SOURCE: Saflink Corporation

January 25, 2008 08:15 ET

Saflink Retains Equiti-trend Advisors for Investor Relations

Agreement Expected to Enhance Awareness of New Strategies Post-Merger With IdentiPHI, Inc.

KIRKLAND, WA--(Marketwire - January 25, 2008) - Saflink Corporation (OTCBB: SFLK), a leading provider of solutions designed to verify identity, secure access and increase productivity, today announced it has retained Equiti-trend Advisors LLC to develop and implement a comprehensive investor awareness and shareholder relations program over the coming months. Equiti-trend, a San Diego-based investor relations agency, provides a variety of custom services for public companies seeking results-oriented investor awareness programs.

"Shareholder communications and market awareness are of critical importance to Saflink as we prepare for the proposed merger with IdentiPHI," said Steve Oyer, chief executive officer of Saflink. "The Equiti-trend team impressed us with their significant experience with micro-cap companies and their targeted communications resources. We look forward to working with them to articulate our new strategy and goals to current and future investors."

On September 4, 2007, the company announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement with IdentiPHI, Inc., an innovative leader in enterprise security solutions and services headquartered in Austin, Texas. The merger will combine Saflink's broad portfolio of biometric, smart card and cryptographic technologies and patents with IdentiPHI's comprehensive "best in class" enterprise security solutions and distribution partners. Saflink has called a special meeting of shareholders for February 7, 2008 to vote on the approval of the merger and other corporate initiatives.

"We are very impressed with the direction Saflink is heading and believe our team is well positioned to effectively communicate the value, long-term potential, and growth to the existing shareholders and potential investors," said James J. Mahoney, managing director of Equiti-trend Advisors.

Following shareholder approval and closing of the proposed merger, Saflink intends to change its name to IdentiPHI, Inc. and to move its headquarters to Austin, Texas.

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About Saflink

Saflink Corporation offers biometric security, smart card and cryptographic technologies that help protect intellectual property and control access to secure facilities. Saflink security technologies are key components in identity assurance management solutions that allow administrators and security personnel to positively confirm a person's identity before access is granted. Saflink cryptographic technologies help to ensure that sensitive information is accessed only by the intended recipient(s). For more information, please visit or call 800-762-9595.

NOTE: "Saflink" is a registered trademark of the Saflink Corporation.

This release contains information about our management's view of our future expectations, plans and prospects that constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from historical results or those indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors. You should be aware that our actual results could differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements due to a number of risks affecting our business. These factors include the risk that the proposed merger between Saflink and IdentiPHI may not be approved by our stockholders, IdentiPHI's or our inability to satisfy the closing conditions of the merger, the risk that the two companies' businesses will not be integrated successfully and the significant costs related to the proposed merger. Additional factors include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties associated with our financial condition, our ability to sell our products, our ability to compete with competitors and the growth of the security market, and those included in our annual report on Form 10-K, as well as other documents we periodically file with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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