ValiCert and Baltimore Technologies Partner to Deliver Faster, Simpler Validation for e-Security Infrastructure

Combined Offering Enables Baltimore to Provide Integrated Security Solution

For e-Business



Apr 11, 2001, 01:00 ET from ValiCert, Inc.

    RSA CONFERENCE 2001, SAN FRANCISCO, April 11 /PRNewswire/ --
 ValiCert, Inc. (Nasdaq:   VLCT), a premier provider of trust solutions for
 electronic business transactions, and Baltimore Technologies (Nasdaq:   BALT)
 (London: BLM), a global leader in e-Security, today announced a strategic
 alliance. With this agreement, the two companies will combine the ValiCert
 Validation Authority(TM) (VA) solution with Baltimore UniCERT(TM), the world's
 leading public key infrastructure (PKI) system.  Through this new OEM
 arrangement, Baltimore's customers will be able to instantly check the
 validity of corporate and individual credentials, facilitating electronic
 transactions that are protected against revoked or suspended digital
 certificates.
     "The combination of Baltimore UniCERT and ValiCert VA provides businesses
 with the trust infrastructure they need to conduct high-value transactions
 with confidence," said John O'Sullivan, executive vice president of
 engineering, Baltimore Technologies. "This announcement represents a
 significant step forward for e-Businesses that require a seamless e-Security
 foundation."
     "This strategic relationship enables ValiCert to offer its Validation
 Authority solution to customers around the world through Baltimore
 Technologies' global channels," said Sathvik Krishnamurthy, vice president of
 marketing and business development for ValiCert.  "Trusting the credentials
 and authority of the parties involved in a transaction is a critical step in
 the widespread deployment and acceptance of online business transactions.
 ValiCert looks forward to building on its relationship with Baltimore
 Technologies as we continue to expand our global distribution channel."
 
     About Baltimore Technologies
     Baltimore Technologies develops and markets security products and services
 to enable companies to develop trusted, secure systems for e-business, the
 Internet and mobile commerce. Its products include a wide range of Public Key
 Infrastructure (PKI) products and services, access control and authorisation
 products, wireless e-security solutions, cryptographic toolkits, content
 security products (MIMEsweeper), security applications and hardware
 cryptographic devices. Baltimore's global professional services organization
 offers a wide variety of consulting, training and deployment support to its
 customers worldwide. Baltimore Technologies markets and sells its solutions
 worldwide directly and through the TrustedWorld(TM) partner program. Baltimore
 TrustedWorld includes many of the world's leading technology companies and a
 wide variety of global, regional and local business alliance partners.
     Baltimore Technologies employs over 1200 people worldwide and operates
 from 38 cities, with headquarters in Dublin, Ireland; London, UK; Boston, USA
 and Sydney, Australia. Baltimore Technologies plc is a public company with
 dual listings on Nasdaq (BALT) and the London Stock Exchange (BLM).
     For further information and press releases on Baltimore Technologies,
 please visit www.baltimore.com.
 
     About ValiCert
     ValiCert is a leading provider of trusted transaction infrastructure
 products and managed services for conducting business safely over the
 Internet.  The company's open and neutral security solutions are designed to
 enable enterprises and service providers to protect all phases of the
 transaction lifecycle regardless of the type of credentials that are used for
 authentication purposes. ValiCert's products and services are available
 through its direct sales force, resellers and global affiliate network.
     ValiCert has technology and marketing alliances with a range of security,
 e-Commerce and wireless companies, as well as systems integrators.  The
 company's customers include Global 2000 organizations in financial services,
 telecom, healthcare and government sectors.  ValiCert is headquartered in
 Mountain View, California and has offices throughout the US, Canada, Europe
 and Asia.  ValiCert is available on the World Wide Web at www.valicert.com.
 
     NOTE:  ValiCert and ValiCert Validation Authority are trademarks of
 ValiCert, Inc.  All other product and brand names are trademarks or registered
 trademarks of their respective owners.
 
 

SOURCE ValiCert, Inc.
    RSA CONFERENCE 2001, SAN FRANCISCO, April 11 /PRNewswire/ --
 ValiCert, Inc. (Nasdaq:   VLCT), a premier provider of trust solutions for
 electronic business transactions, and Baltimore Technologies (Nasdaq:   BALT)
 (London: BLM), a global leader in e-Security, today announced a strategic
 alliance. With this agreement, the two companies will combine the ValiCert
 Validation Authority(TM) (VA) solution with Baltimore UniCERT(TM), the world's
 leading public key infrastructure (PKI) system.  Through this new OEM
 arrangement, Baltimore's customers will be able to instantly check the
 validity of corporate and individual credentials, facilitating electronic
 transactions that are protected against revoked or suspended digital
 certificates.
     "The combination of Baltimore UniCERT and ValiCert VA provides businesses
 with the trust infrastructure they need to conduct high-value transactions
 with confidence," said John O'Sullivan, executive vice president of
 engineering, Baltimore Technologies. "This announcement represents a
 significant step forward for e-Businesses that require a seamless e-Security
 foundation."
     "This strategic relationship enables ValiCert to offer its Validation
 Authority solution to customers around the world through Baltimore
 Technologies' global channels," said Sathvik Krishnamurthy, vice president of
 marketing and business development for ValiCert.  "Trusting the credentials
 and authority of the parties involved in a transaction is a critical step in
 the widespread deployment and acceptance of online business transactions.
 ValiCert looks forward to building on its relationship with Baltimore
 Technologies as we continue to expand our global distribution channel."
 
     About Baltimore Technologies
     Baltimore Technologies develops and markets security products and services
 to enable companies to develop trusted, secure systems for e-business, the
 Internet and mobile commerce. Its products include a wide range of Public Key
 Infrastructure (PKI) products and services, access control and authorisation
 products, wireless e-security solutions, cryptographic toolkits, content
 security products (MIMEsweeper), security applications and hardware
 cryptographic devices. Baltimore's global professional services organization
 offers a wide variety of consulting, training and deployment support to its
 customers worldwide. Baltimore Technologies markets and sells its solutions
 worldwide directly and through the TrustedWorld(TM) partner program. Baltimore
 TrustedWorld includes many of the world's leading technology companies and a
 wide variety of global, regional and local business alliance partners.
     Baltimore Technologies employs over 1200 people worldwide and operates
 from 38 cities, with headquarters in Dublin, Ireland; London, UK; Boston, USA
 and Sydney, Australia. Baltimore Technologies plc is a public company with
 dual listings on Nasdaq (BALT) and the London Stock Exchange (BLM).
     For further information and press releases on Baltimore Technologies,
 please visit www.baltimore.com.
 
     About ValiCert
     ValiCert is a leading provider of trusted transaction infrastructure
 products and managed services for conducting business safely over the
 Internet.  The company's open and neutral security solutions are designed to
 enable enterprises and service providers to protect all phases of the
 transaction lifecycle regardless of the type of credentials that are used for
 authentication purposes. ValiCert's products and services are available
 through its direct sales force, resellers and global affiliate network.
     ValiCert has technology and marketing alliances with a range of security,
 e-Commerce and wireless companies, as well as systems integrators.  The
 company's customers include Global 2000 organizations in financial services,
 telecom, healthcare and government sectors.  ValiCert is headquartered in
 Mountain View, California and has offices throughout the US, Canada, Europe
 and Asia.  ValiCert is available on the World Wide Web at www.valicert.com.
 
     NOTE:  ValiCert and ValiCert Validation Authority are trademarks of
 ValiCert, Inc.  All other product and brand names are trademarks or registered
 trademarks of their respective owners.
 
 SOURCE  ValiCert, Inc.