help AG brings Mi-Token to Middle East

Stephan Berner, Managing Director, help AG

help AG, leading information security consulting firm added Mi-Token to its product portfolio and now help AG will offers its customers a new, more efficient way of managing hard tokens or “soft tokens” like one-time passwords via BlackBerry, Nokia, iPhone or SMS.

As security evolves, enterprise clients expect both hardware and software “proof of identity” options. Mi-Token supplies simple, secure authentication for SSL VPN services, Outlook Web Access, Windows Logon and custom applications. Currently in use by more than 1 million users world-wide, Mi-token is now available in the Middle East through help AG. Mi-Token differs from other providers in that there is up to 60% cost savings compared to other token providers.

Commenting on the appointment Colin Bastable, CEO, Mi-Token Inc. said “We are excited to work with HelpAG to support our clients in the Middle East region. There is an increasing need for companies and government agencies to migrate their legacy authentication solutions to a more open and secure platform and Mi-Token and HelpAG can help make this transition securely and economically.”

“Our clients are looking for new solutions because of recently announced seed file vulnerabilities from established vendors and the compelling need to install more flexible and user-friendly authentication management solutions. Mi-Token offers a more adaptable and responsive security posture for these clients and we are excited to bring them to the region,” said Stephan Berner, Managing Director, help AG.

help AG consults with enterprise customers to provide tailored information security solutions and services that address their diverse requirements. help AG will act as Mi-Token’s sole partner in the region to bring tailored authentication solutions to enterprise businesses enabling them to evolve securely with a competitive edge.