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Congressional Town Hall Spotlights Authenwareâ„¢

U.S. Representative Kevin McCarthy highlights keystroke dynamic software as cybersafeguard against identity theft.


MIAMI - Authenware was recognized yesterday at a congressional field hearing as a marketplace-developed defense against identity theft.  Sponsored by California's District 22 Congressman Kevin McCarthy, the town hall underlined the challenges of a world connected by online portals while presenting next-generation security features, such as Authenware's authentication tools, that can protect constituents and businesses across the country.


"Authenware is honored to participate in this forum, giving constituents an opportunity to voice concerns and building awareness of potential solutions," said Tom Helou, Authenware president.  "Nearly one identity was compromised for every American in 2008.  At Authenware, we work to stop thieves from utilizing this stolen information, protecting online accounts - protecting identities.  We extend our appreciation to Congressman Kevin McCarthy for his gracious invitation to become an active part of the nation's cybercrime conversation."


The congressional forum brought together official representatives from law enforcement, government agencies, and private entities to offer advice, counsel, and emerging solutions to constituents troubled by cyberspace security.  Congressman Kevin McCarthy is a member of the House Committee on Financial Services as well as the minority's Chief Deputy Whip.


About Authenware.


Headquartered in Miami, Authenware is a leading innovator and producer of keystroke biometrics software.  Its identity authentication product, AuthenWare Technology, recognizes valid users by calculating the unique rhythm and beat with which the typist keys in data (i.e. their username and password) on their computer keyboard.  AuthenWare Technology evaluates this information along with behavioral and environmental characteristics to keep hackers out and let authorized personnel in.  The company services customers that span across international borders and business sectors, effectively providing security to industries such as financial services, government, transportation and logistics, manufacturing, and retail. 


For more information, please visit our website at www.authenware.com


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