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SYMETRIC SCIENCES LICENSES BIOPASSWORDÒ, NET NANNY'S BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION
TECHNOLOGY, FOR CLINICAL TRIALS SOFTWARE
Patented strong user authentication provides reliable way to meet compliance
Bellevue, Wash., February 6, 2002 - Net Nanny Software International Inc.
(OTCBB: NNSWF) (CDNX: NNSWF), the leader in biometric keystroke authentication
technology, today announced that SyMetric Sciences Inc., of Montreal,
Canada, is now shipping its clinical data management software with BioPasswordÒ
, to help ensure that its customers, in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology
research industries, are properly authenticating individuals with access
to sensitive clinical research data.
"Federal guidelines in the health sciences industry are driving demand
for authentication solutions such as ours," said Andrew Tull, Net Nanny's
VP of sales. "SyMetric, and a growing number of other companies serving
the health care industry, are choosing BioPassword for their authentication
needs, because they are finding that it is the fastest and most effective
way to help solve their security compliance obligations."
Clinical research organizations are mandated to comply with FDA regulations
21 CFR Part 11, which require tracking the activity and ownership of clinical
data in audit trails. BioPassword provides an extra layer of security
to user names and passwords, to ensure that user identities have not been
stolen or otherwise used improperly. SyMetric Sciences licenses clinical
data management software, providing an extended and fully-validated suite
of data management and imaging tools in full compliance with international
"Adding BioPassword to our user authentication system not only strengthens
the security features of our clinical data management software, but also
creates unique "digital signatures" conforming to FDA regulations, when
used with our activity tracking technology," said Robert Major, founder
and president of SyMetric Sciences, Inc. "BioPassword is an elegant solution
and since no additional hardware is required, it is easy to deploy and
implement. The software developer's kit (SDK) also gave us a high degree
of flexibility to integrate the BioPassword technology exactly where we
Net Nanny will receive a recurring revenue stream based on the number
of seats that SyMetric licenses to its new and existing customer base.
BioPasswordÒ will be demonstrated at the RSA Security Conference, February
19-21, 2002, at McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, CA, in Booth #1702.
About SyMetric Sciences Inc.
SyMetric Sciences is a private company based in Montreal, Canada providing
a comprehensive suite of software tools for the management of data collected
in clinical trials. The clinical data management system "SyMetric" includes
modules supporting double data entry with integrated imaging capabilities,
terminology encoding, data validation and query management. SyMetric
Sciences is also a contract research organization offering clinical data
management services including web-based data collection and biostatistical
expertise to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. For more
information, contact Robert Major, (514) 935-4562, email@example.com,
or visit the website at www.SyMetric.ca.
About Net Nanny Software International Inc.
Net Nanny Software International Inc., a publicly traded company (OTCBB:
NNSWF), (CDNX: NNS) with headquarters and subsidiaries in the United States
and Canada, specializes in Internet safety and computer security products
for both the home and enterprise markets. The Company's award-winning
Internet safety product, Net NannyÒ, and patented strong user authentication
technology, BioPassword®, address the growing need to control access to
mission-critical computer data and give users the freedom to choose options
that match their individual needs and value system. For more information
on the Company and its products, please visit www.netnanny.com, www.biopassword
.com or call (425) 378-3203.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
Net Nanny Software International Inc.
"Gordon A. Ross"
Chairman and CEO
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