GlobalSign Press Release

GlobalSign to hold panel discussion on Third-party Trust Providers and SSL Best Practices

Noted experts from Qualys & F5 Networks join GlobalSign CTO at Infosecurity Europe 2012

Boston, MA - April 18 2012 - GlobalSign (www.globalsign.com), one of the leading providers of Digital Certificates worldwide, today announced it will be holding a panel discussion at this year's Infosecurity Europe 2012, (Earls Court, London). The panel will discuss the theme "Third-party Trust Providers, SSL, and what we have learned" in the Information Security Exchange Theatre on Wednesday April 25, 2012, 2:15pm.

Joining Ryan Hurst, CTO at GlobalSign, will be Ivan Ristic, Director of Engineering at Qualys, and David Holmes, Technical Marketing Manager at F5 Networks. The panel will give insight into how Certificate Authorities maintain issuance practices, provide advice to how CISOs should approach trust providers and risk, and provide best practice advice for how IT Managers should implement SSL on corporate servers/networks. The panel will also deliberate the evolving role of third-party trust providers discussing what changes are being proposed to augment existing security technologies, and how these changes may affect the industry as a whole going forward.

About the panel:

• Ryan Hurst: CTO at GlobalSign, author of lightweight OCSP and former lead for Windows PKI

• Ivan Ristic: Director of Engineering at Qualys and founder of the Qualys SSL Labs

• David Holmes: Technical Marketing Manager F5 Networks and former Principal Engineer (Security) for BIG-IP

GlobalSign would like to invite all stakeholders in Internet security to attend its panel discussion and Q & A sessions at Earls Court on Wednesday April 25, 2012 and to visit GlobalSign's specialist team at stand C81 for further information. To ensure your place please register your interest here. It is advisable to attend the session early as unfortunately places cannot be reserved.

About Infosecurity Europe 2012

As the No. 1 information security event in Europe, Infosecurity Europe brings together hundreds of providers showcasing the latest product and service solutions in the ever-changing IT security arena; providing a leading platform for organizations to address constantly evolving security issues.

About GMO GlobalSign

GlobalSign has been a trust service provider since 1996. Its focus has been, and always will be, on providing convenient and highly productive PKI solutions for organizations of all sizes. Its core Digital Certificate solutions allow its thousands of authenticated customers to conduct SSL secured transactions, data transfer, distribution of tamper-proof code, and protection of online identities for secure email and access control. Vision and commitment to innovation led to GlobalSign being recognized by Frost & Sullivan for the 2011 Product Line Strategy Award. The company has local offices in the US, Europe and throughout Asia. For the latest news on GlobalSign visit www.globalsign.com or follow GlobalSign on Twitter (@globalsign).

GMO Internet Group

GMO Internet Group is a comprehensive provider of industry-leading Internet solutions including domain name registration, cloud-based and traditional hosting, ecommerce, security, and payment processing services that each hold the top share of their respective markets in Japan. Other key business areas for the Group include online securities/FX trading, Internet advertising, search engine marketing and online research. In 2011 a new Social Media & Smartphone Platform segment was established bringing together group initiatives in social apps development, daily deals and Android app distribution. GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. For more information please visit http://www.gmo.jp/en.

For further details please contact:

Press & Analyst Relations
GlobalSign
+603-570-7060 / 1-877-775-4562
press@globalsign.com