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Intercede and WinMagic Partner to Deliver Enhanced ID and Security Solutions to UK Markets.

March 5, 2012 Jon 0 Comments

Lutterworth, Leicestershire, United Kingdom (PRWEB) September 4, 2003 –

— Intercede Group plc, today announced that it has signed a re-seller agreement with WinMagic whereby Intercede will incorporate WinMagic’s disk encryption product, SecureDoc, into their MyID™ family of identity and security solutions.

WinMagic’s SecureDoc is a comprehensive disk encryption and access control product, providing full hard disk encryption and pre-boot authentication. SecureDoc’s unique approach to disk encryption harnesses user keys and key files to enable a fully flexible approach to security management and recovery, without the vulnerability of “master passwords”. Security is further enhanced through the use of smart cards which provide strong two-factor authentication. The product has achieved Common Criteria and FIPS 140-1 Level 2 accreditation amongst its many accolades.

“Intercede remain committed to introducing innovative identity solutions combining high-end ID and security technologies into the broader, mainstream market.” Said Richard Parris, Chairman and CEO, Intercede Group plc. “The MyID family of identity and security solutions has been made even more flexible and secure with the addition of WinMagic’s SecureDoc product. We look forward to an exciting and prosperous relationship with WinMagic.”

“Partnering with Intercede provides the opportunity to integrate SecureDoc with what we believe to be the most advanced smart card and identity management software available. This also gives us access to important European markets.” said Thi Nguyen-Huu, CEO, WinMagic Inc. “The combination of Intercede’s MyID™ family of identity and security solutions with WinMagic’s advanced encryption will result in a powerful security solution that benefits our customers greatly.”

Intercede’s MyID family are intelligently bundled solutions incorporating edefice™, Intercede’s core smart card and identity management system, with the latest smart card and security technologies such as WinMagic’s SecureDoc.

The MyID family of security and identity solutions consists of:

MyID™ Campus enables Universities and Colleges to quickly and easily deploy a truly unified and secure campus ID card.

MyID™ Corporate enables organizations to leverage their existing IT infrastructures, directories and Public Key Infrastructures to quickly issue a truly unified corporate ID badge.

MyID™ Citizen enables Governments to quickly and cost-effectively deploy enhanced smart card programs such as; citizen cards, driving licenses, entitlement cards and Government services cards.

MyID™ Service Provider enables Service Providers and Carriers to successfully attack a fast-growing market for managed ID-based security services.


About Intercede

Intercede Group plc (IGP LN) (IGP.L) is a leading developer and supplier of digital identity management software. Intercede’s edefice™ provides service providers and end-user organizations with the tools required to quickly deploy, maintain and manage smart cards, hardware and software tokens, biometrics, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) technology, applets and other digital credentials. Intercede’s customers cover a range of industries and include ActivCard, AIB, Bank of Ireland, Barclays Bank, Colt Telecommunications, Datakey, Dexia Bank, Fujitsu Services, Lloyds TSB, the NHS and three US Federal Government agencies.

For more information, visit Intercede’s home page at http://www.intercedegroup.com/ or call +44 (0) 1455 558 111.

About WinMagic

WinMagic Inc. is a privately held company located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. WinMagic’s SecureDoc full disk encryption transparently protects sensitive data on computer disks and removable media. Featuring AES 256-bit algorithm, pre-boot authentication with password, smart cards and biometrics SecureDoc offers integration with all leading PKI systems. SecureDoc has earned an impressive list of validations such as Common Criteria, FIPS 140-1 level 2; its FORTEZZA-based version is the only disk encryption certified by the NSA for protection of SECRET data in US government agencies. Based on PKCS-11 standards, SecureDoc‘s encryption design is unique, offering unparalleled flexibility and enterprise wide key management without the common vulnerability of a “Master Password”.

For more information please visit the company website at http://www.winmagic.com , call +1- 905- 502 7000 or e-mail info@winmagic.com


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