SOURCE: BioPassword

October 22, 2007 08:00 ET

BioPassword Expands Executive Team to Meet Growing Demand for Strong Authentication Software Platform

Industry Veterans Peter Brant and David Forsch Join BioPassword's Impressive Management Team

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - October 22, 2007) - BioPassword, Inc., the leader in software-only strong authentication, today announced the company is broadening its management team with the appointments of Peter Brant to vice president of sales, Americas and David Forsch to vice president of partner marketing. Brant and Forsch will build upon their proven success with the company to enhance BioPassword's executive team with expertise in developing and maintaining relationships with high profile partners and customers.

Brant brings an impressive sales record and 15 years of experience which he will use to continue BioPassword's steady growth attracting new customers and expanding BioPassword's presence in the Americas. Forsch will leverage his 20 years experience developing partner programs for industry leaders, like Citrix Systems, Compaq/Hewlett Packard and NCR, to expand upon the BioPassword® Alliance Program and the Channel Partner Program.

"As more organizations demand easy-to-use multi-factor authentication, BioPassword is poised to continue growing its customer base by providing the most unique platform in the industry," said Peter Brant, vice president of sales, Americas. "As a member of BioPassword's executive team, I look forward to using my experience working with these customers to ensure we continue meeting their needs for strong authentication."

"I am excited about the new opportunities at BioPassword and I look forward to further developing the company's partner programs with the addition of even more strategic partnerships with market leaders," said David Forsch, vice president of partner marketing. "BioPassword offers a truly innovative approach to strong authentication and I am thrilled to be a part of the company at such an exciting time."

Brant began his career in network security with SonicWALL, a leading secure network infrastructure company, where he was among the first field regional managers. Prior to that, he spent several years working directly with small to medium businesses to develop and deploy proven comprehensive LAN/WAN security solutions while facilitating sales support.

Prior to joining BioPassword, Forsch was director of channels for Citrix Systems where he was an integral part of the leadership team that developed the global partner network from 50 to over 3,500 partners. He is also responsible for crafting and driving several successful strategic alliance relationships with companies such as SAP, Accenture, EDS and IBM.

"Peter and David bring a wealth of knowledge and experience and will complement our executive team," said Mark Upson, CEO of BioPassword. "With the leadership of these seasoned professionals BioPassword continues its rapid growth and dedication through providing the most innovative, cost-effective strong authentication platform on the market."

About BioPassword, Inc.

BioPassword, Inc. (www.biopassword.com), located in Issaquah, Washington, leads the market in providing award-winning strong authentication software for organizations seeking a solution that delivers high security with no change in user behavior at the lowest available cost. Unlike expensive authentication products which rely on hardware tokens or biometric readers, BioPassword uses a simple, yet powerful, combination of the user's standard logon credentials (user name and password), and applies keystroke biometrics (their unique typing rhythm) as a second authentication factor. In addition, BioPassword offers complementary software authentication factors such as knowledge-based authentication (user selected questions and answers) or software one-time passwords (single use password delivered to your mobile device) to create the only authentication solution that makes available -- something you know with something you are and something you have. BioPassword is accurate, secure, scalable to millions of users and immediately deployable across the enterprise and the Internet without impacting users. To learn more about BioPassword visit our Web site or contact us at (425) 649-1100. For an online demonstration of BioPassword's keystroke biometrics, log onto www.biopassword.com/demo1.

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