Respected IT security publication 'recommends' Entrust IdentityGuard,
praises with overall five-star rating
DALLAS, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Entrust (Nasdaq: ENTU), Inc.,
and the award-winning versatile authentication platform, Entrust
IdentityGuard, earned five stars and a "recommended" rating in the February
2009 SC Magazine authentication group test.
"While we're extremely proud that our authentication solution received SC
Magazine's coveted five-star, recommended rating, what's most telling is that
Entrust IdentityGuard continues to be a leader in the multifactor
authentication market," said Entrust President and CEO Bill Conner. "Not only
was Entrust IdentityGuard named as a finalist in the 2009 SC Awards (best
multifactor authentication solution), but our success during this most recent
authentication group test serves as further external validation of our
commitment to providing trusted security for less."
In SC Magazine's review, Entrust IdentityGuard 9.1 received a five-star
overall rating and was hailed as a "nicely integrated platform that provides
all the options needed for any small to large enterprise deployment." The
group review, which compared products from 11 vendors, evaluated
authentication solutions on the merits of features, ease of use, performance,
documentation, support and value for the money.
The review referred to Entrust IdentityGuard as a "very strong offering
with an attractive price point that provides numerous options." In addition,
SC Magazine said, "the Entrust IdentityGuard was very impressive and would be
a strong competitor for any enterprise strong authentication and password
The SC Magazine accolades for Entrust IdentityGuard are just the latest
in the platform's history that is lauded with success, recommendations and
support from the publication -- all based on non-biased, in-depth analysis and
comparison. In 2007, SC Magazine named Entrust an "Industry Innovator" for the
continued development of Entrust IdentityGuard, which also received the
publication's "Best Buy Award" that same year. SC Magazine also named Entrust
as a finalist for the "Best Data Security Company" in 2008.
For the full year 2008, Entrust IdentityGuard, in combination with
Entrust TransactionGuard, combined for $9.3 million of product revenue, an
increase of 70 percent year-over-year.
In December 2008, Entrust IdentityGuard was enhanced with self-service
capabilities, which provide streamlined enrollment of new users, a critical
process for both enterprise and consumer-based deployments. The solution
includes self-service management of existing users, providing Web-based
management for activities like resetting passwords, changing question and
answers, or activating a one-time-passcode token.
Entrust IdentityGuard enables organizations to layer security --
according to access requirements or the risk of a given transaction -- across
diverse users and applications. The platform's authentication options include
strong username and password, IP-geolocation, device, questions and answers,
out-of-band one-time passcode (delivered via voice, SMS or e-mail), grid
cards, eGrid cards and a range of one-time-password tokens. Entrust
IdentityGuard also provides multiple methods of supporting mutual
authentication, including picture and caption replay.
SC Magazine enables IT security professionals to make the right security
decisions for their companies by offering a consolidated view of the IT
security space through independent product tests and well-researched editorial
content. SC Magazine also provides readers with the necessary knowledge about
IT security strategies, best practices, government regulations and current
Entrust [NASDAQ: ENTU] secures digital identities and information for
consumers, enterprises and governments in more than 2,000 organizations
spanning 60 countries. Leveraging a layered security approach to address
growing risks, Entrust solutions help secure the most common digital identity
and information protection pain points in an organization. These include SSL,
authentication, fraud detection, shared data protection and e-mail security.
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and certain other countries. In Canada, Entrust is a registered trademark of
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