TMCnet - World's Largest Communications and Technology Community



MultiFactor Announces Authentication, Provisioning for

Call Center Services Featured Article

MultiFactor Announces Authentication, Provisioning for

July 28, 2009
By David Sims
TMCnet Contributing Editor
MultiFactor Corporation, a vendor of Single Sign-On two-factor authentication and other Web application security products, has announced what company officials are calling an authentication and provisioning program for (News - Alert). 

The product, SecureAuth, addresses "both the provisioning and authentication complexities associated with cloud-based solutions," company officials say: "Users are provisioned and authenticated while using the enterprise existing central user database, i.e., Active Directory."
"With this integration," MultiFactor officials say, SecureAuth for "brings enterprise grade security to the cloud application," adding that SecureAuth is a browser based product "requiring no additional user hardware or thick client software to deploy and manage." The same platform can also be used to manage access into other cloud applications, enterprise Web applications, and corporate VPNs.

Recently, TMC reported that MultiFactor released SecureAuth 5.0.6, "enabling true secure cloud computing," according to company officials at the time, who noted the release of SecureAuth's two-factor authentication product for Cisco (News - Alert) IPSec and SSL VPNs "now incorporates a secure Single Sign On experience for cloud based applications as well."

"We have an installed base of satisfied Cisco VPN customers who appreciates our product for its low cost, simplicity, flexibility and ultimate security," said Mark Lambiase, MultiFactor's director of Network Products. "With SecureAuth web-SSO, authentication to the Cisco SSL VPN can now be seamlessly, transparently and securely extended to other services." 
With this release, company officials said, "an enterprise has the ability to use the same authentication system and a single, existing user data store to control and manage both network and application access separately or simultaneously. While many application resources may now live in the cloud, the enterprise's network administrator remains in full control of identities and access to those applications in addition to the corporate network. New features include a full suite of identity management tools to increase efficiency and security."

David Sims is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of David’s articles, please visit his columnist page. He also blogs for TMCnet here.

Edited by Stefania Viscusi
More on Call Center Software »
community comments powered by Disqus

Technology Marketing Corporation

2 Trap Falls Road Suite 106, Shelton, CT 06484 USA
Ph: +1-203-852-6800, 800-243-6002

General comments: [email protected].
Comments about this site: [email protected].


© 2023 Technology Marketing Corporation. All rights reserved | Privacy Policy