Entrust Versatile Authentication Platform Enables Secure Online Access for Virtual Documents Customers

    Entrust IdentityGuard enables secure access, helps facilitate business

    DALLAS, March 4 /CNW/ -- To enable the growth of their online business
model and promote operational efficiency, Virtual Documents Propriety Limited
selected Entrust, Inc. (Nasdaq:   ENTU) and the Entrust IdentityGuard versatile
authentication platform. The solution provides the South African-based
organization with strong authentication for customer access to its online
information repository, branded "LOC Your DOC(TM)."
    "Entrust IdentityGuard not only enables us to provide secure access to
our online service offering, but the Entrust team provided us with advice and
recommendations that looked at the 'big picture,'" said Virtual Documents
managing director Emerald Veldtman. "By implementing their solution, advice
and principles, our product has seen exciting growth in a short period of
time. The authentication methods that are available on Entrust IdentityGuard
have contributed to our single product developing into three separate
    Entrust IdentityGuard, a component of Entrust's layered security model,
enables Virtual Documents customers to verify their identities via strong
authentication for access to "LOC Your DOC(TM)" system. The service is a
Web-based tool that allows individuals and companies to store and access
authenticated records in a secure online environment.
    "Virtual Documents sought a solution that would solve a specific business
challenge -- implementing strong authentication for online access -- and would
serve as a catalyst to enable the increase of revenue and operational
efficiencies," said Entrust Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Bill Conner. "A component of Entrust's trusted layered security model, this
solution provides Virtual Documents' customers a secure, easy-to-use method to
access their sensitive information online."
    Facilitated by Entrust's reseller L@Wtrust, Virtual Documents purchased
an Entrust IdentityGuard license for 10,000 users as well as 1,000 Entrust
IdentityGuard one-time passcode (OTP) hardware tokens. The organization chose
Entrust for its reputation of strong, continued service and the integrity of
the solutions and support staff.
    The solution also can be used to help address various privacy standards
such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS),
Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and the Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act (HIPAA).
    A component of Entrust's layered security model, Entrust IdentityGuard is
a strong, open versatile authentication platform that enables organizations to
layer security across diverse users, transactions and applications -- based on
the associated risk. It is a common-sense approach to strong authentication
that enables the ability to apply the right level of strong authentication
tailored to the assessed risk for the transaction that the user is performing.
The versatile authentication platform integrates with existing environments
and minimizes the impact of security on employees, customers and partners.
    Based in South Africa, Virtual Document Propriety Limited has developed
"LOC Your DOC(TM)", Authentic LOC and "let's get REAL!".  The products address
document authentication, individual authentication and authenticated document
flow. To achieve proper e-authentication the individual must be authenticated
at all times.
    About Entrust
    Entrust (Nasdaq:   ENTU) secures digital identities and information for
consumers, enterprises and governments in 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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