Irvine, CA (PRWEB) April 19, 2005
Although Colombia has, so far, been spared massive Âphishing attacksÂ, and other password stealing schemes, the Red de Servicios AvalÂ´s banks want to waste no time in preparing for this problem.
ÂToday, 2-factor authentication is a requirement for online bankingÂ, said Marcelo Di Marco at Red de Servicios Aval. ÂWe have looked at other technologies and Ancora Online has all the features we need with the fewest possible weaknesses, we look forward to deploying this innovative solution to offer our commercial customers the security they expect when they bank onlineÂ.
ÂBanks understand the need for a 2-factor authentication solution that is effective, affordable and easy to deploy and supportÂ, stated Ancora President Al Saavedra. ÂWe are ready to deliver Ancora Online to a banking technology leader like Red de Servicios AvalÂ´s banksÂ.
The following key differentiators highlight Ancora OnlineÂs strong position in the multi-factor authentication market:
Â Convenience and Âease of useÂ: Ancora Online is fully transparent to the consumer and requires no changes to the current user experience and behavior.
Â Reliability: Being based in the PC BIOS, Ancora Online is isolated from usability problems related to user activities, hard drive problems and malicious viruses and spyware.
Â Cost: zero variable cost related to acquisition and deployment.
Â Practical: fits all real world usage scenarios. Allows consumers to self-manage their designated computers, puts no restrictions on current usage models of online services.
Â Web deployment: deployed electronically over the web, compatible with all popular browsers.
Â Industry backing: Ancora Online is co-developed with American Megatrends Inc. (AMI), maker of AMIBIOSÂ and a dominant technology company with over 20 years experience in the BIOS space.
A demo of the product is available at the companyÂs web site: http://www.AncoraTech.com
About Red de Servicios Aval
In 1998, four of the main Colombian banks (Banco de BogotÃ¡, Banco de Occidente, Banco Popular and Banco Comercial AV Villas) launched a new service called Red de Servicios Aval. This service, allows the clients to make their banking transactions in any of them no matter in which one they have their financial products. To get the service, the client can use either ATMÂ´s or branches.
About Ancora Technologies Inc.
Founded in 2004, Ancora Technologies Inc., is focused on development and licensing of security products based on its patented Platform Security AnchorÂ technology. For more information on Ancora, visit http://www.AncoraTech.com , contact Ancora at press@AncoraTech.com or by calling 1-888-335-0874.
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