IT Services Case Studies in Gaming
Case Study - PartyGamingTwo-Factor Authentication From VASCO
PartyGaming Decides to Protect Its Online Customers With Two-Factor Authentication From VASCO Data Security
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and ZURICH, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VASCO Data Security Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI;www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in authentication products, today announced that PartyGaming, a leading online gaming company, decided to extend the protection of its Party-branded online customers with two-factor authentication using VACMAN® Controller, VASCO's authentication server technology and equip their customers with a customized PartySecure authenticator.
In 2009, VASCO was approached by PartyGaming which was investigating two-factor authentication as a possible solution to further strengthen its security to prevent account hacking. Two-factor authentication provides PartyGaming with the opportunity to identify and protect their users. PartyGaming decided to integrate VACMAN Controller, VASCO's authentication server technology. The VACMAN API has been fully embedded in the gaming portal. End-users can now acquire a PartySecure authenticator from the PartyGaming online store. The PartySecure authenticator is a fully customized VASCO DIGIPASS® GO 6, a one-button authentication device which generates a one-time password (OTP).