SOURCE: Strikeforce Technologies, Inc.

StrikeForce Technologies

January 12, 2011 07:45 ET

StrikeForce Technologies Inc. Is Awarded the Patent for "Out-of-Band" Authentication Using Mobile Devices

EDISON, NJ--(Marketwire - January 12, 2011) - StrikeForce Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SFOR), a company that specializes in the prevention of Identity Theft & Data Breaches, announced today that they have been awarded the patent for "Multi-Channel Device Utilizing A Centralized Out-of-Band Authentication System" from the United States Patent Office (Patent # 7870599).

"Being awarded the patent is a game changer for StrikeForce," says Mark L. Kay, CEO of StrikeForce. "Mobile device sales are skyrocketing with no end in sight; in 2009 more than 1.2 billion mobile devices were sold, stimulating the exponential growth of mobile applications that need strong authentication," says Kay.

Today, there are mobile applications for just about every type of business and personal use; to access your office remotely from your phone, there's an application for it; you need to bank from your phone, there's an application for that; you need to communicate with social networking websites, there is an application for that as well. For consumers and corporations it has never been easier. Mobile applications are now an essential part of how we work, play and communicate.

"We are very excited about the extensive market opportunity our ProtectID® Out-of-Band Multi-Factor Authentication product provides for mobile devices. ProtectID is perfectly positioned at the intersection of the hottest three trends, Mobility (e.g. iPhone, BlackBerry and Android), Cloud Computing (e.g. Google & Salesforce) and the Steep Rise of Security Threats (Man in the Middle Attacks, etc.)," says Kay. Our Patented ProtectID Out-of-Band Mobile Authentication Technology can be used for the following:

  • Secure access to Social Networking websites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.
  • Protect online banking access, wire transfers & transaction authorization
  • Enterprise Remote Access for employees, meets 2-Factor Authentication compliance
  • Government - Protect critical infrastructure and citizens against cyber attacks

About StrikeForce:
StrikeForce Technologies helps to prevent identity theft online. Its products help protect consumers and their families while banking and shopping online, and businesses in "real time" against data loss and breaches. StrikeForce Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SFOR) is headquartered in Edison, N.J., and can be reached at or by phone at (732) 661-9641 or toll-free at (866) 787-4542.

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