Vasco Data Security International, a software security company, has expanded its Digipass for Mobile offering, an authentication software for mobile devices using time and event-based response.
With Digipass for Mobile and Digipass for Java & C API, Vasco provides answers to the security and user acceptance challenges of mobile banking. Digipass for Mobile provides two authentication applications, first of all a response only authentication code. The second application can either be a challenge/response authentication code or e-signature. Vasco will offer complete and automatic time management within mobile authentication.
According to Vasco, Digipass for Mobile synchronizes itself with server time, offering more secure authentication than event-based solutions. Digipass for Mobile also offers daylight saving time changes, and automatic synchronization, facilitating the use of strong authentication for frequent travelers.
Vasco claims that banks can fully customize the Digipass for Mobile & Digipass for Java & C API to their corporate branding. Logo’s, colors, icons, features and menus can be changed to have increased brand recognition by the end user. Furthermore Digipass for Mobile and Digipass for Java & C API support all languages. The customization which is offered provides the end-user with a rich and convenient mobile experience.
Digipass for Mobile provides two factor authentication and e-signature functionalities for Java-enabled, palm and blackberry handsets, and supports more than 400 different types of mobile devices. The use of Digipass for Mobile requires no further deployment of additional hardware to the end user and can be used in combination with other Digipass solutions to fit the customer’s needs, said Vasco.
Digipass for Java & C API has been developed for banks and integrators. It offers the capability to embed the Digipass technology into any environment. Digipass for Java & C API transparently embeds strong authentication and e-signature into mobile banking applications while relying upon and maintaining the existing back-end infrastructure, added Vasco.