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ChosenSecurity CEO Neal Creighton Named a Finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) Award in New England

Recognized for Leadership of Identity and Trust Services Pioneer GeoTrust, Inc.

NEEDHAM, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 04/25/07 -- ChosenSecurity, Inc., a leading specialist in identity verification and security services, today announced that its chief executive, Neal Creighton, has been named a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award in New England. Creighton was selected for his work at GeoTrust, Inc., which was acquired in 2006 by VeriSign, Inc. At that time, ChosenSecurity was spun out of GeoTrust to continue the company's focus on providing advanced identity verification and security solutions to thousands of customers worldwide.

The Ernst & Young awards program, the most prestigious of its kind in the U.S., is designed to recognize individuals whose vision, leadership, achievement and social responsibility enable them to create and sustain world-class businesses. Award winners will be announced on June 14, 2007.

Under Creighton's leadership since 2001, GeoTrust automated the identification of people, organizations, computers and software online. The quality of GeoTrust's technology and services, coupled with expanding market demand for technology that enables trusted online communications and transactions, fueled GeoTrust's rapid growth. In 2005, the company bought security services expert TC TrustCenter. When GeoTrust itself was acquired in 2006 by security industry leader VeriSign, Creighton and much of the GeoTrust team created ChosenSecurity from the TC TrustCenter subsidiary in order to further their focus on meeting the identity verification demands associated with the next wave of Internet use. ChosenSecurity, which is owned by former GeoTrust shareholders, is not affiliated with VeriSign.

"GeoTrust represented a unique type of success -- and one that was shared by everyone within the organization," said Creighton. "Our team built a company that was so successful that it began to rival one of the giants in the security industry. Acquisition by that firm served as recognition of how far GeoTrust progressed as a company. At the same time, ChosenSecurity in many ways represents the continuation of GeoTrust through a new generation of technology and services designed to allow people and businesses to verify and secure identities online. I'm pleased to be recognized by the Ernst & Young committee and to share this honor with the GeoTrust and ChosenSecurity teams."

About the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards

The Entrepreneur Of The Year® awards program was created and is produced by professional services firm Ernst & Young LLP. As the first award of its kind, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic and growing businesses. The program, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2006, honors entrepreneurs through regional, national and global award programs in over 125 cities and 40 countries.

About ChosenSecurity, Inc.

ChosenSecurity, Inc. is a leading specialist in identity verification and security services that ensure safe and secure online communication and transactions. Since 1997, the company, previously a subsidiary of GeoTrust, has offered certificates and security solutions along the entire value chain of identity verification. The ChosenSecurity portfolio includes certificates that enable secure access to and encryption of transactions and data; technology for the reliable authentication of users, applications and computers; PKI and SmartCard solutions that secure access to corporate networks and applications; managed security services; and comprehensive consulting services. With more than 3,500 customers across the globe and headquartered in Needham, MA, ChosenSecurity is a true leader of certification service providers at the forefront of identity management. For additional information, please visit www.chosensecurity.com.

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