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Fujitsu PalmSecure Technology Integrates with Passlogix v-GO Single Sign-On, Replacing Passwords with Secure Biometric Palm Scan

Strengthens Security, Saves Time & Aids Compliance with Data Privacy Mandates

Fujitsu Frontech Limited,Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc.

Foothill Ranch, CA, September 16, 2010

Tampa, FL – Biometric Consortium Conference: Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc., today announced the integration of the latest PalmSecure™ biometric identification technology with Passlogix, Inc.’s v-GO Single Sign-On (SSO), enabling end users to access enterprise applications with a secure and hacker proof palm scan instead of creating, managing, remembering and inputting different passwords for each account. Users simply wave their palm over a biometric reader to be authenticated once to the v-GO-enabled application based on their unique palm vein pattern.

Deploying PalmSecure technology in conjunction with v-GO SSO helps restrict access to corporate information assets to authorized users, prevent data compromises related to password theft, eliminate user frustration and lost productivity associated with password usage, and facilitate compliance with regulatory mandates such as HIPAA, SOX and PCI DSS.

The joint solution will be demonstrated at Fujitsu Booth #325 at the Biometric Consortium Conference and Technology Expo on September 21-23, 2010 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida.

“Organizations are adopting biometric SSO solutions to remove loopholes in security procedures and increase productivity by eliminating the need for password resets.” said Vic Herring, vice president of sales and marketing, Fujitsu Frontech North America. “Integrating our PalmSecure technology with v-GO SSO delivers a simplified, secure and cost-effective solution for enterprise identity management.”

“Single sign-on and strong authentication technologies are clearly heading toward convergence. This partnership is another step in that direction,” said Matt Berzinski, director of product management of Passlogix. “Enterprises now have the option to deploy the Fujitsu palm vein recognition platform side by side with our single sign-on solution, and essentially double the advantages of each.”

The Fujitsu award-winning PalmSecure technology is a palm vein-based strong authentication solution that uses near-infrared light to capture a person’s palm vein pattern, generating a unique biometric template that is matched against pre-registered user palm vein patterns. The small palm vein device can recognize the pattern only if the blood is actively flowing within the individual’s veins, making forgery virtually impossible.

This advanced vascular pattern recognition technology provides highly reliable authentication with a false accept rate of just 0.00008 percent and an exceptional false reject rate of 0.01 percent. Authentication typically takes less than one second.

PalmSecure technology has been deployed worldwide in a wide range of vertical markets, including security, banking, healthcare, education, retail and commercial enterprises. Additional applications include physical access control, logical access control, retail POS systems, ATMs, kiosks, time and attendance management systems, visitor ID management and other industry-specific biometric applications.

v-GO Single Sign-On is the market’s leading enterprise single sign-on (ESSO) solution, enabling users to access any Windows, mainframe, Web, Citrix or mainframe application with a single Windows logon by automating username and password entry for each account. When used with strong authentication technology like PalmSecure, it extends the extra security benefits beyond the network door to individual applications and accounts without the time and expense of application customization or modification.

v-GO authenticates users via the selected strong authentication system, automatically maps the identity to the correct id/password for each application, and automatically injects that id/password into the application without manual user input or even knowledge of the id/password, eliminating the risk of password sharing.

v-GO deployments range from hundreds of seats to a 200,000+-user project that is one the world’s largest ESSO implementation. Wizard-based integration eliminates the need to write scripts or connectors even to homegrown or legacy applications, and the ability to install the solution on existing servers eliminates the expense of adding dedicated or proprietary hardware. These and other features shorten deployment time, lower the total cost of ownership, and accelerate payback on investment.

About Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc.

Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. offers a wide variety of products including retail point of sales terminals, self checkout systems, kiosks, digital media solutions, palm vein biometric authentication technology, Ethernet switches, RFID tags and bill dispensers - with sales, service and engineering support throughout the United States. Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. is headquartered with operations and product development at 25902 Towne Centre Drive, Foothill Ranch, CA. 92610. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686
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About Fujitsu Frontech Limited

As part of the Fujitsu Group, Fujitsu Frontech Limited ties people and IT together through the development, manufacture and sale of front-end technology such as ATMs, operation branch, POS and totalizator terminals, and public display devices. Fujitsu Frontech also delivers related software, system integration and outsourcing as part of its total solutions offerings. The company supports the security sector by offering products incorporating Fujitsu's latest palm vein authentication technology, and is actively involved in the development of key technologies in various fields, with a current focus on color electronic paper and RFID systems.
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About Passlogix

Passlogix, Inc., is the developer of the v-GO Access Accelerator Suite, the leading solution set for speeding user access to applications throughout the extended enterprise by eliminating critical pain points in sign-on, provisioning and authentication processes. With more than 21 million licenses sold, the v-GO suite improves business efficiency, strengthens security and compliance, and dramatically reduces IDM system deployment times. The company's patented technology - launched in 1996 with the market's first usable enterprise single sign-on solution - shortens implementation and payback cycles by adapting to any existing infrastructure without the need for custom coding or replacing legacy hardware or software. Passlogix is headquartered in New York City with offices throughout the United States, United Kingdom, France and Asia.
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Date: September 16, 2010
City: Foothill Ranch, CA
Company: Fujitsu Frontech North America