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GlobalScape on Track for FIPS

SAN ANTONIO -- GlobalSCAPE (AMEX:GSB), a leading provider of products that allow companies to move, store and share files securely over the Internet, announced that the Cryptographic Module to be embedded in its Secure Server and flagship, enterprise-class EFT Server products, has satisfied Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) pre-validation requirements. The Cryptographic Module has been placed on the FIPS 140-2 pre-validation list and now awaits the final certification review.

FIPS 140-2 is a federal security accreditation program created by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). FIPS 140-2 sets the standard for encryption algorithms intended for use in protecting sensitive information. EWA Canada, contracted by GlobalSCAPE to perform the validation testing, submitted GlobalSCAPEs Cryptographic Module package and test report to NIST for review; certification is expected in Q1 2008. With third-party verified certification, customers in the government, healthcare and financial markets can select and deploy GlobalSCAPE’s managed file transfer solutions, knowing the software products have met the highest security standards.

"GlobalSCAPE has a long history of delivering innovative file transfer solutions to federal, state and local government agencies, and our latest success was a $2.8 million deal with the Department of Defense," said Randy Poole, President and CEO of GlobalSCAPE. "Upon achievement of FIPS 140-2 certification for EFT Server and Secure Server, GlobalSCAPE will quickly be able to support best-in-class, government-grade secure file transfer needs.”