Confident Technologies Partners with Clickatell to Deliver Confident Multifactor Authentication™

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New Partnership Makes Mobile Multifactor Authentication Easy and Affordable for Developers and Organizations of All Sizes.

Confident Multifactor Authentication

Confident Multifactor Authentication is an out-of-band, image-based multifactor security solution.

"Confident Multifactor Authentication is a terrific solution and we hope that our developer community and customers are as excited as we are that it’s now available on the Clickatell platform,” said Bill Wolfe, Executive Vice President at Clickatell.

Confident Technologies Inc., a leading provider of image-based authentication and verification solutions, and Clickatell, a global leader in mobile messaging and transaction services, today announced the delivery of Confident Multifactor Authentication™ – a new innovative two-factor authentication solution. The partnership between the two companies enables developers and organizations of any size to utilize the Clickatell technology platform for delivering Confident Technologies’ image-based authentication to end-users’ mobile phones for cost-effective, out-of-band (OOB), multifactor authentication that is secure and easy to use.

An increasing number of online businesses large and small – from online banks and healthcare portals, to webmail providers and social networks – are deploying multifactor authentication. The Confident Technologies solution is particularly effective against automated attacks because users solve an image-based authentication challenge in the mobile browser on their phone for the second factor of authentication. The process remains completely out-of-band from the web session on the PC, making it very secure. At the same time, it is extremely easy to use – the user simply taps a few images on their mobile phone’s display screen, so there is no need to type any code into the web page on the PC.    

As a cloud-based solution, Confident Multifactor Authentication is conveniently integrated and deployed, with no special enrollment required for end-users. Confident Multifactor Authentication can be used as a stand-alone authentication solution or white-labeled and integrated with other security solutions for a comprehensive, risk-based authentication solution. Pricing is based upon the number of authentication transactions used, making Confident Multifactor Authentication cost-effective for organizations of all sizes, as customers pay only for what they use.

“We believe that the leading edge, image-based approach for multi-factor authentication from Confident Technologies is a terrific solution and we hope that our developer community and customers are as excited as we are that it’s now available on the Clickatell platform,” said Bill Wolfe, Executive Vice President of SMB and Chief Strategy Officer at Clickatell, Inc. “Our customers will now be able to deliver this valuable service to their partners and end users as well. Bringing an innovative multifactor authentication capability to the Clickatell platform is a natural consequence of our customers’ desire to create more secure web and mobile interfaces. This is an affordable, timely and important security solution.”

“This partnership leverages two truly complementary technologies, combining the global reach of the Clickatell messaging platform and Confident Technologies’ innovative multifactor authentication solution to provide great benefit to Clickatell customers,” Curtis H. Staker, Chief Executive Officer, Confident Technologies, Inc. “Organizations of any size can now purchase, integrate and easily deploy an affordable, image-based approach to multifactor authentication to mitigate growing threats.”

Get Confident Multifactor Authentication™ Today
Confident Multifactor Authentication is a secure, out-of-band, multifactor authentication solution that generates one-time passwords by prompting users to solve an image-based authentication challenge on their mobile phone. Pricing is based upon the number of transactions used, so customers can pay as they go and only pay for the number of multifactor authentications their organization actually uses.

To learn more and purchase Confident Multifactor Authentication, visit http://www.ConfidentMFA.com.

Try Confident Multifactor Authentication now by visiting http://www.ConfidentMFA.com/demo.

About Confident Technologies, Inc.
Confident Technologies, Inc. provides intuitive and secure, image-based authentication and verification technologies for websites, web and mobile applications, and enterprise systems. Multifactor authentication solutions from Confident Technologies increase security without the need for expensive hardware tokens, smart cards or biometrics, and improve user experience through an easy-to-use, image-based interface. For more information, visit http://www.ConfidentMFA.com.    

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About Clickatell
Clickatell is a global leader in mobile messaging and transaction services, which enable its customers to alert, interact and transact with their business partners and communities on the mobile phone. Clickatell’s global footprint means that it can deliver short message services (SMS) through its next-generation Clickatell Messaging eXchange (CMneXt) to over 960 mobile networks in over 220 countries and territories, with the potential to reach 6 billion mobile phone users – more than 80 percent of the world’s population. In addition, with Clickatell Transaction eXchange (CTX), it provides the essential link between mobile consumers and their financial institution, with services like airtime top-up.

More than 15,000 enterprise, government, medium and small business customers and application developers have embraced Clickatell’s technology solutions. Founded in 2000, Clickatell is headquartered in Redwood City, Calif. To learn more, visit http://www.clickatell.com.

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