BRADFORD, U.K. -- Comodo, a leading global Certification Authority and provider of Identity and Trust Assurance Management solutions, announces today that Comodo and GlobalTrust Italia S.p.a. have entered into a partnership to enable GlobalTrust to offer ID protection for the highly demanding needs of large and complex financial institutions. GlobalTrust will now be able to benefit from Comodo's state-of-the-art classes of online verification and mutual authentication technologies, encryption and identity assurance tools for ensuring all digital communications are authenticated and protected from fraud.
Massimo Penco, president of GlobalTrust, was formerly the Director of EMEA for VeriSign and was the CEO of Trust Italia, the first Italian Certification Authority under VeriSign's flag. GlobalTrust's business focus centers on being a leading service provider in two-factor authentication, encryption, identity and access management solutions. "Comodo's proprietary, patent-pending See Verify Trust (SVT) technology is uniquely designed to meet the needs of this customer segment. With this solution, our large base of European customers can authenticate web content which serves to protect users from phishing and pharming attacks," Mr. Penco explained.