Software, the leading provider of information security solutions for managing privileged account access, has selected SSH Tectia to provide secure access for administrators managing Symark's PowerKeeper privileged password management appliance.

Symark PowerKeeper is an appliance that creates and secures privileged (or IT administrative) accounts through automated password management, encryption, secure storage of credentials and a sealed operating system. In addition to helping manage access to an organization's most sensitive computing environments, files and applications, PowerKeeper helps companies satisfy compliance, auditing, operational and internal risk-management requirements.

Symark selected SSH Tectia Server, the leading end-to-end communications security solution for the enterprise, to provide encryption and secure system administration for the PowerKeeper appliance, enabling system administrators to securely monitor, access and modify PowerKeeper settings from one or multiple locations. SSH Tectia Server, which is provided as a bundled solution to PowerKeeper customers, provides transparent, strong encryption and authentication. SSH Tectia supports all key enterprise computing platforms, including Windows, UNIX, Linux and IBM mainframes.

"The PowerKeeper solution is designed to protect some of the most sensitive enterprise IT information, including passwords for privileged access to critical IT administrative accounts and applications, while SSH Tectia provides the critical additional layer of protection to secure all data communications initiated by system administrators," said George Adams, president and CEO, SSH Communications Security, Inc. "Together, SSH Tectia and Symark PowerKeeper deliver an unbeatable solution for secure privilege management in data-critical enterprise IT environments."

"SSH Tectia is known for powerful enterprise encryption capabilities and robust system administration, and is an ideal encryption and authentication component of our PowerKeeper solution," said Bob Farber, chief operating officer of Symark Software. "SSH has long been a Symark technology partner and we welcome the opportunity with SSH to offer this unmatched level of IT security to our enterprise customers."

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About Tectia

SSH Tectia is the leading end-to-end communications security solution for the enterprise. The SSH Tectia solution is based on the SSH Secure Shell and SSH's other industry-leading technologies used by millions worldwide. SSH Tectia enables secure file transfer, secure system administration and secure application connectivity with centralized management throughout internal and external networks. SSH Tectia products provide transparent, strong encryption and authentication, and are available for all key enterprise platforms, including Windows, UNIX, Linux, and IBM mainframes to easily integrate into heterogeneous network environments.

About Symark

Symark is the leading provider of information security solutions for managing privileged account access within heterogeneous UNIX, Linux and Windows environments. Symark PowerBroker® enables granular delegation of administrative privileges while restricting root account access. Symark PowerPassword®, User Management Edition provides user account management along with login and password security policies. Symark PowerKeeper® provides storage and secure access of administrative passwords for multiple servers, applications and network devices. All three products offer central administration and detailed audit logs to help comply with regulatory mandates. Symark offers extensive expertise in enterprise computing security, and its products are backed by unmatched technical support. For more information, visit

SSH Germany

SSH Communications Security is a world-leading provider of enterprise security solutions and end-to-end communications security, and the original developer of the Secure Shell protocol. The company's SSH Tectia solution addresses the most critical needs of large enterprises, financial institutions, and government agencies. With SSH Tectia, organizations can cost-effectively secure their system administration, file transfers, and application connectivity against both internal and external security risks. As the original developer of the Secure Shell protocol and other key network security technologies, SSH has since 1995 developed end-to-end communications security solutions specifically for the enterprise. Currently more than 100 of Global Fortune 500 companies are using SSH security solutions. SSH shares are quoted on the Helsinki Exchanges Main List. For more information, please visit