Seamless Integration of Palm Vein Authentication Technology with Single-Sign On Solutions Cost-Effectively Bolsters Security and Compliance
Efforts by Eliminating Passwords
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative computer products including hard disk drives, peripherals and biometric security solutions, today announced the availability of the PalmSecure LOGONDIRECTOR, a new addition to identity management solutions that combines Fujitsu's PalmSecure biometric authentication technology embedded into a PC mouse, and software that seamlessly integrates with any vendor's single sign-on (SSO) solution. By combining highly accurate, non-intrusive identification technology with SSO connectivity, the LOGONDIRECTOR eliminates the need to remember passwords, providing both the SMB and enterprise market with a stronger user authentication solution to bolster security and facilitate compliance with HIPAA, SOX and other industry regulations.
"There is a definite need to move to a more efficient and secure form of user authentication rather than simply inputting passwords in the SMB and enterprise sectors," said Joel Hagberg, vice president, marketing and business development, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. "The PalmSecure LOGONDIRECTOR eliminates the need to remember countless passwords and provides companies with a superior form of strong authentication technology and significant time and cost savings."
Passwords present numerous problems for companies from both a security
and cost perspective. "Shoulder surfing," a common practice where
perpetrators steal passwords by looking over the shoulder of the victim,
poses a critical threat for identity theft. Moreover, IT departments
traditionally spend numerous hours re-assigning new passwords to employees
who forget their log-in information, which translates into cost that often
|SOURCE Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.|
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