SSH Communications Security

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SSH Communications Security Corp.
Native name
SSH Communications Security Oyj
Traded as Nasdaq HelsinkiSSH1V
Industry Cybersecurity
Founded 1995 (1995)
Founder Tatu Ylönen
Area served

SSH Communications Security Corp. (Nasdaq HelsinkiSSH1V) is a cybersecurity company focusing on encryption and access control solutions to help its customers meet compliance requirements, improve their security posture, and save on operational costs.

The company particularly focuses on SSH key management. National Institute of Standards and Technology has published guidelines on SSH access management that outline the risks of unmanaged SSH keys.[1] The company's customers include many major financial institutions,[2][3] retailers,[4][5] and technology companies.[6]

The company was founded in 1995 Tatu Ylönen, who designed the first version of the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol and software.[7] He continues to work for the company full-time. The current CEO is Kaisa Olkkonen.[8] The company has been listed on the Nasdaq Nordic since 2000.

One of the products of the company is PrivX On-Demand Access Manager aimed at securing machine-to-machine communication in large organizations replacing permanent access keys.[9]


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