Mississauga, Ontario, June 1, 2007 --- Certicom Corp. (TSX: CIC) today announced that BSI, a leading provider of independent assessments of management systems, has certified that it meets the rigorous ISO 9001 standard for the development of security software using Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC).
ISO 9001 is part of a family of standards for quality management systems. By meeting this standard, Certicom has demonstrated a commitment to provide customers with quality products and world-class support.
The independent assessment is based on the monitoring of manufacturing processes, checking outgoing products, regularly reviewing individual processes, and verifying that the quality system is effective, consistent, and facilitates continual improvement.
For Certicom, the requirements for certification include meeting a set of standards that are applied to procedures that cover all key processes relating to product development, professional services, documentation, and support.
Certicom protects the value of your content, applications 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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