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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Versasec Launches vSEC:CMS S-Series Version 4.6
Leading Smart Card Management Solution Updates Include Windows User Self-Service Functions, New Smart Card Lifecycle Operations, and Improved Card Inventory Management
NEW YORK, October 18, 2016 -- Versasec, the leader in smart card management systems, introduced vSEC:CMS S-Series version 4.6 today, featuring updates and improvements that include a pre-login user self-service feature. vSEC:CMS S4.6 also adds a built-in connector to the DigiCert Certificate Authority (CA) and the ability to manage Charismatics Virtual Smart Cards.
Specific functionality enhancements announced today with vSEC: CMS S4.6 include the following:
The Windows Credential Provider, available for Windows 7 and up, enables vSEC:CMS user self-service features directly from the Windows logon screen, without having to log in.
Updated altSecurityIdentities user attributes in the Active Directory -- as part of smart card lifecycle operations -- enables multiple user credentials to be connected to one Windows user account.
Smart card stock/inventory management functionality enables customers to securely manage their stock of not yet used/issued smart cards, making it easier to determine timing around additional smart card purchases or the need for moving inventory from one location to another.
New built-in hardware security module (HSM) connector to the Gemalto SafeNet ProtectServer HSM.
In a recent poll of vSEC:CMS customers, users said they rely heavily on the identification and access management solution to unblock and change user PINs, to connect to Microsoft Active Directory, and for connections to the Certificate Authority. Other top uses included remotely unblocking user pins, performing certificate lifecycle management, creating PIN policy updates, connecting to the mail server and facilitating user self-service card renewals.
“From the largest enterprise and government agency to very small companies, one of the most effective means for combating hackers is with multi-factor authentication. Using smart cards as the means for achieving that authentication is also very cost effective,” said Joakim Thorén,
CEO of Versasec. “With vSEC:CMS, we make managing smart cards an easy and intuitive process, so companies can adopt smart cards without the headaches.”
vSEC:CMS S4.6 is available now for evaluation via download at Versasec.com.
Versasec is a leading IT solutions provider in the identity and access management space with focus on easy deployment of smart cards with innovative smart card management systems. Our customers are organizations that demand high security and ease of use. Our state of the art solutions enable our customers to securely authenticate, issue and manage user credentials, such as smart cards, more cost efficiently than other solutions on the market.
Our mission is to provide solutions that are affordable and easy to integrate, thus allowing organizations of all sizes to implement high levels of security. We also offer first class support, maintenance, and training. Our customers include: HSBC, Tieto, Raiffeisenbank, Hornbach, Daimler, Alstom, European Commission, Qualcomm, eBay, Saudi Aramco, IMF, L’Oreal and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
Our products and services can be bought and delivered worldwide by use of an extensive reseller network and through the Versasec web site: https://versasec.com
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