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September 14, 2012

TeleSign Partners with Deepnet Security

By Rahul Arora, TMCnet Contributor

TeleSign, a company engaged in Internet fraud prevention and Intelligent Authentication solutions, recently announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Deepnet Security, a company that provides multi-factor authentication and identity management solutions.

According to the terms of the agreement, TeleSign will integrate its 2FA solution into Deepnet's DualShield Authentication Server for a combined solution which delivers multifactor authentication through biometrics, hardware tokens, software tokens, on-demand tokens, device DNA and certificates.

"As a leading provider of multi-factor authentication, Deepnet Security strives to provide customers with flexible authentication solutions that fit their business needs," said Yurong Lin, CEO, Deepnet Security.

Adding,  "Partnering with TeleSign, an industry leading company, complements our suite of authentication solutions and provides users with necessary account protection on a global scale."

TeleSign Two-Factor Authentication adds a critical layer of security beyond username and password. By leveraging the phone as an authentication device, TeleSign improves the user experience while reducing operating costs associated with traditional multifactor authentication methods. Moreover, Deepnet DualShield is a versatile two-factor authentication system that provides a wide range of authentication methods, integrates with all commonly used business applications out of the box, in a unified single platform. DualShield provides more than 10 authentication methods covering token-less, token-based, device based, biometrics as well as PKI certificates.

"Deepnet Security can offer enterprises a full spectrum of multi-factor authentication solutions to protect their data assets," said Craig Whitney, VP EMEA, TeleSign. "This partnership enables Deepnet users to add phone authentication to their online environment with full directory services integration."

In related news, TeleSign recently announced that it has been named a Best Place to Work in Los Angeles.

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Edited by Brooke Neuman

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