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Canuck outfit diversinet,(NORTEL lest we forget.) want to get into bed with
SecureNet who are already linked with the 'smart' new ID cards for Mr Hu's
greater Hong Kong.
Families are being split up and some sent back to the Mainland's Lao Gai's.
Companies Like IBM,Ford and guys like Prescott Bush and Robert Menzies are
forever tainted by association with totalitarian and murderous regimes.
Can firms like the above,SUN,RSA,CISCO and others be far behind?
To my mind they are already there along with their lick spittle apologists
Online security provider SecureNet Ltd has joined forces with Canadian
security infrastructure company Diversinet to deliver wired and wireless
security solutions to the Australian, New Zealand and Chinese markets.
This follows SecureNet's licensing of Diversinet's Passport security
product suite in October.
Under these agreements Diversinet receives a total of $US1 million ($A1.78
million) from SecureNet.
The extended agreement between the two companies includes the combining of
research and development expertise to integrate Diversinet's wireless
solutions into SecureNet's range of TrustedNet products.
SecureNet managing director Geoffrey Ross said the deal strengthened the
company's range of security solutions.
Mr Ross predicted that the burgeoning worldwide demand for secure
internet-based systems would offer the greatest opportunity yet for the
application of smart card technology. He said multi-application smart cards
as recently developed by SecureNet for the Hong Kong market - which carry
digital authentication and signature certificates as well as traditional
credit, debit and calling card functions – will introduce smart card
technology into everyday use, worldwide
The Asia Pacific Smart Card Forum was established in 1995 to promote the
development of a technologically advanced and viable smart card industry in
Australia, and to position Australia as a leading supplier of smart card
technology and applications. Membership includes major vendors, government
agencies, financial institutions and consulting firms.
The inaugural Smart Card Industry Award was presented at a ceremony at
Cards Australia in Melbourne on 5 July.
The Award sponsor, LM Gemplus, is the newly-formed smart card joint venture
between Leigh Mardon Australia and Gemplus France.
SecureNet's Revenues Balloon
February 25, 2000
SecureNet (SNX) has continued on its high growth path, reported a 99%
increase in Sales revenue from $3.15 million to $6.27 million for the six
months to 31 December, 1999. Gross profit rose 126% to $3.58 million and
the company reported an operating loss before equity accounting of $0.23
million ($0.08 million pcp). After equity accounting, the net loss
increased to $0.698 million – this takes into account SNX’s share of all
start up and business establishment costs on the Cable & Wireless HKT joint
The company said the significant revenue growth was driven by success with
e-commerce projects. SNX currently has an outstanding order book exceeding
Australia's SecureNet Puts Trust In Beijing
By David Frith, Computer Daily News
31 Jan 2001, 2:32 AM CST
Australian-based Internet security services provider SecureNet [ASX:SNX]
has opened a "trust centre" in Beijing.
Modelled on other SecureNet centers in Hong Kong and Australia, it is a
joint venture with HKT SecureNet and Top Hawk, the company says.
Securenet says it plans to inject A$5 million (US$2.72 million) into the
The center will offer a range of Internet-based banking products that
require authentication, single sign on, payments processing, secure
transactions, smart cards and other related services, SecureNet says.
Managing Director Geoffrey Ross said the company envisages a string of
trust centers that can be replicated globally, interconnected via a global
IP (Internet protocol) backbone and providing services for customers across
Snet was called in to plug the e-mail.'leak' from navy sailors that was
blowing stories like the 'children overboard,' affair.
FEARS of further terrorist attacks have proved a bonanza for the IT
industry, as increasing numbers of companies and organisations focus on
According to researcher Gartner, the Asia Pacific IT security market will
be worth $US1.2 billion by 2005. Researcher IDC estimates the Australian
market alone will be worth $1.75 billion by 2006.
Starved of revenue in the poor economic climate, technology companies are
clamouring to sell their wares in what's been described as the fastest
growing sector in years.
The company recently announced a multi-million-dollar pilot program for the
Australian Defence Force for a secure message authentication system to
protect operational communications.
"We are seeing demand increase in these types of e-security solutions as
organisations begin to go online seriously," Mr Ross said.
Remember Richard Li?
The Ronald mcDonald kid?
Pacific Century CyberWorks Buys $32m Stake In SecureNet
... Geoffrey Ross, managing director of SecureNet, and CEO of the joint
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