Rainbow's iKey 2000 Is Entrust-Ready(TM)

iKey 2000 PE for Entrust Authentication Token Delivers

Proven PKI Security for Robust Network Environments



Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Rainbow Technologies, Inc.

    IRVINE, Calif., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Digital Rights Management
 group of Rainbow Technologies, Inc., (Nasdaq:   RNBO), a leading provider of
 high-performance security solutions for the Internet and eCommerce, today
 announced that the company's iKey 2000 series workstation security solution
 has been awarded the Entrust-Ready(TM) designation by Entrust Technologies
 (Nasdaq:   ENTU), the leading global provider of Trust Relationship
 Management(TM) software and managed services.  The Entrust-Ready designation
 means that the iKey 2000 PE for Entrust has been tested for compatibility and
 interoperability with Entrust's market-leading public-key infrastructure (PKI)
 software.
     With this designation, the iKey 2000 series is the industry's first USB
 authentication token to earn the Entrust-Ready designation.  Rainbow, a member
 of the Entrust(R) Alliance Developer Program, has initiated Entrust
 compatibility testing with other members of the iKey authentication token
 family.
     "Working with organizations like Rainbow is one way Entrust can extend the
 reach of its Trust Relationship Management portfolio and provide customers
 with comprehensive trust solutions.  We are pleased to award the Entrust-Ready
 designation for Rainbow's iKey 2000 PE," said Paul Doscher, executive vice
 president, marketing and business development, Entrust Technologies Inc.  "We
 remain committed to working with a wide array of organizations to deliver
 solutions that leverage our customers' existing investments."
     "Rainbow's iKey 2000 series is the industry's first true plug-and-play PKI
 security token," said Robert Shields, sr. director of strategic marketing,
 Rainbow Technologies.  "The Entrust-Ready designation gives our joint
 customers a proven solution for authentication and authorization of users in a
 PKI environment and for secure remote access.  We are pleased to continue
 working with Entrust to further certify other members of our iKey product
 family."
 
     About Rainbow's iKey
     The iKey workstation security solution family currently features two
 authentication tokens developed by Rainbow Technologies.  The iKey 1000 is a
 low-cost security token for B2C loyalty and branding, Windows 2000 security
 and public-key infrastructure (PKI) applications.  Rainbow's iKey 2000 is a
 physically secure token for B2B, enterprise security and other sophisticated
 PKI applications.
 
     About Entrust Technologies Inc.
     Entrust Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:   ENTU) is the leading global provider
 of Trust Relationship Management(TM) software and managed services that enable
 organizations to optimize their business relationships by providing confidence
 and convenience to exchange information and conduct transactions via the
 Internet.  Today, companies and government agencies in more than 40 countries
 rely on the end-to-end Entrust Technologies' Trust Relationship Management
 portfolio, which is based on the company's award-winning public-key
 infrastructure (PKI) and privilege management technology.  Through Trust
 Relationship Management software and managed services from Entrust,
 organizations worldwide are able to extend innovative and highly efficient
 services to millions of customers, partners and suppliers -- via conventional
 computers and networks, wireless devices and other Internet appliances.
 Entrust Technologies is a recipient of the CrossRoads 2001 A-List Award.  For
 more information, please visit www.entrust.com.
 
     About Rainbow Technologies
     Founded in 1984, Rainbow Technologies is a leading provider of security
 solutions for the Internet and eCommerce.  Rainbow applies its core technology
 to a variety of Internet applications from securing software to the
 acceleration of secure communication for eCommerce and Virtual Private
 Networks (VPNs).  Rainbow's products include; secure Web server and VPN
 acceleration boards; anti-piracy and Internet software-distribution solutions;
 PKI-based security solutions; voice, data and satellite security systems; and
 USB-based authentication tokens.  The company's Digital Rights Management
 group is headquartered in Irvine, California, and has offices throughout the
 United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia, China, India, The
 Netherlands, Brazil, and Taiwan.  A network of nearly 80 authorized
 distributors sell Rainbow products worldwide.  For more information, visit our
 Web site at http://www.rainbow.com.
 
     Rainbow Technologies and CryptoSwift are trademarks of Rainbow
 Technologies, Inc.
 
     Entrust is a registered trademark of Entrust Technologies Inc. in the
 United States and other countries.  In Canada, Entrust is a registered
 trademark of Entrust Technologies Limited.  All Entrust product names are
 trademarks of Entrust Technologies.
 
     All other company and product names are trademarks of their respective
 organizations.
 
     The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a "safe
 harbor" for forward-looking statements.  Certain information included in our
 Annual Report on Form 10-K and other materials filed with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission ("SEC") (as well as information included in oral
 statements or other written statements made or to be made by the Company)
 contain statements relating to the following:  dependence upon existing and
 new product offerings, competition, intellectual property and licensing,
 future growth, rapid technological and market change, manufacturing and
 sourcing risks, Internet infrastructure and regulation, the inclusion of
 network security functionality in hardware or system software, international
 operations, among others.  These conditions involve important factors that
 could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any
 forward-looking statements made by or on behalf of the Company.  Any
 forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the Private Securities
 Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and, as such, speak only as of the date made.
 Statements made in this document that are not purely historical are
 forward-looking statements, including any statements as to beliefs, plans,
 expectations, or intentions regarding the future.  The Company assumes no
 obligation to update information concerning its expectations.
 
     For further information, please contact Dan Chmielewski of Rainbow
 Technologies, Inc., 949-450-7377, dchm@rainbow.com; or Shay Stockdill of
 Strategies, 714-957-8880, ext. 116, shay@strategiesadpr.com, for Rainbow
 Technologies, Inc.
 
 

SOURCE Rainbow Technologies, Inc.
    IRVINE, Calif., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Digital Rights Management
 group of Rainbow Technologies, Inc., (Nasdaq:   RNBO), a leading provider of
 high-performance security solutions for the Internet and eCommerce, today
 announced that the company's iKey 2000 series workstation security solution
 has been awarded the Entrust-Ready(TM) designation by Entrust Technologies
 (Nasdaq:   ENTU), the leading global provider of Trust Relationship
 Management(TM) software and managed services.  The Entrust-Ready designation
 means that the iKey 2000 PE for Entrust has been tested for compatibility and
 interoperability with Entrust's market-leading public-key infrastructure (PKI)
 software.
     With this designation, the iKey 2000 series is the industry's first USB
 authentication token to earn the Entrust-Ready designation.  Rainbow, a member
 of the Entrust(R) Alliance Developer Program, has initiated Entrust
 compatibility testing with other members of the iKey authentication token
 family.
     "Working with organizations like Rainbow is one way Entrust can extend the
 reach of its Trust Relationship Management portfolio and provide customers
 with comprehensive trust solutions.  We are pleased to award the Entrust-Ready
 designation for Rainbow's iKey 2000 PE," said Paul Doscher, executive vice
 president, marketing and business development, Entrust Technologies Inc.  "We
 remain committed to working with a wide array of organizations to deliver
 solutions that leverage our customers' existing investments."
     "Rainbow's iKey 2000 series is the industry's first true plug-and-play PKI
 security token," said Robert Shields, sr. director of strategic marketing,
 Rainbow Technologies.  "The Entrust-Ready designation gives our joint
 customers a proven solution for authentication and authorization of users in a
 PKI environment and for secure remote access.  We are pleased to continue
 working with Entrust to further certify other members of our iKey product
 family."
 
     About Rainbow's iKey
     The iKey workstation security solution family currently features two
 authentication tokens developed by Rainbow Technologies.  The iKey 1000 is a
 low-cost security token for B2C loyalty and branding, Windows 2000 security
 and public-key infrastructure (PKI) applications.  Rainbow's iKey 2000 is a
 physically secure token for B2B, enterprise security and other sophisticated
 PKI applications.
 
     About Entrust Technologies Inc.
     Entrust Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:   ENTU) is the leading global provider
 of Trust Relationship Management(TM) software and managed services that enable
 organizations to optimize their business relationships by providing confidence
 and convenience to exchange information and conduct transactions via the
 Internet.  Today, companies and government agencies in more than 40 countries
 rely on the end-to-end Entrust Technologies' Trust Relationship Management
 portfolio, which is based on the company's award-winning public-key
 infrastructure (PKI) and privilege management technology.  Through Trust
 Relationship Management software and managed services from Entrust,
 organizations worldwide are able to extend innovative and highly efficient
 services to millions of customers, partners and suppliers -- via conventional
 computers and networks, wireless devices and other Internet appliances.
 Entrust Technologies is a recipient of the CrossRoads 2001 A-List Award.  For
 more information, please visit www.entrust.com.
 
     About Rainbow Technologies
     Founded in 1984, Rainbow Technologies is a leading provider of security
 solutions for the Internet and eCommerce.  Rainbow applies its core technology
 to a variety of Internet applications from securing software to the
 acceleration of secure communication for eCommerce and Virtual Private
 Networks (VPNs).  Rainbow's products include; secure Web server and VPN
 acceleration boards; anti-piracy and Internet software-distribution solutions;
 PKI-based security solutions; voice, data and satellite security systems; and
 USB-based authentication tokens.  The company's Digital Rights Management
 group is headquartered in Irvine, California, and has offices throughout the
 United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia, China, India, The
 Netherlands, Brazil, and Taiwan.  A network of nearly 80 authorized
 distributors sell Rainbow products worldwide.  For more information, visit our
 Web site at http://www.rainbow.com.
 
     Rainbow Technologies and CryptoSwift are trademarks of Rainbow
 Technologies, Inc.
 
     Entrust is a registered trademark of Entrust Technologies Inc. in the
 United States and other countries.  In Canada, Entrust is a registered
 trademark of Entrust Technologies Limited.  All Entrust product names are
 trademarks of Entrust Technologies.
 
     All other company and product names are trademarks of their respective
 organizations.
 
     The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a "safe
 harbor" for forward-looking statements.  Certain information included in our
 Annual Report on Form 10-K and other materials filed with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission ("SEC") (as well as information included in oral
 statements or other written statements made or to be made by the Company)
 contain statements relating to the following:  dependence upon existing and
 new product offerings, competition, intellectual property and licensing,
 future growth, rapid technological and market change, manufacturing and
 sourcing risks, Internet infrastructure and regulation, the inclusion of
 network security functionality in hardware or system software, international
 operations, among others.  These conditions involve important factors that
 could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any
 forward-looking statements made by or on behalf of the Company.  Any
 forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the Private Securities
 Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and, as such, speak only as of the date made.
 Statements made in this document that are not purely historical are
 forward-looking statements, including any statements as to beliefs, plans,
 expectations, or intentions regarding the future.  The Company assumes no
 obligation to update information concerning its expectations.
 
     For further information, please contact Dan Chmielewski of Rainbow
 Technologies, Inc., 949-450-7377, dchm@rainbow.com; or Shay Stockdill of
 Strategies, 714-957-8880, ext. 116, shay@strategiesadpr.com, for Rainbow
 Technologies, Inc.
 
 SOURCE  Rainbow Technologies, Inc.