PasswordBank Technologies Inc., the Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) company, announced today the introduction of PasswordBank Federation, the first and only multi-platform Identity Federation solution that works with or without SAML, providing maximum security to Enterprises and Service Providers. PasswordBank Federation allows identity-related information to be shared securely between the enterprise and service providers (cloud and on-premise applications). PasswordBank enables the Enterprise to maintain full and centralized control over accesses to all applications of the organization.
The Alembic Foundation announced the availability of Aurion 4.0, the first release of the open source health information exchange software based upon CONNECT from the Federal Health Architecture. Aurion 4.0 was built by the Aurion open source community and incorporates code contributions from 19 people from five organizations.
...Google’s recent announcement that it is providing two-factor authentication (2FA) for Google Apps reflects a move away from simple password access to stronger authentication for cloud-based applications.
Forum Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Crosscheck Networks, announced the next generation of its flagship XML Gateway fueling faster, more powerful and seamless Web experiences for users. Forum Sentry WAF unites -- natively, for the first time in one appliance -- the threat protection, scalability and Federated Identity capabilities of an XML Gateway with the security of a Web Application Firewall (WAF).
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