Press Release

Security Update: Trade Technologies not impacted by Heartbleed


Heartbleed Bug Vulnerability Check


You may have heard of a recently discovered security issue, known as “Heartbleed”, that has impacted many sites on the internet. Heartbleed affects OpenSSL, a type of encryption technology that many websites use to keep information secure as it travels through the web. Because of this vulnerability, it is possible that your encrypted data may be intercepted.

Trade Technologies takes its responsibility to protect your passwords and data very seriously. Trade Technologies does not utilize any technology that is dependent on the OpenSSL technology and our site is unaffected by the Heartbleed vulnerability.

The Trade Technologies staff is up-to-date on current vulnerabilities that may affect our environment and constantly monitors all hardware and software to ensure revisions, critical updates, new patches, and virus protections are implemented. Regularly scheduled maintenance operations include testing and verification of our disaster recovery procedures. Trade Technologies reviews and updates its contingency and disaster recovery plans and procedures on a regular basis. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact support@tradetechnologies.com.

Thank you for your business.

Best regards,
Kirk Lundburg
President & CEO


Trade Technologies has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, Houston, Istanbul, London,

Los Angeles, Mumbai, New York, San Francisco and Singapore.


About Trade Technologies

Founded in 1999, Trade Technologies is the largest global provider of outsourced trade document services and software. From its offices in Asia, Europe and North America, Trade Technologies provides leading exporters, freight forwarders and international trade banks with trade document solutions, training and consulting.


The Company’s web-based TradeSharp platform and outsourced services enable customers to streamline their operations, save money, accelerate payments, and eliminate discrepancies traditionally involved in international letter of credit, documentary collections and open account transactions. More than 1,500 exporters, global trade banks and freight forwarders depend on Trade Technologies’ services to process almost $10 billion in international trade transactions each year. Globally, Trade Technologies is presenting original letter of credit and other trade documents online to 71 examination offices of 24 banks in 13 countries.

Trade Technologies was named by Silicon Review as one of the “50 Smartest Companies of the Year 2016.” In 2015, Trade Technologies was awarded the Presidential “E” Star Award for Export Services by the U.S. Department of Commerce and was selected by CIO Review Magazine for its annual list of the 20 Most Promising Banking Technology Solution Providers. Trade Technologies was voted the “Best Trade Tech Solutions Company” in 2012 by readers of Trade Finance Magazine. In 2011, Trade Technologies won the Presidential “E” Award for Exports through the U.S. Department of Commerce, the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for supporting export growth. In 2010, the Company was awarded a patent on the Trade Technologies software platform and process.

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