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Entrust Integrates Biometric Fingerprint Authentication

Entrust IdentityGuard 10.2 Feature Pack 1 will include 3M Cogent biometric fingerprint capture and verification technology

DALLAS, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrust, Inc., a world leader in securing digital identities and information, today announced a new release of Entrust IdentityGuard 10.2 Feature Pack 1, which includes new biometric authentication capabilities. This update which will include 3M(TM) Cogent biometric fingerprint capture and verification technology will be available to new, and current Entrust IdentityGuard customers who subscribe to software maintenance support services.

"The Entrust IdentityGuard platform leads the industry as one of the most robust authentication and identity-assurance platforms, and integrating proven and trusted biometric fingerprint authentication solutions from 3M(TM) Cogent is another step in the platform's evolution," said Entrust President David Wagner.

"This update reinforces our commitment to protecting customer identities in the most demanding security environments."

With the addition of biometric fingerprint technology, Entrust IdentityGuard now offers organizations 16 unique, easy-to-use authenticators all within a single, cost-effective platform.

Additional updates made to the Entrust IdentityGuard platform include: added support for mobile one-time-passcodes (OTP); enhancements to the Entrust Mobile Smart Credential - including the ability to log in to Entrust's self-service module and expiry notifications; additional support for Thales nShield® Hardware Security Modules; and FIPS 201 support.

By leveraging the Entrust IdentityGuard platform to authenticate and manage digital identities, businesses can broaden their security deployment and provide flexibility for employees and partners while achieving operational efficiencies and maximizing return on investment.

<> @Entrust IdentityGuard raises the bar, adds @3M(TM) Cogent biometric fingerprint capture to award-winning software authentication platform

About Entrust

A trusted provider of identity-based security solutions, Entrust secures governments, enterprises and financial institutions in more than 5,000 organizations spanning 85 countries. Entrust's award-winning software authentication platforms manage today's most secure identity credentials, addressing customer pain points for cloud and mobile security, physical and logical access, citizen eID initiatives, certificate management and SSL. For more information about Entrust products and services, call 888-690-2424, email entrust@entrust.com or visit www.entrust.com.

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