ImageWare® Announces Innovative 2FA and Biometric Security Solution with ForgeRock® Identity Platform™
September 14, 2018 --
ImageWare’s GoVerifyID® Certified Integration with the ForgeRock Identity Platform Provides Strong User Authentication Convenience and Security
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ImageWare® Systems, Inc. (OTCQB:IWSY), a leader in mobile and cloud-based, multi-factor, multi-modal biometric identity management solutions, today announced that its GoVerifyID® solution has been certified for use with the ForgeRock Identity Platform™. ForgeRock® is a leading platform provider of digital identity management solutions.
The ForgeRock Trust Network Technology Program enables its partner community to integrate complementary technologies to extend and derive additional value with ForgeRock. ImageWare is a Principal Partner in the program, which is the top designation. ForgeRock and ImageWare’s technical staff collaborated closely to provide a seamless integration between GoVerifyID and the ForgeRock Identity Platform, and the integration has been validated as ForgeRock certified.
This integration enables ForgeRock customers to very easily add ImageWare’s Two-Factor Authentication (2FA), Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), and biometric multi-modal authentication to their ForgeRock systems. Users can simply take a selfie, speak a phrase, swipe their finger, or show their palm to provide the ultimate in user assurance and convenience. Organizations can also elect to use phone-as-a-token (i.e. secure push notification) with a simple Yes/No or a PIN, as a simple two-factor authentication method.
ImageWare’s GoVerifyID-ForgeRock integration is now available on the ForgeRock Trust Network Marketplace along with supporting documentation and implementation information to enable easier integration of this solution.
Ben Goodman, Vice President, Global Strategy and Innovation at ForgeRock said that, “As the concept of digital identity has grown beyond employees, citizens and customers, to include services, devices and IoT connected ‘things’, ForgeRock’s unique identity platform has become pervasive across industries worldwide. ImageWare’s GoVerifyID is now a valued member of the ForgeRock Trust Network offering a full range of two-factor, multi-factor and biometric authentication methods which provide flexibility for users. And ImageWare has a proven history of delivering highly-scalable, real-time systems as is required by our large customers.”
Jim Miller, Chairman and CEO of ImageWare Systems stated, “Integrating GoVerifyID with ForgeRock’s identity platform brings our ultra-scalable and flexible 2FA, MFA and biometric authentication solution to this leading customer-oriented IAM solution. We look forward to working with ForgeRock to develop joint business development and go-to-market plans including co-marketing and targeted co-selling to ForgeRock’s extensive list of world class partners with large numbers of consumer users.”
ForgeRock®, Inc. is the Digital Identity Management company transforming the way organizations interact securely with customers, employees, devices, and things. Organizations adopt the ForgeRock Identity Platform™ as their digital identity system of record to monetize customer relationships, address stringent regulations for privacy and consent (GDPR, HIPAA, FCC privacy, etc.), and leverage the internet of things. ForgeRock serves hundreds of brands, including Morningstar, Vodafone, GEICO, Toyota, TomTom, and Pearson, as well as governments like Norway, Canada, and Belgium, securing billions of identities worldwide. ForgeRock has offices across Europe, the USA, and Asia. Get free downloads at https://www.forgerock.com/ and follow us on social media: Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn
About ImageWare® Systems, Inc.
ImageWare Systems, Inc. is a leading developer of mobile and cloud-based identity management solutions, providing patented biometric authentication solutions for the enterprise. Biometric technology uses unique physical characteristics to authenticate a person’s identity. The Company delivers next-generation biometrics as an interactive and scalable cloud-based solution. ImageWare brings together cloud and mobile technology to offer multi-factor authentication for smartphone users, for the enterprise, and across industries.
ImageWare’s products support multi-factor, multi-modal biometric authentication including, but not limited to, any individual use or combination of face, voice, fingerprint, iris, palm, and more. All the biometrics can be combined with or used as replacements for authentication and access control tools, including tokens, digital certificates, passwords, and PINS, to provide the ultimate level of assurance, accountability, and ease of use for corporate networks, web applications, mobile devices, and PC desktop environments.
ImageWare is headquartered in San Diego, California, with offices in Portland, Oregon; Ottawa, Ontario; and Mexico City, Mexico. To learn more about ImageWare, visit https://iwsinc.com/ and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Facebook.
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