"As consumers grow more concerned of the sophisticated methods used by fraud cartels to steal identity information, the need to build and maintain trust online is more important than ever," said Craig Spiezle, executive director of the Online Trust Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring a secure and trustworthy online experience. "Services which make it easier for consumers to distinguish communications and web sites that are trustworthy are essential to consumer trust and the long-term vitality of commerce.""With this new offering, RatePoint customers can stand behind the combined strengths of VeriSign and RatePoint to boost their business trust with consumers," said Michael Lin, VP and General Manager of SSL for VeriSign. "Businesses displaying the VeriSign Trust Seal will be recognized as organizations willing to stand up to the scrutiny of independent verification and daily malware scans. In today's threatening online environment, that kind of reassurance turns browsers into buyers." For more information about the SafeSender program, go to: www.ratepoint.com/trusted-email-marketing.html About RatePoint, Inc. RatePoint, Inc., the leading provider of customer reviews, testimonials and online reputation management services, helps businesses protect and build their online reputation, allowing businesses to harness the power of credible customer feedback and leverage it into a sales, marketing and customer service asset. RatePoint's easy-to-use, Web-based communication services include customer feedback tools to collect business reviews and product reviews as well as email marketing, survey and dispute resolution capabilities to provide small- and medium-sized businesses with the ability to collect, manage and promote customer feedback directly from their Web site. For more information, contact us at: 888-777-1636 or visit: www.ratepoint.com . ©2010 VeriSign, Inc. All rights reserved. VeriSign, the VeriSign logo, the checkmark circle, VeriSign Trust Seal, and other trademarks, service marks, and designs are registered or unregistered trademarks of VeriSign, Inc., and its subsidiaries in the United States and in foreign countries. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. SOURCE RatePoint Inc.