Axiomatics

Axiomatics

November 17, 2010 03:08 ET

PayPal to Use Axiomatics' Intelligent Access Management Solution

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN--(Marketwire - Nov. 17, 2010) - Axiomatics, the leading independent XACML authorization solution supplier, is working with PayPal for its Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) software solution. Servicing millions of users, PayPal operates an IT environment representing the largest XACML based authorization deployment to date.

In-line with continued advancements in security requirements, PayPal is using Axiomatics' intelligent access management solution, including the Axiomatics Policy Server (APS), the Axiomatics Policy Auditor (APA) and Axiomatics policy modeling know-how in the form of professional services. With this authorization system in place PayPal will be able to help secure its position as one of the world's leading provider of real-time, online payment solutions.

"At PayPal our customers rely on our ability to ensure that payment procedures are secure at all times," said Michael Barrett PayPal's chief information security officer. "Attribute Based Access Control will provide us with the security we require to maintain the high-level of security our customers expect from PayPal."

Axiomatics access management products utilize XACML 2.0 and the 3.0 draft to provide enterprise-wide, fine-grained, context aware authorization. They offer a complete security management system that can be integrated into virtually any existing IT platform. Furthermore, they enable users to achieve a paradigm shift from a static, pre-configured authorization model to dynamic, real-time evaluation of access requests.

"We are very pleased to be working with PayPal, which, among other things, is the result of a lot of hard work by a number of key personnel at Axiomatics," says Gerry Gebel, President of Axiomatics' Americas Division. "This confirms our belief that ABAC solutions are the way forward for companies that require a single solution that enables new business opportunities, solves compliance headaches and simplifies the access and control process."

Axiomatics, located in Stockholm, Sweden, is the leading provider of fine-grained and attribute-based authorization solutions based on the XACML standard. The company has a global customer base within the health, defense and finance sectors among others. The Axiomatics Policy Server (APS) protects systems against unauthorized use while enabling smooth sharing of information within and across enterprise borders. Axiomatics actively contributes to the development of the XACML standard and has editorial responsibilities within the OASIS Technical Committee.

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