Press Release

RSA Provides Security Solutions for Business Acceleration to More Than 8,000 Customers in Q4 2006

More than 5,600 New Customers Selected RS' Information-Centric Security Solutions in 2006 Successes Include Agreements with over 3,500 Financial Services Firms

Bedford, Mass., Wednesday, January 24, 2007 - 

RSA, The Security Division of EMC (NYSE: EMC), today announced that more than 8,000 customers, including approximately 2,000 new customers, selected RSA for its identity assurance and access control, encryption and key management, compliance and security information management and fraud protection solutions in the fourth quarter of 2006.

As of December 31, 2006, more than 25,000 organizations worldwide – including more than 5,600 new customers who chose RSA in 2006 -- have selected the company's award-winning line of solutions, designed to help secure and leverage critical information wherever it resides in the enterprise. Within this total are 3,500-plus financial services firms who chose RSA consumer protection solutions in 2006. RSA's consumer solutions now have over 100 million users under contract and protect most of the leading financial institutions around the world.

"With strong sales in the fourth quarter of 2006, and for the year overall, RSA continues to lead the market in delivering unique business and technology solutions to our customers. This success transcends our key verticals and all of our product lines," said Jim Melvin, vice president of marketing at RSA. "Business acceleration through information-centric security -- it is a simple concept, and one that is catching on fast. We help our customers accelerate their businesses by solving their most sensitive and complex security challenges – and freeing them to realize new business possibilities. RSA's information-centric approach protects information from its core, and we're proud to offer our customers an integrated set of security solutions to protect valuable information assets throughout their lifecycle."

Announced customer wins during Q4 2006 included:

Alliance & Leicester, the Environmental Protection Agency, the General Services Administration (GSA) on behalf of the Social Security Administration (SSA) and TCF Financial Corporation.

Additional 2006 customer successes include:

About EMC

RSA, The Security Division of EMC, is the expert in information-centric security, enabling the protection of information throughout its lifecycle. RSA enables customers to cost-effectively secure critical information assets and online identities wherever they live and at every step of the way, and manage security information and events to ease the burden of compliance.

RSA offers industry-leading solutions in identity assurance & access control, encryption & key management, compliance & security information management and fraud protection. These solutions bring trust to millions of user identities, the transactions that they perform, and the data that is generated. For more information, please visit and