Together the two companies can deliver the FIDO promise of robust password free Authentication and Security for smart phones in Japan and the rest of the world
- Tokyo, Japan, February 16th, 2015 – Today at the ‘Bye Bye Password’ press
conference GOTrust Technology Inc. (GO-Trust(r)) announced a strategic
partnership with DDS Inc. to deliver Strong Authentication and hardware
based security for all Android Smart Phones using a combination of microSD
based security modules and biometric identification. The implementation will
utilize ‘FIDO UAF 1.0’ standards for universal strong authentication that
allows users to transact with any online service provider that offers FIDO
authentication using a single, simple, but very secure, method of
identification. New Android smart phones with fingerprint readers and older
smart phones without biometrics are included in this FIDO partnership.
“Combining our technologies brings together the best biometric solutions
and the security strength of the GO-Trust FIPS certified microSD secure
element, which permits the easy transportability of identity between smart
phones” said Darren Lee CEO of GOTrust Technology Inc. “There is no longer
any need to re-register all your applications and services when you upgrade
your phone or change service provider”
The GO-Trust FIDO microSD can also store private keys and other important
credentials in a Trusted Execution Environment that is portable between
mobile devices just by the transfer of the microSD. Microsoft have just
announced they will integrate of FIDO authentication with Windows 10
- “FIDO specifications open a world of secure authentication that is easy to
use on smart phones and tablets. Working with GO-Trust we have security
solutions that cover every Android user. We see FIDO being the new
Authentication standard in Japan in the very near future,” said Kenji
Miyoshino, CEO of DDS Inc.
- The press conference panelists from around the world included Professor
Hiroshi Yasuda, Tokyo Denki University Department of Future Sciences, Howard
A. Schmidt, The Chief Consultant of the Obama Cyber Security Team, Phillip
Dunkelberger, President and CEO of Nok Nok Labs Inc., Kenji Miyoshino, CEO
of DDS Inc. and Darren Lee CEO of GOTrust Technology Inc.
- TV NEWS: http://www.kyodo.co.jp/yawaosi-eizo/2015-02-18_1478317/”>
* Panel Discussion: Professor Hiroshi Yasuda, Tokyo Denki University
Department of Future Sciences, Howard A. Schmidt, The Chief Consultant of
the Obama Cyber Security Team, Phillip Dunkelberger, President and CEO of
Nok Nok Labs Inc., Kenji Miyoshino, CEO of DDS Inc. and Darren Lee CEO of
GOTrust Technology Inc.
- YAHOO NEWS: http://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20141211-00000005-rbb-sci
- GOTrust Technology Inc. (GO-Trust®) is the innovator of the secure microSD and the first company to deliver mobile credit cards, mobile banking authentication, voice & text encryption and FIDO login using the microSD form factor. GO-Trust® continues its world-leading secure microSD innovation with the most powerful, fastest and smartest microSD embedded chips and the most sophisticated supporting applications. The company’s latest products include the SYCRET VOICE, using military strength (FIPS) hardware encryption for voice, SMS, cloud storage and file sharing. GO-Trust® has fourteen international patents for secure microSD products and serves as an active member of the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance. Visit GO-Trust at www.go-trust.com.
About DDS Inc.
- DDS Inc.is an established leader in fingerprint authentication solutions, actively involved in technology development through industry-academia collaborations. Currently, it is capable of supporting information security solutions needs of the EVE MA multi factor authentication platform and is developing information security products, including EVE FA fingerprint authentication solutions.
DDS became a FIDO Alliance member in April 2014 and is now spearheading the new FIDO Alliance standard in Japan. Visit DDC Inc. at http://www.dds.co.jp
About The FIDO Alliance
- The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance, www.fidoalliance.org, was formed in July 2012 to address the lack of interoperability among strong authentication technologies, and remedy the problems users face with creating and remembering multiple usernames and passwords. The Alliance plans to change the nature of authentication by developing standards-based specifications for simpler, stronger authentication that define an open, scalable, interoperable set of mechanisms that reduce reliance on passwords. FIDO authentication is stronger, private, and easier to use when authenticating to online services.