With a wide range of award-winning software and hardware solutions, Certicom, a wholly owned subsidiary of Research In Motion Limited (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM), protects billions of dollars worth of content and millions of devices around the world. With over 350 patents and patents pending worldwide covering key aspects of Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC), Certicom provides the core technology for the National Security Agency (NSA) Suite B standard for secure government communications.
As the world-leading expert in public key infrastructure implementations, device security, anti-counterfeiting, product authentication, asset management, and fixed-mobile convergence, many of the largest companies and government agencies rely on Certicom technology to secure applications, communications, and mobile devices while protecting content and other critical assets.
The combination of best-in-breed technology with high-quality products has led industry-leaders - IBM, Continental Airlines, Aristocrat Technologies, Cavium, General Dynamics, Motorola, Oracle, Research In Motion (RIM), Unisys, XM, Bally Technology, General Electric, Texas Instruments, Qualcomm, Mitre, L-3, Phillips, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, and Nortel - to become Certicom customers.
In recognition of the company’s expertise, Certicom received the 2006 Private Sector Leadership in Advanced Technology Award for innovation, expertise and leadership in security from the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA).
Founded in 1985, Certicom’s corporate office is located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.