Beehive CU Buzzes With Mutual OnlineAuthentication

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SALT LAKE CITY - (07/03/06) – Beehive CU said it has signedwith Comodo to provide it with a mutual authentication solution forincreased verification and online security. A mutual authenticationsystem is one which allows a consumer to verify the credit union orbank as authentic and the credit union or bank can authenticate theuser. Comodo’s patent-pending ‘See Verify Trust’technology incorporates digital certificates to authenticate auser. The enable verification, consumers use Comodo’s freedigital reader, called VerificationEngine. Beehive CU is alsoemploying Comodo’s email certificates to ensure that when amember reads an email from the credit union, the member can be surethat the sender is not a fraudster. Email certificates will also beused to encrypt sensitive communication within the credit union.Comodo is based in Jersey City, N.J.

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