SAFLINK's EntryPoint system allows computer and network users to replace passwords with a USB port fingerprint reader and integrated software.
BELLEVUE, WA â€“ SAFLINK Corporation, a leading provider of biometric and smart card security solutions, today launched SAFLINK EntryPoint â€“ the first solution in a new security product line that provides a powerful framework for protecting intellectual property from insider theft.
SAFLINK EntryPoint delivers an intuitive password replacement solution, together with quick economic return, and provides users with a significant step-up in securing network access by strengthening ID verification without disrupting existing user workflow. EntryPoint, available through the SAFLINK reseller channel, is targeted at small- to medium-sized businesses (SMB) seeking to increase protection and productivity, and to reduce IT costs.
Replacing traditional passwords that are easily forgotten, shared or stolen is made painless with multi-factor protection provided by EntryPoint. Straightforward biometrics are used to confirm network access with a plug-and-play USB flash drive. EntryPoint provides an upgrade path for expanded access to information, regardless of where it is located, without sacrificing security. As part of a multi-factor authentication system, the biometrically secure EntryPoint solution becomes a portable device for securing company data regardless from where it is accessed.
â€œSAFLINK EntryPoint allows SMBs to take a cost-effective first step toward enhancing network security and productivity,â€ noted Sapna Capoor, Industry Analyst, Frost and Sullivan. â€œThe SMB market represents a high number of potential users, and SAFLINKâ€™s EntryPoint product provides easier, more convenient network access by replacing a traditional password that is easily lost, stolen or shared with a standard or biometrically-protected USB device. With the introduction of SAFLINK EntryPoint, SMBs now have a security option that can address immediate security needs and scale to incorporate additional applications, features and capabilities in the future.â€
â€œWe believe SAFLINK EntryPoint gives our customers a solid increase in protection without disrupting their routines. It is the building block for a change in security philosophy,â€ said Tim Wudi, Chief Marketing Officer at SAFLINK. â€œIts close integration with Windows Active Directory allows us to leverage Microsoftâ€™s exceptionally strong presence in the SMB market. EntryPoint provides resellers with the ability to add real and measurable value to their customers while differentiating their offering in the market.â€www.saflink.com