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    Top Answer:One of the most valuable features of this solution is that it's a strong authentication solution that's able to integrate with applications.
    Top Answer:There are eventually going to be implementation costs. Sometimes you're required to have custom code developments there, so that has to be part of the implementation price.
    Top Answer:This solution could be improved with risk-based authentication. I think that this product has everything that most customers are looking for, but modern technology has people looking for security… more »
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    CA Advanced Authentication, CA Strong Authentication, CA Risk Authentication, Arcot WebFort, Arcot RiskFort
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    BIO-key International, Inc. develops, was founded in 1993 and markets fingerprint biometric identification software and hardware. Our network security solutions were designed to identify individuals and verify, or confirm, before granting access, among other things, corporate resources, subscribed data and services, web portals, applications, physical locations or assets using fingerprint authentication. Additionally, BIO-key is proud to be Microsoft's hardware and software partner in creating affordable, high-quality USB Fingerprint scanner accessories for Windows Hello and Windows Hello for Business. Our 25-year track record in delivering transformational enterprise and OEM-embedded biometric solutions is testament to an unwavering commitment: “To empower organizations with strong and multi-factor authentication (MFA) to strengthen online security that is both scalable and cost-efficient, enabling them to achieve rapid time-to-value.

    CA Advanced Authentication provides a secure, user-convenient and cost-effective way to protect online and mobile applications. The solution consists of two components:  CA Risk Authentication allows the enterprise to silently and transparently collect data and assess risk based on device identification, location and user behavior, among other factors, and CA Strong Authentication provides a wide variety of software-based, two-factor authentication credentials and technology to make passwords more secure.  Together they enable an intelligent, layered security approach to protect user identities and organizational data.

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    Sample Customers
    The World Bank, Virginia Tech University, Univerisity of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Union Pacific, St. Luke's Hospital, Singapore Police Force, Security State Bank, Omnicell, Mastercard, Lockheed Martin
    Global bank, Large Filipino Bank and SK Infosec
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    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Financial Services Firm13%
    Manufacturing Company7%
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    Small Business13%
    Large Enterprise88%
    Small Business23%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise62%
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    BIO-key is ranked 34th in Authentication Systems while Symantec Advanced Authentication is ranked 18th in Authentication Systems with 1 review. BIO-key is rated 0.0, while Symantec Advanced Authentication is rated 6.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Advanced Authentication writes "Good integration and stability, but could use risk-based authentication". BIO-key is most compared with Fortinet FortiToken, whereas Symantec Advanced Authentication is most compared with Symantec VIP Access Manager.

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