OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., and ZURICH, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI) (www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in authentication products and services, today announced that users of Legalmail, the certified electronic mail service from InfoCert (Italy), benefit from an extra layer of security, thanks to VASCO's MYDIGIPASS.COM service. InfoCert is the leading Certification body in Italy, with four and a half million certified digital signatures, nine hundred thousand certified electronic mailboxes and a further four hundred and fifty million documents stored for back-up.
MYDIGIPASS.COM is VASCO's hosted consumer authentication platform in the cloud. The platform combines high-level security with ultimate user convenience. Website owners can integrate strong authentication using one-time passwords to secure access to their services and content. Consumers can download a free DIGIPASS to securely log on to B-to-B and B-to-C web applications through MYDIGIPASS.COM. The platform facilitates password management and enables end-users to manage their online credentials in one trusted place.
Users of InfoCert can register themselves on www.MYDIGIPASS.COM and download the free DIGIPASS for Mobile application. With DIGIPASS for Mobile users can generate a dynamic one-time password on their PC, cell phone, tablet or mobile device to securely log on to the Legalmail application. MYDIGIPASS.COM is also natively embedded in third-party platforms such as Intel's Ultrabook processors.
"We make it a priority to continuously improve our service," states Danilo Cattaneo, InfoCert's Director General. "By integrating MYDIGIPASS.COM into Legalmail we can offer double added value to our customers, increase access security and provide even greater convenience and satisfaction in the use of our products."
InfoCert realized many benefits by incorporating MYDIGIPASS.COM. Legalmail's customer base consists mainly of businesses, companies, associations, public and professional bodies, totalling around 900,000 active mailboxes. With the integration, InfoCert has facilitated password management and recovery for its many end users
"We recently launched a new and more advanced version of MYDIGIPASS.COM making it available for the first time in Italian," commented Jan Valcke, President and CEO of VASCO Data Security. "We are extremely proud that MYDIGIPASS.COM has been chosen by a security-savvy company like InfoCert. This confirms the value of our solution."
"Intel is committed to providing a secure and protected online environment for consumer, business enterprise, government and professional users," said George Thangadurai, General Manager, PC Client Services at Intel Corporation. "That is why Intel has collaborated with VASCO to ensure that Intel® Identity Protection Technology that is built into all Intel inspired-Ultrabook™ devices and other PCs based on Intel Core® processors, combines with VASCO's MYDIGIPASS.COM to allow InfoCert users to access their Legalmail box in a more secure and quicker way without all the problems generated by multiple passwords management."
VASCO is a leading supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions and services specializing in Internet security applications and transactions. VASCO has positioned itself as a global software company for Internet security serving a customer base of approximately 10,000 companies in more than 100 countries, including approximately 1,700 international financial institutions. VASCO's prime markets are the financial sector, enterprise security, e-commerce and e-government.
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