SOURCE: Diamond Fortress Technologies, Inc.

Diamond Fortress Technologies, Inc.

June 10, 2013 12:30 ET

Diamond Fortress Technologies Partners With Australian Reseller and Names Director for Central Europe, Continuing International Expansion

Company Names Tom Selhorst as Director, Central Europe; Engages Top Authentication Reseller, Check2Protect

BIRMINGHAM, AL--(Marketwired - June 10, 2013) - Diamond Fortress Technologies, Inc. (DFT), developers of innerID®, patented fingerprint biometric authentication software, today announces the addition of Australian value-added-reseller Check2Protect Pty Ltd and the hiring of Tom Selhorst to serve as DFT's Director, Central Europe, further continuing the company's international expansion. DFT's innerID uses a smart phone's camera to capture and identify a user's unique fingerprint, eliminating the need to remember or store multiple passwords.    

"Today's announcement further validates the value DFT's innerID brings to businesses and users everywhere," said Chace Hatcher, CEO of Diamond Fortress Technologies. "Putting secure access at a user's fingertips -- literally -- will make passwords a thing of the past, and move us into a world of instantaneous and user-friendly transactions, saving users countless hours of frustration, and call centers countless amounts of money." 

"innerID gives customers a compelling and unique combination of convenience and security," said Kenneth King, principal of Check2Protect, a value-added reseller that provides Australian businesses with world-class biometric identity authentication solutions. "We believe that innerID is the future of mobile authentication, and will be a critical addition to our toolkit as more businesses and individuals move their day-to-day activities into the cloud -- from banking to e-commerce to various types of business-to-business collaboration."

Check2Protect (www.check2protect.com.au) has launched a campaign at www.ditchpasswords.com to stamp out the ineffective use of passwords, PINs and cards that are frequently lost, stolen or forgotten.

As DFT's Director, Central Europe, Tom Selhorst brings over 20 years of experience in Direct and Channel Sales, Marketing, Managed Services, Consulting and Country Area Management. Selhorst has held senior positions with Computer Associates, Symantec, Swivel Secure and SafeNet, where he's managed business and sales operations in the DACH Region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland), across Scandinavia and Eastern Europe.

"innerID brings the long-held vision of biometric security to fruition -- indeed,  DFT has shown the path forward with the industry's most advanced, reliable, user-friendly mobile authentication technology," said Selhorst. "I look forward to working with the talented and committed DFT team in bringing the innerID solution to companies and individuals across Central Europe, and paving the way for a significantly improved user experience on all mobile devices."

About Diamond Fortress Technologies, Inc. (DFT)

Diamond Fortress Technologies, Inc. (DFT) is a biometric security software provider whose flagship authentication solution, innerID®, uses a device's camera to capture and identify a user's unique fingerprint. InnerID® delivers affordable and easily adoptable biometric security to everyone, without requiring additional hardware or the need to store and retrieve multiple passwords. Other DFT solutions include WALit™, a mobile wallet app, and WALlock™, a device unlock app, both based on innerID® technology. DFT's mission is to facilitate secure, instantaneous transactions via any innerID-enabled mobile device, saving users hours of frustration and call centers countless amounts of time and money. The company is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, with offices in Western and Central Europe, and business partners extending to Australia. For more information, visit www.diamondfortress.com

About Check2Protect

Check2Protect is focused on delivering the world's best identity authentication technology to Australia, supported with local solution design and customer service. Through its campaign www.ditchpasswords.com, Check2Protect is promoting the benefits of replacing passwords, PINs and cards with biometric solutions for convenience, security and efficiency. For more information visit www.check2protect.com.au  

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