Sugar Land, TX (PRWEB) April 24, 2007
JME Software (JME), a leading innovator of tools and applications that simplify the management of IT infrastructure across the enterprise, today announced the availability of DEADBOLT Password Reset - a secure way for users to reset their own forgotten passwords on systems protected by IBM RACF®, CA ACF2®, and CA Top Secret. Password Reset empowers the end-user, improves productivity and lowers support costs by reducing or eliminating calls to the help desk.
"Although Mainframe access control software is considered the benchmark for IT security in the enterprise, it lacks common capabilities often found in the distributed computing environment," says Doug Pushard, CEO of JME Software. "Capabilities such as password reset will reduce the burden on IT staff through automation, simplifying management and lowering the cost of managing these complex systems."
With DEADOLT Password Reset, security administrators instruct users to register on the DEADBOLT Password Reset website using their mainframe user ID and password. User ID and password are authenticated by the mainframe security system. After authentication, the user enrolls in the system by providing questions and answers that can be validated later if the user forgets the mainframe password. Security administrators receive e-mail alerts when a user has registered or has reset their password.
Users who forget their passwords return to the DEADBOLT Password Reset website and declare that they have forgotten their passwords. Users are permitted to reset their password if they can successfully answer the questions they provided when they registered.
DEADBOLT Password Reset keeps a complete audit trail of enrollments and accesses to the reset function which is often required for compliance policy, such as Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA and FISMA. An intuitive, flexible ad hoc reporting capability facilitates the rapid development of custom reports to support a compliance audit.
JME Software will demonstrate DEADBOLT Password Reset in stand e250 at InfoSecurity Europe in London, UK from April 24-26.
Pricing and Availability
DEADBOLT Password Reset will be generally available on May 31, 2007 and can be purchased as a managed service or as an appliance.
As a managed service, DEADBOLT Password Reset and a database of your user IDs, questions, and answers are stored on a remote, secure site without RACF, ACF2, or Top Secret passwords. DEADBOLT Password Reset authenticates password changes through a secure communications channel to the mainframe. DEADBOLT Password Reset managed service is purchased as a monthly service and includes all updates.
Delivered in the form of an appliance, DEADBOLT Password Reset is installed on the customer premises and requires no external Internet access, although it can be installed and accessed over a secure VPN. The DEADBOLT Password Reset appliance is purchased with hardware and maintenance includes all software updates.
For more information on licensing and pricing options contact the company at (866) 403-2838 or via e-mail.
About JME Software
JME Software is delivering a new generation of tools and applications for managing, monitoring, securing and automating the 21st century IT infrastructure. JME Software solutions simplify the management of systems, networks and applications across the entire enterprise - from mainframes and servers in the datacenter to Windows and Linux on the desktop. All JME products are built on a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), offer a common browser-based look and feel, and leverage relational databases for real-time reporting. JME Software is a private company, headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas. http://www.jmesoftware.com.