PALO ALTO, Calif., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nok Nok Labs, an innovator in modern authentication and a founding member of the FIDO Alliance, and DDS, Inc., a leading Japanese biometric company, announced a strategic partnership to jointly drive adoption of Nok Nok Labs' products in the Japanese market, meeting the need for a more secure online environment. The two companies are working together to support Device Manufacturers, Mobile Network Operators and Online Service Providers and to drive the adoption of the FIDO ReadyTM NNLTM S3 Authentication Suite with the goal of making online and mobile transactions more secure.
"The need for a more secure, easy to use, scalable online authentication ecosystem is a global concern," said Phil Dunkelberger, President & CEO of Nok Nok Labs. "Joining forces with DDS provides us with a strong partner in the Japanese market to meet the needs of the region and to drive the growth in the market for FIDO-based authentication."
DDS joined the FIDO Alliance in April 2014 becoming the first Japanese member. DDS has driven various activities to increase FIDO awareness in Japan such as the FIDO TOKYO Seminar and FIDO 1.0 PR event.
"Nok Nok Labs and the FIDO Alliance have done a great job in promoting the FIDO movement in the U.S. and other global markets," says Kenji Miyoshino, CEO of DDS. "Partnering with Nok Nok Labs will help drive significant business opportunities in the Japanese market, helping to create a more secure online environment on a global level."
About Nok Nok Labs
Nok Nok Labs enables infrastructure for strong, FIDO-based authentication to organizations with mobile and web applications. The NNLTM S3 Authentication Suite software helps organizations to quickly accelerate revenues, reduce fraud, and improve security. Nok Nok Labs is a founding member of the FIDO Alliance with customers including PayPal and Alipay. For more information, visit www.noknok.com.
About DDS, Inc.
DDS is an established leader in fingerprint authentication solutions, actively involved in technology development through industry-academia collaborations. Currently, it is capable of supporting information security solutions needs of the EVE MA multi factor authentication platform and EVE FA fingerprint authentication solutions. DDS is now spearheading the new FIDO Alliance standard in Japan to eliminate passwords.
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