Scotiabank’s Specializes in E-Commerce Security

one of Canada’s major financial institutions, has launched to provide companies
with technology for conducting business transactions securely on the
Internet.’s initial focus is to offer e-commerce products and
services to companies to secure their business on the Internet. Entrust Technologies will supply with Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) technology.

“We have heard from our business customers that security concerns have
made some Canadian companies reluctant about doing business on the
Internet– will address those concerns,” said Albert Wahbe,
the new president of

“We are pleased to build on our successful partnership with Scotiabank
by participating in this initiative — the first of its kind — to
broadly distribute digital certificates to secure e-commerce
transactions and
communications for Canadian businesses,” said John Ryan, president and
CEO, Entrust Technologies Inc.

“Scotiabank, with our PKI software
solutions, has played a leadership role as the world’s largest issuer of
digital certificates through its Scotia OnLine service. Now, through, they will be able to continue this leadership through this
new service to enable e-commerce transactions.”

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