Entrust’s product and technology offerings provide security for electronic
interactions through digital certificates and the software to manage those
certificates, called public-key infrastructures (PKIs). With its distribution
agreement with SECOM, Entrust will now have access to Japanese markets.
SECOM operates a security information and communications network and owns
Internet, the country’s second largest ISP.
Under terms of the agreement, SECOM represents Entrust Technologies in
Japan as a master distributor. Financial arrangements were not disclosed.
“SECOM has a great reputation with a large client base and a strong knowledge
of the security marketplace,” said John Ryan, president and CEO of Dallas-
based Entrust Technologies Inc. “We are excited about expanding our
geographical reach and especially by working with a such a strong partner as