We are delighted to announce that Hitachi Europe limited, a pioneer of Finger Vein Biometric technology, and My1Login, a European leader in enterprise Identity and Access Management, announced a Technology Partnership to deliver enhanced security solutions to address one of the cybersecurity industry’s most compelling challenges – passwords.
26 Oct 2020
Hitachi Europe limited, a pioneer of Finger Vein Biometric technology, and My1Login, a European leader in enterprise Identity and Access Management, announced a Technology Partnership to deliver enhanced security solutions to address one of the cybersecurity industry’s most compelling challenges – passwords. The combined solution optimises security and convenience whilst enabling a significant ROI as a result of a number productivity and efficiency benefits.
The two companies will deliver solutions utilising Hitachi’s VeinID Five product together with My1Login’s Identity and Access Management software to eliminate the need for passwords in enterprise. Hitachi’s product uses vein recognition to enable users to authenticate with the corporate directory by holding their Finger up to the camera, then My1Login’s IAM software takes this delegated trust and seamlessly, onward authenticates the user with all subsequent access to web and Windows desktop applications without the user entering passwords.
“My1Login has a powerful track record in addressing enterprise Identity and Access Management challenges by providing Single Sign-On for cloud and legacy Windows desktop apps across the widest range of applications,” commented My1Login CEO Mike Newman. “Our customers look to us to constantly raise the security bar, and by leveraging My1Login’s market leading service in collaboration with Hitachi, we see tremendous opportunities as a result of a shared philosophy to deliver security excellence, ease of use and a demonstrable return on investment for our customers”.
“At Hitachi, we work with our partners to create innovative solutions that solve problems and power good in society. Partnering with My1Login to Integrate and deploy VeinID Five with their platform, will help customers to remove passwords from their business and improve the user experience, whilst providing a superior level of security” said Ravi Ahluwalia, General Manager at Hitachi Europe.
Discussing plans to develop a large-scale platform that can put a great number of technologies on the market in the future, Mr. Sumer remarked; “We are working to develop the VeinID Five technology as a platform that will enable digital transformation in all aspects of daily life. It will be able to satisfy the authentication requirements encountered during remote customer acquisition and management, in the finance sector but also across industries such as e-commerce, transportation and health-care.”
“At Hitachi, we work with our partners to create innovative technologies that solve problems and power good in society. As an emerging technology hub, Turkey is an ideal location to deploy VeinID Five and we believe, with the help of our partners, that there will be a high level of adoption in a short period of time”, said Ravi Ahluwalia, General Manager of Hitachi Europe’s Security Business.
About Hitachi Europe Ltd.
Hitachi Europe Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) is headquartered in Maidenhead, UK. The company is focused on its Social Innovation Business – delivering innovations that answer society’s challenges. Hitachi Europe and its subsidiary companies offers a broad range of information & telecommunication systems; rail systems, power and industrial systems; industrial components & equipment; automotive systems, digital media & consumer products and others with operations and research & development Laboratories across EMEA. For more information, visit https://www.hitachi.eu
My1Login’s multi-award-winning Identity & Access Management solution is the most secure and most widely compatible on the market, enabling organisations to mitigate password-related cyber-security risks, control user identities and help meet critical compliance obligations.
My1Login, winner of Best Identity Management Solution (SC Awards Europe 2020), solves the problem of cyber-security risks created by the increasing sprawl of corporate user identities, usernames and passwords by providing Single Sign-On for all web and Windows desktop applications that is seamlessly linked to the user’s directory login. Critical applications can be protected by auto-generated, strong, unique passwords that can be hidden from users, eliminating phishing. My1Login’s auto-detection of applications being accessed further reduces the attack surface by identifying Shadow IT risks.
My1Login is the only Identity and Access Management solution that offers:
Client-Side Encryption – My1Login only store encrypted data. The keys remain securely inside the perimeter of the customer’s enterprise network meaning even My1Login are unable to access customer data.
Zero User Interface – Can be deployed to run in the background meaning no change to user behaviours and no training required.
Most Widely Compatible SSO – SSO that is seamlessly linked to the user’s directory login for web apps, virtualized apps and even Windows desktop apps without requiring APIs.
Rapid Deployment – My1Login is cloud-based Identity As A Service (IDaaS) and can automatically discover and integrate new applications, meaning rapid deployment which accelerates time to value.