i-Sprint Innovations: Identity, Access Management, and Versatile Authentication Solutions Provider
A major reputable bank in Singapore was looking for a Versatile Authentication and Token Man-agement Platform to address the Two Factor Authentication (2FA) security requirements as well as to support its administrative operations by managing the distribution process of hardware tokens and other emerging authentication technologies such as face and voice biometrics. “The bank needed to provide a secure multi-channel access solution to serve both their consumers and corporate banking clients in the Asia Pacific region,” recollects Dutch Ng, CEO of i-Sprint Innovations (i-Sprint). His team assisted the bank to implement and deployed the solution to meet their re-quirements in a matter of weeks.
Being a best in class provider of Identity, Credential, and Access Management Solutions; i-Sprint enables individuals, organizations, and societies to build trust and identity assurance in powering productivity gain through digital identity and identity of things (IDoT). “We deliver bank-grade reliable, versatile, and strong authentication, and identity management platform to secure multiple application delivery environments based on a common security platform,” confirms Dutch Ng.
Digital Identity Solutions
By incorporating the latest identification and authentication technologies, i-Sprint provides security solutions that ensure securing access and protection of data, transactions, and assets. Their digital identity suite of offerings, AccessMatrix™, enable enterprises to implement strong authentication, single sign-on, access control, identity management, and end-to-end encryption (E2EE) solutions.
AccessMatrix Universal Authentication Server (UAS), one of the module from their product suite, is a proven strong versatile authentication solution with numerous successful implementations among many financial institutions globally. The AccessMatrix™ UAS solution supports various authentication methods such as hardware tokens, software tokens, and biometrics. New authentication methods can be easily added to the UAS platform and can be utilized by existing applications with minimal or no coding change required which has made UAS a future-proof authentication solution.
i-Sprint enables individuals, organizations, and societies to build trust and identity assurance in powering productivity gain through digital identity and identity of things
AccessMatrix also provides Identity Federation platform that supports popular identity protocols such as SAML, OAuth, and OpenID Connect to provide the SSO capabilities for cloud and mobile applications. Moreover, the unique security features such as least privilege and maker/checker have enabled banks and financial institutions to easily comply with the security guidelines imposed by the central banks in the Asia Pacific region including Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA).
Describing this product, Dutch also says, “AccessMatrix™ features a patented Hierarchy Model to allow security administrators to centrally manage user access rights to application resources and security policy with fine grained authorization security framework to protect critical business transactions without the need for hard coding business logic inside the applications.” i-Sprint’s products meet various regulatory requirements including banking standards such as MAS’s TRM (Technology Risk Management Guideline), HKMA International Banking Guidelines, China Banking Regulatory Commission Guidelines, and PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry – Data Security Standard)—security certifications/guidelines.
Extending to Identity of Things Solutions
With strong experience in providing trustful solutions for financial services industry and various security sensitive environments, i-Sprint has extended their authentication technologies into the identity of things (IDoT) – The Product Identity. By providing a unique identity to each object, it allows enterprises to minimize counterfeiting, track and trace product, and provide business intelligence for better business planning and direct interaction with customers.
Industry Endorsement and Recognition
Currently, i-Sprint has more than 150 Technical Engineers and Software Developers in Asia, and this enables i-Sprint to be agile in delivering innovative products and tailoring their solutions to meet their customers’ needs.
Proffering solid technical skills and ground-breaking security solutions, i-Sprint has been featured in Gartner Reports since 2006 and obtained 50th Ranking in the Cyber Security 500 Ranking during the latest publication. The firm has also bagged eight awards in 2017 Info Security's Global Excellence Awards and this was their 3rd year in a role to receive such strong environment by a global publication. Consistently excelling as a leading Identity, Credential, and Access Management Solution provider, i-Sprint continues to innovate in their area of expertise to help their customers to tackle the cyber security challenges.