Veridium Unveils Authenticator App for Multi-Factor Biometric Authentication, Eliminating Need for Passwords or Tokens

Enterprise-ready app enables organizations to deploy biometric authentication to reduce cost while ensuring convenient, fast and secure identity verification

SAN FRANCISCO--()--Veridium, a leader in strong authentication solutions using biometrics instead of passwords and tokens, today announced the availability of the Veridium Authenticator App, an enterprise-ready solution enabling a cost-efficient, convenient and more secure multi-factor authentication process. The app is now available for download on any iOS and Android smartphone.

“Enterprises consider two key factors when seeking a new security solution: ease-of-use and the dangers of overspending”

Organizations across the globe continue to use cumbersome and ineffective authentication methods like passwords and tokens, which continue to be a weak link in enterprise security. Understanding these pain points, the Veridium Authenticator App enables organizations to capture and authenticate biometrics from face, native fingerprint and 4 Fingers TouchlessID, all on their mobile device while eliminating the need for passwords and tokens. With the Veridium Authenticator App, organizations benefit from a frictionless solution for end users, while increasing productivity by reducing calls to the help desk and lost time due to password resets or lost or damaged tokens.

“Enterprises consider two key factors when seeking a new security solution: ease-of-use and the dangers of overspending,” said Todd Shollenbarger, Chief Global Strategist of Veridium. “There is an industry need for strong authentication with simplicity without breaking the bank. Our Authenticator App provides customers all the security benefits in one solution, lowering total cost of ownership over traditional 2FA solutions all while making security a much more convenient process for IT and end users alike.”

Key Features of the Veridium Authenticator App include:

  • Platform Integration: The Authenticator App offers a way to quickly and easily enroll and authenticate employees as a primary or secondary factor in Microsoft Active Directory, as well as Citrix StoreFront, NetScaler, ShareFile or any other VPN that uses a RADIUS protocol.
  • Integration with Biometrics: Users can replace passwords and tokens with multiple biometrics, including: native device sensors like face and fingerprint, and Veridium’s 4 Fingers TouchlessID.
  • Available on Android and iOS: Available for free to download from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
  • Enhanced User Experience: New user interface, making enrolling and authenticating easy and convenient.

“Ensuring productivity while protecting sensitive data is at the core of how Citrix securely delivers apps and data for our customers,” said Nabeel Youakim, Vice President of Products and Strategic Partners of Citrix. “The Veridium biometric authentication solution, which has been verified as Citrix Ready for Citrix StoreFront and Citrix NetScaler Gateway, helps our customers to eliminate the need for soft or hard tokens all while ensuring convenience and security for any organization.”

For more information on Veridium’s Authenticator App, VeridiumID, VeridiumAD, and Veridium’s biometric authentication capabilities, please visit.

About Veridium

Veridium is a leader in the development of strong authentication solutions using biometrics instead of traditional passwords, PINs, and tokens. Powered by an unmatched legacy of IP and R&D, our software increases security, improves convenience, and reduces fraud at a lower total cost of ownership than traditional multi-factor authentication (MFA) solutions. Veridium has offices in the U.S., U.K., and Romania. For additional information, please visit www.veridiumID.com.

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