Valid Tech Delivers Biometric Authentication Solution for OS/400
September 6, 2005 Alex Woodie
Valid Technologies recently took the wraps off a new product called Valid Secure Systems Authentication (VSSA) that uses fingerprints to grant users access to computers, programs, and data–or more importantly, prevent the wrong person from gaining access. While it can be used to grant access to a variety of applications, the product itself runs only under OS/400, because it is the most secure platform on the market, according to company officials.
In development for the past 20 months, VSSA became generally available in August as version 1.4. The software works in tandem with biometric fingerprint readers from American Power Conversion