VASCO Strengthens Its PKI Offering With New Release Of CertiID Suite 3.4.3 And DIGIPASS KEY 202
Enhanced CertiID Suite enables secure CD-ROM update; integrated secure browser enhances security and convenience for online banking; signature compliance with European Citizen Card; DIGIPASS KEY 202 provides PKI technology based on SIM card factor
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and ZURICH, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in authentication products today announces the launch of DIGIPASS KEY 202 and CertiID Suite 3.4.3. DIGIPASS CertiID is VASCO's PKI based authentication solution that provides digital signatures for user authentication and transaction security. It is a flexible PKI solution allowing financial organizations, enterprises and governments to implement secure leading-edge PKI technology enabling secure transaction and documents signing by using PKI credentials. CD-ROM upgrade of DIGIPASS KEY solutions The new CertiID Suite contains DIGIPASS CertiID Middleware providing strong two-factor authentication and non-repudiation of transactions and data. The new release contains a secure CD-ROM update solution enabling customers to update the read-only content of the DIGIPASS KEY CD-ROM drive. Updates can be executed by VASCO or the customer himself through manually or automated downloads. This new feature thus ensures customers of an up-to-date PKI infrastructure without having to replace deployed authentication devices in the field. Integrated hardened browser Furthermore, the CertiID software has been embedded into DIGIPASS KEY 200, DIGIPASS 860 and the new DIGIPASS KEY 202, ensuring a zero footprint and cost-efficient installation. The plug and play devices thus require little to no administration and device management. For banking purposes, both devices also contain a secure hardened browser enhancing online banking security and providing an enhanced end-user experience. When executing online transactions, the customer plugs the DIGIPASS KEY into the USB-port of the computer. The browser will launch and guide the customer directly to the bank's online application while performing certificate-based authentication. This way, the bank knows that an authorized user using embedded and certified software is logging on to perform a secure transaction. The hardened browser also allows secure PDF signing, giving financial institutions the opportunity to use Adobe software to securely sign PDF contracts online.