Authentication Solutions for Retail

DigitalPersona Composite Authentication

Providing Identity Assurance for Retail Organizations

The Challenge

Retail organizations face an increasingly complex IT environment marked by new cloud computing models, the explosion of mobile devices and greatly expanded access to IT resources by non-employee actors such as vendors, partners, service providers and even customers. Unsurprisingly, this complex IT environment is also vulnerable to security breaches.  Securing the complete set of IT assets in retail is a daunting challenge, especially for small to medium sized organizations.

The Solution

To meet compliance mandates like PCI-DSS 3.2, multi-factor authentication for all personnel with administrative access within the card data environment (CDE) is required. Retailers everywhere continue to search for a solution that will protect them from data breaches and address compliance mandates.

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Crossmatch provides solutions that are the gold standard of composite authentication, accomplishing key objectives to help retail businesses:

Close every gap.

In addition to traditional authentication methods, Crossmatch offers authentication for the contextual risk factors of time, velocity, location and behavior. There is an authentication factor for any user or use case.

Provide complete coverage.

DigitalPersona Composite Authentication supports ALL your applications, including web, cloud, Windows, mobile, VDI, VPN and more. Even traditional/legacy applications are supported.

Human-proof your IT.

Crossmatch can help eliminate both the reliance and burden on users to generate passwords. We take the passwords away and replace them with something equally convenient yet much more secure.

Rapidly adapt to your environment.

Leverage your existing IT infrastructure and deploy more quickly than other solutions in the market today.

DigitalPersona Composite Authentication empowers retail organizations to finally put an end to data breaches and comply with new PCI data protection mandates by providing the appropriate level of security for each user, moment by moment.

With decades of biometric acquisition and identity management expertise – including deployments in some of the most challenging environments around the world – Crossmatch provides more than just high-quality hardware and software solutions. We provide assurance, even in your most critical identity applications.

DigitalPersona Composite Authentication surpasses 2-factor and multi-factor, providing the right mix of authentication factors –  moment by moment – to stop breaches in their tracks and secure the many access points in retail’s IT infrastructure. These dynamic authentication factors allow IT to match the level of protection to the security required, protecting sensitive card information and credentials when necessary.

With DigitalPersona, retail organizations can expect complete coverage for all their applications, networks, systems and users –with no gaps in protection. DigitalPersona also offers a rich array of integration options and delivers secure access across legacy, Windows, cloud, remote access and mobile applications. There’s no need for a complete system overhaul to implement cutting-edge protection, which is especially important for small or medium organizations with smaller IT budgets.

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Retailers can finally protect their entire IT environment and respond to compliance mandates at the same time—without putting their employees through difficult deployments or imposing complicated strong authentication policies.

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