VASCO Data Security Inc., a software security company specializing in authentication products, announced its new version of DIGIPASS CertiID. VASCO’s client software suite now combines one-time passwords and PKI technology. Furthermore the deployment has been further simplified and the product now is IdenTrust and Microsoft Windows 7 certified.
DIGIPASS CertiID is a client-based software suite using PKI-technology to sign transactions or confidential documents. It addresses needs for authentication in banks, enterprises and governments.
For the use in corporate environments DIGIPASS CertiID provides an answer to the growing need for solutions to secure data and information on laptops. With DIGIPASS CertiID, computers can be locked, files and disks can be encrypted, e-mail and data transactions can be signed.
One-time passwords functionality has been added to the new version of DIGIPASS CertiID. PKI and OTP are both managed by one platform, using a single device. The combination of PKI and OTP on one device enables companies to use one-time passwords for specific applications, such as remote access, log-on to application, whereas at the same time PKI can be used for other applications, for example document signing, file encryption.
The new DIGIPASS CertiID Setup Builder ensures more simplified deployment and enables customized set up allowing users to install only those options which they really need. Download and installation time have significantly been reduced. Integration with third-party solutions, existing applications has been simplified.
Other new features include: support for Windows 7, file encryption with Microsoft Vista, a new workflow to issue smart cards, PIN and PUK management, simplified certificate roll out, the management of security policies for use in corporate environments.