Internet-enabled mobile phone for authentication and signature purposes
Vasco Data Security, a provider of software security products, has released Digipass for Mobile software application for iPhone and iPod Touch.
The Digipass for Mobile can be downloaded through the App Store. With Digipass running on iPhone, authentication using the mobile phone is available to an additional 20m users worldwide, the company said.
According to Vasco, the new product leverages internet enabled mobile phone for authentication and signature purposes in mobile banking, e-banking, e-commerce and enterprise security. The application supports multiple profiles such as retail banking, cash management, remote access, and application security. For the native integration into existing applications, Vasco has a software development kit available (Digipass API).
Jan Valcke, president and COO at Vasco Data Security, said: Over the years Vasco has built an extensive experience in large-scale deployments of authentication to end-users. Ease-of-use and smooth provisioning are key components in large deployments. With the iPhone version of Digipass for Mobile, Vasco combines its experience in provisioning with the easy-of-use of the Apple platform already adopted by millions of users worldwide.”