Online Authentication Goes Global

Passfaces announced the addition of four new partners to its growing list of resellers

WASHINGTON -- Passfaces Corporation today announced the addition of four new partners to its growing list of resellers. The new partner companies are Bavelle Technologies Group, Coast to Coast Financial Services Inc., Data Compliance Solutions, and Istanbul, Turkey-based Ergosis, Passfaces’s first international reseller. Passfaces offers three different partner programs to appeal to a wide range of organizations. They are OEM Partners, Resellers and Certified Consultants.

Bavelle Technologies Group is a Certified Consultant. This agreement provides Bavelle Technologies Group with additional resources to assist its customers in the selection and integration of authentication tools to meet the challenges of today’s security threats and regulatory requirements.

Coast to Coast Financial Services Inc. is a state-of-art Internet based company that provides identity theft protection to credit unions and banks across the United States. The company handles all the compliance issues relating to OFAC and Fincen which can be obtained by on-line searches or batch processing. Coast to Coast Financial Services Inc. has become a Certified Passfaces Reseller.

Data Compliance Solutions performs expert compliance consulting and provides cost effective, workable solutions to enable its customers to comply with HIPAA, California SB1386 and other data privacy and security regulations. Data Compliance Solutions will offer the full line of Passfaces products through the reseller program.

Ergosis develops integrated solutions for its customers by utilizing biometrics based recognition, identification and verification methods. Ergosis was ranked Number 114 by Deloitte on the 2005 Technology Fast 500 EMEA, a list of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Ergosis is a Certified Passfaces Reseller.

“The continued growth of our partner programs indicates the market for authentication products continues to mature. One sign of this maturation process is the application of uniform security procedures across organizations’ global operations,” said Paul Barrett, CEO Passfaces Corporation. “Our new channel partners deal with a broad range of clients, including financial and healthcare institutions that need to comply with regulatory requirements as well as, protect network data and intellectual property. Our technology will now be readily available to even more industry sectors and, for the first time, to companies throughout Europe.”

Passfaces offers three Partner Programs: OEM, Reseller and Certified Consultant. The OEM program is designed for software manufacturers and Application Service Providers (ASPs) who want to integrate Passfaces technology into an existing product or incorporate the technology as part of an ASP service. The Reseller Program is designed for Software Resellers, System Integrators, and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) who wish to resell Passfaces products. Passfaces Certified Consultant program is for security consultants engaged in providing businesses with objective and independent security advice and guidance. The Passfaces Certified Consultants are those companies engaged in providing businesses with objective and independent security advice and guidance.

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