LOS GATOS, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire/ — Identix Incorporated (Amex: IDX), the leading biometric provider of end-to-end security solutions, today announced that eWebIT(TM) Solutions Incorporated, the Systems Integration Division of Eclipsys Corporation(R) (Nasdaq: ECLP), is the first customer licensed to use and commercialize Identix’s itrust(TM) Access Server, a comprehensive access control security platform designed to safeguard information sharing and data transfer on open wired and wireless networks. Based on the three most important aspects of security — authentication, authorization and administration — itrust offers a comprehensive solutions platform for today’s wired and wireless business.
eWebIT, a leading provider of solutions for enterprise application integration, composite web application development, enterprise master person indexing, and single sign-on, will offer Identix’s itrust security solutions to its healthcare and non-healthcare industry clients. Increasingly, healthcare providers and payers are being required by standards bodies to meet new security requirements. Identix’s itrust solutions are designed to safeguard the integrity of this data by providing an organization the tools to control and confirm who is on the other end of a transaction, grant that user access rights to particular resources on the network and keep a record of transactions as they occur.
Anna Bean, president of eWebIT Solutions said, “Identix’s itrust solution is an excellent complement to our existing suite of e-business technologies, which encompass a comprehensive array of applications and services. Adding itrust to our current information solutions will facilitate our customers’ efforts to meet new security and privacy requirements. We are committed to helping all our customers solve their business problems and believe that Identix’s security solutions will be an instrumental tool for organizations across all major industries.”
Identix Chairman and CEO Robert McCashin commented, “With a direct link into an industry that must increase its current security practices regarding access and transmission of data, eWebIT Solutions is an ideal initial itrust customer. eWebIT has established itself as a premier software and service provider for healthcare and other industries, and there are very few areas that demand the ability for absolute authentication and secure transaction management more. We look forward to eWebIT helping to establish Identix’s security solutions as the de facto standard for secure transaction management in healthcare and many other industries.”
Identix’s itrust security solutions are designed to enhance existing security standards by providing a platform for strong user-authentication, authorization, secure transaction, and transaction-management services. itrust addresses the problem of authentication and authorization within a distributed environment by providing tools and services to implement customizable security strategies for access management across resources and domains. itrust secures against unauthorized site access by ensuring the identity of the requestor of a host service and managing user authorization through the implementation of access control and user policy protocols. The itrust Access Server performs policy management and strong user authentication. itrust provides the tools and resources for administrators to assign and control authentication schemes for individual users, groups of users or entire sites, define and manage authorization rules for specific HTTP addresses and web pages within a site, and create, administer and manage authorization rules and policy settings. itrust administration and auditing tools provide logging and reporting functions to easily track access status and ensure positive transaction records. With itrust, site operators can implement a security policy to protect a web site.
About eWebIT Solutions
eWebIT Solutions (http://www.ewebit.com), a division of Eclipsys Corporation, offers a powerful toolset that enables the seamless flow of information across the enterprise, and between suppliers, customers and business partners in a manner that is fast, flexible, scalable, reliable and secure. eWebIT’s e- business technologies feature single sign-on, composite web application development, enterprise application integration, and enterprise master person indexing. Eclipsys (http://www.eclipsys.com) delivers end-to-end, knowledge-driven information solutions that enable healthcare enterprises to achieve balanced and improved clinical, financial and customer-satisfaction outcomes. For more information, contact Eclipsys at email@example.com.
Identix Incorporated (http://www.Identix.com) is a leader in designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing products for the capture and/or comparison of fingerprints for security, anti-fraud, law enforcement, physical access and other applications. Identix designs and develops proprietary, cost-effective, security products and solutions for personal identification and verification. Through its itrust(TM) division, Identix offers an array of Internet and wireless Web secure transaction-processing services, and provide a wide range of applications to markets that include corporate enterprise security, intranet, extranet, and Internet, wireless Web access and security, E-commerce, government and law-enforcement agencies. Identix’s partners include Motorola, Compaq, Toshiba, VeriSign, Key Tronic, SCM Micro, Cherry and Unisys.
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