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DigitalPersona(R) Pro Receives Top Honors From SC Magazine Three Years Running

June 9, 2009

Solution Receives Five Stars and Magazine’s ‘Best Buy’ Award for Seamless Integration and Ease of Deployment

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ — DigitalPersona, Inc., a leader in fingerprint identity and authentication solutions, today announced that the company’s enterprise solution, DigitalPersona Pro, has received top honors from SC Magazine in the publication’s annual Biometrics Group Test for the third consecutive year. Recognizing the product’s continued leadership with a score of 5 out of 5, the magazine states “rich with options and straightforward to manage, this is our recommended product this month” and calls DigitalPersona Pro “a great value for the money.”

Touting the solution’s seamless integration into existing network infrastructure, the June 2009 issue states, “the server software modifies the Active Directory schema to create a seamless implementation through the use of Group Policy Objects. This integration makes for easy deployment and administration of the system and also allows any domain user who is enrolled to logon to any workstation using their fingerprint.”

DigitalPersona Pro is an enterprise fingerprint identity security solution that enables deployment of strong passwords, multi-factor authentication and transaction accountability. It promotes stronger security practices, simplifying compliance with government regulations such as the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act, Sarbanes-Oxley and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. Additionally, DigitalPersona Pro can dramatically reduce the spiraling IT helpdesk costs associated with password resets and deters fraudulent sharing or theft of computer accounts.

“Today’s down economy is squeezing IT budgets at the same time it’s putting more pressure than ever before on businesses to protect corporate and customer data,” said Jim Fulton, vice president of marketing at DigitalPersona. “SC Magazine’s Biometrics Group Test closely looks at how centrally-managed biometrics are providing a cost-effective way to address growing business threats. DigitalPersona’s 5-star Best Buy rating highlights our understanding of these needs and ability to meet them with simplicity and affordability.”

Designed for organizations with diverse environments, DigitalPersona Pro is compatible with notebooks containing embedded fingerprint readers, as well as, DigitalPersona U.are.U(R) Fingerprint Readers. The DigitalPersona Pro software is currently available and can be purchased for $69.95 USD. For additional information about DigitalPersona Pro, please visit: http://www.digitalpersona.com/pro.

For the complete SC Magazine 2009 Biometrics Group Test, please visit: http://www.scmagazineus.com/GroupTest-Biometric-tools/GroupTest/177/.

About DigitalPersona

DigitalPersona, Inc. is a leading provider of fingerprint identity and authentication solutions for enterprises, consumers and custom application developers. The company offers software and hardware that protects people and businesses by enabling them to control their digital identities. For end users, DigitalPersona provides strong identity protection that’s uniquely easy to use; the company’s business solutions help organizations address growing security, compliance and loss prevention demands. DigitalPersona’s award-winning technology has been used worldwide by over 95 million people, and its solutions are offered by market-leading manufacturers such as HP, IBM, Dell and NCR. For more information contact DigitalPersona, Inc. at +1 650.474.4000, or visit www.digitalpersona.com.

(C) 2009 DigitalPersona, Inc. All rights reserved. DigitalPersona and U.are.U are trademarks of DigitalPersona, Inc. registered in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Excerpts from SC Magazine June 2009 issue are Copyright Haymarket Media Inc.

SOURCE DigitalPersona, Inc.


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