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27 October 2017

GlobalSign Partners with the Ecommerce Foundation to Highlight the Need for Safe and Secure Online Shopping

GlobalSign Partners with the Ecommerce Foundation to Highlight the Need for Safe and Secure Online Shopping

BOSTON, MA and AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – October 27, 2017 – GMO GlobalSign (www.globalsign.com), a leading provider of identity and security solutions, today announced a partnership with the Ecommerce Foundation, a provider of the Safe.Shop Trust Mark. The Safe.Shop Ecommerce Trust Mark is designed to help online retailers selling globally improve consumer trust, and ultimately to increase their transactions. By displaying the Safe.Shop logo on their website, online retailers are assuring consumers across the globe the reliability of their ecommerce sites.

“GlobalSign is the first American partner of our newly launched program,” said Jorij Abraham, managing director of the Ecommerce Foundation. “We are very pleased to be working with a company that has deep experience in the global ecommerce space.”

GlobalSign has worked with many ecommerce companies throughout its 20-year history, delivering SSL/TLS digital certificates to ensure safe and secure ecommerce practices. Establishing trust between online buyers and merchants is essential to ecommerce success and the company recognizes that efforts like the Safe.Shop Ecommerce Trust Mark are an important step in ensuring customer confidence in global online retailers.

“At GlobalSign, our encryption technology ensures that information critical for ecommerce transactions, such as passwords and credit card details, are kept safe and secure. And because we’ve always had a strong base of ecommerce customers relying on us for secure transactions, we are very well aware of the issues impacting this industry,” said Henry Krumins, western head of sales and marketing, GlobalSign. “GlobalSign is pleased to be partnered with the Ecommerce Foundation and to increase the visibility of safe and secure ecommerce and to improve online shopping worldwide.”

About the Ecommerce Foundation

The Ecommerce Foundation is an independent non-profit organization, initiated by worldwide national ecommerce associations and online and omnichannel selling companies from industries such as retail, travel & finance. The mission of the Ecommerce Foundation is to foster global digital trade. It does this by doing research on the global ecommerce market, facilitating knowledge sharing via EcommerceWiki.org, an online community of ecommerce professionals and offering the Global Ecommerce Trustmark, Safe.Shop. For more information, visit www.ecommercefoundation.org

About GMO GlobalSign

GlobalSign is the leading provider of trusted identity and security solutions enabling businesses, large enterprises, cloud service providers and IoT innovators around the world to secure online communications, manage millions of verified digital identities and automate authentication and encryption. Its high-scale Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and identity solutions support the billions of services, devices, people and things comprising the Internet of Everything (IoE). The company has offices in the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit https://www.globalsign.com.

About GMO Cloud KK

GMO Cloud K.K. (TSE: 3788) is a full-service IT infrastructure provider focused on cloud solutions. Established as a hosting company in 1996, the company has managed servers for more than 130,000 businesses and now has 6,500 sales partners throughout Japan. In February of 2011, the company launched GMO Cloud to enhance its focus on cloud-based solutions. Since 2007, the company has also grown its GlobalSign SSL security brand through offices in Belgium, the U.K., the U.S., China and Singapore. For more information, please visithttp://ir.gmocloud.com/english/.

GMO Internet Group

GMO Internet Group is an Internet services industry leader, developing and operating Japan’s most widely used domain, hosting & cloud, ecommerce, security, and payment solutions. The Group also includes the world’s largest online FX trading platform, as well as online advertising, Internet media, and mobile entertainment products. GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. For more information, please visithttp://www.gmo.jp/en/.

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