McAfee announced on October 22 that IdentityX, a Daon affiliate, has joined its Security Innovation Alliance (SIA). SIA is a technology-partnering program, delivering solutions to maximize the value of existing customer investments while reducing time to problem resolution, and lowering overall operational costs. Read more.
IdentityX is a new, highly innovative, game-changing identity assurance technology that leverages latest generation smart devices (e.g. iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone 7 and Blackberry) to enable risk-aware authentication and validation of a user’s identity. It can be embedded in smart-device apps or can be a separate (out-of-band) authentication mechanism to traditional systems.
IdentityX Authenticator will integrate with McAfee ePO and other McAfee products to securely authenticate individuals for transactions of consequence and to support data security by verifying the identity of the user. Working together, IdentityX and McAfee will authenticate identity to a high level of fidelity. The solution will work with all leading mobile and desktop devices providing customers with a flexible, scalable way to meet their needs for identity assurance for all types of digital interactions.