|[February 25, 2013]
Gemalto Expands Secure Cloud Authentication Options for Exostar
SAN FRANCISCO --(Business Wire)--
RSA (News - Alert) Conference -- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world
leader in digital security, today announced its Protiva
Cloud Confirm solutions are being used by Exostar to help secure
applications connected to the company's cloud-based Identity Hubs for
aerospace and life sciences communities. Gemalto (News - Alert) Protiva Cloud solutions
include IDProve one-time password (OTP) tokens and the IDConfirm strong
Exostar's Identity Hubs offer a connect-once environment that allows
companies and their suppliers, partners, and customers to conduct
business securely, effectively, and seamlessly. In addition to its
federated identity management services, Exostar delivers a single
sign-on user experience and controlled access to applications, be they
Exostar applications, customer applications/portals, or third-party
applications. Today, Exostar's Identity Hubs support over 300,000
organizations and individuals located in upwards of 100 countries
With the Protiva Cloud Confirm solution, Exostar has augmented its
strong authentication options (which include Government-compliant
hardware and software digital certificates and Common Access Cards) with
OTP tokens. Gemalto's scaleable, open standard solutions have empowered
Exostar to program, provision, and support all OTP tokens in-house.
"Our customers must be able to conduct business and collaborate
across enterprise boundaries with great ease and efficiency. They also
require the certainty that their sensitive information and intellectual
property are protected at all times," said Vijay Takanti, Exostar's
Vice President of Security and Collaboration Solutions. "That's why
more of our customers are demanding strong authentication access
controls. By adding the OTP solution from Gemalto to our arsenal, w're
reinforcing our objective of enabling our customers to reduce risk,
improve agility, and collaborate securely and confidently throughout
"When you're dealing with some of the world's largest companies in
aerospace and life sciences, it is paramount that the security solutions
in place match the intricate and proprietary caliber of business
interactions," said Tom Flynn, Vice President Online Authentication
at Gemalto North America. "Gemalto's Protiva Cloud Confirm offerings
are specifically suited to meet the rigorous access requirements
inherent in the everyday workings of Exostar's customer base."
More information about Gemalto's Protiva Cloud solution offerings can be
found at http://www.gemalto.com/products/strong_auth_solutions_enterprise/.
More information about Exostar's Identity Hubs and identity management
solutions can be found at http://www.exostar.com/products-Managed_Access_Gateway.aspx ekmensel=c580fa7b_30_212_btnlink.
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital
security with 2011 annual revenues of €2 billion and more than
10,000 employees operating out of 74 offices and 14 Research &
Development centers, located in 43 countries.
We are at the heart of the rapidly evolving digital society. Billions of
people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel,
shop, bank, entertain and work - anytime, everywhere - in ways that are
enjoyable and safe. Gemalto delivers on their expanding needs for
personal mobile services, payment security, authenticated cloud access,
identity and privacy protection, eHealthcare and eGovernment efficiency,
convenient ticketing and dependable machine-to-machine (M2M)
Gemalto develops secure embedded software and secure products which we
design and personalize. Our platforms and services manage these secure
products, the confidential data they contain and the trusted end-user
services they enable. Our innovations enable our clients to offer
trusted and convenient digital services to billions of individuals.
Gemalto thrives with the growing number of people using its solutions to
interact with the digital and wireless world.
For more information visit www.gemalto.com,
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