REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of authentication and endpoint protection solutions, today announced Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) has deployed DigitalPersona® Pro software and U.are.U® Fingerprint Readers. The DigitalPersona solution eliminates the need for employees to remember and manually type separate strong passwords to more than 60 applications. DigitalPersona Pro uses fingerprint biometrics to verify the user's identity, and then securely and automatically enters the appropriate password needed for each application. As a result, MSUFCU has improved customer service times and reduced overall risk.
MSUFCU is one of the largest university-based credit unions with more than $1.8 billion in assets and more than 153,000 members. The Credit Union has more than 300 employees who access over 60 applications to handle everything from transactions with the Federal Reserve or American Express to inputting daily timecards. Given the high access security requirements of these applications, employees must change each application's password every 90 days. MSUFCU's security policies require the use of strong passwords that contain three or more types of characters, such as lower or upper case letters, numbers or symbols, making password memorization a major challenge. The Credit Union sought a solution that could simplify application login to improve customer service and overall productivity while improving the protection of confidential data. MSUFCU selected the DigitalPersona Pro software to solve these challenges.
"Our members require fast, accurate service," said Debbie Serrano, network technician, MSUFCU. "DigitalPersona Pro provides us with an enterprise-class authentication and single sign-on solution without the large price tag that often comes with big enterprise security solutions. The system i
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