Certicom software to enable secure Internet connections
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – (December 23, 2005)– Certicom Corp. (TSX: CIC) today announced it has signed a multi-year multi-million dollar agreement with a global manufacturer to license Certicom security software for select products. Under the terms of the agreement, Certicom will provide a number of Security Architecture modules. The customer name cannot be disclosed under the terms of the agreement.
Certicom Security Architecture allows companies to leverage their investment by helping them to seamlessly integrate additional security modules into their security architecture.
Certicom protects the value of your content, software and devices with government-approved security. Adopted by the National Security Agency (NSA) for classified and sensitive but unclassified government communications, Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) provides the most security per bit of any known public-key scheme. As the undisputed leader in ECC, Certicom security offerings are currently licensed to more than 300 customers including General Dynamics, Motorola, Oracle, Research In Motion and Unisys. Founded in 1985, Certicom's corporate offices are in Mississauga, ON, Canada with worldwide sales headquarters in Reston, VA and offices in the US, Canada and Europe. Visit www.certicom.com
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|Hervé Séguin||Wendy Moore-Bayley|
|Chief Financial Officer||Certicom Corp.|
|(905) 501-3827||(613) 254-9268|