Post.Trust signs desktop security hardware reseller deal

28 Jun 2010

An Post subsidiary Post.Trust has signed a security hardware deal with Kilross Network Protection. Kilross will provide Post.Trust with the security hardware required for Post.Trust’s new desktop document signing solution Post.Trust I.D.

The hardware, manufactured by SafeNet, is a USB encryption token called the iKey 2032. In conjunction with the client software, Post.Trust I.D. uses the iKey to verify that the signatory is the person they say they are.

Post.Trust I.D. enables individuals to digitally sign Adobe PDF documents without the need to print and physically sign them with a pen. What’s more, digital signatures created using Post.Trust I.D. are legally recognised in the court of law.

“We are delighted to sign this prestigious agreement with Post.Trust” said Tim Manning, sales and marketing director of Kilross. “Furthermore we believe that Post.Trust is onto a winner with a product that will make the jobs of solicitors and accountants that much more efficient.”

Founded in 2000, Post.Trust Ltd. is a Certification Authority, wholly owned by An Post, providing secure electronic communications services. Post.Trust enables trusted, secure solutions, for a range of business sectors including government, financial services, utilities and SMEs.

Kilross Network Protection Ltd, a leading Irish Value Added Distributor for over 8 years, provides IT security products for the business environment.

The Kilross range of products include Firewalls, VPN , Anti-Virus, Anti-Spam, Content Filters, Anti-Spyware, Intrusion Prevention Systems, Encryption Products, Penetration Testing Appliances and Unified Threat Management Systems.

Through its network of Value Added Resellers, Kilross manages its business from Clane in Co Kildare and represents companies such as SafeNet, eSoft, Watchguard and Secpoint.

John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years