SOURCE: BioPassword

March 27, 2007 08:00 ET

BioPassword Wins Best Security Software at GCN FOSE 2007

Editors of Top Government Publications Recognize Technology Reseller Ace Computers and BioPassword for Its Unique Multi-Factor Authentication Software Solution Based on Keystroke Biometrics

SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 27, 2007 -- BioPassword, Inc., the leader in software-only strong authentication, and Ace Computers, a leading supplier of information technology solutions, today announced they were awarded 'Best Security Software' by the technology editors and lab staff at Government Computer News (GCN) as well as editors of Washington Technology. The announcement was made at the GCN FOSE 2007 Conference, the government's largest gathering of information technology professionals.

Ace Computers partners with BioPassword to deliver cost-effective multi-factor authentication solutions to leading government institutions, Fortune 500 corporations and educational establishments. BioPassword's software-only solutions authenticate users without the need for specialized hardware by analyzing a combination of standard login credentials (userID and password), keystroke biometrics (unique typing rhythm) and knowledge-based authentication (user selected questions and answers). BioPassword's solutions include BioPassword Internet Edition for multi-factor authentication in Web-based environments and BioPassword Enterprise Edition for strong authentication in Windows Active Directory and Citrix Presentation Server environments.

More than 100 high technology companies submitted new products in the annual GCN Best of FOSE Awards program. Thirteen companies received the distinguished award for outstanding technology advancement and innovation for a variety of technologies.

"Security software is a critical component of a complete security solution," said Wyatt Kash, editor in chief of GCN. "GCN's editors looked for security software that can address the sensitive needs of the public sector and provide both innovation and value. BioPassword clearly stood out among the numerous contenders."

"BioPassword is honored to be recognized for its technological advances in providing organizations with an added layer of security that is fast, accurate, and scalable to millions of users," said Dean Bravos, vice president of worldwide channel sales at BioPassword. "This award further validates BioPassword's commitment to providing its customers with strong software-only authentication and illustrates that the company is a leader in the market."

"Ace Computers is well known as an industry innovator and routinely partners with innovative companies, like BioPassword, to deliver best-in-class technologies for our clients," said John Samborski, vice president of Ace Computers. "It's no surprise to us that BioPassword is being honored, as it provides one of the most unique security offerings we've encountered in nearly 25 years in business. The software solution does not require special hardware and is completely transportable to multiple systems without the headaches associated with token-based security."

For a detailed list of award recipients, visit www.GCN.com.

About BioPassword

BioPassword, Inc. (www.biopassword.com), located in Issaquah, Washington, leads the market in delivering enterprise security solutions for software-only strong authentication. BioPassword protects company and individual assets with a simple, yet powerful combination of the user's standard login credentials (userID and password), keystroke biometrics (their unique typing rhythm), and knowledge-based authentication (user selected questions and answers). BioPassword's strong 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 BioPassword's keystroke biometrics, log onto www.biopassword.com/demo1.

BioPassword® is a registered trademark of BioPassword, Inc. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About Ace Computers

Ace Computers' was founded in 1983 and its headquarters is in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Ace is a woman-owned small business and is a seasoned Federal IT player and is a VARBusiness "Top 500" member, ranked as the 11th largest custom system builder in the nation and #1 in custom storage servers for 2006. Ace has won numerous awards for design and implementation from various sources including CEA, Gartner, Intel, NASBA and more. Ace Computers enables a variety of network computing applications by developing powerful, scalable and reliable application specific clusters, servers, storage subsystems and high end workstations for many markets including high performance computing, federal government, higher education, mainstream corporate and VAR markets. Ace can be reached by calling 877-ACE-COMP (877-223-2667) or by visiting our website at http://www.acecomputers.com.

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