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Huntington National Bank Secures Corporate Online Banking With VASCO, Digipass GO 3 authentication token, VACMAN Controller management platform, protect Online Business Users, Data Security, Plaform Authentication

Huntington secures corporate online banking with VASCO.

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Huntington National Bank (Columbus, Ohio) deployed VASCO Data Security International's (Chicago) Digipass GO 3 authentication token and VACMAN Controller management platform to further protect its business users. Since November 2006, all new business customers who use the Huntington Business Online Web site have been required to use Digipass GO 3. For existing business customers, the rollout of the Digipass devices began in October 2006 and will be completed in April.

The Digipass GO 3 generates a unique one-time password that cannot be hacked or compromised, according to the vendor. Huntington business customers use the device in combination with a company ID, user ID and user password for added security during online banking transactions. Digipass GO 3 also is enabled with host-authentication functionality, which allows users to verify the authenticity of Huntington's site.

"It is our duty to give our online users best-of-breed protection against phishing and other fraud schemes" said Pam Erickson, VP and online channel group manager for Huntington. "With VASCO's products, we are well-armed to secure our customers without jeopardizing ease of use and convenience." *

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