A pioneering Internet bank has become the first financial institution to sign up with Equifax Secure Inc., the electronic commerce business launched this month by Equifax Inc., the consumer data base company.

Security First Network Bank, an Atlanta-based subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, has begun relying on the digital certificate service to make communications secure and raise its level of assurance that on-line customers are who they say they are.

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