SOURCE: TeleSign


July 10, 2012 06:00 ET

TeleSign and DS3 Partner to Provide Strong Global Authentication

Magic Quadrant Visionaries Partner to Bring Versatile Authentication to the Global Market

LOS ANGELES, CA and SINGAPORE--(Marketwire - Jul 10, 2012) - TeleSign, a market leader in Internet fraud prevention and Intelligent Authentication, and Data Security Systems Solutions (DS3), a leader in strong authentication and cryptographic security solutions in Asia-Pacific, announced today a partnership to provide TeleSign 2FA integrated in DS3's Authentication Server. The joint solution delivers a comprehensive and cost-effective solution with the flexibility to authenticate users in their native language anywhere in the world.

TeleSign 2FA augments DS3's hardware and software tokens with the flexibility of phone-based two-factor authentication. Leveraging TeleSign 2FA, DS3 customers can receive authentication codes via voice or SMS in more than 200 countries and in 87 languages including Japanese and several Chinese dialects. TeleSign and DS3 create a custom user experience, delivering a complete authentication solution that enables enterprises to create business value and achieve security and business goals.

"TeleSign's voice and SMS authentication capabilities serve as a powerful enhancement for our users. The additional voice option with language support and coverage provides DS3 customers with flexible, protected account access and authenticated transactions on a global scale," said Tan Teik Guan, CEO for DS3.

"Serving the largest enterprises across Asia-Pacific and globally, DS3 empowers users with flexible secure solutions," said Dan Takahashi, director of business development for TeleSign. "Incorporating TeleSign 2FA provides reliable strong authentication on an international level with an enhanced user experience."

Both DS3 and TeleSign were positioned as Visionaries in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for User Authentication, published January 17, 2012.

About TeleSign

Every second, of every day, TeleSign protects the world's largest Internet and Cloud properties against fraud. TeleSign Intelligent Authentication provides an easy-to-implement and powerful method for identifying and substantially reducing online fraud and spam using the most widely deployed technology -- a user's phone. The company protects 2.5 billion downstream users in more than 200 countries, offering localization services in 87 languages. In 2011, TeleSign ranked #15 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™. About the Magic Quadrant

About DS3 - Data Security Systems Solutions Pte Ltd

Headquartered in Singapore, Data Security Systems Solutions develops authentication solutions for enterprises, banks and government agencies. Data Security Solutions provides strong authentication that is critical for protecting online businesses with a suite of global security solutions and expert consultation for the Banking, Financial and Private industries DS3 is simplifying the way to secure your enterprise and authenticating the world. For more information visit

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