Entrust Strong Authentication Platform Receives Perfect Score, 'Best Buy' Rating in SC Magazine Competitor Review

Entrust IdentityGuard awarded perfect five-star ratings for overall features, ease of use, performance, documentation, support and value for money


DALLAS, Jan. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Improving on an already well-regarded platform, Entrust Inc. earned a perfect score in SC Magazine's latest multifactor authentication competitive product review. Entrust IdentityGuard received five-star ratings in each of six solution categories, including features, ease of use, performance, documentation, support and value for money.

"More organizations are realizing the need for a proven, platform-based solution for strong identity-based authentication," said Entrust President and CEO Bill Conner. "And a flawless review from a respected third party — which noted no weaknesses in six different categories against competitive offerings - is a testament that Entrust is at the forefront of innovation, service and ease of use."

In their most recent review of Entrust Identity Guard, SC Magazine focused on ease of deployment and management, as well as the product's configuration options, documentation and support. The group test added many positives about Entrust's authentication solution, finding "deployment and management to be easy and intuitive." The platform even provides digital certificates to be used on mobile devices, in software and on smartcards and USB tokens.

The review bestowed a perfect score in each of their six product categories and noted that it was "a solid product with a strong pedigree, good pricing and a lot of features." The strong showing earned the product SC Magazine's "Best Buy" for the third consecutive year.

Entrust IdentityGuard enables organizations to layer security — according to access requirements or the risk of a given transaction - across diverse users and applications. Entrust's authentication capabilities include smartcards and USB tokens, soft tokens, grid cards and eGrids, IP-geolocation, questions and answers, out-of-band one-time passcode (delivered via voice, SMS or email), and a range of one-time-passcode tokens.

The Entrust IdentityGuard authentication platform is also a 2012 SC Magazine Readers Trust Awards finalist for the fifth consecutive year. SC Magazine readers selected Entrust IdentityGuard as a finalist in the Best Multifactor Product category, as well as Entrust TransactionGuard as a finalist in the Best Fraud Prevention category.

The Reader Trust Award competition honors best-in-class security products and services. Winners of this year's SC Awards will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony in San Francisco, Calif., on Tuesday, February 28, 2012.

SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought-leaders and some of the best, most extensive collections of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make informed security decisions for their companies.

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About Entrust

A trusted provider of identity-based security solutions, Entrust empowers enterprises, governments, financial institutions, citizens and websites in more than 4,000 organizations spanning 60 countries. Entrust's customer-centric focus is the foundation to delivering organizations an unmatched level of security, trust and value. For strong authentication, credentialing, physical and logical access, mobile security, digital certificates, SSL and PKI, call 888-690-2424, email entrust@entrust.com or visit www.entrust.com. Let's talk.

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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