Livo Technologies, an innovative digital identity technology provider, announced today that it has joined The Liberty Alliance Project, a global consortium for open federated identity and Web services standards, as a sponsor member.
Livo Technologies will contribute to the newly formed Liberty Alliance ‘Strong Authentication Expert Group’, a global, cross-organizational expert group focused on developing open specifications for interoperable strong authentication, and provide Livo Technologies’ Genonym™ as a Liberty-enabled product.
“Livo Technologies’ Genonym was designed to make strong authentication a universal embedded security feature of next generation fixed and mobile Internet applications,” said Peter Livaudais, CEO of Livo Technologies. “We strongly believe that being a member of The Liberty Alliance Project will allow Livo Technologies to deliver and deploy strong authentication compliant to the market standard of federated networks.”
"We are happy to have Livo Technologies join Liberty and look forward to its participation in Liberty's Strong Authentication Expert Group,” said Brett McDowell, director, Liberty Alliance. "Liberty is driven entirely by its diverse membership base and new members such as Livo Technologies help to strengthen the output of the Alliance on a global basis.”
About Livo Technologies
Livo Technologies develops the Genonym™, an innovative digital identity technology that reinforces the confidence in, facilitates the usage and lowers the cost of, secured electronic communications. The technology is based on the usage of an algorithm that computes and manages a unique identification number, unique to each person. The authentication process supports multiple authentication factors (name, PIN, serial number, bio prints …) computed inside electronic terminals -- such as USB dongles, GSM phones, PDAs, iPods, laptops… for personal and professional applications.
Genonym is a registered trade mark of Livo Technologies SA. All other company names and products mentioned in this press release are registered by their respective owners.
About the Liberty Alliance Project
The Liberty Alliance Project is a global alliance of companies, non-profit and government organizations developing open standards for federated network identity, interoperable strong authentication and Web services. Liberty Alliance is the only global identity organization with a Public Policy Expert Group (PPEG) offering guidance and best practices on privacy within all Liberty deployments. Liberty Federation, which consists of ID-FF 1.1, ID-FF 1.2 and SAML 2.0 specifications, offers organizations and consumers a more convenient and secure way to control online identity information and is deployed worldwide by organizations that include American Express, AOL, BIPAC, Ericsson, General Motors, France Telecom, Nokia, NTT and Sun Microsystems. Membership is open to all commercial and non-commercial organizations. A full list of Liberty Alliance members, as well as information about how to become a member, is available online.