DigiCert Partners with Cybertrust Japan to Expand its Market Presence in Asia

Pursuant to DigiCert’s acquiring Verizon Enterprise SSL business, DigiCert and Cybertrust Japan to provide digital certificates to Japan and Southeast Asia


LEHI, UT (July 7, 2015) — DigiCert, a global Certificate Authority and leader of trusted identity solutions, has partnered with Cybertrust Japan, a leading Japanese comprehensive security certification service provider, to market DigiCert SSL, code signing and other digital certificates throughout the land of the rising sun and into Southeast Asia.


Working together, DigiCert and Cybertrust Japan aim to be the largest provider of digital certificates in the region within the next five years. Globally, DigiCert is the world’s second-largest provider of high-assurance SSL certificates after its recent acquisition of the Verizon Enterprise SSL business. Cybertrust Japan has offered online trust and security certification services for 20 years and has earned a high level of trust from customers in Japan.


Under this new partnership, DigiCert and Cybertrust Japan also announce Cyber Secure Asia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cybertrust Japan, which will market DigiCert’s certificate technology to Southeast Asia from a regional headquarters in Singapore. Cyber Secure Asia will also provide DigiCert certificates to Malaysia, with future plans to expand into other Southeast Asian markets, such as Indonesia and the Philippines.


“DigiCert is excited to partner with Cybertrust Japan to accelerate our growth in Asia,” said DigiCert CEO Nicholas Hales. “We’re confident that existing Cybertrust Japan customers and prospective customers will benefit tremendously from our customer focus and innovation in providing leading certificate management solutions for the enterprise.”


In addition to marketing DigiCert’s SSL and code signing certificates online, Cybertrust Japan will introduce its customers to DigiCert’s leading certificate management tools such as Certificate Inspector™, Express Install™ and other components of the company’s new CertCentral™ certificate management platform.


Combining industry-leading customer service experience with intuitive certificate monitoring and management tools, DigiCert PKI solutions help enterprises optimize SSL certificate management and secure the Internet of Things. As a result, DigiCert continues to attract the business of the world’s leading brands, including six of the global Alexa Top 10.


“Cybertrust Japan has a good track record as the first Certification Authority in Japan and will mark the company’s 20-year anniversary this September,” said Yasutoshi Magara, president & CEO of Cybertrust Japan. “In this historic year, we’ve entered into a strategic business partnership agreement with DigiCert to provide digital authentication services. DigiCert has many customers in the high-assurance SSL certificates market and has earned a high level of trust around the world through a philosophy that focuses on customer needs. Cybertrust Japan will provide a high-quality, secure digital authentication service not only in Japan but across Asia in a way that aligns our two companies’ philosophies of providing high trust and value to our customers.”


Cybertrust Japan, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and led by President & CEO Yasutoshi Magara, is a comprehensive security certification service provider that offers SSL Server Certificates issuance service for the website authentification, user certification and e-mail protection, certification authority outsourcing for digital sign on electronic documents, PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) products and services, managed security service and security consultation. Cybertrust contributes to realization of a secure ICT society by providing “Trust” to individuals and organizations. For more information, visit www.cybertrust.ne.jp/english/.


Cyber Secure Asia is a partnership between DigiCert, Inc. and Cybertrust Japan Co., Ltd that offers Identity and Access Management (IAM) using state-of-the-art Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) technology for businesses with online presence. Cyber Secure Asia was set up in Singapore to inform, promote and provide customer data and cybersecurity protection to businesses across the Southeast Asian region. Having established a sales channel across the Causeway through Malaysian distributor TK International, Cyber Secure Asia plans to cover more regional countries in the future, such as Indonesia, Philippines, and other countries. For more information, visit www.cybersecureasia.com.


DigiCert is a premier, trusted provider of enterprise security solutions with an emphasis on authentication and encryption via managed PKI and high-assurance digital certificates for enterprise and the Internet of Things. Headquartered in Lehi, Utah, DigiCert is trusted by more than 115,000 of the world’s leading government, finance, healthcare, education, and Fortune 500® organizations. DigiCert has been recognized with dozens of awards for providing enhanced customer value, premium customer service and market growth leadership. For the latest DigiCert news and updates, visit digicert.com , like DigiCert on Facebook® or follow @digicert on Twitter®.


Jeff Chandler
DigiCert, Inc.
P: 801.701.9653
E: jeff.chandler@digicert.com


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