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Comodo Enhances EasyVPN with Two-Factor Authentication

Can Combine Password Sign-in and Email Certificate to Make Network More Secure

Jersey City, NJ, October 06, 2009 - Knowledge workers have nothing to lose but their chains. With a Virtual Private Network (VPN) like Comodo EasyVPN, people working on computer-intensive files are no longer bound to their desks.

Files that demand a lot of computation must be processed on large computers with sufficient memory. Typically, these computers sit on desktops and are too bulky to tote.

With the latest release of Comodo EasyVPN, knowledge workers can leave their desktop computers behind. Bearing only 3-pound netbooks connected to the Internet, they can still use their desktop computers remotely to best advantage—even from a hemisphere away.

Scalable EasyVPN software creates a secure tunnel through the Internet, a private "network-within-the-Internet," allowing two or more PCs to communicate without threat of interception. And with its latest release EasyVPN allows users to secure their private networks with Two-Factor Authentication like that used by the banks and the military.

When users set up their EasyVPN network, they can set account privileges and access rights. Depending on security needs, they can designate that users can sign in using a password only, an email certificate only, or a password in combination with an email certificate. Using both a password and a digital certificate is known as Two-Factor Authentication, relying on two forms of identification to prevent hackers from breaking into a network.

Comodo EasyVPN and Comodo email certificates are free for private users. To download the software, visit http://www.comodo.com/home/remote-pc/vpn-access.php. Email [email protected] for information about using EasyVPN for commercial purposes.

About Comodo

Comodo is a leading brand in Internet security, covering an extensive range of security software and services, including digital certificates, PCI scanning, desktop security, online faxing, and computer technical support services.

Businesses and consumers worldwide recognize Comodo as standing for security and trust. Comodo products secure and authenticate online transactions for over 200,000 businesses and have more than 18,000,000 installations of Comodo desktop security software, including an award-winning firewall and antivirus software offered at no charge.

The Comodo family of companies is committed to continual innovation, core competencies in PKI, authentication, and malware detection and prevention.  As a catalyst in eliminating online crime, the companies' mission is to establish a Trusted Internet.

With US headquarters overlooking Manhattan on New Jersey's waterfront, and global resources in United Kingdom, China, India, Ukraine, and Romania, Comodo products offer intelligent security, authentication, and assurance.

Comodo -- Creating Trust Online®. For more information, visit Comodo's website.

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