EMERYVILLE, Calif. -- UPEK® Inc., a leading brand of secure biometric fingerprint solutions, today announced the availability of its Protector Suite® QL 5.8 software and award-winning Eikon Digital Privacy Manager USB peripheral now with embedded RSA SecurID® technology. The joint technology solution combines the convenience and security of biometrics in millions of existing notebook computers with the market-leading strong authentication solution from RSA, The Security Division of EMC (NYSE: EMC).
UPEKs Secure Endpoint Solution with Digital ID engine is engineered to embed RSA SecurID technology, allowing enterprise IT administrators to conveniently deploy multi-factor authentication and reduce costs associated with token loss and replacement, while increasing productivity by streamlining the authentication process with just a swipe of the finger. This solution also is designed to leverage RSA SecurID built-in integration with more than 200 leading vendors of firewalls, remote access servers and wireless access points. The solution supports up to three factors of authentication with the fingerprint biometric, the RSA SecurID software token and an optional PIN.
The combination of biometric access devices and robust security technology is making multi-factor authentication easier to implement across the enterprise, said Roger Kay, founder and president of Endpoint Technologies Associates, Inc. With biometrics and a solid security infrastructure, organizations can protect both the endpoint platform and corporate network resources without sacrificing convenience.