Simple, Cost-effective - Entrust Solution Secures Online Portal for India's FCH Centrum



    
    Entrust IdentityGuard leveraged to secure firm's online investment
    application

    
    DALLAS, Aug. 7 /CNW/ -- The challenge of implementing strong online
security at a cost-effective price is not unique. For India's FCH Centrum
Wealth Managers Limited, the goal is to implement a solution that helps
protect the digital identities of their customers, reduces phishing attacks
and secures personal information when using the company's online resources.
They selected Entrust, Inc. (Nasdaq:   ENTU) and the Entrust IdentityGuard
versatile authentication platform, including the solution's cost-effective
grid card authenticator.
    "In order to protect our customer base from online phishing and secure
their identities, we sought an easy-to-use, simple-to-deploy authentication
solution," said FCH Centrum Executive Director "Entrust's multifactor
authentication capabilities are cost-efficient, easy to deploy and provide the
strong second factor of security that we sought for our online customers."
    With Entrust IdentityGuard, customers will have the option of using the
strong authenticator without incurring additional costs. The grid cards are
easy to print, distribute and can even be e-mailed should an organization
choose to do so. The platform's versatility will allow FCH Centrum to deploy
any of 10 proven authenticators to help verify the identities of a wide range
of user types.
    "To enable the secure use of online portals and applications, deploying a
versatile authentication platform -- a multifactor authentication solution for
mass audiences -- is a sound, proven method," said Entrust Chairman, President
and Chief Executive Officer Bill Conner. "FCH Centrum recognized an
opportunity to secure their customers without sacrificing cost or ease of use
within their online application. With the widest selection of authenticators
from a single platform, Entrust IdentityGuard also can be scaled to easily
adapt to future security challenges as FCH Centrum's needs evolve."
    In an effort to secure mass audiences online, Entrust provides the market
with a scalable versatile authentication platform that can help reduce online
fraud and identity theft. Offering cost-effective multifactor authentication
capabilities enables users of all types to be more secure while conducting
transactions online.
    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
username and password, IP-geolocation, machine/device, questions and answers,
out-of-band one-time passcode (delivered via voice, SMS or e-mail), grid cards
and a range of one-time-passcode tokens -- priced as low as $5 each. Entrust
IdentityGuard also provides multiple methods of supporting mutual
authentication, including picture and caption replay.
    Incorporated in 1977, Centrum Capital Limited (CCL) and its group
subsidiaries -- FCH Centrum Direct Ltd, Centrum Broking Pvt. Limited., FCH
Centrum Wealth Managers Limited and Centrum Infrastructure & Realty Limited --
provide value-added products and services to corporations and individuals in
private and public sectors. FCH Centrum Wealth Managers Limited is the retail
broking, distribution, insurance and portfolio management arm of Centrum
Capital Limited. Centrum is one of the leading financial companies in India
that offers innovative, customized and integrated financial solutions.  Over
the last decade, Centrum has established itself as one of the leading
financial services groups in the country and through its dynamic growth has
demonstrated its intent of being a dominant player in this segment, by
aggressively and consistently participating in all the exciting opportunities
the sector offers.
    
    About Entrust
    
    Entrust [NASDAQ:   ENTU] secures digital identities and information for
consumers, enterprises and governments in more than 1,700 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.
For information, call 888-690-2424, e-mail entrust@entrust.com or visit
http://www.entrust.com.
    Entrust is a registered trademark of Entrust, Inc. in the United States
and certain other countries. In Canada, Entrust is a registered trademark of
Entrust Limited. All Entrust product names are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Entrust, Inc. or Entrust Limited. All other company and product
names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.




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