Morpho-Dictao Digital Signature Solution Approved by NATO

Paris, November 26, 2014

Morpho-Dictao (Safran) announces that its electronic signature solution, Dictao AdSigner, isnow included in the NATO Information Assurance Product Catalogue (NIAPC), and is classified ‘NATO SECRET'.

The NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency Cyber Security office serves to help reinforce NATO's role in preventing, detecting and countering cyber-attacks. In particular, it publishes the NIAPC, which lists products that are compliant with NATO security requirements. The publication provides the 28 NATO nations, allies, and NATO civil and military bodies with a catalogue of products for securing IT systems, and protecting sensitive data from all attacks.

Dictao AdSigner is now included in the NIAPC, and attained the ‘Green' level evaluation scheme, or highest security level possible. It is now authorized to be used on NATO systems handling data up to and including the NATO SECRET (NS) security level. This is the 5th highest level of security out of 6 total levels.

In addition to the NATO approval, Dictao AdSigner is also certified at the EAL3+ level of the Common Criteria (ISO 15 408) security evaluation, an international standard which serves to evaluate the quality and reliability of IT security solutions.

Jacques Pantin, Executive Vice President of Morpho-Dictao, stated: "This certification confirms yet again the high security level of our digital signature solutions and their capability to protect highly sensitive information from all types of cyber-attacks. The inclusion in the NATO catalogue demonstrates our ability to offer highly secure market solutions that adhere to the strictest of regulatory and technical requirements."

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About Morpho
Morpho, a high-technology company of Safran, is a global leader in security solutions. The company employs more than 8,400 people in 40 countries and reported revenues of 1.5 billion euros in 2013. Morpho's unique expertise lies in providing cutting edge security solutions for government identity, public security, critical infrastructure, transportation and business markets. Morpho is the world leader in multibiometric identification technologies, biometric identity documents, Automated Biometric Identification Systems (ABIS) and Explosives Detection Systems (EDS). It is one of the leading suppliers of SIM cards, smart cards, trace detection equipment and gaming terminals. With systems operating in more than 100 countries, Morpho's solutions simplify and secure the lives of people around the world.

For more information: www.morpho.com - www.safran-group.com

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About Dictao
Dictao is the leading publisher of software solutions for security and digital trust. Our software platform guarantees the security of digital transactions, and gives users confidence thanks to reliable proof. The platform provides three core functions: strong authentication of users, transaction security (digital signature), and data integrity (digital vault and traceability). Dictao is the only software editor whose product range is tailored to meet high performance levels, is proven in diverse contexts and is certified at the EAL3+ level of the international Common Criteria standards by the FNISA (French Networks and Information Security Agency).
Morpho completed Dictao's acquisition on August 29th, 2014

For more information: www.dictao.com

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