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TMCNet:  TeleSign Announces Mobile App With Push Alerts and Soft Token Functionality

[February 21, 2013]

TeleSign Announces Mobile App With Push Alerts and Soft Token Functionality

LOS ANGELES, CA, Feb 21, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- TeleSign, an Internet security and authentication leader, today announced the TeleSign Authenticator. TeleSign Authenticator is TeleSign's two-factor authentication mobile app featuring push alerts and soft token capabilities.

TeleSign Authenticator delivers out-of-band authentication via push notification or by leveraging a cryptographic key through a soft token. The application is also available to clients and partners as a white labeled option ready for branding and deployment to end users of any participating service. TeleSign customers enjoy the benefit of TeleSign managing the app deployment and all software updates.

TeleSign Authenticator can serve as a stand-alone application for an individual service or can aggregate two-factor authentication functionality into a single app for multiple services or web properties. End users can authenticate into services for multiple providers through a single mobile app, simplifying their phone screens and streamlining app updates.

"By white labeling the TeleSign Authenticator, TeleSign allows companies to brand their own offerings and keep their security solutions safely guarded," said Charles McColgan, TeleSign CTO.

"TeleSign continues to be the insider's secret for securing global users and massively reducing fraud for the world's largest online service providers and web properties." TeleSign Authenticator demos will be available at TeleSign's RSA booth, #533. Additionally, TeleSign will provide a mobile phone charging station for attendees to charge their phones. Stop by the booth to check out the mobile app and charge your phone.

TeleSign Authenticator will be released for general availability in Q2 2013. TeleSign Authenticator complements TeleSign's suite of smarter fraud prevention and authentication products, including TeleSign 2FA, TeleSign Verify, and PhoneID.

About TeleSign Every second, of every day, TeleSign protects the world's largest Internet and Cloud properties against fraud.

TeleSign's security and authentication products provide an easy-to-implement and powerful method for identifying and substantially reducing online fraud and spam. The company protects 2.5 billion downstream accounts in more than 200 countries and territories, offering localization services in 87 languages and dialects. In 2012, TeleSign ranked #23 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500(TM) and was named Visionary in Gartner's User Authentication Magic Quadrant.

Media/Analyst Contact Brenna Lenoir TeleSign Email Contact +1 310 740 9671 SOURCE: TeleSign http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/emailprcntct id=DA310A766D914CE6

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