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Advancing to New Frontiers: KOBIL Systems Invests in New Markets

IT Security Specialist Strengthens Its Position in United Kingdom

WORMS, GERMANY and LONDON -- (Marketwire) -- 11/19/12 -- KOBIL invests heavily into an experienced international sales force and announce the appointment of Mike Hardman as United Kingdom country manager. Hardman brings with him a wealth of senior management experience within the Banking and Security arena with organisations such as IBM, Sun Microsystems, Symantec and Cap Gemini.

As the leading manufacturer of mobile IT security solutions in the area of digital identity, KOBIL is increasing its investments into its international sales team. Experienced hires such as Mike Hardman underline KOBIL's attractive technologies and solutions.

Hardman heads up an already successful UK team and believes KOBIL Systems are poised to exploit their unique technology offerings in e-banking, e-payment and e-commerce, based on the highest security parameters and communications on any computer in the world.

Please feel free to contact Mike on mike.hardman@kobil.com and ask him about BANK 2015 -- KOBIL Systems new flagship solution.

About KOBIL Systems
KOBIL Systems is a market leader and trendsetter for highly convenient IT security solutions with a focus in the area of secure digital identities. KOBIL stands for secure data, secure communication and secure authentication on every computer worldwide. Founded in 1986, KOBIL Group based in Worms, Germany, is the only manufacturer worldwide with a fully developed product line for IT-Security. As a pioneer in the area of cryptography, smart card technology and PKI (Public Key Infrastructure, digital identities) and in the area of Security for mobile platforms as Android or iPhone ec. KOBIL's products have become today's recognized standard for secure digital identities. The full research and development of the products is made in Germany. KOBIL has 40 percent of the staff involved in R&D. KOBIL applications comply with international standards such as USB, NFC, ISO 14443, EMV-CAP, ISO 7816, ISO 9001 and the German Act for Digital Signature. KOBIL products also support common technology standards which make it very simple to integrate them into existing IT infrastructures. IT security solutions by KOBIL are mobile, flexible and user friendly, and are used in a variety of different industries. Many banks and corporations rely on KOBIL technologies, such as Deutsche Telekom, Datev, Commerzbank, Aareal Bank, DekaBank Luxembourg, Banque de Luxembourg, Sparkassen, Volksbanken, Deutsche Postbank, Migros Bank, Valiant Bank, Hypothekarbank Lenzburg, Berner Kantonalbank, ING Bank, Raiffeisenbank International, UBS, Société Générale, BBVA, Santander, Yapi Kredi, Akbank, Isbank, German parliament and German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI).

KOBIL USA expanded into North America with KOBIL USA's headquarters established in San Francisco in January 2012.

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