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The partnership offers a single solution for quick, effective layered security using two-factor authentication.

Comodo, an Internet security provider, and TeleSign, a provider of Internet fraud prevention and intelligent authentication, have announced their joint layered security solution combining the strengths of digital certificates and out-of-band phone-based authentication. The joint solution helps address the recently updated FFIEC Guidance, HIPAA, PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley, CJIS and serves other industries concerned with access management.

Two-factor authentication using out-of-band authentication and client certificates is easy to deploy, manage, and procure in any size institution, the companies say. Several financial institutions have already replaced knowledge-based authentication such as challenge questions, in favor of the joint solution that affords their internal users and customers a better user experience and improved security.

"The joint solution delivers true two factor compliance that is seamless and requires no business-side integration," said Andrew Pynes, VP Enterprise Solutions, Comodo."It is simple to configure, fast to deploy, and affordable."

"Our partnership with Comodo offers a single solution for customers seeking quick and effective layered security with the leading providers of digital certificates and two-factor authentication," said Dan Takahashi, director of Business Development, TeleSign.

Already deployed by businesses of all sizes throughout the world, Comodo TF has been seamlessly integrated with TeleSign phone-based two-factor authentication and will continue to work without the need for modifications or IT resources.

More About TeleSign

TeleSign protects the world's largest Internet and cloud properties against fraud. TeleSign Intelligent Authentication provides an easy-to-implement and powerful method for identifying and substantially reducing online fraud and spam using the most widely deployed technology—a user's phone. The company protects 2.5 billion downstream users in more than 200 countries, offering localization services in 87 languages. In 2011, TeleSign ranked number 15 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 and was named Visionary in Gartner's User Authentication Magic Quadrant.

Comodo is a leading Internet security provider. With U.S. headquarters in New Jersey and global resources in UK, China, India, Ukraine, and Romania, Comodo provides businesses and consumers worldwide with security services, including digital SSL certificates, PCI scanning, desktop security, and remote PC support. Securing online transactions for more than 200,000 businesses, and with more than 35 million desktop security software installations, including an award-winning firewall and antivirus software, Comodo is "creating trust online." To learn more, visit Comodo's Web site, www.comodo.com.

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