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                         Steve Singer to Present “Design Options for a Secure Ethernet Stack”

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, April 2, 2013 – Inside Secure (NYSE Euronext: INSD), a leader in embedded solutions for securing transactions, content and digital identity, today announced that Steve Singer, INSIDE’s director of sales-system engineering, will be a featured speaker at the Ethernet Technology Summit 2013 event being held April 2 - 4 in Santa Clara.  Mr. Singer will present “Design Options for a Secure Ethernet Stack,” part of the Ethernet Security session on April 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m., and will chair the “Beer, Pizza and Chat with the Experts” discussions on April 3, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

“Today, network security is a top priority, driven by the need to prevent costly data breaches, meet compliance requirements and protect critical national infrastructure,” said Steve Singer.  “Delivering products with this level of security can be a challenge for engineers, who often lack the specific knowledge and expertise in cryptography and standards necessary to meet these stringent requirements in a timely manner.”

Drawing on his real world experience, Mr. Singer will explain the role of the MACsec protocol in securing layer 2 LAN and MAN Ethernet communications, provide examples of where MACsec is located in the network (e.g., Ethernet switches, discrete semiconductors or in the PHY) and contrast MACsec with other protocols such as IPsec and SSL/TLS.  Singer will discuss various hardware architectures for implementing MACsec and will also examine the MACsec software stack, which orchestrates the MACsec session from the control plane.

About the Ethernet Technology Summit

Ethernet Technology Summit focuses on the use of Ethernet throughout the networking space.  This includes the emergence of 10-gigabit Ethernet as a key LAN technology on the desktop and in data centers.  It also covers the 40-gigabit and 100-gigabit Ethernet standards and standards efforts beyond 100GbE. Furthermore, it includes the use of Ethernet as a carrier backbone and transport method, as well as in storage applications.  Other topics of interest include virtualization, cloud computing and data center Ethernet.  The Summit offers keynotes, seminars, forums, tutorials, an expert table session, exhibits and receptions with the aim of presenting expert speakers and encouraging networking and the flow of information.

About Inside Secure

Inside Secure (NYSE Euronext Paris FR0010291245 – INSD.PA) is a leading designer, developer and supplier of semiconductors, embedded software and platforms for secure transactions and digital security.  INSIDE mobile NFC, secure payment and digital security products provide security for a wide range of information processing, storage and transmission applications.  The company’s customers are found in a wide range of markets, including mobile payment, identification documents, access control, transit, electronic device manufacturing, pay television and mobile service operators.  For more information, visit

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