CDS Monarch Deploys DigitalPersona Strong Authentication Solutions for Secure Access to Electronic Medical Records
Fingerprint Authentication Results in Improved Access Control and Monitoring, Reduction in Help Desk Costs for Password Resets
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of multi-factor authentication and access management solutions, today announced CDS Monarch has deployed DigitalPersona® Pro Enterprise software and U.are.U® Fingerprint Keyboards to provide secure access to electronic medical records. With DigitalPersona solutions, CDS Monarch is now able to more accurately track access to clinical software as employees utilize a variety of machines on their network, serving individuals at 35 sites. The DigitalPersona deployment has also helped drive down IT helpdesk costs from password resets.
CDS Monarch is a world-class non-profit human services organization currently serving 1,700 individuals throughout New York with more than 600 employees. CDS Monarch deployed DigitalPersona solutions to control access to IT systems and information, while allowing quick login for personnel. DigitalPersona Pro software and U.are.U Fingerprint Keyboards enable employees to log in to the network and access Cerner's CareTracker®, eVero's digitalAGENCY™, ADP's Time and Attendance and ADP's HR & Benefits software. With network roaming profiles offered by DigitalPersona Pro, CDS Monarch employees can also effortlessly access the information they need on multiple computers throughout the network.
"We needed a solution that would alleviate the risks associated with authentication errors, cut costs and be embraced by our employees," said Sankar Sewnauth, President and CEO at CDS Monarch. "Fingerprint biometrics has proven to be the perfect fit. We are reducing IT costs and user frustration from password resets, shortening login time to reduce the risk of audit failure while ensuring that CDS Monarch is providing quality services with heightened security."
"It is more important than ever for healthcare providers and human interest organizations to control access to sensitive data in ways that are secure yet don't hinder productivity," said Mike Printz, vice president of sales at DigitalPersona. "DigitalPersona's healthcare solution gives organizations the flexibility to tailor their use of multi-factor authentication to fit their established business processes and reduce costs."
DigitalPersona, Inc. is a global provider of multi-factor authentication and access management solutions that close the gap between people and security for enterprises, government agencies and commercial embedded-solution developers. The company's fingerprint biometrics technology helps organizations prevent fraud and increase accountability; it is incorporated into multiple national voting systems, almost all brands of biometrically-enabled point-of-sale (POS) stations, as well as many commercial applications in the retail, healthcare, and financial industries. DigitalPersona's authentication and access management software is shipped by computer manufacturers on millions of notebooks and desktop computers per year; its cloud- and Active Directory-managed solutions multi-factor/strong authentication, single sign-on (SSO) password management and emergency access recovery simplify compliance and cut IT costs. For more information contact DigitalPersona, Inc. at: +1 650.474.4000, or visit www.digitalpersona.com.
© 2012 DigitalPersona, Inc. All rights reserved. DigitalPersona® and U.are.U® are trademarks of DigitalPersona, Inc. registered in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. This information should not be relied upon as legal advice. DigitalPersona specifically disclaims all warranties of any kind, express or implied. Users must take full responsibility for their application of any products or compliance with any legal requirements.
About CDS Monarch
CDS Monarch fulfills transitional and employment needs of individuals with disabilities and their families through the Life Transitions program, Warrior Salute™ service, a CDS Monarch Senior Living division, and Unistel, a subsidiary of CDS Monarch. The Wolf Foundation, Inc. is a community-sustained endowment established in support of CDS Monarch, Inc. CDS Monarch is guided by the belief that everyone deserves the opportunity to lead a productive, fulfilling life with quality and choice of services. To learn more about CDS Monarch please visit www.cdsmonarch.org.
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