SAN DIEGO--()--AuthenTec (NASDAQ:AUTH), a leading provider of security and identity management solutions, today announced that LG Electronics has chosen its QuickSec™ VPN security for use in its Android smartphones. AuthenTec’s QuickSec Client for Android enhances secure VPN communication through an IPsec-based VPN client which is integrated into the smartphones.
“QuickSec is just part of a larger mobile security portfolio that continues to see broad adoption and includes DRM content protection, smart fingerprint sensors, and identity management software/mobile apps.”
“With the growing demand for secure communication via smartphones, we were looking for a VPN security solution for our Android smartphones, and AuthenTec fit the bill,” said Ki S. Kim, Corporate Vice President of Global Enterprise Solutions Business at LG Electronics. “Our users can now be at ease knowing that connections to enterprise networks and data can be secured, helping them enhance their productivity even when they are on the go.”
“Our QuickSec Client for Android continues to gain wide adoption in new smartphones and tablet markets, and we are very pleased to be able to work with one of the world’s premier smartphone providers, LG Electronics by enhancing VPN security in its smartphones,” said Dr. Simon Blake-Wilson, Vice President of AuthenTec Embedded Security Solutions. “QuickSec is just part of a larger mobile security portfolio that continues to see broad adoption and includes DRM content protection, smart fingerprint sensors, and identity management software/mobile apps.”
The complete solution will be demonstrated at the LG Solutions Partner Booth #835 at CTIA Enterprise & Applications 2011 to be held at San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA from October 11-13. To arrange a meeting at the show with AuthenTec, please contact us at email@example.com.
AuthenTec‘s Mobile VPN Client for Android is a complete Mobile VPN solution tailored specifically for Android phones and tablets, and is based on AuthenTec’s widely deployed QuickSec technology. This VPN client solution has been thoroughly tested and proven for interoperability with all major VPN gateways and comes with an easily customizable user interface. QuickSec VPN Client for Android is robust enough for enterprise VPN access but as straightforward for phone and tablet users as entering a password or PIN. Some of the key features include complete IPsec, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and above, IPv6, IKEv2 with MOBIKE, Xauth, EAP-based authentication, and split tunneling support.
AuthenTec offers complete security solutions for handset makers, mobile operators, and rich content providers, including fingerprint sensor hardware, identity management software and embedded security. The Company has shipped more than 13 million fingerprint sensors for use in wireless devices and its offering includes the world’s smallest navigation and fingerprint matching device for mobile phones. AuthenTec’s proven embedded security offering includes its DRM Fusion™ Agent which supports multiple industry standards, and is available as a complete pre-integrated or downloadable solution for Android- and Apple iOS-based handsets.
AuthenTec is the world’s #1 provider of fingerprint sensors, identity management software, and embedded security solutions. AuthenTec solutions address enterprise, consumer and government applications for a growing base of top tier global customers. Already shipped on hundreds of millions of devices, the Company's smart sensor products, software and embedded security solutions are used virtually everywhere, from the PC on your desk to the mobile device in your hand to the server in the cloud. AuthenTec offers developers and users secure and convenient ways to manage today's rapidly evolving digital identities and security needs. For more information, visit www.authentec.com or follow us at twitter.com/authentecnews.