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SSH Communications Security Receives 2007 Hot Companies Award


SSH Recognized as One of the World’s Top Security Solution Providers Through Rigorous Analysis of More Than 500 Security Companies

Helsinki, Finland and Wellesley, Mass. - February 5, 2007, SSH Communications Security (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 it has been selected as a 2007 Hot Companies winner by Info Security Products Guide, the world’s leading publication on security-related products and technologies.

SSH received this prestigious award as a result of an in-depth analysis of more than 500 prominent information security vendors around the world, based upon the Info Security Products Guide’s “4Ps” criteria: namely, the Products, People, Performance, and Potential behind the company’s growing success. The selection process also evaluated other key factors, including entrepreneurial spirit, seasoned executives with relevant experience, clear understanding of the security market, products and solutions that are positioned to take advantage of the emerging market opportunities, a well developed revenue-growth model, and clearly planned expansion strategies.

“We are honored to be recognized as one of the world’s top security solutions providers,” said Arto Vainio, CEO of SSH Communications Security, Corp. “This award underscores SSH’s ongoing commitment to help enterprises effectively address a wide array of current and future security threats, and we will continue to innovate by delivering advanced, best-of-breed solutions to protect even the most sensitive data for large enterprises, financial institutions and governments.”

The 2007 Hot Companies award marks the second consecutive year SSH has been recognized as a leading communications security solution provider for enterprise and government organizations. In addition, SSH’s flagship enterprise security solution, SSH Tectia, recently received Info Security Products Guide’s Global Excellence in Security Solution for Finance Customer Trust 2006 award. SSH Tectia is widely used by global enterprises to protect data internally and externally throughout the network.

“Security is now one of the top three issues with almost every organization around the world,” said Rake Narang, Managing Editor of Info Security Products Guide published by Silicon Valley Communications. “Vendors, like SSH Communications Security, that build their success strategy based on the four pillars of strength are the ones that are best positioned to keep digital resources secured in 2007.”

About SSH 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 system administration, secure file transfer and secure application connectivity with centralized management throughout the internal and external network. SSH Tectia products provide transparent, strong encryption and authentication, and are available for all key enterprise platforms including Windows, Unix, Linux, and mainframes to easily integrate into heterogeneous network environments.

About Silicon Valley Communications Awards
Info Security Products Guide, published by Silicon Valley Communications, plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow’s technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit and stay secured.

About SSH Communications Security
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 for 10 years 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. For more information, please visit


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