STS Group Federates Identity with PasswordBank

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Adding new Authentication methods to Federation for STS Group

STS Group selected PasswordBank for its compliance to standards, its comprehensive solution and its well-appreciated flexibility and responsiveness

PasswordBank provides Federated Identity to cloud service providers (CSP) such as STS Group creating a greater level of security and compliance to access critical corporate information (documents and other confidential data of organizations).

In this case, PasswordBank provided to STS Group new methods of authentication such as digital certificates, OTP,... integrated in a web-based portal that their clients can use to securely access and sign documents.

PasswordBank, as an Identity Provider, authenticates the user and increases the level of security.

Another potential scenario is PasswordBank acting as identity broker. This means that the company sends the access request to a third party provider (Google, Salesforce.com, etc). This provides accepts the petition, and then PasswordBank grants the access to the client.

After a thorough selection process, STS Group selected PasswordBank for its compliance to standards, its comprehensive solution and its well-appreciated flexibility and responsiveness. PasswordBank rapidly became our Trusted partner, bringing added-value to our Digital Trust portfolio built around Trusted Archiving and Secure Exchange. Our combined solution, on top of enhancing security, brings ease of use and integration to our network of partners around the world.”, declares Xavier Vignal, Chief Product Manager, STS Group.

The benefits of Federated Identity to STS Group are security and scalability of their portals, since they can provide not only authentication by user and password but also by new authentication methods.

About STS Group
STS Group is a software publisher and European leader in the digital trust area. Digital trust includes the authentication, interchange and "probative value" storage of any digital object.

STS Group markets its software offer via a worldwide network of digital trust platforms. STS Group recorded in 2010 €99m of revenue and profits of €9.9m, with €64m in equity.

The Company reiterates it does not have the status of Issuer raising funds from the public and so the share offering can only be made to qualified investors acting on their own behalf under Article L. 411-2 of the French Monetary and Financial Code.

http://www.group-sts.com

About PasswordBank
PasswordBank, the Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) Company

PasswordBank provides a unique Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) platform, a new approach for secure access to corporate identity in today's complex and hybrid IT environments (Cloud and On-premise).

PasswordBank IDaaS platform provides Identity and Access Management (IAM), Federated Identity, Hybrid Single Sign-On (Enterprise and Web SSO) and Privileged User Management delivering the solution in three modes (SaaS, On-Premise and Hybrid) for Mac, Windows and Linux users.

PasswordBank is headquarted in Silicon Valley with customers and offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America. The company has a partnership with Oracle as its E-SSO Partner for Non-Windows platforms.

http://www.passwordbank.com

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