SOURCE: BioPassword

January 29, 2007 13:25 ET

BioPassword Joins Citrix Ready Initiative to Help Businesses Select Best Third-Party Products for Their Application Delivery Environments

Biometric Multi-Factor Authentication Software Verified as Citrix Compatible

SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 29, 2007 -- BioPassword, Inc., the leading software company providing secure authentication and anti-fraud solutions based on the behavioral biometric of keystroke dynamics, today announced it is among the first vendors to participate in the launch of Citrix Systems, Inc.'s Citrix® Ready™, an initiative to help customers identify third-party solutions that add the greatest value in Citrix-driven environments.

BioPassword Enterprise Edition is the proven biometric multi-factor authentication software solution, optimized for Citrix environments and based on the company's unique keystroke dynamics technology that authenticates users by the rhythm of their typing. Enterprise Edition helps Citrix Systems customers solve the challenges of verifying the identities of internal and remote users with a cost-effective, easily deployable software solution that is scalable to millions. The solution offers an integrated biometric multi-factor authentication solution to Citrix Presentation Server™ and supports Citrix Password Manager™ and Citrix Access Gateway™ environments.

"Citrix Ready makes it easier for customers to select the best application delivery products and solutions for their specific needs from the large number of complementary solutions developed by Citrix's extensive eco-system of partners," said David Jones, corporate vice president, business development, for Citrix. "Citrix Ready offers customers an additional measure of confidence in the quality of solutions that our partners bring to the marketplace."

The initiative currently supports Citrix Presentation Server 4 (32 and 64-bit versions), Citrix Password Manager 4.5 and Citrix® NetScaler®. Support for additional Citrix products will be added throughout 2007. BioPassword Enterprise Edition received the Citrix Ready designation, successfully meeting verification criteria set by Citrix. Solution sets containing Citrix and third-party products that address specific vertical market needs or specific IT capabilities can also be designated as Citrix Ready.

"Citrix Ready dramatically increases our visibility to Citrix customers and channels, clearly demonstrating our commitment to providing solutions that complement and add value to Citrix products, and supports our revenue goals," said Mark Upson, CEO of BioPassword. "As a Citrix Ready partner, BioPassword is ensuring more companies can secure their anytime/anywhere application access with cost-effective and easy-to-use two-factor authentication."

About Citrix Ready

Citrix has a rich and extensive eco-system of industry partners building a wide range of products designed to complement and add value to Citrix application delivery solutions. The Citrix Ready designation is awarded to third-party products that have successfully met verification criteria set by Citrix. The Citrix Ready initiative makes it simple for customers and Citrix channels to identify the best third-party products and solutions that can be used with confidence in Citrix environments. The Citrix Ready designation offers customers and prospects a level of confidence in the quality of solutions Citrix and our partners offer to the marketplace. To learn more about Citrix Ready, please visit www.citrixready.com.

About BioPassword

BioPassword, Inc. (www.biopassword.com), located in Issaquah, Washington, leads the market in delivering enterprise security software solutions for multi-factor authentication and reducing fraud using the biometric science of keystroke dynamics. BioPassword protects company and individual assets with a simple, yet powerful combination of the user's standard login credentials (userID and password) with the behavioral biometric of keystroke dynamics (their unique typing rhythm). BioPassword's authentication software is fast, accurate, transparent, scalable to millions of users and immediately deployable across the organization and the Internet without the need for expensive tokens, cards or other specialized hardware. To learn more about BioPassword visit our Web site or contact us at (425) 649-1100. For a live demonstration of keystroke dynamics, log onto www.biopassword.com/demo1.

Citrix®, NetScaler®, Citrix Access Gateway™, Citrix Presentation Server™, Citrix Password Manager™ and Citrix Ready™ are trademarks of Citrix Systems, Inc. and/or one or more of its subsidiaries, and may be registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Doug Wheeler
    BioPassword, Inc.
    (425) 649-1100
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    Aimee Balsley
    Schwartz Communications, Inc.
    (415) 512-0770
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