DST and Kyberpass Partner to Enhance Risk Management for Trusted E-Business

First Solution to Offer Real-Time Verification of Digital Certificates While

Overcoming the Complexities of Digital Certificate-Integration



Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET from Digital Signature Trust

    SALT LAKE CITY and OTTAWA, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Signature Trust
 (DST), an affiliate of Zions Bancorporation (Nasdaq:   ZION), and Kyberpass(R)
 Corporation, a leading provider of e-security software for trusted e-business
 announced today that DST has enhanced its TrustID(R) risk management services
 by selecting The Kyberpass Exchange TrustPlatform(TM) to provide real-time
 validation capabilities for its TrustID customers.  This solution marks the
 first time such services have been created to offer
 real-time verification of digital certificates that manage risk and reduce
 integration efforts needed to deploy digital certificate-based applications.
     The Kyberpass Exchange TrustPlatform software, a value-add component of
 the TrustID solution, enables DST's customers to receive risk management
 services in relation to the identity of a digital certificate holder.
 Kyberpass' standards-based software provides two-factor authentication that
 transparently identifies users.
     "By coupling TrustID's identity verification services with Kyberpass'
 real-time certificate validation, we provide users unrivaled security that
 further eliminates concerns associated with conducting e-business," Scott
 Lowry, president and CEO of DST, said.  "Our combined solution allows
 customers to check the validity of digital certificates, in much the same way
 a merchant verifies credit cards."
     For instance, when a TrustID certificate holder attempts to obtain access
 to a secure web site, the certificate is presented to DST's validation
 application.  Kyberpass validates the certificate in real time and the user is
 granted access.  The Authorized Relying Party (ARP), or owner of the site, is
 assured of the user's identity and is guarded by TrustID risk management
 services.
     "We are very pleased to have been selected by the world's first
 Certificate Authority, Digital Signature Trust," said Ron Walker, president
 and CEO for Kyberpass Corporation.  "Any organization working in the digital
 world needs a safe and reliable way to identify their clients.  Using the
 Kyberpass Exchange TrustPlatform, Digital Signature Trust is committed to
 building a secure, open environment that can be easily deployed in a matter of
 days to achieve this level of risk management."
 
     About DST
     Digital Signature Trust (DST) is the leader in guaranteeing the identity
 of individuals and businesses in digital transactions.  By backing the
 strongest identity authentication practices with the industry's leading
 identity warranty program, DST provides the highest level of risk management
 available for private and trusted e-business.  Acting as the
 trusted-third-party, DST provides outsourced digital certificate services so
 businesses can integrate digital signatures into their e-business applications
 quickly and efficiently.  DST is a subsidiary of Zions First National Bank
 (Nasdaq:   ZION).  For more information, please visit www.trustdst.com.
 
     About TrustID
     DST's TrustID digital certificate program is sponsored exclusively by the
 American Bankers Association, which extends the heritage and trust of the
 banking industry into e-business.  The ABA certificate policy provides the
 foundation for truly interoperable digital credentials.  TrustID is the only
 solution on the market that enables people and organizations to use the same
 digital certificate everywhere because it is designed to be universally
 accepted and recognized.
 
     About Kyberpass Corporation
     Kyberpass delivers a new generation of e-security TrustPlatforms for B2B
 exchanges, Identrus and eBusiness applications.  With millions of licensed
 users around the world, Kyberpass' award-winning security solutions seamlessly
 allows any application to take advantage of the full power of Public Key
 Infrastructure (PKI), while automatically implementing customers' unique
 security policies and dramatically simplifying administration.  Kyberpass
 enables the implementation of a total security solution in a matter of hours,
 rather than months or years.  Kyberpass supports all major PKIs and provides
 the most flexible e-security infrastructure available on the market today.
 For more information, visit www.kyberpass.com.
 
     About Kyberpass Exchange TrustPlatform
     The Kyberpass Exchange TrustPlatform is a comprehensive security
 management solution for Web-based B2B and B2C applications operating within an
 Extranet, Web Portal or B2B Exchange that applies the necessary level of trust
 to transactions with customers and partners.  The Kyberpass Exchange
 TrustPlatform solves problems traditionally associated with creating trusted
 B2B and B2C activities such as access control for customers and partners and
 non-repudiation, which is the foundation of digital signature technology.
 
     Digital Signature Trust and TrustID are registered trademarks of DST.  All
 other company and product names mentioned herein are either registered
 trademarks or trademarks of the respective companies.
 
 

SOURCE Digital Signature Trust
    SALT LAKE CITY and OTTAWA, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Signature Trust
 (DST), an affiliate of Zions Bancorporation (Nasdaq:   ZION), and Kyberpass(R)
 Corporation, a leading provider of e-security software for trusted e-business
 announced today that DST has enhanced its TrustID(R) risk management services
 by selecting The Kyberpass Exchange TrustPlatform(TM) to provide real-time
 validation capabilities for its TrustID customers.  This solution marks the
 first time such services have been created to offer
 real-time verification of digital certificates that manage risk and reduce
 integration efforts needed to deploy digital certificate-based applications.
     The Kyberpass Exchange TrustPlatform software, a value-add component of
 the TrustID solution, enables DST's customers to receive risk management
 services in relation to the identity of a digital certificate holder.
 Kyberpass' standards-based software provides two-factor authentication that
 transparently identifies users.
     "By coupling TrustID's identity verification services with Kyberpass'
 real-time certificate validation, we provide users unrivaled security that
 further eliminates concerns associated with conducting e-business," Scott
 Lowry, president and CEO of DST, said.  "Our combined solution allows
 customers to check the validity of digital certificates, in much the same way
 a merchant verifies credit cards."
     For instance, when a TrustID certificate holder attempts to obtain access
 to a secure web site, the certificate is presented to DST's validation
 application.  Kyberpass validates the certificate in real time and the user is
 granted access.  The Authorized Relying Party (ARP), or owner of the site, is
 assured of the user's identity and is guarded by TrustID risk management
 services.
     "We are very pleased to have been selected by the world's first
 Certificate Authority, Digital Signature Trust," said Ron Walker, president
 and CEO for Kyberpass Corporation.  "Any organization working in the digital
 world needs a safe and reliable way to identify their clients.  Using the
 Kyberpass Exchange TrustPlatform, Digital Signature Trust is committed to
 building a secure, open environment that can be easily deployed in a matter of
 days to achieve this level of risk management."
 
     About DST
     Digital Signature Trust (DST) is the leader in guaranteeing the identity
 of individuals and businesses in digital transactions.  By backing the
 strongest identity authentication practices with the industry's leading
 identity warranty program, DST provides the highest level of risk management
 available for private and trusted e-business.  Acting as the
 trusted-third-party, DST provides outsourced digital certificate services so
 businesses can integrate digital signatures into their e-business applications
 quickly and efficiently.  DST is a subsidiary of Zions First National Bank
 (Nasdaq:   ZION).  For more information, please visit www.trustdst.com.
 
     About TrustID
     DST's TrustID digital certificate program is sponsored exclusively by the
 American Bankers Association, which extends the heritage and trust of the
 banking industry into e-business.  The ABA certificate policy provides the
 foundation for truly interoperable digital credentials.  TrustID is the only
 solution on the market that enables people and organizations to use the same
 digital certificate everywhere because it is designed to be universally
 accepted and recognized.
 
     About Kyberpass Corporation
     Kyberpass delivers a new generation of e-security TrustPlatforms for B2B
 exchanges, Identrus and eBusiness applications.  With millions of licensed
 users around the world, Kyberpass' award-winning security solutions seamlessly
 allows any application to take advantage of the full power of Public Key
 Infrastructure (PKI), while automatically implementing customers' unique
 security policies and dramatically simplifying administration.  Kyberpass
 enables the implementation of a total security solution in a matter of hours,
 rather than months or years.  Kyberpass supports all major PKIs and provides
 the most flexible e-security infrastructure available on the market today.
 For more information, visit www.kyberpass.com.
 
     About Kyberpass Exchange TrustPlatform
     The Kyberpass Exchange TrustPlatform is a comprehensive security
 management solution for Web-based B2B and B2C applications operating within an
 Extranet, Web Portal or B2B Exchange that applies the necessary level of trust
 to transactions with customers and partners.  The Kyberpass Exchange
 TrustPlatform solves problems traditionally associated with creating trusted
 B2B and B2C activities such as access control for customers and partners and
 non-repudiation, which is the foundation of digital signature technology.
 
     Digital Signature Trust and TrustID are registered trademarks of DST.  All
 other company and product names mentioned herein are either registered
 trademarks or trademarks of the respective companies.
 
 SOURCE  Digital Signature Trust

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